Inaugural Florida Tech Football Summer Camp Set for June 6-8

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology announces its 2011 Football Summer Camp, June 6-8. The camp is designed to build skills for students entering grades 2-8.

Campers will attend from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Southgate Fields, across from campus on Babcock Street. They will participate in drills for every offensive and defensive position as well as kicking and punting. Specialized events include a punt-pass-kick competition, fastest player by grade level and lineman obstacle course. Campers will enjoy daily buffet-style lunches in the new Panther Dining Hall and be given a Florida Tech Football Camp T-shirt. Campers should bring cleats and tennis shoes.

Experienced area high school football coaches will team up with Florida Tech coaches Ray Herring and Jayson Martin.

Herring, a former Notre Dame football player, was recruited as a strong safety and was a four-time varsity letter winner. He played in 50 career games.Martin played quarterback and earned three varsity letters as a member of the Kentucky State University football program. He competed on the Pioneer Bowl championship squad in 1997.

The camp is offered in partnership with Beachside Health Studio. The organization will give a seminar on injury prevention at the camp for all campers and parents.

The cost is $100 per camper. If more than one child in a family participates, the cost is $85 per camper. For more information, for an application and to sign up, call (321) 674-8248. Also, the brochure with application is available at:

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