Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

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        Coaches, players mentor kids at Sheriff’s football camp

Coaches, players mentor kids at Sheriff’s football camp



The Chesapeake Sheriff's Office recently held their Annual Football Camp for middle school children at the Colon Hall football stadium in Great bridge. Col. Jim O'Sullivan sponsored the camp with Coach Cadillac Harris, head coach at indian River High School, as camp director. The camp featured scores of local coaches, players, and current and retired professional players as instructors and mentors for the youth. The last day featured an end-of-camp barbeque for coaches, parents, and the children.

 

Photos Courtesy of John Downs, Sr.


Coaches led the camp in conditioning and warm-up exercises

Chesapeake football legend Ed Beard, former middle linebacker for the NFLs San Francisco 49ers, shared his experiences with the youngsters.

200 children braved the 90 degree heat to be mentored by experienced, successful, and caring professional athletes and coaches.

From left: Chesapeake city Councilman Cliff Hayes, Ras-I Dowling of the University of Virginia and second round draft pick of the new England Patriots, and Coach Harris.

Chesapeake football legend Ed Beard, former middle linebacker for the NFLs San Francisco 49ers, shared his experiences with the youngsters.