Coaching clinic set for Terrace Bay Inn

Prep football

ESCANABA — The 54th Annual Escanaba Football Clinic is set for April 28 at the Terrace Bay Inn.

Lowell High School head coach Noel Dean will speak on ‘Six evaluation points I use regarding Lowell football athletes, parents included’ and August football practice organization at 6:30 p.m. in the large meeting room. Lowell has won multiple state titles and is annually a state contender under the veteran Dean.

He will be followed by DeWitt High School head coach Rob Zimmerman, who will talk about DeWitt’s offensive “H-back package, Run and Pass” and its two-minute offense at 7:30.

At 8:30, Michigan Tech’s new head coach Steve Olson will speak on “Teaching Progressions for Linebackers and Defensive Backs in the Run and Pass game,” with game week drills as part of his presentation. He also also talk about Tech’s two-minute defense with its favorite stunt.

Northern Michigan University will then be represented by new head coach Kyle Nystrom and special teams coach Karl Maslowski at 9:30. They will discuss “Teaching Open-Field Blocking and Tackling” and NMU’s punt return, kickoff return and kickoff strategies.

Coaches’ sessions will take place in Room 2 with Marquette High School’s Eric Mason taking questions on strength training, followed by an eight-man football discussion table.

A time schedule will be determined.

Early registration is due Wednesday. Cost is $35 for one coach or $30 each for three or more coaches from the same school. Registration at the clinic costs $40.

Registration fee for youth coaches (grades 6-8) is $25.

Forms can be sent to Clinic Director Dan Flynn, 318 Lake Shore Drive, Escanaba, Mich. 49829.

For details, contact Flynn (280-5937).