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Darlington Tigers Youth Football Camp

Darlington Tigers Youth Football Camp

Boys ages 5-14 are invited to tackle the fundamentals and learn how to make football a snap at Darlington Tigers Youth 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 Tommy Atha gives campers the basic mechanics needed for success. Darlington varsity coaches, coaches from other area high schools, current and former college players, and Darlington varsity athletes all join Coach Atha to make this a winning experience for each camper.

Quarterbacks

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

Receivers

  • 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.

About the director
Tommy Atha
 has served as Darlington's head football coach for the past 15 years. During that time, the Tigers have won five region championships and advanced to the state playoffs 13 times. Coach Atha has extensive experience helping players achieve their goal of playing in college, with over 10 players signing Division 1 scholarships and multiple players signing at the FCS, DII, and NAIA levels. His teams are grounded in the fundamentals that begin at the youth level.

Darlington_Camps_Permission_Form.pdf
RegistrationForm.pdf

Contact:

Tommy Atha
tatha@darlingtonschool.org
(706) 378-3705

Dates:

June 3 – 6
9 am–noon

Cost:

$0

Location:

Darlington School
1014 Cave Spring Road
Rome, GA 30161