Football Camp Pediatric Cancer Benefit

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Helping families who are battling childhood cancer
Walk Ups welcome at OH camp - please read below for instructions

Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp

PA DATE: SUNDAY, 6/7/15; OH DATE: SUNDAY, 6/14/15
Jim Harbaugh, HFC, Michigan will be the PA speaker
Urban Meyer, HFC Ohio State will be the OH speaker

Lauren’s First and Goal Football Camp is a one-day instructional clinic held in both Pennsylvania and Ohio that is taught by volunteer college coaches from across the country and all divisions. It is the largest one-day camp in the country, with over 325 college coaches donating their time and talents.

The player to coach ratio is better than 8:1. Players are grouped by position and class year, and alternate between offensive and defensive drills and skills throughout the day. Players may also elect to work with the kicking specialist coaches for the day, or alternate between kicking and another position.

The camp is not a combine – there is no height/weight measurements, no timed run, etc. It is an opportunity to learn, improve skills, showcase talents, experience being coached by college coaches and be exposed to the opportunities to continue one’s career as a student athlete at the college level. ALL proceeds from the camp benefit pediatric brain tumor research and cancer services.

Please see the links to the right to view the coaching list, schedule for the day, travel info and other pertinent information from the 2015 camps.

Players who are CURRENTLY in 8th through 12th grade are eligible to attend each year.

This reflects a change in the NCAA camp eligibility rules, allowing student athletes who are currently in 12th grade to participate.

Parents and high school coaches are welcome to attend the camp to observe for the day, and to bring items such as camp chairs, sun shelter, coolers, etc. to make themselves comfortable for the day. Grills (propane/charcoal) are not permitted at Metzgar Athletic Complex.

Registration fees are not refundable. If you register, and then cannot attend, your registration fee can be claimed as a tax deductible donation to Lauren's First and Goal Foundation as per IRS guidelines.

Football Camp 2015 Registration
Walk up Registrants welcome in OH

Sport Psychology Workshops at PA Camp

Sport Psychologists Dr. Mark Weiner and Dr. Eric Simmons have graciously agreed to volunteer their expertise in conducting a sport psychology workshop at the Pennsylvania camp again this year.

Parents, coaches and spectators are welcome to attend the session, free of charge. The session is 1:15-2:45 at the Kamine Pavilion.

Dr. Mark Weiner and Dr. Eric Simmons have collaborated for over a decade in their work with the New York Giants, a range of athletes at different developmental levels, and organizations including sports teams, schools, and businesses. This is their seventh year of involvement with Lauren's First and Goal.

Mark's office is located in Metuchen, N.J. and he can be reached at 908-432-2547 or Eric lives and works in Easton, Pa. and he can be reached at 908-494-8172 or

Schutt Reconditioning

schutt helmet Schutt Reconditioning

Schutt is proud to be a sponsor of Lauren’s First and Goal football camp. Visit Schutt’s website to order your personalized helmet!

LFG Skills & Drills Manual

Football coaches everywhere will benefit from the same techniques used by top college and professional teams that are featured in the Manual of Football Drills and Skills, released by Lauren’s First and Goal Foundation in May 2011.

Manual of Football Drills and Skills is designed to provide coaching ideas from the best in the profession while increasing awareness of pediatric brain tumors and raising funds to help find a cure. All of the material, including drills for game-management, strength and conditioning, offense, defense and special teams, was contributed by more than 130 volunteer coaches from Division I, II and III and the professional ranks.

Manual of Football Skills and Drills can be purchased online at and at For discounted bulk orders please contact Patrice Domozych at

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2015 highlight video

Video highlight package from the 2015 Ohio Lauren's First and Goal Football Camp, held June 14 on the campus of Otterbein University.