INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Nov. 14, 2018) – The sixth annual USA Football National Conference will return to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 22-24 2019, for the third consecutive year. The event is the nation’s largest annual gathering of high school and youth football coaches and administrators, uniting more than 1,500 participants for three days of professional and program development.

Speakers addressing National Conference attendees include former NFL special teams coach BOBBY APRIL; 10-time state champion head coach HERB BROGAN of Lumen Christi Catholic School in Jackson, Mich.; the winningest active high school head coach J.T. CURTIS of John Curtis Christian School near New Orleans with 579 victories; Ret. Navy SEAL Commander MARK DIVINE; Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach P.J. FLECK; and U.S. Olympic Committee Director of Coaching Education CHRIS SNYDER. The 17 high school coaches presenting at USA Football’s National Conference have earned more than 70 state championships and 3,300-plus victories.

A member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and the sport’s national governing body, USA Football trains more high school and youth coaches combined than any organization in the United States. The USA Football National Conference is an education and networking opportunity for administrators and coaches to gain insight on best practices, innovation and smarter play. The conference draws leaders across football from across the country and outside of the U.S.

“Our National Conference is a great opportunity for the football community to convene and learn about the latest innovations shaping the sport,” USA Football CEO SCOTT HALLENBECK said. “We’re excited to return to Orlando for a third consecutive year and we look forward to the expert-driven insight that will gained there in February.”

More information about USA Football’s 2019 National Conference, including schedules, speakers and registration, resides here.

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USA Football designs and delivers premier educational, developmental and competitive programs to advance and grow the sport. As the sport’s national governing body, member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and organizer of the U.S. National Team for international competition, USA Football partners with leaders in medicine, child advocacy and athletics to support positive football experiences for youth, high school and other amateur players.