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Purpose:

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.

Goals:

  • 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 Agenda

The 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

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