Five major college coaches are the headline speakers at the annual NIKE Coach of the Year Clinic being held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6, at the Melville Marriott. Farmingdale High School coach Buddy Krumenacker is the local contact for this event. For information, including schedules and fees, visit LongIsland@nikecoyfootball.com. High school, college and youth league coaches are welcome.
The featured speakers and topics are Rich Ellerson, new coach at Army (Gap Control Defense); Kirk Ferentz, Iowa (Offensive Line Play); Randy Edsall, Connecticut (Defending the Triple Option); Larry Fedora, Southern Mississippi (Spread Offense), and Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech (Triple Option). Several Long Island high school and college coaches will also conduct sessions. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday.