Willamette to Host Inaugural Women's Football Clinic

For More Information regarding this press release contact: Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University football coaching staff will host the inaugural Women’s Football Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 4 at Sparks Field and Kaneko Auditorium on the WU campus. The clinic is designed to help women gain a better understanding of the game of football in a hands-on teaching and coaching environment.

The Women’s Football Clinic will include a rules seminar, equipment demonstration, various drills regarding the fundamentals of football, plus position instruction and strategy sessions on offense, defense and special teams. Snacks will be provided by Roly Poly. The schedule will conclude with a non-contact competition and will be followed by a social hour at the Ram Restaurant and Brewery, which is sponsoring the clinic.

Pre-registration is $35 if paid by July 21. Registration the day of the event will be $40. Participants should arrive at the entrance to the Sparks Center at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 4. The clinic schedule will begin at 5 p.m. with a welcome from Willamette Head Coach Mark Speckman.

Women attending the clinic should wear a comfortable shirt, shorts and tennis shoes. For more information regarding the Willamette University Women’s Football Clinic, contact Assistant Coach Tony Cassinerio at (503) 949-9827.

Inaugural Willamette University Women's Football Clinic
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007


4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.
Welcome by Head Coach Mark Speckman
Program Introduction
Questions and Answers
Game Rules
Coach Speakers - Offense, Defense, Recruiting
Football Fashion

6:40 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Walk to Sparks Field

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Football Drill Stations

8 p.m.
Group Picture
Closing Remarks
Reception at the Ram Restaurant and Brewery

Willamette University will host its inaugural Women's Football Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007.

Willamette University will host its inaugural Women's Football Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007.