Coaches Clinic

Friday, March 22 - Saturday, March 23
For High School Coaches

Camp dates for June high school football position camps will be released in March 2024.

Kirk Ferentz

Kirk Ferentz

MOON FAMILY HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

Moon Family Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz is in his 26th year as the head football coach at the University of Iowa. The position of UI head football coach was endowed in 2021 by Will and Renee Moon. The Bettendorf, Iowa, couple are UI alumni and longtime Hawkeye supporters.

Iowa’s win at in-state rival Iowa State on Sept. 9, 2023, was his 200th victory as a college head coach. With Iowa’s victory over Michigan State on Sept. 30, 2023, Ferentz surpassed Amos Alonzo Stagg for third place in Big Ten victories with 116, and his career mark in Big Ten games stands at 122-85.

Ferentz and the Hawkeyes closed the 2022 season with a 21-0 win over Kentucky in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl as Ferentz claimed the 10th bowl win of his career. That mark ties former Penn State coach Joe Paterno for most bowl wins in league history. Nationally, Ferentz is one of 19 coaches with 10 bowl victories.

Overall, Ferentz has a 196-119 record with the Hawkeyes, ranking third all-time in wins among Big Ten coaches. As a head coach Ferentz holds a 208-140 record in 28 seasons.

In addition to serving as Iowa’s head coach for 25 seasons, Ferentz has been a member of the Iowa coaching staff for 34 seasons. His most recent contract extension extended his agreement with Iowa through the 2029 season.

Facilities

KINNICK STADIUM: THE HOME OF THE HAWKEYES

Home football weekends for the University of Iowa are more than just a Saturday afternoon football game. Fans of the Hawkeyes from all parts of the state of Iowa, the Midwest , and locations as far away as New Jersey, Florida, Arizona and Texas converge on Iowa City for an entire weekend of activities on the Iowa campus. Tailgating activities begin as the sun comes up and continue all day as Iowa fans support their Hawkeyes, usually under brilliant skies that provide the perfect setting for college football in the Heartland.

Iowa home games are played in historic Kinnick Stadium, named after 1939 Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick. With a capacity of 69,250 Kinnick ranks as one of the 20 largest college-owned stadiums in the nation.

The most recent renovation to Kinnick Stadium was completed in time for the 2019 season, thanks to the Kinnick Edge campaign. The newly-constructed north end zone features new restrooms, concourses, concessions, video board, and premium seating in the Ted Pacha Family Club and the Clausen Family Ironmen Boxes. This $89 million project has helped energize Kinnick on game days, and has created another unique space for non-game day events throughout the year.

 

HANSEN FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE CENTER

The Stew and LeNore Hansen Football Performance Center is a 76,000 square foot football operations center that opened in the fall of 2014.

The facility features a strength training area, team locker rooms, team meeting room, state-of-the-art technology for all aspects of training, athletic training facilities, staff offices, conference and position meeting rooms, equipment room and space dedicated to the history and success of Hawkeye Football.

A 102,000 square foot indoor practice facility is attached to the Hansen Football Performance Center, housing a 100-yard indoor practice field.

 

Football stadium

 

Football stadium
Football stadium

 

Football facility

Refund Policy

No refunds after June 1.
Your refund will be issued to the credit card used at registration, minus a $5 processing fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

DO YOU OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS?

  • The UI Athletics Department does not sponsor any scholarships for camp or clinic attendees.  The University offers the E.B. Green Scholarship for attendance at any University-sponsored youth program, but due to COVID-19, no funding will be available for 2021.

HOW DO I GET DOCUMENTATION TO CLAIM CAMP FEES ON MY TAXES?

  • If you are eligible to deduct camp fees for TAX purposes, use TAX ID#426004813.

DO YOU OFFER A SHUTTLE SERVICE FROM THE AIRPORT?

WHAT AIRPORT SHOULD I USE?

  • The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), located in Cedar Rapids, IA is approximately 25 miles north of the University of Iowa campus.

ARE THERE PAY PHONES AVAILABLE?

  • No, if you don’t bring a cell phone and need to make an “emergency” phone call, contact your counselor or coach.

CAN I VISIT MY CHILD WHILE THEY ARE ATTENDING CAMP?

  • You are welcome to come and watch any session your child is attending. If you need to remove your child for any reason, make sure their counselor is notified. 

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE IF MY CHILD IS INJURED OR NEEDS MEDICAL ATTENTION WHILE AT CAMP?

  • If your child is injured during camp, they will be taken to our Athletic Trainer immediately, and the Athletic Trainer will determine what action is required. If necessary, the Athletic Trainer will contact the parent/guardian and discuss care options. We can take the camper to UI Sports Medicine or the UI Emergency Department. Cost for treatment of injuries and/or hospitalization is the responsibility of the parent/guardian. We will have your insurance information from your online registration.

WHO DO I TALK TO IF MY CHILD NEEDS TO TAKE MEDICATION WHILE THEY ARE ATTENDING CAMP?

  • When you go through the check-in process, make certain that you stop at the Athletic Trainers table and discuss your child’s medication.

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