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The Rally for Reid Youth Football Camp was created to give kids the opportunity to come learn fundamentals from the best of the best to suit up in the Iowa Hawkeyes uniform. The coaching staff is made up of current and former NFL professional athletes.
The camp's goal is to work with young children to teach what it takes to be successful on and off the field.
Some topics covered are running drills with current linebackers who play in the NFL, to learning how to protect the quarterback, to quarterback drills.
Coaches teaching with at the camp include:
- Jake Gervase
- Ben Neimann
- Tristan Wirfs
- Josey Jewell
- Nate Stanley
- Parker Hesse
- Nick Easley
- Keith Duncan
- Nick Neimann
Not only is the camp benefiting the kids who participate in it, but the proceeds from the camp go to benefit the Rally For Reid Foundation.
The Rally for Reid Foundation was created in memory of Reid Gleeson, who battled Medulloblastoma three years before passing away at the age of five in October of 2020.
From the Rally for Reid Foundation website;
"His bravery, resilience and fight left a huge impact on everyone who knew his story and followed his journey."