May 26, 2010
Contact: Kimberly Whetsel, Director of Marketing, 561-233-3122
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lorenzo Hampton Football Camp
West Palm Beach, FL – Former Miami Dolphins running back Lorenzo Hampton is teaming up with Mark “Super” Duper, Keith Byars and other NFL alumni to teach football fundamentals to players ages 7-14.
The week of training will begin Monday, July 26 and run through Friday, July 30 at Mirasol Park in Palm Beach Gardens. Participants will be challenged to test and improve their agility, speed and endurance. Instruction will be provided on passing and receiving mechanics and techniques as well as fundamentals on offensive and defensive formations.
This camp gives youth participants the opportunity to train with former NFL athletes who have tested their skills at the highest level. Lorenzo Hampton was a first round draft pick and played five seasons (1985-1989) as a running back with the Miami Dolphins. Mark “Super” Duper also played with the Miami Dolphins from 1982-1992 as a wide receiver and was a three time Pro Bowl selection. Keith Byars, another Pro Bowl selection, played fullback and tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots and New York Jets.
To register for the Lorenzo Hampton Football Camp call 678-773-1160. Registration fees are $300 including lunch or $250 if participants bring a lunch. An event flyer can also be found online at www.PalmBeachSports.com under the Upcoming Events section (click here).
About Palm Beach County Sports Commission
The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports and sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (primarily in the off-season) and maximizes utilization of County facilities. The Commission offers a full range of event service support, corporate partnerships, sponsorships and a local membership program that support its goals. Local, regional, national and international marketing efforts are ongoing by the Commission with sports organizations and event owners. The Commission also produces sports-related programs for the residents of Palm Beach County including the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame, the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, the Kids Fitness Festival of the Palm Beaches and awards the annual Sam Budnyk Student-Athlete Scholarship. For more information on the Palm Beach County Sports Commission go to www.palmbeachsports.com.