Dog Pound Line Camp
When: July 13–16th
Where: Shenendehowa Athletic Fields
Who: Offensive lineman, Defensive Lineman and
Tight Ends(7th grade and Up)
Equipment: Helmets, Shoul-der Pads, Cleats, Sneakers and Mouthpieces
Goals of the Camp
To get the student-athlete the necessary fundamentals in the area of offensive and defensive line play. Defensive linemen will learn stance, get off, hand placement and leverage, lock out and escapes, defeating run blocks and pass rush techniques. Offensive linemen will learn stance, technical aspects of the drive and reach block, how to pull, zone and combination schemes and pass protection skills.
Don Mion was most recently an assistant coach at the University at Albany for 17 years, working with the Defense. Don has worked with all levels of the Defense with over 10 years on the Defensive Line. Don has also been a head high school and assistant coach for a better part of 19 years.
Mark McQuade has coached the varsity offensive/defensive line at Shenendehowa for 20 years. He serves as strength and conditioning coach as well as the defensive coordinator. Coach McQuade is a graduate of Ithaca College and a member of a National Championship team. He was a graduate assistant coach at the University at Albany working with legendary coach Bob Ford. Mark is a PE teacher at Shenendehowa.