Special showcase for football players coming to San Diego

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DEL MAR, Calif.-- Nationally, George Whitfield has made a name for himself as the quarterback builder,  having worked with the likes of Cam Newton, Andrew Luck, Johnny Manziel, and Jameis Winston. But his journey started in San Diego, and this remains the city Whitfield calls home. So now, more than ever, the 38-year-old says he wants to provide opportunities for aspiring college football players to display and improve their skills through the Whitfield Showcase.

"San Diego is near and dear to me. It only made sense to pull the opportunity here," said Whitfield.
From UCLA, Michigan and Ohio State, Whitfield says the biggest college football programs will have a presence at Cathedral Catholic over the weekend. On Saturday players of any position entering the 7th and 8th grade can participate in the Junior High Showcase. Then on Sunday athletes entering the 9th through 12th grade can get their chance.

"I think it's great because it gives us exposure to top tier schools and allows them to see the talent pool here in San Diego." said Santa Fe Christian junior Demitri Washington.

Whitfield says the experience exceeds just learning skills on the football field. The showcase also serves as an opportunity for players to learn how to conduct themselves while interacting with coaches.

"The evaluation process already begins during the handshake. You have to lock eyes, shake hands, and speak up," said Whitfield. "It just becomes what type of young man are you? How do you carry yourself? How do you react when things aren't going well? What type of leader are you? Do you listen? Small lessons and details are lost on a lot of kids. It all begins the moment you are handed your showcase shirt. "

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP:  http://whitfieldathletix.com/

 

Location: Cathedral Catholic High School, San Diego, CA

July 23, 2016 - Junior High Showcase (7th, 8th, 9th Grade)

1:00PM – 4:00PM (Offensive and Defensive Lineman)

4:00PM – 5:00PM (Kickers, Punters, Long Snappers)

5:00PM – 8:00PM (QB, RB, WR, TE, LB, CB, S)

 

July 24, 2016 – High School Showcase (9th - 12th Grade)

11:00AM – 12:00PM Specialist Showcase (Kickers, Punter, Long Snappers)

12:00PM – 2:00PM Underclassman Offensive & Defensive Lineman Showcase

2:00PM – 4:00PM Upperclassman Offensive & Defensive Lineman Showcase

4:00PM - 6:00PM Underclassman Skill Position Showcase (QB, RB, WR, TE, LB, CB, S)

6:00PM - 8:00PM Upperclassman Skill Position Showcase (QB, RB, WR, TE, LB, CB, S)