Football 8 & 9 Man Team Camp

July 17-19, 2015
Players entering grades 9-12

Overnight Camper: $175 (instruction, lodging, meals, and camp t-shirt)
Day Camper: $135 (all of above, except lodging and breakfast)
Two coaches per team free; additional coaches $50 per coach

Application Deadline: July 10, 2015
(note: contact Payton Haynes if past deadline for a potential space)

Registration Form (Registration for every player, 1 roster per team)
Roster Form
Health Form

Camp Features

  • Full contact team camp for players
  • High School coaches allowed to work with their team during practice sessions and scrimmage situations
  • Optional nightly meetings and film sessions of day scrimmages for teams and coaches
  • Use of Luther College facilities
  • Buffet meals in Luther College dining facilities
  • Air conditioned rooms

Areas of Emphasis

  • Offensive and defensive team concepts
  • Goal line, third down, and red zone team situations
  • Promotion of sportsmanship
  • Proper blocking and tackling techniques
  • Team building through competition

Camp Staff

  • Aaron Hafner - Head Coach/Offensive Line
    • 1997 graduate of Pittsburg State University (Kan.)
    • Second year as head coach
    • Took over the Norse program after serving seven years as the offensive coordinator at William Penn University (Iowa)
    • During his tenure at William Penn, the Statesmen captured two Mid-States Conference championships, and made the NAIA National Playoffs
    • His offensive teams were ranked in the top-five in the nation from 2008-12 and set the NAIA single season rushing record with 4,476 yards in 2010
    • Prior to joining the William Penn staff, he was the head coach at Republic High School (Mo.), 2003-06; head coach at Francis Howell Central High School (Mo.), 2002; and was the defensive coordinator at Webb City High School (Mo.), 1998-2001
    • Last year, Luther led the Iowa Conference averaging 273 yards rushing per game
  • Payton Haynes - Offensive Coordinator
  • Caleb Padilla - Defensive Coordinator
  • Caleb Barnes - Special Teams Coordinator
  • Ike Hammerly - Strength and Conditioning/Defensive Line
  • Zach Ruot - Assistant Strength and Conditioning/Wide Receivers
  • Scott Searcy - Defensive Line
  • Blaine Barthel - Running Backs
  • Blake Moen - Student coach/Defensive Backs

Equipment to Bring

  • Camp/athletic clothes, helmet, shoulder pads, practice jersey, practice pants, mouth-guard and football cleats
  • Bedding:pillows, sheets and blankets or sleeping bag

Luther College Sports Facilities

Regents Center indoor facilities include six tennis courts; a six-lane, 200-meter track; six full-sized basketball courts; 25-yard, eight-lane swimming pool; locker, training, and equipment rooms. The Legends Fitness for Life Center offers a strength and fitness facility with its own climbing wall. The outdoor facilities include 12 tennis courts, a cross country race course, fitness trails, and an all-weather track, which was installed in the fall of 2009.

For more information, please contact:

Payton Haynes—phone (563) 387-2180 or email

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