Football season is just around the corner and athletes – of all ages – are getting ready. On Saturday, June 28, 150 boys and girls, ages five to 14, exercised both their mental and on-field skills at the Northwestern Mutual Youth Football Clinic at Robinson Park in Pasadena.
Following opening remarks by Tournament of Roses® President Rich Chinen, participants worked with college football coaches and student athletes from both the University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles, running offensive and defensive agility drills. Participants also learned proper techniques to promote on-field football safety and learned about the importance character development and good sportsmanship.
An annual event previously hosted by NCAA Football, the Northwestern Mutual Youth Football Clinic marks the Tournament of Roses’ fifth year of involvement and the first event for Northwestern Mutual as the new presenting sponsor of the Rose Bowl Game®.by