Atlanta, GA, June 10, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Arabia Mountain High School presents the 1st Annual SJP36 Youth Football Camp. The camp is to be held on the campus of Arabia Mountain High School, June 16th through the 18th from 8 AM until 12 PM. This camp is absolutely free to youth ages 6-13 years old.
The camp will focus on teaching comprehensive skills, accelerated skills and position specific skills. There will be breakout sessions to discuss healthy habits, such as, nutrition and exercising. A certified trainer will be onsite daily and water/cooling stations will be available.
The camp will be overseen by former NFL running back Stanley Pritchett, Jr. and current head football coach at Arabia Mountain High School. Coach Pritchett will be on hand, as well as, a few special guests.
About Arabia Mountain High School:
Arabia Mountain High School is an EIC model school providing an environmental, energy and engineering magnet program for grades 9-12. Students must apply and be accepted for admittance based on academic standing. Students wear uniforms to build a more structured culture. The instructional program is infused with parent and student support through parental involvement tasks and service learning for students. In May 2015, Arabia Mountain High School experienced a 100% graduation rate.
About The SPJ36 Foundation:
The SJP36 Foundation was founded by former NFL player, Stanley Jerome Pritchett, Jr. His desire is to provide programming that teaches children and young adults the value of discipline, dedication, determination and self-esteem by providing programs that are not only sports related but also delve into the areas of technology, science and math, areas where African- Americans are severely unrepresented.
About Stanley J Pritchett, Jr.
Stanley J Pritchett, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA where he proudly attended Frederick Douglass High School. He excelled in football during high school and upon graduation he accepted a scholarship to attend the University of South Carolina where he again excelled on and off the field. It took him only three years to graduate with a degree in history. Stanley was then drafted in the fourth round of the 1996 NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins. While playing in Miami he was selected to the All Rookie Team. Stanley played with the Dolphins for four years. He went on to have a stellar football career that spanned over nine seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Chicago Bears and the Atlanta Falcons. He retired in 2004.
After retirement he became a high school teacher and football coach in his hometown of Atlanta. He has been a head coach for several years and is currently in his 3rd season of head football coaching at Arabia Mountain High School.