To assemble leaders from high school, middle school, youth, and affiliate organizations to share information, discuss relevant issues, and develop strategies to ensure the future of the game in Oregon.
- To create a comprehensive listing of administrative and structural information on youth football organizations in Oregon.
- To develop consensus on an age appropriate skill development pathway.
- To discuss philosophy on appropriate age to introduce full contact 11-man football.
- To disseminate best practices related to coaching certification, practice guidelines, and player safety.
- To discuss strategies to address issues surrounding recruitment and retention of game officials.
- To connect organizational leaders from all stakeholders within the football continuum.
Timelines and AgendaThe Summit will be conducted at the Holiday Inn, Wilsonville on Sunday, April 9. A room rate of $79/night has been secured for those needing lodging. Just select the dates you will need a room during registration and we will reserve the room for you and send you confirmation. Attendees will be charged for the room nights upon check-in.
Registration will open at 8:00am and sessions will begin at 8:30am. The Summit will conclude at 3:00pm. Finalized Summit agenda can be downloaded by clicking here.
Registration cost for the Summit is $20 which includes lunch and a free registration gift. After April 6, 2017 registration cost increases to $40.
Scheduled to Attend and/or Present:
- Peter Weber, OSAA Executive Director
- Brad Garrett, OSAA Assistant Executive Director
- Scott Hallenbeck, USA Football Executive Director
- Andy Ryland, USA Football Senior Manager, Education and Training
- Josh Huber, USA Football Youth Regional Manager - West
- Terry Summerfield, USA Football Master Trainer - HC Barlow HS
- Rob Younger, Oregon Athletic Coaches Association Executive Director
- Jack Folliard, Oregon Athletic Officials Association Executive Director
- Clark Sanders, OSAA Football State Rules Interpreter
- Dr. Micheal Koester, Chair of the OSAA and NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committees
- Todd Tharp, Chair of the NFHS Football Rules Committee