More than 90 kids take part in Warren football camp

DOWNEY - The Warren High School football program recently hosted the 3rd annual Gil Jimenez football camp.The three day camp took place Friday, July 20, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch was served on Saturday and Sunday and young athletes were given a Gil Jimenez Youth Camp T-shirt for participating in the camp. The camp was open to all kids ages 7-14 years of age who wanted to participate and the cost was a very reasonable $45. The football camp was run by head football coach Gil Jimenez, his varsity staff and senior athletes. Freshmen head coach Eric Gonzales and his staff, as well as strength and conditioning coach Anthony Briebesca, were all on hand to share their football expertise with the young athletes. The camp featured over 90 young people participating over the three days . The camp focused on teaching young athletes the aspects of strength and conditioning, running mechanics, agility and flexibility, position coaching, football fundamentals and tackling progression. Coach Jimenez was very pleased with the turnout and would like to thank all the parents and volunteers for their continued support of the Warren High School football staff and program. Certainly running a football camp is hard work and requires dedicated people working behind the scenes to make it all happen.

********** Published: August 02, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 16