2003 Iowa Football Clinic Set For This Weekend

Iowa City, IA – The University of Iowa's annual Iowa Football Coaching Clinic has been scheduled for March 28-29 in Iowa City. The two-day clinic will be held at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Coach Kirk Ferentz and the entire coaching staff of the 2002 Big Ten Champion Iowa Hawkeyes will conduct seminars and answer questions during both days of the clinic. The Iowa Football Coaching Clinic will be held in conjunction with the 2003 Iowa High School Coaches Distinguished Services Award Banquet.

Heading the list of outstanding speakers scheduled to appear at the clinic is Larry Kehres, head coach of Mt. Union College, Ohio, and Dan Gable, former head wrestling coach at UI and head USA wrestling coach. Kehres, a seven-time AFCA Division III National Coach of the Year, has guided his team to seven Division III National Championships in the past 11 seasons, compiling an amazing 110-1 record in the process. In competition and in coaching, Gable's name is synonymous with excellence. While coaching at the UI he led the Hawkeyes to 21 Big Ten team titles and 15 NCAA titles before being named "Sports Figure of the Century in Iowa" by Sports Illustrated.

Other coaches who will also present lectures and demonstrations at the Iowa Football Clinic include:

Ed Thomas – Head Football Coach, Aplington-Parkersburg High School,Iowa

Sean Callahan – Head Football Coach, Armwood High School, Florida

Dan Spittal – Head Football Coach, Eastern Regional High School, New Jersey

Paul James – Head Football Coach, Cedar Rapids Washington High School, Iowa

Curt Ritchie – Head Football Coach, Williamsburg High School, Iowa

John Belskis – Head Football Coach, Downers Grove South High School, Illinois

Tom Wilson – Head Football Coach, Dike-New Hartford High School, Iowa

Don Erusha – Assistant Head Football Coach, Dike-New Hartford High School, Iowa

Andy Rostberg – Head Football Coach, Hutchinson High School, Minnesota

For more information on the 2003 Iowa Football Coaching Clinic contact the Iowa Football office at 1-800-844-2957.

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