Welcome to the Bears Coaches Clinic

Experience Bears Coaches Clinic

Welcome to the 2020 Bears Coaches Clinic. This is a great opportunity for Youth and HS Coaches to collaborate and learn. To pre-register please email with your name and organization. To pay the $20 fee please scroll down to click on the Pay Now link.  We have some great speakers lined up and are looking forward to seeing you there.

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2020 Clinic Speakers 

The Clinic will run from 9am-2pm, we will have a social at Stevie Tomatoes following the clinic from 3pm-5pm, you will receive a wristband when you register at Palmetto Ridge.


Session A- Media Center

Malik Grove (St. Thomas University, Miami) QB Fundamentals and Program Motto 9:00- 9:50 

Joe Hawkins (Campellsville Univeristy, Kentucky) WR Fundamentals and Drills 10-10:50

Chris Merritt (Bryant University HC, former HC Columbus HS in Miami) Off-Season Conditioning and Program Development 11:00-11:50

Frank Post (Braden River HS, DC/LB) Practice Planning and LB Fundamentals 12-12:50

J.J. Everage (Head Coach Lely HS) What Offense Should I Run? and Fundamentals 1-1:50

Session B- GYM

Nick Oyarzun (FIU, OL Coach) OL Fundamentals and OL Play 9-9:50

Craig Kuligowski (University of Toledo, DC/DL Coach) 3- DL Fundamentals, Pass Rush and DL Play 10-10:50

Mickey O'Rourke (Keiser University, Secondary Coach) DB Fundamentals and Split Safety Coverage 11-11:50

Steve Speakman (Webber University, LB Coach) LB Drills and NAIA Recruiting 12-12:50

Steve Specht  (Head Coach St. Xavier, Ohio) 3-man Pressure Package and LB Fundamentals, HC Coach of Luke Kuechly 1-1:50


Post Clinic Social

Post Clinic Social at Stevie Tomatoes Sports Page from 3pm-5pm, all coaches will receive at wristband at registration.


Youth Player Clinic

Saturday morning April 25th in addition to the coaches clinic, there will be a free youth players clinic from 9-10:30am for all youth players in the SWFL Area. Parents will need to sign a waiver for your child to participate in the event. The event will be run by Former NY Jet and North Fort Myers grad Tommy Bohanan among with other former College players as well.

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