5th Annual Coaching Clinic Set for April 11-12

April 8, 2003 · MT Media Relations

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The fifth annual Middle Tennessee Football Coaching Clinic is scheduled for this Friday and Saturday (April 11-12) in the Blue Raider Football Complex. The Garden Plaza Hotel, Whitt's Barbecue, and Mike's Catfish Restaurant are sponsoring this year's event.


Guest speakers at this year's clinic will be Everett Withers of the Tennessee Titans, Ron Crawford (Head Coach at Brentwood High School), Roger Holmes (Head Coach at Dublin High School in Georgia), Glen McCadams (Head Coach at David Lipscomb High School), Bradley Dale Peveto (Middle Tennessee secondary coach), Rush Propst (Head Coach at Hoover High School in Alabama), George Quarles (Head Coach at Maryville High School), Rob Ridings (Offensive Coordinator at Thomson High School in Georgia), and Ronnie Vinklarek (Middle Tennessee offensive line coach).


The clinic will begin on Friday afternoon with a welcome from MT Head Coach Andy McCollum before concluding the day with a talk on defensive back play from Withers.


Saturday's session will get underway at 8:30 AM with a talk on zone blocking schemes, then move to discussions on sprint out protection and routes, along with information on defending the wing-t from a 4-3 defense.


The clinic will conclude with the spring scrimmage, which is scheduled to begin at 1 PM on the Blue Raider practice field.


For more information on attending this year's clinic, please contact Tom Fiveash in the Blue Raider football office at 615-898-2926.


Following is a complete schedule of the clinic:



11:30 AM- 1                   Registration

1-1:10                   Welcome by Coach Andy McCollum

1:15-2:15                   Defensive Back Drills and Techniques

                   Bradley Dale Peveto: MT Secondary Coach

2:20-3:20                   Spread Offense

                   Rush Propst: Head Coach Hoover (Ala.) HS

3:25-4:25                   3-3 Monster Defense

                   Glenn McCadams: HC David Lipsomb HS

4:25-4:40                   Break

4:45-5:45                   Wing T (no tight end)

                   Rob Ridings: Off. Coord. Thomson (Ga.) HS

5:50-6:50                   Passing Game in Spread Offense

                   George Quarles: HC Maryville (Tn.) HS

7-8                   Dinner at Stadium Pressbox (4th Floor)

8:05-9:25                   Tennessee Titans Defensive Back Play

                   Everett Withers: Titans Secondary Coach

9:30-Until                   Social/Chalk Talks (Stadium Press Box (4th Floor))



8:00-8:30 AM              Registration

8:30-9:30              Zone Blocking Scheme

                            Ronnie Vinklarek: MT Offensive Line Coach

9:35-10:35                   Sprint Out Protection and Routes

                            Ron Crawford: HC Brentwood (Tn.) HS

10:40-11:40              Defending the Wing-T from a 4-3

                            Roger Holmes: HC Dublin (Ga.) HS

12-1                      Lunch (Second Floor Stadium Pressbox)

1:00                   Spring Game

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