Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass - April 25, 2014 –
New England Patriots Hall of Fame quarterback, Steve Grogan
, along with other Patriots alumni, will host a FREE youth football clinic on Saturday, May 3 at Marciano Stadium, 700 Belmont Street, Brockton, Mass. Young Athletes ages 11-14 will enjoy a one-day, free, non-contact clinic that teaches them leadership, teamwork, and commitment. In addition to being coached by former Patriots players, the young athletes will also benefit from the coaching of local high school staff. The clinic will begin at 8:00am with registration and end at 2:00pm - the day includes a complimentary morning snack and lunch. As a part of this one-day clinic, Grogan will speak with the children about his experience as a New England Patriot and encourage them to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Skill sessions run by the former players will instruct participants at every position.
“The Patriots alumni are dedicated to giving back to the communities that inspired them throughout their playing careers,” said Patriots Alumni President and former Patriots center Pete Brock
. ” This is a great opportunity for kids at all levels of experience to be exposed to the benefits of organized sports.”
‘Football for YOU’ is a program created by the New England Patriots Alumni Club (Patriots Alumni) in partnership with the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and the NFL’s Youth Football Fund to teach the fundamentals of football in 15 locations throughout New England. The children will participate as a part of the NFL’s Play 60 initiative which promotes healthy living among young fans.