Football in High School: Important Information for Every Parent
Friday, April 27
6 – 7:30 pm
Patriots Hall Upper School
3215 North Brookfield Road
Brookfield, WI 53045
To register visit: BAfootballclinic.eventbrite.com
Geared toward parents of high school and youth football players, but open to all parents with an interest in football, Brookfield Academy's football staff and guests will address key issues facing the game today.
Football Culture and the Philosophy at Brookfield Academy:
Jon Kahle and Matt Lenahan
Brookfield Academy's football program promotes character, toughness, and high academic standards to develop moral leaders of tomorrow. What does this mission statement mean? How will my son be coached? Do the coaches really care? Coach Kahle will address the core values of the football program and why playing football is important.
Matt Wasmer and George Peterson
“Deception is the Art of War”. Coaches Matt Wasmer and Geo Peterson explain how BA’s offensive philosophy was developed from Chinese military strategist, Sun Tzu, and his masterpiece, The Art of War. Explore and learn the basic fundamentals of BA’s triple option attack and dynamic passing game.
Chris Banach, Dan McCarthy, and Paul Celentani
“Poise and Intensity creates success”. Tackling is an attitude that requires physical and mental courage. Coaches McCarthy and Banach teach BA’s tackling technique through a series of live demonstrations and drills. Learn the strategies that teach BA players to tackle safely and effectively.
Football and Brain Health:
Kristopher T. Kahle, MD, PhD
Kristopher T. Kahle, M.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics and Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Director of Neonatal and Congenital Anomaly Neurosurgery in the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He completed his MD and PhD degrees at the Yale Medical School and neurosurgical residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. After residency, Dr. Kahle completed his pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital and was Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kahle serves on two conference committees—Big Ten and Ivy League—as an advisor for concussion awareness and return to play procedures to promote safety in NCAA football.