Iowa Staff to Hold Coaching Clinic Saturday in West Des Moines

April 8, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa – – The University of Iowa football coaching staff will conduct a Coaches Mini-Clinic Saturday at the Valley Community Center in West Des Moines. The clinic will feature head coach Kirk Ferentz and all members of the Hawkeye coaching staff.

The clinic is free for all high school coaches and will be held from 9:45 a.m. to noon. The Valley Community Center is located at 4444 Fuller Road in West Des Moines. No pre-registration is required, as coaches can sign in Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. For further information, coaches can contact Ben Hansen or Terry Armstrong (319-335-8943) at the Iowa football offices.

The clinic will precede Iowa’s open practice at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines, which is set to begin at 1 p.m. Saturday will mark the midway point in spring practice for the Hawkeyes, who are visiting West Des Moines for practice for the second straight spring.

There is no admission charge for Saturday’s practice, but tickets are required. Less than 500 free tickets remain for the event. After 4 p.m. Tuesday (April 8), all remaining tickets for the event will be available at the Hy-Vee Food Store location at 555 51st Street in West Des Moines.

Iowa will conclude spring drills with the annual spring game on Saturday, April 26, in Kinnick Stadium (2 p.m.). The Hawkeyes, who posted an 8-5 overall record a year ago while concluding the season in the Outback Bowl, open the 2014 season August 30, hosting Northern Iowa.