The 2018 PFHOF Academy featured hundreds of elite youth athletes mixing it up and improving their game in the birthplace of football. Between July 10th-19th, athletes participated in various 3-day programs that featured elite coaches, on-field sessions, classroom learning and character development seminars to transform football players in better athletes and people. The first session (July 10th-12th) was made up of the High School and the Elite Specialist group. High school players spent time with former NFL Legends like Rod Woodson and Gus Frerotte. The on-field sessions consisted of competitive drills, technique training & rigorous performance testing ranking players in the 40 yard dash, vertical and broad jump, 3 cone drill and flexibility.

The Middle School and Young Guns session (July 13th – July 15th) included classroom session, on-field session, performance evaluation and seminars. During this session, the campers were able to meet Trey Hodge, an 11-year old brain cancer survivor who was given the chance to get into the action and play some football. Read his story here!

The International & Rising Stars Academy session (July 17th – July 19th) was a huge success this year and showcased athletes from more than 19 countries. Athletes came from Asia & Europe to work on their game and learn from the best coaching staff in America. The Academy’s elite coaching staff, featuring both NFL Gold Jacket athletes and current/former NFL coaches such as Rod Woodson, Josh Malone, Braxton Miller and Chuck Bresnahan. This group also witness a special moment when 12 year old brain cancer survivor, Kente Binford. He was able to score a touchdown with the handoff coming from Braxton Miller, where the group erupted in support! Read his story here! 

If your group interested in hosting events at the sports complex, please contact us here!