Tuesday, May 5, 2015

ECCC Football Camps Scheduled in June

Football camps for young athletes are scheduled during June at
East Central Community College in Decatur, announced Ken Karcher, Warrior head coach.

Coach Karcher said each camp “will stress the fundamentals and techniques with our primary objective focusing on quality instruction for each and every player in a fun atmosphere. We hope to teach skills that make better football players and build young men.”

7-ON-7 TOURNAMENT

(June 4)

The 7-on-7 Tournament is ideal for the skill player. Cost is $10 per person. A trophy will be awarded to the winning team. The deadline to register is May 27; however, space is limited. The fee for the tournament includes lunch and a camp T-shirt. Check-in for the 7-on-7 Tournament will be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., June 4 at the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building.

The schedule for the overnight camps is as follows:

SENIOR WARRIOR BIG MAN CAMP

(June 1-3)

The Senior Warrior Big Man Camp is a three-day, semi-contact
event for players entering grades ninth through 12th during the fall of 2015. All campers will be grouped by age. Participants will be instructed in both offensive and defensive line play, including competitive drills. There will be two practices on June 1, three practices on June 2 and two practices on June 3. Cost is $175 per camper or $150 for groups of five or more campers. Fee includes five meals per camper.

SENIOR WARRIOR SKILL CAMP

(June 1-3)

The Senior Warrior Skill Camp is a three-day, non-contact event for players entering grades ninth through 12th during the fall of 2015. All campers will be grouped by age. Participants will be instructed in both an offensive and defensive position of their choice. There will be two practices on June 1, three practices on June 2 and two practices on June 3. Cost is $175 per camper. Fee includes five meals per camper.

ITEMS CAMPERS SHOULD PROVIDE

Coach Karcher said all campers should bring a football helmet, mouth piece, football cleats, shorts, T-shirts and water bottle for practices.

Participants attending overnight camps will also need casual clothes for free time, washcloths, towels, twin sheets or a sleeping bag, blankets, pillows and all toiletry items.

CAMP INSTRUCTORS

Assisting Coach Karcher are Warrior assistant football coaches
Scott Brock, defensive coordinator; Mickey Mays, special teams coordinator and defensive line coach; Charles Jones, safeties and strength coach; Derek Welch, corners and assistant linebackers coach; Dennis Alexander, offensive line coach; and Ben Cooper, running backs and tight ends coach.

For more information, contact camp director Ben Cooper at 601-635-6109 or emailbcooper@eccc.edu.

Visit www.eccc.edu/football for a printable copy of the camp brochure, which includes the registration form.
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