NFL alumni to coach at Virtua Football Clinics
Learn how to play like a pro - with the pros at Virtua's Football Training Clinics this summer. The expertise of Virtua's Center for Sports Medicine and Center for Athletic Performance combined with the talent and experience of NFL Veteran Fred Baxter and several of his NFL colleagues, promises to provide two top-notch football clinics for local athletes.
Camp sessions will include position-specific drills and fun competitions. The clinic for high school athletes will also provide individual analysis by certified trainers on balance, flexibility, speed and agility.
Participants will also learn about sports nutrition and proper training to avoid injuries.
High School Clinic for 9th to 12th graders
Date: June 30 and July 1
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Lunch provided by Chick Fil-A
Junior High Camp for 6th to 8th graders
Date: June 27, 28 and 29
Time: 9 am to noon
Location: Camden Catholic High School, 300 Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ.
Register before June 20 by calling 1-888-VIRTUA-3 or online by clicking High School Clinic or Junior High Camp.
Virtua's Center for Athletic Performance provides customized, sport-specific strength and conditioning training by certified trainers at Virtua's Centers for HealthFitness in Voorhees and Washington Township.
Baxter is a former NFL tight end with a 12-year career that includes playing for the New York Jets, the Chicago Bears and a Super Bowl victory while playing for the New England Patriots. He created the Fred Baxter Foundation to empower and support at-risk youth and their families. He also mentors young athletes at Virtua's Center for Athletic Performance.
The Virtua Football Clinics are sponsored by Virtua's Center for Sports Medicine, DePuy Mitek Inc., STOP Sports Injuries and Chick-Fil-A.
If you have questions or need more information, contact Paul Kasper, Coordinator of the Virtua Center for Sports Medicine, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, four acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, seven ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers almost 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. It is the official orthopedic provider for the Philadelphia Flyers
. Virtua employs more than 8,400 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley for seven consecutive years. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org