The Edmonton Eskimos are committed to supporting amateur football in Northern Alberta through the Champions in the Community program. As part of that commitment, the team hosts and participates in the following initiatives to develop the stars of tomorrow and support amateur coaches.
Boston Pizza High School Football Camp
Led by Eskimo General Manager Ed Hervey and current Eskimo players, the Boston Pizza High School Football Camp brings together the top high school football players in the greater Edmonton area to immerse them in a competitive teaching environment that refines skills and identifies talent. The 2013 High School Camp will take place May 13-17 at Clarke Field. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eskimo Novice Flag Football League
The Edmonton Eskimos and Football Alberta have partnered to bring entry-level flag football to kids ages 6-8. Each of the 16 teams, in two divisions, has a current Eskimo player as a guest coach in addition to a coach from the University of Alberta Golden Bears. Registration for the 2014 season opens April 1. Click here for more information.
Eskimo Coaches Clinic
Eskimo coaching staff lead minor, junior and high school football coaches in a fundamentals workshop and full-day clinic that includes instruction on drills, preparation, schemes, positional alignments, fundamental principles and personnel assessment. Click here for more information.
Northern Alberta Football Summitt
Launched in 2013, the annual invitation-only event brings together football leaders from all levels of the sport to help build a more competitive amateur football environment that supports coaches and develops the stars of tomorrow.
Through the Champions in the Community program, Eskimo players guest coach for amateur football teams to help players develop skills and sharpen their football IQ. To request a player as a guest coach, email email@example.com.