A pre-season football coaching and injury prevention symposium will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at Beacon Orthopaedics West, 6480 Harrison Ave. ASAP~Athletic Strength And Power program director Ted Lambrinides will be one of the featured speakers for the event.
Featured guest speaker is Rod Huber, head football coach at the College of Mount St. Joseph. Huber is two-time recipient of the Heartland Conference Coach of the Year and has coached the Mount to three Heartland Conference championships. The Lions have qualified for the NCAA Division III National playoffs the last years with a combined record of 37-3
Other speakers include:
Ted Lambrinides - strength/fitness consultant for several NFL teams, owner of ASAP (Athletic Strength And Power) Training Centers
Rocky Boiman - linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles, former captain for Notre Dame University, and member of the 2007 Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts and longtime trainee at ASAP~Athletic Strength And Power
Robert Burger - Xavier University, College of Mt. St. Joseph, La Salle High School;
Timothy Kremchek - Cincinnati Reds, Wittenberg University, Moeller High School;
Henry Stiene - Xavier University, Kings High School;
David Argo - Cincinnati Cyclones, College of Mt. St. Joseph, Oak Hills High School, East Central HS
Beacon physical therapists:
Melissa Kontsis - director of physical therapy
Christy Schuckman - physical therapy consultant/nutritionist for Xavier University
High school coaches:
* George Kontsis, head coach Walnut Hills;
* Lou Grippa, defensive coordinator La Salle;
* Don Stonefield, head coach East Central (Sr. Leon, Ind.).
The Symposium is free to committed grade school, junior high, and high school coaches.
Topics to be discussed include: Perspectives on Football Coaching Philosophy: From grade school to the NFL; Teaching the Fundamentals of Football: Proper throwing mechanics, proper tackling techniques, and protective equipment; Injury Prevention: Common football injuries and sports-induced asthma; Nutrition and Hydration: Pre-game meals and caloric intake during the season; Strength and Conditioning: Philosophies specific to football players
Refreshments will be served. Tours of the Beacon facility will start at 6 p.m. Make reservations by e-mail to email@example.com. Space limited to 100 participants.
For more information, call 513-354-3700.