The Tradition Continues at Amherst College Contact Football Camp June 24-28 in Massachusetts

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Directing the camp is Head Football Coach EJ Mills. Coach Mills and his staff exemplify the quality of coaches you will find at any of our Contact Football locations this summer as campers work on conditioning, fundamentals and technique at individual positions.

This summer’s football camp at Amherst College takes place June 24-28th and includes a first day, morning clinic from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs. Entering his 19th season on the Amherst sidelines and 15th as head coach, E.J. Mills has been a part of 100 victories for the Purple and White. The Lord Jeffs have posted a 7-1 record three times and shared a NESCAC title twice under Mills, with the 2001 season marking the team’s first Little Three outright title in 14 years.

As with all Contact Football Camps across the country, campers have the opportunity to train each day, work hard, improve, make new friends, and have fun. Each athlete is encouraged to develop new skills and achieve a new level of play and self-confidence. "Contact" is introduced in a slow, gradual progression with campers being divided according to age, weight and ability. Instruction (3 times a day) takes place on the beautiful fields of Amherst College and stresses both individual positions and team play. Camper’s housing and meals take place on campus.

Mike de Surville, Vice President of US Sports Camps and operators of the Contact Football Camps stated, “We are thrilled to announce our 2012 dates at Amherst College lead by Coach Mills. We look forward to the start of this camp and are confident that this location will be the premier contact football camp in Massachusetts."

Established in 1977, Contact Football Camps enters its 37th summer operating full contact summer football camps for young players aged 8-18. Thousands of our previous football campers played, or are now playing college football (many at schools represented by our coaching staff).

About Contact Football Camps and US Sports Camps

US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America’s largest summer sports camp network and the licensed operator of Contact Football and Nike Sports Camps. The company was started in 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.

Players, coaches, parents and others interested in the 2012 Contact Football Camps can visit or call 800-433-6060.

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