Five NFL Stars to Coach Phoenix-area Kids During Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic

January 30, 2015


PHOENIX Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card and sticker partner of Pop Warner, will treat more than 250 Phoenix-area athletes to a once-in-a-lifetime experience when it brings in Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowler Andy Dalton, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, New Orleans Saints receiver Kenny Stills and 2014 NFL rookies Teddy Bridgewater of the Minnesota Vikings and Jarvis Landry of the Miami Dolphins to offer insight and instruction at the 8th Annual Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic.

The special event will take place Friday afternoon at the YMCA/ASU Sun Devil Fitness Facility and continues Panini America’s tradition of delivering a special Super Bowl experience to Pop Warner athletes in the host city that might not otherwise have the opportunity. During the two-hour clinic, Dalton, McCoy, Stills, Landry and Bridgewater will lead athletes through a series of informative football drills and talk to them about their own experiences. After the clinic, the players will sign autographs for all participants.

“The Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic is a special event that provides local Pop Warner football programs the opportunity to be a part of the Super Bowl experience in a compelling way,” said Jason Howarth, Panini America Vice President of Marketing. “We’re extremely proud of how this event has grown and its ability to give Pop Warner participants the opportunity to engage and interact with NFL Players.”

In years past, the Panini Pop Warner Skills Clinic has featured such guest coaches as Jason Pierre-Paul, EJ Manuel, Denard RobinsonGeno SmithDoug Martin, DeAngelo Williams, Andy Dalton, Von Miller, Brandon Lloyd, Kevin KolbVinny Testaverde, Case Keenum and Tim Tebow.

Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for complete coverage of today’s event.