The GridIron Institute will host a Football Camp at the Toms River High School North (1245 Old Freehold Road) on June 26th and 27th, 2014.
Powered by the GridIron Institute, ProPlayer Football Camp ($150 fee) provides its participants the opportunity to be trained exclusively by current and former NFL athletes. Campers will engage in a simulated NFL Training camp and learn football techniques, drills, and practice habits that are incorporated by professional football players.
There will be two sessions each day:
- Session 1 (7-14 yrs): 8:00am – 11:30am
- Session 2 (14-18 yrs): 1:00pm – 4:30pm
The event will include:
- Circuit Training
- Football Instruction
- Competitive Drills
- Flag Football
- ProPlayer Guest Speaker
- Pros vs. Heroes Charity Game
The ProPlayer coaches include the following former and current NFL players: Damian Barnes, Brandon Jones, Tim Wright, Mohamed Sanu, Antonio Garay, Clarence Love, Dan Klecko, Odessa Turner, Damian Gregory, Ben Kelly, Marvin Booker and others.
Other events that weekend include:
- Luncheon, both days 11:30am – 1:00pm at Cool Beans Coffee House (635 Bay Avenue, Toms River, NJ). Open to all ages, it will feature a Meet and Greet, Autograph Signing, and opportunity to eat lunch with ProPlayers
- Happy Hour on June 26, 5-9pm at Mircale Sports Pub (201 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ). Ages 21 & Up, will feature a Meet and Greet, Autograph Signing, Q and A, and Karaoke
Every night from 8pm there will be a Pros vs Heroes game at the high school, with the ProPlayers facing the Toms River Police/Fire/EMS in a charity flag football game. The after party will be at Hemingway’s Cafe in Seaside Heights between 11pm – 2am. You can order tickets on Eventbrite.
In addition to its football camp, ProPlayer also collaborates with GridIron G.A.N.G. to produce specialized Community Engagement and Activation Events (CEAE), This is in order to foster more involvement with a broader audiences for camps, as well as create authentic relationships between ProPlayer audiences, participating sponsors, and brands.
GridIron G.A.N.G. (Giving Adolescents New Goals) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that advocates for the use of athletics as a mechanism to inspire achievement amongst today’s youth. The goal for each participant is to lay the pathway to success by instilling the mentality of accomplishment in spite of adversity. In football someone is knocked down every play, you must learn to get up!
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