NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL COACHES CLINIC ADDS TWO NFL HEAD COACHES
February 27, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and Chicago Bears head
coach Marc Trestman round out the impressive quintet of guest speakers for the 2013
University of Notre Dame Football Coaches Clinic. Fighting Irish head coach Brian
Kelly and all of his assistant coaches will also give presentations at the clinic,
which is scheduled for April 11-13.
Coaches and participants interested in receiving an advanced football course taught
by the Irish coaching staff and some of the top high school coaches in the country
are welcome to attend.
Chalk-talk sessions will provide attendees with an excellent opportunity to become
familiar with various coaching techniques and a chance to know the coaches and other
In addition to the various presentations, participants will get an exclusive look at
the 2013 Fighting Irish football team as the squad practices twice during the
clinic. Coaches’ socials both Thursday and Friday evenings, a hosted dinner on
Friday and a tour of the Notre Dame Stadium locker room are all included. Local
vendors and exhibitors will also be present during the weekend.
Registration is now available online at www.notredamecoachesclinic.com. The clinic
is $65 per coach or $50 per coach for groups of at least six coaches for those who
pre-register. Walk-up registration is $80.
Any questions or concerns can be directed to Notre Dame director of football
operations Chad Klunder at 574-631-7475 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former Nevada head coach Chris Ault, former Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay
Buccaneers head coach Sam Wyche, and former Irish All-American offensive lineman and
current Kansas City Chiefs offensive line coach Andy Heck have already been
announced as guest speakers.
• Lewis has been the head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals since 2003, which makes
him the second-longest tenured head coach in the National Football League. He has
led the franchise to the playoffs on four different occasions, including a pair of
AFC North titles.
• Lewis is the winningest head coach in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals.
• Lewis was named the Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year in 2009.
• In 2005, Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals to its first division title in 15 years.
• Lewis served as the defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens, which captured
Super Bowl XXXV with a 34-7 rout of the New York Giants. He also helped the
Pittsburgh Steelers reach Super Bowl XXX as linebackers’ coach.
• Trestman was named the head coach of the Chicago Bears on Jan. 16, 2013.
• Over the last five seasons as head coach in the Canadian Football League, Trestman
led the Montreal Alouettes to back-to-back Grey Cup championships in 2009 and 2010
and was named the CFL's Coach of the Year in 2009.
• Trestman has 17 years of coaching experience in the NFL, including eight as an
• During his time in the NFL, Trestman helped his teams to eight playoff
appearances, two conference championship games and a Super Bowl appearance (XXXVII
as offensive coordinator of the Raiders).
• Trestman twice coordinated the top passing offense in NFL (49ers in 1995, Raiders
in 2002). He coached the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 2002 (QB Rich Gannon) and
served as the offensive coordinator during Jerry Rice's record-setting season in
1995 (1,848 yards and 15 TDs).