Penn State Women’s Football Clinic set for May 16

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Head coach James Franklin and the Penn State football coaching staff will welcome female fans for an informative evening of football discussion on Friday, May 16, when they host the Penn State Women’s Football Clinic.

The Penn State Women’s Football Clinic will include offensive and defensive breakout sessions, dinner and a tour of Beaver Stadium. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear from the coaching staff and ask questions in the rooms where the Nittany Lions have their position meetings in the Lasch Football Building. Franklin will give the keynote motivational address, followed by a question and answer session.

The clinic will feature chalk talks and demonstrations by the Nittany Lions' staff, led by Franklin, who was named Penn State’s 16th head football coach Jan. 11.  

The Penn State Football Women’s Clinic will begin at 5 p.m. and conclude at approximately 9 p.m. The registration fee is $100 for an individual, $75 for Penn State faculty and staff (must present valid Penn State ID) and $25 for Penn State students (must present valid Penn State ID). Walk-up registration on May 16 will be available at the Lasch Football Building starting at 4 p.m.

The fee for 2014 Penn State Women’s Football Clinic covers instruction, clinic materials and dinner. Pre-registration and payment can be completed online by credit card or e-check.

Women interested in attending the clinic can register or get more information by visiting www.gopsusports.com/camps/fb-w-coaches-clinic.html. Penn State Women’s Football Clinic information also is available by calling 814-865-0561 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Penn State will host seven football camp opportunities on the University Park campus this summer for its 40th annual summer football camps. The Senior Elite Camp I on June 8 kicks off the one day camps, which end July 20. Registration for the one day camps is under way at GoPSUsports.com/camps/fb-camp.html.

A product of Langhorne, Pa., Franklin led Vanderbilt University to unprecedented success the past three years as head coach, including consecutive nine-win seasons and bowl victories the past two years, as well as back-to-back Top 25 finishes, all for the first time in Vanderbilt history. In his 20th year of coaching, Franklin was a two-time All-PSAC quarterback at East Stroudsburg University.

More than 3,000 new season tickets have been sold for the 2014 campaign, including nearly 500 seats from the new Recent Graduate Ticket program for Penn State graduates from 2010-14. There again was no increase in season tickets prices for Penn State football for the upcoming season. New season tickets are available by calling 800-NITTANY from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Penn State returns 41 letterwinners and 15 starters (seven offense, seven defense, one specialist) for the upcoming season and will play a trio of 2013 Top 10 teams this fall. The Nittany Lions will host Rose Bowl Champion Michigan State (Nov. 29), Ohio State (Oct. 25, 8 p.m.), Northwestern (Sept. 27-Homecoming) and Maryland (Nov. 1) during its 2014 Big Ten home schedule. Penn State will host Akron (Sept. 6), UMass (Sept. 20) and Temple (Nov. 15) during its non-conference slate. The Nittany Lions open the season Aug. 30 vs. UCF in the Croke Park Classic in Dublin, Ireland.

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Last Updated May 16, 2014