The Pittsburgh Steelers will host their annual coaching clinic on Saturday, May 18, at the team's headquarters at the UPMC Sports Performance Complex. The session will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is sponsored by Nike and Dick's Sporting Goods.
Interested coaches can register for the clinic by visiting the Steelers' official website, www.steelers.com. Registration and additional information can be found under the "Community-Youth Football" section of the website.
Coaches will hear from members of the Steelers' staff including Head Coach Mike Tomlin, conditioning coordinator Garrett Giemont and offensive lineman Ramon Foster. Scott Hallenbeck, Executive Director for USA Football, will speak to coaches about the organization's Heads Up Program. The Heads Up programs promotes a positive youth football experience and advances player safety by providing coaching education and teaching resources that benefit players, parents and coaches. Heads Up Football aims to take the head out of the game.
The one-day clinic provides classroom instruction and on-field teaching techniques to both new and experienced youth level coaches. The clinic will focus on improving player safety, offensive and defensive drills and schemes, as well as proper equipment fitting.
USA Football is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams.