There are a variety of off season programs and training camps available to our athletes. Scroll down to view the programs and decide which program would be right for your football player.
7 on 7:
This program is for grades 6-8 and run by Matt Meyer and Teric Steines, long term EFA coaches and grade level coordinators. This program consists of two different parts.
Part 1: A structured, high-intensity practice which will include football specific conditioning and skills.
Part 2: 7 on 7 games designed for the positions of quarterback, running back, receiver, tight-end, defensive end, linebacker, and defensive backs. There are no linemen, blocking or tackling. The league will emphasize the passing game versus a variety of man and zone pass coverages. The are no weight limits for ball carriers: big men welcome!
Program will start the end of May and run through the end of June with a final Jamboree after July 4th. Program will be Sunday nights until school ends and then Wednesday and Sunday nights. More details available soon.
Hornet Summer Camp:
Run by Coach Boltmann and the Edina High School football coaches, this camp is for students entering grades 3-8. This fun, educational camp stresses the fundamentals of football in a two-week, hour long camp.
The 2013 camp runs Monday through Thursday, July 15-18 and July 22-25. The camp will be at Kuhlman Stadium and be the following times depending on the grade of your athlete:
Grades 3-5: 5:00-6:00PM both weeks
Grades 6-8: 6:00-7:00PM both weeks
Registration coming soon!
Click Link Below to Register
For grades 7-8 only. The goal of the program is to improve student/athlete fitness levels and athletic potential by providing structured and supervised total body strength work-outs in a group setting. Train 2-3 non-consecutive days of the week each week at a high level of intensity. Use reps with proper form and learn to keep accurate training records and about nutrition and hydration. Improve student-athlete self-confidence and self-esteem.
Two convenient locations to train: Edina High School locker Room and the Community Center Locker Room.
To register for weight training, click on the link below and goto Page 16.
This stand for Functional Athletic Speed Training and is not just for football players, but football players benefit greatly from it. Run by Josh Burhans, the Varsity Wrestling Coach and Wide Receivers coach, this is a great way to improve performance. This
program takes place at the Edina High School track and is for athletes in grades 6-8. The program runs the months of June and July.
Clink the below link for more information and the registration form.
Registration for the 2013 Spring Youth Clinic on Coach Kill's camp website is now open. You can register at http://www.CoachKillFBCamps.com. It is free to attend!
The clinic will be held in the afternoon of Saturday, April 13 at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex, and is open to girls and boys currently in grades 2-7. The clinic is open to the first 500 registrants, and closes on April 10, so make sure to sign up soon!
Enjoy an afternoon with Gopher Football! Join Minnesota Football players and have fun playing the great game of football.
When: Saturday, April 13th, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex
Who: Boy and girls in current 2nd-7th grades
How Much: Cost = $0
End Date: 06/18/2013
Grade Range: 5 - 8
Event Fee: $200.00
Registration Closes: 06/15/2013
This camp is designed for kids who enjoy the game of football. The camp offers a fun environment for future gophers that will learn agility and positions drills, as well as compete in various, exciting, fun filled activities! This is a great opportunity to interact with Gopher Athletics!
• Location: TCF Bank Stadium
• Day 1: Check-in starts at 8:30 am, camp starts at 9 am and ends at 3 pm
• Day 2: Check-in starts at 8:30 am, camp starts at 9 am and ends at 3 pm
• Dates: Monday, June 17th - Tuesday, June 18th
• Cost: $200.00
• All campers receive: T-Shirt and Lunch both days
• Grades: 5-8
• What to bring: Tennis shoes (cleats are optional), Sun-Screen, Shorts/T-shirt (clothes you would exercise in), water bottle (optional)
• Open to all who are entering the 5th-8th grades in the fall of 2013.