Contact Football Camp                       Hobart College Geneva, New York

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Join Contact Football Camps this summer at our newest location, Hobart College in Geneva, NY. 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.

Directing this Contact Football Camp is Hobart College Football Team's Defensive Coordinator, Nick Grange. Additional members of the Hobart Football coaching staff will be assisting with drills and working with the campers in attendance. 

Highlights Include

  • Individual Camp ages 8-18
  • Grouping by age, weight and ability
  • Contact Drills and Scrimmages
  • Great exposure to college coaches
  • Daily training to develop speed, strength and agility
  • Contact Football Camp T-shirt and Prizes

Boswell Field

Contact Football Campers will train at Boswell Field. For nearly 100 years, Boswell Field has been one of the most renowned sports venues in collegiate athletics. During 2010, the Boz was upgraded with the installation of state-of-the-art FieldTurf and lighting for night games and practices, resulting in a first-class facility that is safe and comfortable for spectators and augments the performances of student-athletes. 

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Nick Grange

In 2013, Nick Grange joined the Hobart football coaching staff as the defensive coordinator. He came to Hobart following nine seasons at the University of Rochester, including seven as the Yellowjackets’ defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.

At Rochester, Grange developed, organized, and directed all elements of the weekly game preparation for the defense, including daily position meetings and video analysis. In 2012, the Yellowjackets led the Liberty League allowing the fewest opponent first downs (164) and ranked second in red zone defense. A year earlier, Rochester was second in total defense (300.8 yds/g), rushing defense (120.1 yds/g), and red zone defense (72.4%). Hobart led the league in all three of those categories in 2011. In 2009 and 2010, Grange’s unit led the conference in rushing defense. He has mentored one AFCA All-American, one Liberty League Defensive Player of the Year, and 23 All-Liberty League honorees.

As recruiting coordinator, Grange also developed the Yellowjackets’ annual recruiting plan. He spent his first two seasons at Rochester as the outside linebackers coach.

A 2004 graduate of Saginaw Valley State University, Grange was a four-year varsity letterman at free safety. The Cardinals captured a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) championships. He served as a team captain for the 2003 squad that went 12-1, reached the NCAA quarterfinals, and finish the season at No. 4 in the final AFCA Division II Coaches Poll. A four-time GLIAC All-Academic team selection, Grange earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education.

Learn more about Contact Football Camp                       Hobart College
Camp Code: FBXRNY
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).

Equipment Rentals
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

  • 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 Session 1 of the Day
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Chalk Talks/Film
  • 2:00 p.m. Practice Session 2 of the Day
  • 4:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart/Pool Cool Down
  • 5:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:00 p.m. Transition to Field/Warm Up
  • 6:30 p.m. Practice Session 3 of the Day
  • 8:00 p.m. Development Series
  • 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart/Free Time
  • 10:30 p.m. Lights Out
Clinic Check In: Monday - 8:45 a.m. at Boswell Field
 
All Skills Camp Check In: Monday - 2:00 p.m. at Hirshson Hall
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:  Thursday - 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.
 
Registration Packet
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.
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Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
I learned so much.

"I had a great time! I played the offensive and defensive positions that I wanted. Thank you! The coaches seemed tough at first, but in the end I learned so much. I really appreciate the time the coaches spent with me! I met new friends who will be coming back next year and so will I."

Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
After this camp I can't wait for football season to start!

"This was my first overnight camp and I could not stop talking about it when I returned home. My love for the game was only reinforced when I had the opportunity to attend this camp. I felt that my skill level was increased and cannot wait until the football season starts to show others what I learned and also what they could learn by attending this wonderful camp. I look forward to next season."

Parent

  • 5/5.
Coaches and counselors were fantastic role models

"We were so impressed with the professionalism, dedication and organization of the camp. The coaches and counselors were fantastic role models for our son. We were more than impressed! Thanks!"

Day Camper

  • 5/5.
Outstanding camp, fantastic coaches!

"Football camp was outstanding! Coaches were superb. A sports camp, especially football, could NOT have been better!!"

Parent

  • 5/5.
Camp counselors were accomodating

"My son was the youngest camper at the Contact Football. Initially I was nervous about him participating, but the camp counselors made sure he was in a group with kids around his same size. He was easily immersed into the games/drills by all. The kids were great and he had a wonderful time. We will be sending him again next year."

Contact Football Camp                       Hobart College

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Contact Football Camp                       Hobart College
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Camp Schedule & Fees

2015 camp dates and prices coming soon. Please bookmark this page or call 1-800-645-3226.

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