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MFCA Clinic Information

Gopher Head Coach Tracy Claeys

Gopher Head Coach Tracy Claeys

2016 Headliners
Bret Bielema - Arkansas
P.J. Fleck - Western Michigan
John Stiegelmeier - South Dakota State

Dr. Uzma Samadani
Coach Tracy Claeys and Gophers Staff

"Practice Like the Pros"
Featuring former Cincinnati Bengals Super Bowl head coach Sam Wyche

Clinic Highlights

Over 30 Speakers and 60 Sessions!
Area College and High School Speakers
Gopher Position Breakouts & Practice
Association Events and Social
FCA Luncheon
One College Credit Available

One Graduate College Credit $150
Southwest Minnesota State University
AE 512 - Advanced Technique of Coaching Football
Click Here to Enroll & Select Spring 2016, Web Course

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Minnesota Football Clinic
A Partnership Between the MFCA  and the Minnesota Gophers 
to Bring You the Best Clinic in the Country!

2016 MFCA Clinic Dates
Thursday March 31 - April 2, 2016

College & Specialized Speakers
Mark Tommerdahl - Cal-Berkeley
Matt Simon - Western Michigan
Eric Eidsness - South Dakota State
Bullis & Erickson - Wisconsin Whitewater
Aaron Willits - Concordia College
Caruso & Kilian - U. of St. Thomas
Jordan Gigli - U. of North Dakota
Brandon Lynch - Northern Iowa

National HS & Specialized Speakers
Daryl Patton - Fayetteville, AR - State Champs
West & Oehrlein, Brenham, TX
Pat Rice, Waunakee, WI
Minnesota High School Speakers
Dale Baskett, Speed Development
Hawk Tackling
Performance Nutrition - Mayo Clinic


  1. It is OUR clinic – WE are the “Keepers of the Game”!
  2. Net proceeds SUPPORT MFCA programs: Scholarships, All-Star Game, Summer Manual and Recognition of Coaches and Players – Hall of Fame, Mr. Football, etc.
  3. Outstanding EDUCATIONAL opportunities with TOP local speakers – high school, college and professional.
  4. WE are a fraternity of SHARING – socials provide an environment for collegiality.
  5. Myriad of opportunities for INVOLVEMENT in the Association – Rep Assembly, Business Meeting, Retired Coaches Gathering, etc.
  6. LEARNING ENVIRONMENT about all things football in Minnesota.
  7. Great FACILITY – hotel location, amenities and ease of parking help provide for a first-class clinic experience.
  8. VENDORS to meet every need your program may have (including needs you didn’t know you had!!)
  9. We partner with the GOLDEN GOPHERS and the MINNESOTA VIKINGS.
  10. NEW FEATURE this year – New Head Coaches Reception