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WELCOME

We will be hosting the First Annual 'Best in the U.S.' Football Coaches Clinic & FCA Dinner February 21 & 22 at the Double Tree in Springfield, MO. Both days of the Clinic will start with Main Speakers throughout the morning and two speakers every hour throughout the afternoon. Friday night we will have a FCA Ribeye Steak Dinner with Legendary Nebraska Coach Tom Osborne. Registration for the Clinic is $75, which includes Friday night's ribeye dinner and the Full Clinic Schedule. 

Are you ready to register today? Click Here to Register for the Clinic Online. You may submit online form to register and pay with credit card.

Not able to register online with credit card? Click Here to Register for Clinic Offline. You may download this form to register and pay with check.

This will be a great opportunity to come listen, ask questions, and learn from coaches in the top High School and College football programs in the region. We have partnered with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes to bring different football communities in the midwest region closer, and help them learn from one another. At the Clinic we also plan on giving away 4- $500 scholarships to deserving local high school football players. We would love to give you an opportunity to submit a scholarship for a player that you think is deserving.  Click Here to Submit a Scholarship Application

HOTEL INFORMATION

We highly encourage that you book a room at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel located at 2431 N. Glenstone Ave. in Springfield, MO where the Clinic is held. The number to contact for making a hotel reservation is (417) 831-3131; make sure to mention you are booking for "FCA Coaches Clinic". We have purchased a block and the rooms are at a discounted price of $94. Click Here for Hotel Reservations, MUST book by January 31, 2020.

If you have any questions email or call Mike Mauk (Glendale High School Head Football Coach and Clinic Director) mkmauk@spsmail.org and (419) 674-3255

SPEAKERS LINEUP


Tom Osborne
University of Nebraska
Former Head Coach
Topic-"Faith & Football"

Coach Osborne is considered to be the most proficient coach in the history of American college football. He was the head football coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers for 25 years, with a record of 255-49-3, a .836 winning percentage. After coaching, He was elected to Congress in 2000 and served six years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eliah Drinkwitz
University of Missouri
Head Coach
Topic-"Mizzou 2020"

Eliah Drinkwitz, the former Head Football Coach of Appalachian State where he led his team to a 12-1 record this past year is now the NEW Head Football Coach of the University of Missouri.

Chuck Hepola
Evangel University
Head Coach
Topic-"Special Teams"

Chuck Hepola, Head Football Coach of Evangel University, led his team to a 8-3 record this year finishing the season ranked 20th in the AFCA/NAIA Coaches poll.

Todd Drury
Missouri S&T
Head Coach
Topic-"Miners Offense"

Todd Drury, Head Football Coach of Missouri S&T, led his team to a 7-4 record this year finishing 4th in the GLVC.

Ron Brown
University of Nebraska
Dir. of Player Development
Topic-"Max. Player Performance"

Ron Brown, is the co-founder of Kingdom Sports and the Director of Player Development for the University of Nebraska.

Ryan Beard
Missouri State University
Defensive Coordinator
Topic-"Bears Defense"

Ryan Beard, last year was at Central Michigan with Coach Jim McElwain as the Special Teams Coordinator/Safeties Coach. The team earned an 8-6 record, bowl game appearance, and a Mac West title. Before CMU he was the Co-Special Teams Coordinator/Linebackers Coach at the University of Louisville.

Zach Hanson
University of Tulsa
Offensive Line Coach
Topic-"Championship Blocking"

Zach Hanson, former Offensive Analyst for the University of Oklahoma with a 12-2 record this past year has now transitioned to the NEW Offensive-Line Coach at the University of Tulsa.

Dana Chambers
University of Central MO
Defensive-Line Coach
Topic-"Def. Line Techniques"

Dana Chambers, Defensive-Line Coach at the University of Central Missouri, helped lead his team to an 11-2 record this year ending their season ranked 13th in the AFCA poll and clinched a shared MIAA Conference Championship.

Fred Bouchard
Decatur HS (IL)
Assistant Superintendant
Topic-"Winning the Interview"

Fred Bouchard, is a former head football coach in the Greater Kansas City Area and current Assistant Superintendent of Decatur High School in Illinois.

Jerry Ricke
Class 3 State Champion
Lincoln Christian HS (OK)  
Head Coach
Topic-"RPO's off Power Run"

Jerry Ricke, Head Football Coach of Lincoln Christian High School, led his team to an undefeated 14-0 record this year as the Oklahoma Class 3 State Champion.

Bill Blankenship
Class 6 State Champion
Owasso HS (OK)
Head Coach
Topic-"Jet Sweep & P.A. Passes"

Bill Blankenship, Head Football Coach of Owasso High School, led his team to an undefeated 13-0 record this year as the Oklahoma Class 6 State Champion.

Derek Leonard
Class 5 State Champion
Rochester HS (IL)
Head Coach
Topic-"Fun & Funky Form./Plays"

Derek Leonard, Head Football Coach of Rochester High School, led his team to a 13-1 record this year as the Illinois Class 5 State Champion.

Jeff Conaway
Class 4 State Runner-Up
Shiloh Christian HS (AR)
Head Coach
Topic-"Developing a Winning Culture"

Jeff Conaway, Head Football Coach of Shiloh Christian High School, led his team to a 14-1 record this year as the Arkansas Class 4 State Runner-up.

Brent Eckley
Class 5 State Runner-Up
Jackson HS (MO)
Head Coach
Topic-"Off Season & Leadership"

Brent Eckley, Head Football Coach of Jackson High School, led his team to a 13-1 record this year as the Missouri Class 5 State Runner-Up.

Dan Swofford
Class 2 State Runner-Up
Ava HS (MO)
Head Coach
Topic-"The Evolving Coach"

Dan Swofford, Head Football Coach of Ava High School, led his team to a 14-1 record this year as the Missouri Class 2 State Runner Up.

Glen Johnson
District Champion
Bolivar HS (MO)
Head Coach
Topic-"Strength & Conditioning"

Glen Johnson, Head Football Coach of Bolivar High School, led his team to an 11-1 record this year in a tough independent non-conference schedule.

Jeff Shore 
Conference Champion
Camdenton HS (MO)
Head Coach
Topic-"Building a Total Program"

Jeff Shore, Head Football Coach of Camdenton High School, led his team to a 12-1 record this year as the Ozark Conference Champion.

Bill Voorhis
Conference Champion
Fair Grove HS (MO)
Head Coach
Topic-"Install & Run RPO's"

Bill Voorhis, Head Football Coach of Fair Grove High School, led his team to a 10-1 record this year as the Mid-Lakes Conference Champion.

Joe Haynes
Waynesville HS (MO)
Head Coach
Topic-"Split Zn. & Zn. Read/Jet"

Joe Haynes, Head Football Coach of Waynesville High School, led his team to a 7-4 record, #10 Ranking in Class 5 this year, and finished 4th in the Ozark Conference. The Tigers finished as District Runner-Up in the state playoffs.

Bryan McKenzie 
FCA
Director of Football
Topic-"The Heart of Coaching"

Bryan McKenzie, is the Director of Football for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the Midwest Region from Springfield, Illinois.

Gordon Thiessen 
Kingdom Sports
Co-Founder/Director
Topic-"3Dimensional Coaching"

Gordon Thiessen, resides in Omaha, Nebraska, and is the co-founder and Director of Kingdom Sports working with coaches at all levels across the nation.