Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Patriots Alumni's Free "Football for YOU" Clinic Featuring Hockomock YMCA's Integrated Program Coming to Foxborough June 26

New England Patriots Alumni
New England Patriots Alumni

Free 'Football for YOU' Youth Clinic Featuring Hockomock Area YMCA's Integrated Program Hosted by New England Patriots Alumni Coming to Foxborough Thursday, June 26

WHO:           Former Patriots offensive lineman Pete Brock
                    Patriots Alumni players
Individuals from Hockomock Area YMCA Integration Initiative Program
Individuals from East Greenwich, R.I. Unified Sports
WHAT:       Former Patriots offensive lineman Pete Brock will team up with other Patriots alumni to host a FREE youth football clinic on Thursday, June 26, inside the Dana-Farber Field House behind Gillette Stadium. This is one of 16 clinics being hosted by Patriots Alumni this spring and summer across New England. Boys and girls, ages 11-14, are invited to join individuals with special needs from the Hockomock Area YMCA Integration Initiative Program and East Greenwich, R.I. High School Unified Sports.

This unique program seeks to provide individuals with special needs an opportunity to participate with typically developing peers. This is a one-day, free, non-contact clinic that teaches leadership, teamwork, and commitment. In addition to being coached by former Patriots players, the young athletes will also learn from St. John's Shrewsbury's high school football coaching staff.

The clinic begins at 3:30 p.m. with registration and ends at 7 p.m. The day includes a complimentary snack and dinner. The clinic will feature educational stations for parents and discuss topics including concussion awareness, proper nutrition, strength and conditioning and teamwork. Visit for more details and online registration.

"Football for YOU" is a program created by the New England Patriots Alumni Club in partnership with the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation and the NFL Foundation to teach the fundamentals of football in 16 locations throughout New England.

The Patriots Alumni Club is teaming up with Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation's largest in-school wellness program that empowers students to drive change and make their school a healthier place. During the clinics, Fuel Up to Play 60 will host interactive nutrition education sessions for parents/guardians interested in learning techniques for encouraging active kids to fuel up with nutrient-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat or fat-free dairy.

WHEN:        Thursday, June 26
        3:30pm: Registration begins.
        4:15pm: Skills clinic begins.
        6:30pm: Alumni speaker and group photo
WHERE:        Dana-Farber Field House, Gillette Stadium
                    One Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA 02035

About the New England Patriots Alumni Club
The New England Patriots Alumni Club's mission is to provide an opportunity for former Patriot players to remain actively involved with each other, the Patriots organization and the community by supporting and funding youth football throughout New England. Their programs emphasize leadership, teamwork and achievement through lessons learned on the football field.  The New England Patriots Alumni Club, Inc. is recognized as a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Learn more about all the 'Football for YOU' 16 sites at

About the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation
The purpose of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation is to support programs that aid the youth and families of the New England region by assisting programs that foster cultural diversity, education, family and health and fitness. To learn more, visit

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