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Long Island Youth Football Player Academy

The Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford is a four-day camp that strives to teach young players in Nassau County the safe, correct way to play football.

Joe Vito, head coach of Roosevelt varsity football,
Credit: James Escher

Joe Vito, head coach of Roosevelt varsity football, teaches catching technique during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Gary Brown, a 1989 graduate of Brentwood High
Credit: James Escher

Gary Brown, a 1989 graduate of Brentwood High School who played as an offensive lineman on the Super Bowl-winning 1996 Green Bay Packers, shows stance technique to Alex Tomalski, 9, of New Hyde Park during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Michael Dietrich, 9, of Massapequa, left, throws the
Credit: James Escher

Michael Dietrich, 9, of Massapequa, left, throws during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Gary Brown, a 1989 graduate of Brentwood High
Credit: James Escher

Gary Brown, a 1989 graduate of Brentwood High School who played as an offensive lineman on the Super Bowl-winning 1996 Green Bay Packers, gives pointers nine-year-old attendees of the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016

Kevin Shippos, head coach of Massapequa varsity football,
Credit: James Escher

Kevin Shippos, head coach of Massapequa varsity football, talks about blocking techniques during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

A group of nine-year-old children gathers with Joe
Credit: James Escher

A group of nine-year-old children gathers with Joe Vito, head coach of Roosevelt varsity football, during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Alex Tomalski, 9, of New Hyde Park kicks
Credit: James Escher

Alex Tomalski, 9, of New Hyde Park kicks a ball downfield during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Kevin Shippos, head coach of Massapequa varsity football,
Credit: James Escher

Kevin Shippos, head coach of Massapequa varsity football, teaches blocking techniques during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Gary Brown, a 1989 graduate of Brentwood High
Credit: James Escher

Gary Brown, a 1989 graduate of Brentwood High School who played as an offensive lineman on the Super Bowl-winning 1996 Green Bay Packers, shows stance technique to Alex Tomalski, 9, of New Hyde Park during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

Joey Diesso, 9, of Massapequa works on long
Credit: James Escher

Joey Diesso, 9, of Massapequa works on long snaps with Mike Dimitriou, head coach of Floral Park junior varsity football, during the Long Island Youth Football Player Academy at Cedar Creek Park in Seaford on Monday, July 11, 2016.

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