Super Bowl Champion Rodney McLeod hosts annual football camp at Md. high school

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Philadelphia Eagles free safety Rodney McLeod runs a route during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. Shortly after an MRI confirmed McLeod had a torn knee ligament and needed season-ending surgery, the Eagles' safety went to a local supermarket, helped bag groceries and paid the bill for some lucky customers. McLeod and his wife, Erika, are giving back to the community this month with a "12 Days of Christmas" campaign through their Change Our Future Foundation. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (7News)– Neighborhood birthed Super Bowl champion as well as owner of Modification Our Future, Rodney McLeod of the Indianapolis Colts is hosting the 8th Yearly Young People Football Camp Experience at DeMatha Catholic High School this year.

The camp is Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also is free to all players. The young people camp intends to instill self-confidence, inspiration as well as management in youngsters from ages eight to 14.

Enrollment will certainly start as early as 7 a.m. at DeMatha Catholic Senior High School at 4313 Madison St, Hyattsville, Md. 20781.

After registration, the camp tasks will be held at 6001 Ager Roadway in Hyattsville, Md.

” We are extremely thrilled concerning the forthcoming youth football camp. It’s been a couple of years considering that we held our yearly football camp in person back in PG County MD. As a PG Region local and previous player at DeMatha High School, I like using my story to motivate and inspire others to end up being effective,” claims McLeod.

"As equally important, we want to educate, inspire, and engage our parents who will be in attendance, so we have some on-site activities for them to participate in."

The Young People Football Camp Experience uses young athletes a easily accessible as well as risk-free location to play and resolves the relevance of wellness, security, health, and also exactly how to create a winning perspective in sporting activities and life. They likewise educate young athletes about management, accountability, technique, as well as hard work, which will certainly help them accomplish lasting success as well as make better choices as they develop into grownups.

” This year we have actually partnered with Prince George’s County as we look for to welcome as several youth as we can,” comments Erika McLeod, Owner of Modification Our Future. “With the present state of youth clinical depression as well as violence trending around the nation, it is very important to produce efficient and also secure atmospheres the youth can be a part of, whether for one day or one hr. Adjustment Our Future makes every effort to offer ample devices that will certainly influence our youngsters to grow up to be noteworthy adults.”

Guest speakers include:

  • Rodney McLeod, NFL Super Bowl Champion, Safety for the Indianapolis Colts, and Founder of Change Our Future
  • Erika McLeod, Founder of Change Our Future
  • Councilmember Joanne Waszczak, Ward 1, City of Hyattsville
  • Cam Johnson UVA Graduate, 7th Round 2012 Draft Pick, 6 Year Player
  • Chase Minnifield UVA Graduate, Undrafted 2012, 2 Year Player

Camp highlights include:

  • Free T-Shirt for All Campers
  • High-Level Instruction on Football Fundamentals Led by Highly Trained Professionals
  • Education on Proper Technique
  • Instruction on Specific Positions and Team Play
  • Free Swag Bags
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Stretch Sessions Presented by Recovery Health and Wellness Stretch Clinic with Dr. D Wilson
  • Yoga Class for Parents Presented by PG County native Tierra aka YogiTB

“In Prince George’s County, we sustain effective as well as motivational events and possibilities for our young people,” says Walter James, Interim System Chief of the Outreach & Programs Department within the Royal prince George’s Region Office of Community Relations.

"The 8th Annual Football Camp Experience elements will demonstrate physical techniques to young athletes and provide them with powerful, valuable life lessons they will need as they begin to transition into their older self."

Key sponsors for this year’s camp include Prince George’s Area, DeMatha Catholic Senior High School, Wegmans, Essentia, NFLPA Gamer Camp Program, Great Sport, and I Got the Scoop.

” We are very excited concerning the future young people football camp. It’s been a pair of years since we held our annual football camp in individual back in PG Region MD. “With the present state of young people clinical depression and also violence trending around the country, it is important to create secure and also efficient environments the young people can be a component of, whether for one day or one hr.

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