March 17, 2022

Ottawa REDBLACKS Football Coaching Clinic

With both the professional and amateur football seasons just around the corner, the Ottawa REDBLACKS are thrilled to invite coaches from all levels of football to the REDBLACKS Football Coaching Clinic.


Registration Fee – $35

Detailed Instruction from Top Level Coaches
Attendees will be able to customize their own experience, with the choice to attend many different sessions. REDBLACKS coaches and players will deliver sessions across all three phases of the game, including sessions dedicated to specific position groups on offence, defence, and special teams.

Who Should Attend?
Coaches from all levels including Minor football, High School football, Women’s football, U-Sports, and CEGEP

New to Experienced – all are welcome

A Full Day of Football and Networking
In addition to coaching sessions delivered by REDBLACKS coaches, attendees will enjoy coffee prior to opening remarks, a fully catered lunch, and a reception after the day’s sessions have concluded. The reception will give coaches the chance to get to know REDBLACKS coaches and players, as well as network with other minor football coaches.

8:00 AM            Registration Opens

8:45 AM            Welcome Remarks from Paul LaPolice, Head Coach, Ottawa REDBLACKS

9:00 AM            Morning Clinic Sessions Begin

9:00 AM            Room 1: Offensive Line Fundamentals and Drills / Room 2: Defensive Back Fundamentals and Drills

10:00AM           Room 1: Receiver Fundamentals and Drills / Room 2: Defensive Line Fundamentals and Drills

11:00AM            Room 1: Quarterback Fundamentals and Drills / Room 2: Tackling from the Linebacker Position

12:00 NOON    Lunch

1:00 PM             Afternoon Clinic Sessions Begin

1:00 PM             Room 1: Running Back Fundamentals and Drills / Room 2: Defensive Front Seven Coordination

2:00 PM             Room 1: Establishing the Run in the CFL / Room 2: Defensive Pressures – 5,6,7 Player / Room 3: Special Teams: Kicking

3:00 PM             Room 1: REDBLACKS Passing Game / Room 2: Defensive Game Planning / Room 3: Special Teams: Long Snapping

4:00 PM             Networking Reception

Presented by the OSEG Foundation
At the OSEG Foundation, we believe that all children and youth should have the opportunity to play, learn and develop through sports.  Youth sports depend on coaches to provide positive experiences for kids, that’s why the OSEG Foundation and the Ottawa REDBLACKS are proud share our passion for sports and provide this opportunity for coaches to enhance their knowledge and abilities, to help them to continue their crucial role in minor sports.