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Volunteer Coach Sign-up for Angel Tree Youth Football Clinic

William "Billy" Anderson

Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Stanford, CA

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This Ticket is Your Sign-Up Voucher to be a Volunteer Coach at the 2013 Angel Tree Football Clinic at Stanford University
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400 "Boys of Promise"

50 Former College and NFL PLayers

1 Amazing Transformational Day

Will You Join Us?

The Angel Tree Football Clinic @ Stanford is a one-day event, held annually at Stanford University.  The event brings together 7-13 year old “boys of promise” who have a number of extreme risk factors present in their lives, with high character,  former college and NFL Football Stars for a day of fun, mentoring and encouragement.  The 2013 Clinic will have  400 boys participating from around the Bay Area and as faraway as Fresno and Sacramento.  A minimum of 50 former College and NFL players are needed to serve as Volunteer Coaches for this event. What does it take to be a Volunteer Coach?

Can you give a kid an encouraging word?  Can you slap him a "High Five" when  he makes the catch or pat him on the back and tell him "Great Try You'll Get it Next Time" when he doesn't.   Then you've got the most important role of the Volunteer Coach down pat!  The next part; remember those position drills that our coaches back in College or the NFL use to make us do over and over again?  "Getting back to the basics"  they called it!  Hand-offs, pitch and catch, lineman shuffle drills, tipped pass drills, fumble drills, stances, get-off drills, yep you remember!  For us they were drudgery, but they helped us to  sharpen the fundamental skills that we needed in order to shine on Saturdays or Sundays!  For these boys, doing those same drills led by "Legends of the Game", like you, are fun, fun, fun unbounded!  Throw in some verbal encouragement,  a fist bump or two and a little bit of levity and you have a recipe for a happy, encouraged and inspired kid.  One Mom told me after last year's Clinic, that this was the first time she'd seen her twelve year old son laugh and smile in over six months. Turns out that six month prior, he had seen his older brother gunned down in a drive by shooting.  Many of our boys come from environments where encouragement, up-lift and hope are in short supply; their spirits can be very low and their self-esteem even lower. But on Angel Tree Football Clinic Day, it is their day and as our clinic theme states, it is all about "Lifting Them Up"!  So what's the role of Volunteer Coach?  Encourager, Friend, Inspiration...our job: teach 'em a little bit of football, give them a great time and lift them up... because sometimes when you lift a kid up just a little bit,  they discover the freedom and courage to  Fly Like on Wings of Eagles!
 
 
We need your help!  Sign-up to Join us on Sunday, August 25, 2013 as a Volunteer Coach for the 7th Annual Angel Tree Football Clinic @ Stanford University
 

 

 

Have questions about Volunteer Coach Sign-up for Angel Tree Youth Football Clinic? Contact William "Billy" Anderson

When & Where


Stanford University Football Practice Facility
Nelson Rd
Stanford, CA 94305

Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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2013-08-01 11:05:07

Hi Coaches!  We are so excited to have you signed up to participate this year at the Angel Tree Football Clinic at Stanford!  The event is just 24 days away and excitement is really building.  We have over 400 boys registered to participate this year and Stanford has given us a third field...The Varsity Turf Field...to expand the Clinic...To date we have about half the Coaches we need signed up.  We would love to solicit your help in recruiting other high caliber, high character Coaches who are former College or Professional Footballers... if you have such friends in your Network, would you be willing to help by inviting them to participate?  Simply forward this email to them. 

The link to REGISTER as a Volunteer Coach is here:  http://angeltreefootballcoach.eventbrite.com

 

Thank So Much for your help!  Looking forward to seeing you all on Sunday August 25th at Stanford U.!

 

William "Billy" Anderson

Coaching Director

Angel Tree Football Clinic at Stanford

 

 

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