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2014 Orlando Clinic Speakers
Guest Speakers At The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic In Orlando, FL Hugh Freeze – Ole’ Miss
    Topic:  “Ole Miss Spread Offense.”
Hugh Freeze – Ole’ Miss Speaks in Orlando's NIKECOYFOOTBALL CLINIC
Friday night, Feb. 28th

The hottest new coach in the SEC inherited a team that won just two games in 2011 and had lost 14 straight SEC games. Freeze led Ole Miss to seven wins in 2012, including three SEC victories. The Rebels capped the season with a 38-17 win over Pittsburgh in the Compass Bowl. Ole Miss was the talk of National Signing Day when Freeze and Co. landed a consensus top-10 class that was ranked as high as No. 5 by ESPN this year. Under Freeze’s wide open offense the Rebels tore up the school record books and cracked the top four single-season totals in scoring, total offense and passing. He previously coached at Arkansas St., San Jose St. and Lanbuth. His clinic topic in Orlando is “Ole Miss Spread Offense.”

Jimbo Fisher & Staff, Florida State At The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic In Orlando, FL Paul Rhoads – Iowa St.
    Topic:  "Defensive Tenets and DB Play"
Paul Rhoads – Iowa St. Speaks in Orlando nikecoyfootball clinic
Saturday AM, March 1st

Coach Rhoads enters his 5th season as Iowa State’s head coach after turning around the Cyclones losing program in sensational fashion with key victories over tough Big 12 opponents like Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Texas. Known as a tough defense minded coach, Paul served as DC at Auburn and Pitt before coming to Iowa State. His last 2 teams at Auburn in 2008 and Pitt in 2007 ranked 15th nationally in scoring defense and 5th in total defense respectively. He served as an assistant at Iowa State from ’95-’99 and at Pacific ’92-’93. He was born and grew up just minutes from the ISU campus. He will speak on “Defensive Tenets and DB Play” in Orlando.

Darrell Hazell  - Purdue, At The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic In Orlando, FL Darrell Hazell - Purdue,
Topic:  "Special Teams – KO Returns"
Darrell Hazell  - Purdue, Speaks In Orlando nikecoyfootball clinic
Saturday Afternoon, March 1st

Last year after winning the Mid-American Conference East Division Championship with an 11-3 record at Kent State, Darrell Hazell was named the 35th head football coach in Purdue University history. The 11 wins set a Kent State school record and the Flashes climbed as high as No. 17 in the BCS standings. Hazell spent 7 seasons at Ohio State as WR coach and assistant head coach to Jim Tressel before his 1st HC job at Kent State in 2011. A 27 year college coaching veteran, Hazell previously coached at Rutgers, W. Virginia, Army, W. Michigan and Penn among other schools earlier in his career. His lecture topic in Orlando will be “Special Teams – KO Returns”.

Dana Holgersen – W. Virginia, At The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic In Orlando, FL Dana Holgersen – W. Virginia,
    Topic:  "Wide Open Spread Offense"
Dana Holgersen – W. Virginia, Speaks In Orlando
Saturday PM, March 1st.

Generally regarded as one of the brightest offensive minds in the game today, Holgorsen’s West Virginia teams have set all kinds of records in his 1st 2 years at the helm. With Geno Smith at QB the Mountaineers finished in the nations top 10 in passing offense both years and dismantled Clemson 70-33 in the 2012 Orange Bowl. In 2010 at Oklahoma State named him National Offensive Coordinator of the Year. His Texas Tech passing offense led the nation in 2007 and his 2009 Houston offense finished #1 in passing, total offense and scoring. He previously coached record setting offenses at Wingate, Mississippi College and Valdosta State. Everywhere he goes the passing is prolific. He’ll speak on his “Wide Open Spread Offense” at the Orlando clinic.

Dana Holgersen – W. Virginia, At The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic In Orlando, FL Nick Saben – University of Alabama
    Topic:  "Alabama Defensive Coverages"
Nick Saben – University of Alabama, Speaks In Orlando
Saturday PM, March 1st.

Nick Saban has returned the University of Alabama to the top of college football world. After victory over Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship game last January, Saban joined Frank Leahy, Bear Bryant and John McKay as the only coaches to win four national titles in the modern era. He has gone 61-7 (.897) in the past fi ve seasons in Tuscaloosa. His Alabama defense led the nation in total defense and scoring defense in 2012. Saban took over the Alabama program after serving two seasons at the helm of the Miami Dolphins. His most recent college head coaching stint was a fi ve-season run at LSU which produced one national championship (2003) and two Southeastern Conference championships. Saban served as head coach at Michigan State from 1995-99 leading his fi nal Spartans team to a No. 7 national ranking. Saban spent (1991-94) as DC with the Cleveland Browns. His fi rst HC position came at the University of Toledo in 1990. Saban is a 1973 graduate of Kent State

David Cutcliffe - Duke, At The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic In Orlando, FL David Cutcliffe - Duke,
    Topic:  "Quarterback Developments"
David Cutcliffe - Duke, Speaks In Orlando
Sunday Morning, March 2nd

David Cutcliffe, who has earned both ACC and SEC Coach of the Year honors in a distinguished career that includes the mentoring of Super Bowl MVP quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning, was named Duke University’s head football coach in 2007. In 2012, Cutcliffe was named the ACC Coach of the Year after leading the Blue Devils to the program’s first bowl game appearance since 1994. Cutcliffe’s innovative offensive scheme was again put on display during the 2012 season as the Blue Devils scored a school single-season record 410 points and became just the second team in ACC history to boast two receivers with at least 1,000 receiving yards apiece. He served as Ole Miss HC from 1998-2004 including SEC Coach of the Year in 2008. His Orlando topic is “Quarterback Developments”.

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