Contact Football Camp California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, California
Join Contact Football Camps at Cal Lutheran University this summer. Come refine your skills and get better in a full contact environment. Throughout this football camp campers work on both an offensive and defensive position with the goal of taking their game to the next level.
Cal Lutheran is a premier location for a Contact Football Camp.The great weather, coaching and excellent facilities make this camp a favorite for many young athletes.
- Individual Camp ages 8-18
- Grouping by age, weight and ability
- Contact Drills and Scrimmages
- Contact Football Camp T-shirt and Prizes
- Great exposure to college coaches
- Daily training to develop speed, strength and agility
Located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Cal Lutheran's main 225-acre Thousand Oaks campus is complemented by two satellite locations in nearby Woodland Hills and Oxnard. Together, they are home to a dynamic liberal arts and science programs, with more than 2,700 undergraduate and 1,400 graduate students.
Campers will train at the William Rolland Stadium, the newest addition to the athletics complex on north campus. The two-story stadium, completed in fall 2011, has 2,000 fixed seats, an artificial turf field and outdoor sports lighting for football, soccer and intramural matches.Meet your coaching staff
Coach Mike Jordan is a “true” Griffin. He was a ball boy in the 70's when Grossmont won a state title under the leadership of All American QB, Joe Roth. In the late 80's he quarterbacked a team that later played in the SD Bowl and was given all conference and all state honors. He accepted a scholarship to San Jose State and then upon graduation joined the Grossmont teaching and coaching staff. In 1994, he took over as offensive coordinator and over the next 16 years developed some of the best offenses in the state. Twice they were #1 rated in the entire state. At that time, eight of his QB‟s, none with offers out of high school, were given scholarships to major universities, including Chad DeGrenier (Washington State), Akili Smith (Oregon) and Jordan Adams (Nebraska). He took over as Grossmont's head coach in 2006. The winning tradition continues: 30 out of 43 games won; 3 post season games and the winning season's extended to 13 straight years.
Mark Deesing (DC/DB's)
Brad Burton (DL)
Cyrus Satoafaiga (LB)
Nate Dolan (SPT)
Ken Wilmesherr (OL)
Kevin Smith (RB's)
Levi Kealaluhi (Rec)
Greg Giles (WR)
EJ Campbell (TE's)
John Koker (K)
Contact Football Camps feature full contact drills and scrimmages with a staff of major college coaches and players. At camps "contact" is introduced in a slow, gradual progression before any actual "contact" is initiated. Campers are divided according to age, weight and ability.
The instruction (3 times a day) stresses both individual positions and team play with every camper. Thousands of our previous football campers played, or are now playing college football (many at schools represented by our coaching staff).
Campers need a full set of football equipment - helmet, shoulder pads, two jerseys (one light/one dark), pants and pads, football shoes (NO metal-tip cleats), athletic supporter, cup and mouthpiece. For campers without equipment, Contact Football Camp has equipment for rent prior to camp at $95 per set (helmet, shoulder pads, pants and pads) and $100 per set if rented on the first day of camp. Individual pieces of equipment are available at $45 per item.
Sample Daily Schedule
- Day 1
- 2:00 p.m. Check in
- 2:30 p.m. Intro/Rules/Orientation
- 2:45 p.m. To Field
- 3:00 p.m. Practice #1
- 5:00 p.m. Dinner
- 6:30 p.m. Chalk Talk/Film
- 7:00 p.m. Practice #2
- 8:30 p.m. Development Series
- 9:00 p.m. Day/Extended Day Campers Depart - Free Time
- 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
- Days 2-3
- 7:00 a.m. Wake up
- 7:30 a.m. Breakfast - Transition to Field
- 9:00 a.m. Agility Training
- 10:00 a.m. Practice #3 and 6
- 11:30 a.m. Head to Lunch
- 1:00 p.m. Chalk Talks/Film
- 2:00 p.m. Practice #4 and 7
- 4:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart/Pool Cool Down
- 4:30 p.m. Dinner
- 6:00 p.m. Transition to Field/Warm Up
- 7:00 p.m. Practice #5 and 8 - Competition
- 8:00 p.m. Development Series
- 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart/Free Time
- 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
- Day 4
- 7:00 a.m. Wake Up
- 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
- 9:00 a.m. Practice #9/Final Competition
- 12:00 p.m. Final Check-out
The first General practice starts at 3:00 p.m. - (Day and Extended Day Campers will depart that evening at 9:00 p.m. after Dinner, Evening Practice and Nightly Meeting.)
Check Out: Wednesday - Camp ends following the awards ceremony for each age group, which immediately follows the final scrimmage. Scrimmages start after lunch on the last day starting with the youngest campers and ending with the oldest campers. Departure is by 12:00 p.m. on the last day of camp.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.