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Football Camp

Boys entering kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to tackle the fundamentals and learn how to make football a snap at Football Camp. Play on Jerry Sharp Field at Darlington's Chris Hunter Stadium field and improve your strength and agility by working out in the school’s 96,000-square-foot A. J. Huffman ’67 Memorial Athletic Center.

Darlington School varsity football head coach Wayne Groves gives campers the basic mechanics needed for success during this FREE football camp. Darlington varsity coaches, coaches from other area high schools, current and former college players, and Darlington varsity athletes all join Coach Groves to make this a winning experience for each camper.


  • Master ball handling
  • Handoffs and fakes
  • Run the option
  • Three- and five-step-drop
  • Sprint out
  • Play action


  • Master ball handling
  • Flip and tuck move
  • Foot fire move
  • Stalk blocking
  • Run effective routes
  • Master short and long routes

Beyond the fundamentals, campers learn to be team players, build a strong work ethic, maintain a positive attitude, become self-motivated, and develop leadership skills.

Note: Lunch will be available if you are particpating in an afternoon camp.

About the director
Wayne Groves
is beginning his first year as head football coach at Darlington. Previously, he was defensive coordinator and strength and conditioning coordinator at Rome High School, helping them to six region championships and two state championships. Three times during his tenure, he led the No. 1 defense in the state. Prior to his work at Rome, he was the defensive coordinator at Valdosta High, where his 2014 defensive unit was ranked No. 1 in AAAAAA in points allowed.


Wayne Groves


May 30 – June 2
9 a.m.–noon




Darlington School
1014 Cave Spring Road
Rome, GA 30161