TAHLEQUAH, Okla. -- Space is still available for the popular Day of Champions football camp sponsored by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma on Saturday, June 7. The camp is open to all area youth, ages 8 to 18 years of age; however, the camp will be limited to the first 150 youth that sign up.
The Day of Champions football camp is led by Coach Ken Heupel and features instruction from current and former college and NFL coaches and players.
The Day of Champions football camp experience is beyond just athletic skill enhancement, it provides one-on-one mentoring and coaching in athletics, health, fitness, life choices and the four principles of leadership - Discipline, Respect, Trust, and Hard Work.
Character, Responsibility, Goal Setting, Dedication, and Integrity are themes throughout the camp and serve to motivate each camp member to reach their full potential on and off the field.
The camp will build football skills for boys. Football skills instruction includes position-specific drills, strength and conditioning, nutritional instruction and individual competitions.
The camp will build also build sports skills for girls, including hand-eye coordination, speed and agility training, strength and conditioning, nutritional instruction, and individual testing on these concepts.
Each position is taught and supervised by the Day of Champions football staff, made up of some of the top Division I, II, and III collegiate coaches in the country, along with past OU football players, and past and current NFL players.
Players from experienced athletes to youth just learning the game will enhance their skills and learn basic fundamentals geared to their age and skill level. The camp is devoted to helping young people believe in themselves and live a healthy and active lifestyle.
The participants will be given water breaks every 30 minutes and lunch will be provided. Applications are available at all UKB offices. For more information, call 918-456-6533. Download the application.