News release submitted by Wolf Pack Athletics:
RENO, Nev. — The University of Nevada football team will hold its annual Youth Day on Sunday, Aug. 16 at Wolf Pack Park, head coach Chris Ault announced today.
The event provides a unique opportunity for youth football players to practice with the Wolf Pack and interact with the players and coaching staff.
“This event is one of the oldest traditions of Nevada Football and it has been one of the cornerstones of our program in terms of building a bond with the football community since the 1980s,” said associate head coach Ken Wilson.
The event will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Wolf Pack Park – the practice facility for the Nevada football team. The facility is located directly east of Mackay Stadium, between the tennis facility and Peccole Park on the University of Nevada campus. Parking is available in the lots next to Peccole Park (off Evans Road) with additional parking available in the West Stadium Parking Complex next to Lawlor Events Center.
In addition to the Wolf Pack football team and coaching staff, the Nevada cheerleading team will also be on hand at the event.
Youth players need to bring a jersey, helmet and athletic shoes or cleats to the event. For more information, call the football office at (775) 784-6891.
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