What: The Upstate Offensive Lineman Football Academy is geared toward offensive lineman who are playing football as rising 8th graders to rising seniors. We will start with the basics and work through the techniques and take the group as far as they want to go given the time allotted so all skill levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.
When: Saturday July 25, 2015. Check-in begins at 8 a.m., and the event goes until noon. Lunch will be provided after instruction is completed.
Where: Hillcrest High School, 3665 S. Industrial Dr. Simpsonville, SC 29681
Who: Jamon Meredith is a product of Hillcrest High School, who then played collegiately at the University of South Carolina. A three-year starts for the Gamecocks, Meredith was drafted in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He has played in more than 50 games in the NFL as an offensive lineman including time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Pittsburgh Steelers and the Buffalo Bills. He is currently with the Tennessee Titans where he started three games in the 2014 season.
The Wyatt Sports Academy(WSA) is a division of Wyatt Sports, LLC, where it specializes in individual and group position training from beginners to pro, as well as managing various youth football camps for former and current high profile professional football players. The company is based in Greenville, SC. You can find out more about the WSA at www.wyattacademy.com.
Why: Meredith and a select group of coaches will work with athletes on fine tuning aspects of their pass blocking and run block techniques.
Cost: $25 Scholarships are available for those needing financial assistance and can be applied for at http://www.wyattacademy.com/wyatt-scholarship-application/. Cost includes t-shirt and lunch for participants.
Registration Information: Pre-Registration and payment is preferred to allow for a quick check-in process the day of the camp and to provide accurate attendance. Space is Limited. Register at http://www.wyattacademy.com/clinics/jamon-meredith-clinic-july-25/