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Free OVAC Youth Football Clinic Set

By Staff | Jul 9, 2014

To kickoff the 2014-15 SUBWAY Sports Clinic Series, the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will be hosting its ninth annual free youth football clinic in conjunction with the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Charity Football Classic presented by Huntington Bank and WTOV9.

The clinic will take place the day of the game, Sunday, July 27, at the Wheeling Island Stadium.

Registration will be held from noon to 12:45 p.m. The clinic will last from 1-2:30 p.m. and will be directed by OVAC football coaches, including members of Coach Chris Daugherty’s Wheeling Park High School football staff. Additionally, Bethany College Football Staff will assist with the clinic. The instructors will teach the fundamentals of football with a focus on building self-esteem. The clinic is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-13.

Parents or legal guardians are required to have insurance and be present the day of the clinic to sign a waiver form. For more information, visit www.OVAC.org, or email james@ovac.org or phone phone 304-639-1238.

Along with SUBWAY, the youth clinic is sponsored by AM-1600, WKKX, State Farm Insurance, Wheeling Hospital, Bordas & Bordas Law Firm, The Health Plan and the Family Talk About Drinking initiative.

The OVAC is the largest functional high school athletic conference in the United States. It is comprised of 50 member schools with 12,000 athletes and 21,000 students, stretching across Ohio and West Virginia into 18 counties. The OVAC sponsors 19 sports and recognizes more than 60 championships. The conference is online at www.OVAC.org.

The annual Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Charity Football Classic, presented by Huntington Bank and WTOV9, is slated for Sunday, July 27 at Wheeling Island Stadium, with kickoff planned for 7:15 p.m.

Beginning on July 21, tickets will be available at all area Kroger stores, Smitty’s Floors and many other Ohio Valley retail locations that can be found on line at the OVAC’s official Web site, www.OVAC.org.