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St. Mark’s   Football Clinic Goals :


St. Mark’s Football Clinic is an instructional clinic aimed at teaching fundamental technique and scheme to players entering 7th–9th grade. Campers will receive individualized skill instruction and will also have opportunities to drill full speed game scenarios and build conditioning for their upcoming season.

•  Each of the four day sessions will include a position specific skill instruction periods for both offensive and defensive positions, agility and speed drills, pass skelly and pass rush periods, as well as team schematic instruction. Two sessions will incorporate special teams skill instruction for kickers, punters, long-snappers, holders, and returners. The camp will culminate in a game format scrimmage.

•  The St. Mark’s Clinic is staffed by coaches who have coached at all levels of college and high school football and we have a player to coach ratio of less that 8:1 to emphasize individualized instruction. A certified trainer will be on site for all sessions and the camp is a helmet and shoulder pads camp with minimal contact and an emphasis on form and technique.

Positional Skills Stressed:
Quarterback: footwork, ball handling, throwing mechanics, option technique
Running Back: footwork, cuts, ball handling, blocking, pass receiving
O-Lineman: stance, start, explosion, balance, run blocking, pass protecting
Receivers: stance, release, hand technique, ball handling, stalk blocking
D-Linemen: stance, reading, defeating blocks, pass drops, form tackling
Secondary: stance, steps, man and zone techniques, run support, form tackling

What to bring
A helmet and shoulder pads are required. Notify your own team or school to arrange for these items. Campers should be sure to have a mouthpiece, shorts, football jersey, football cleats, and sneakers in case of rain. Water will be provided, but campers are strongly encouraged to bring their own water bottles to fill up during the sessions.

Rental Equipment
If you need to rent equipment, you may do so for a $25 fee. Rental equipment will be available for fittings on the weekend prior to camp.

Location:  25 Marlboro Rd, Southborough on Sargent Field, turf field on Rt. 85.

Tuition:  $200 - this includes expert professional instruction and a complimentary clinic t-shirt.

About the Camp Director

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Coach Chris Young is excited to join the rich St. Mark's Football tradition that carries back over a century. He brings with him six years of collegiate coaching experience including stints at Bentley University, Colby College, and Assumption College. Coach Young is a graduate of St. Lawrence university where he played four years at defensive tackle for the Saints.

Any Inquiries can be made through Coach Young at:  chrisyoung@stmarksschool.org  



 


Directions To The Clinic

St. Mark's school is located at:
25 Marlboro road
Southborough, MA

The clinic will be held in our field turf facility (opened in the fall of 2011) at Clark field, which is directly across the street from the main entrance of St. Mark's on route 85.