MARICOPA, ARIZ. (October 5, 2022) – The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, in partnership with the Ak-Chin Indian Community and Arizona’s Family, hosted a youth football clinic on October 5 with 50 boys and girls from the Ak-Chin community.
During the hour-long clinic, NFL alumni and TEAM AZ volunteers, the official Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee volunteer program, conducted obstacle courses, speed and agility training, non-contact football drills, and discussed the skills gained from being part of a team.
“The Host Committee is thrilled to be working with incredible partners who also prioritize the positive impact hosting Super Bowl LVII brings to the community,” said Jay Parry, president and chief executive officer of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee. “The opportunity for kids to learn about teamwork and being active to improve their overall health and well-being sets them up for long-term success.”
“Today’s youth football clinic was a memorable experience the Ak-Chin Indian Community will take moving forward regarding the partnership with the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.” said Ak-Chin Vice-Chairman Lemuel Vincent. “As we are once again excited to be involved with the Host Committee, we are looking forward to all that will entail leading up to the Super Bowl itself. Not only for Ak-Chin, but the other 21 Arizona Tribes as well.”
Super Bowl LVII marks the second time Ak-Chin Indian Community is partnering with the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.
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