OHSLA Live Coaches Clinics

February 24th

As part of an effort to "float all boats", the OHSLA is sponsoring Coaches Clinics to help provide coaches around the state with additional practice techniques and tools for coaches to use in their practices.  For 2018 there will be two clinics held: one in in the Portland metro area and one on the East side in Bend.  Unlike the Nike Clinic chalk talks, these clinics feature drills with players so that observers can see the drills in action. 
The Portland are clinic we be held from 9am till noon at West Linn High School stadium and hosted by the West Linn coaching staff.  It will feature a guest coaching appearance by MLL pro Nate Lewnes of the Cheasapeake Bayhawks.  Practice areas that should be covered:
  • Warmup drills
  • full field transitions
  • station work by position..dodges, on the run..footwork, etc..
  • 1/2 field odd man drills and situations
  • 4 on 4 drills for 2-2-2 situations and picks/double, etc..
  • slides...drills to work on packages
  • riding drills, clearing drills
  • Shooting drills, includes feeding, finishing
For those who need further incentive, there will also be coffee and donuts. 
Nate Lewnes

The Bend clinic will be held at Summit HS from 10am to 12pm and directed by OES coach Dennis Sullivan.  It will be also live with HS players, but will include a one hour film session.