Join the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks Football Prospect Camp. It is a single-day event that will run from 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM on the 22nd of June. It is open to all boys in grade 9 up to grade 12. Those who are in Junior College, Freshmen, and Sophomores are also eligible to register. This football prospect camp is going to take place at the state of the art Hanson Field which is the home field of the Fighting Leathernecks football team. Furthermore, the camp registration fee which includes a free camp t-shirt is $30 per player. Walk-up registration cost is $40 per player.
|1:00 PM||Camp Start|
|4:30 PM||Camp End|
This training program will be under the supervision of the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks college football coaching staff. Please note that this is a padded football camp.
What to Bring to the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks Football Prospect Camp
- Tennis Shoes
- Shoulder Pads
About Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University, formerly Western Illinois State Teachers College, is public, coeducational university in Macomb, Illinois. The university comprises four colleges. Namely, they are the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Technology, the College of Education and Human Services, and the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Overall, the university has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The university is currently home to around 8,500 undergraduate students and around 1,300 postgraduate students. 49 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 51 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 59 percent. Correspondingly, Western Illinois University’s student to faculty ratio 15:1. Western Illinois University is a top-tier academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 61st in Regional Universities Midwest category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. The university is also 36th in the Best Colleges for Veterans rankings and 56th in the Best Value Schools rankings. In sports, Western Illinois University is competing in the Summit League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I as the Fighting Leathernecks. Purple and gold are the university athletics’ official colors.
Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks Football Prospect Camp Organizers
Jared Elliott, a native of Franklin, Tennessee is the Head Coach of the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks football team. He is now entering his second year at the helm of the Fighting Leathernecks football program. Coach Jared Elliot is a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and health with a minor in coaching graduate from Miami University (Ohio). Prior to the head coaching role, Coach Elliot was the team’s Assistant Head Coach and Co-Offensive Coordinator.
Completing the Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks football coaching staff are Ty Howle (Co-Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach), Deion Melvin (Defensive Run Game and Inside Linebackers Coach), David
Rocco (Co-Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach), JP Boudreaux (Tight Ends Coach and Recruiting Coordinator), John Haneline (Defensive Line Coach), Patrick Shepard (Running Backs Coach and Director of On-Campus Recruiting), Tom Anthony (Defensive Coordinator and Outside Linebackers Coach), Brandon Blackmon (Defensive Backs Coach), Dyrell Roberts (Wide Receivers Coach), and Holden Boyle (Graduate Assistant Football Operations).