REQUEST FOR COVERAGE Contact: Dave Lockett, 412-432-7820
At Camp: John Simpson, 412-370-5153
Two-hundred and forty Steelers fans from 33 states, plus Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas, will participate in the 2008 Steelers Men's Fantasy Camp presented by Rolling Rock this weekend at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa.
Steelers alumni Matt Bahr, Dermontti Dawson, Jason Gildon, Tunch Ilkin, Louis Lipps, Mike Logan, Keith Willisand Craig Wolfleywill serve as coaches for the group, instructing them on the finer points of playing various football positions.*Steelers quarterbacks coachKen Anderson will hold a classroom session on offense and scout Mark Gorscakwill discuss how the team goes about finding players.Rocky Bleier* will be the guest speaker for the Saturday evening program.
Sunday will feature a skills competition, with trophies and prizes awarded to the winners.
Fantasy Camp schedule:
5-8 p.m. – Registration - St. Benedict Hall
8-9 p.m. – Welcome Reception - Carey Hall Student Center. Campers who have attended five consecutive Men's Fantasy Camps will be inducted into the "MFC Hall of Fame."
8:45-11:15 a.m. – Morning practice on fields
11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m. – Lunch - cafeteria
12:45–2:15 p.m.– Offensive and Player Personnel meetings – Performing Arts Center
2:30–5:00 p.m. – Afternoon practice on fields
6:30–7:30 p.m. – Dinner – cafeteria
7:30–10:30 p.m. – Evening program – Carey Hall Student Center. Features alumni stories and special guest speaker Rocky Bleier.
8:30–10:00 a.m. – Kicking skills session with Matt Bahr on field
9:15–11:45 a.m.– Skills competition on field
12:30–1:30 p.m. – Lunch and Awards Ceremony – Carey Hall Student Center
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