Pack football program to host coaching clinic

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PUEBLO, Colo. – The Colorado State University-Pueblo football program will host their third annual coaches' clinic from Apr. 12-14.
A majority of the schedule will be held on Sunday, April 13 although coaches are also invited to participate in the program's annual alumni golf tournament on Saturday, Apr. 12 and observe morning workouts on Monday, April 14.
The cost of the clinic is just $15. The cost of the golf outing is $40 and will be held at Elmwood Golf Course in Pueblo, starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Apr. 12.
To register for either event, participants should contact CSU-Pueblo assistant football coach Craig Ward at (308) 325-5997 or by email at as soon as possible.
Clinic registration and check-in also begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Apr. 13 in the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl Fieldhouse lobby and will be followed by a welcome from Pack Head Coach John Wristen. There will then be offensive and defensive breakout sessions before a 2 p.m. keynote speech from Dr. Rich Perea, Ph. D., a practitioner and scholar in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.
Clinic participants are then welcome to sit in on team and position meetings with the Pack squad before attending the 5 p.m. team practice inside the stadium.
At 7:15 p.m., participants can partake in sloppers and beverages on the Booster Deck.
From 5:45-9 a.m. Monday (Apr. 14) morning, three different groups of ThunderWolf players in the weight room and clinic participants are invited to observe the Pack's strength and conditioning program. They will also have access to chat with Head Strength Coach Allen Hedrick. Participants can also have individual meetings with the CSU-Pueblo coaches.
Perea is a former athlete and actor, and current professor of psychology at the University of Colorado-Denver and Metro State University, Dr. Perea provided an eclectic yet humanistic motivational style to deliver to his presentations and workshops.