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UPCOMING ALL PROGRAM MEETING
 
Monday MAY 1st (7pm - main gym)
 
- Learn more about Mead Panther Football
- Pick up your players packet (info you need for 2017 Mead Football)
- Meet the Mead Football Coaching Staff
 
 
2017 MEAD FOOTBALL INFO
 
(SEE ATTACHMENT FOR SUMMER CALENDAR.)
 
ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS (incoming 9th-12th) ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING:
 
JUNE FOOTBALL PRACTICES (approx 8 practices)
FOOTBALL CAMP (3-4 days)
SUMMER STRENGTH and CONDITIONING at MEAD HS (30 workouts)
 
EXPENSE WILL BE $400 FOR FRESHMAN, "C", AND JV PLAYERS.
(expenses cover:  football camp registration, camp transportation, helmet decals, summer strength and conditioning, team workout t-shirts, and practice jersey.)  
EXPENSE WILL BE $500 FOR VARSITY PLAYERS.
(expenses cover:  football camp registration, camp transportation, helmet decals, summer strength and conditioning, team workout t-shirts, and practice jersey.)  
VARSITY PLAYERS WILL ALSO HAVE AN (optional) OPPORTUNITY FOR THE FOLLOWING:
- FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS AT EWU (expense TBD.  2016 expense was $50)
- UW 7on7 TRIP (expense TBD.  2016 expense was $100)
 
 
PUT A PANTHER TO WORK PROGRAM
NEED TO RAISE $$$ FOR FOOTBALL CAMP?  CONTACT COACH SONNICHSEN AND HE MIGHT HAVE A JOB FOR YOU.  
 
JOBS ARE STARTING TO COME IN !!!
 
COMMUNITY MEMBERS CONTACT COACH SONNICHSEN AND HE GIVES OUT THE JOBS.  JOBS USUALLY CONSIST OF YARD WORK AROUND OUR LOCAL AREA.  
 
DO YOU WANT A FREE
CUSTOM DENTAL MOUTH GUARD?
JOHNSON ORTHODONTICS IS OFFERING FREE CUSTOM MOUTH GUARDS ON APRIL 3RD - 5TH.  PLAYERS NEED TO GO INTO JOHNSON DENTAL OFFICE DURING APRIL 3RD - 5TH AND GET AN IMPRESSION MADE.  YOUR MOUTH GUARD WILL BE READY FOR PICKUP BEFORE WE START OUR MAY 30TH PRACTICE.
 
RELEASE FORM IS ATTACHED BELOW.  YOU WILL NEED TO BRING THIS FORM TO THE OFFICE WHEN YOU HAVE YOUR IMPRESSIONS MADE.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL:

Allison Roffler

Marketing Director

510 E. Hastings Rd.

Spokane, WA 99218

(509) 328-1243 Phone

(509) 328-2563 Fax

allison@johnsonsmiles.com

 
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CONGRATS TO EJ BADE AND PAYTON LOUCKS IN SIGNING WITH MONTANA WESTERN TO PLAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL !!!
 
 
2016 BATTLE OF THE BELL
 
The Mead Panther Football Team beat Mount Spokane 35-12 for the annual Battle of the Bell.  Lucas Bacon was named player of the game.  LB had 5 catches for 164 yards receiving and 4 touchdowns.  
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
 
Do you want to play college football?  
 
Complete the following and you will be added to our Mead Football Recruiting Letter:
1.)  Unofficial Transcript given to Coach Sonnichsen 
2.)  Varsity HUDL highlight film (keep approx 5 minutes in length)
3.)  Contact information given to Coach Sonnichsen (phone number / email address)
 
Attached are the schools that typically come and meet with Mead Football Players.  The Mead Football Staff also sends out a recruiting letter to college football programs asking for an evaluation on our football players.
 
Playing college football doesn't just happen.  Recruiting is an active process for both the HS player and the college football program.
 
Coach Sonnichsen
PARENT FB CONVERSATIONS AT HOME ...
 
Here might be some helpful questions to dialogue about ...
 
1.)  Why are you playing football?  Or why do you like playing football?  
-  Social aspect (comraderie, friends, school pride, family)
-  Competitive aspect (winning, statistics, accomplishing goals)
-  Challenge aspect (strength + conditioning, playing time, football knowledge)
 
2.)  Do you understand the workload that is expected with Mead Football?  
-  Complete 100% Fundraising.  Do your part.
-  8 June practices
-  Attend Team Football Camp.  Varsity - Boise State / JV-C-Frosh - EWU
-  25 out of 30 Summer Workouts at Mead HS with Football Team
-  Strength and Conditioning at Mead HS every semester (Sonic teaches - 0,1,2,3,5 periods)
-  100% Practice Attendance
 
3.)  Do you understand how the 4 teams at Mead Football are selected?
(The Coaching Staff separates the 4 teams at Mead HS.)
 
Varsity Team - open for Freshman - Seniors.  We select approx 40 players for the varsity.  Here are some of the ongoing discussion items us coaches have in regards to selecting varsity players:  upperclassmen, strength and conditioning, football skill, attitude, grades, positive / negative influence on team, commitment to team expectations.
 
JV Team - open Sophomores - Seniors.  We select approx 40 players that we want to work against the varsity team.  These are typically our next varsity players. Here are some of the ongoing discussion items us coaches have in regards to JV players:  strength and conditioning, football skill, attitude, grades, positive / negative influence on team, commitment to team expectations.
 
C Team - open Freshman - Seniors.  We select approx 25-40 players for the C team to work against the freshman team. Here are some of the ongoing discussion items us coaches have in regards to C players:  strength and conditioning, football skill, attitude, grades, positive / negative influence on team, commitment to team expectations.
 
Freshman Team - open to Freshman only.  We select 30 players for the freshman team.  Many of the freshman players move to the JV team the following year.  On an average year only 3-5 players move to the varsity team after their freshman season. Here are some of the ongoing discussion items us coaches have in regards to freshman players:  strength and conditioning, football skill, attitude, grades, positive / negative influence on team, commitment to team.
 
4.)  Do you want to play Varsity Football during your HS Career?
-  Participate in all Mead Football activities every season.  Finish in good standing.
-  Give great effort "daily" in weight room.  Have Coach Sonnichsen make comments to you.
-  Play other sports at Mead HS.
-  Get good grades, be clear of athletic codes.
-  Throw the football in offseason with teammates.
-  OL / DL footwork in offseason with teammates.
 
2017 SPIRIT PACK ORDERS ...
 
-  Coaches Spirit Pack is open for anyone to order.  (coaches, players, parents, friends, etc)
-  See attachment below to order
-  Closes April 2nd, 2017
 
*** Players spirit pack will come out in July, 2017