Louisiana Tech And Centenary Among Coaches for 2022 Youth Football Clinic


SHREVEPORT, La. (May 20, 2022) – The 11th Annual Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic is just over two weeks away on Saturday, June 4, and many of the regions best college football programs are set to be represented by coaches at the clinic. Louisiana Tech, Northwestern State, Centenary College, Sam Houston State, Southern University-Shreveport and East Texas Baptist University coaches will be on hand to coach the youth at the annual clinic.

The 11th Annual Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic will kick off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Independence Stadium. Coaches from the colleges above, as well as former NFL players, will lead boys and girls from ages five through incoming- eighth graders through drills at the free, non-contact football clinic.

Parents can register their children in advance of the free clinic at RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com/youth-football-clinic. Spots for the clinic are limited to 400 participants. Check-in for preregistered participants and registration if space is still available on the morning of the event will begin at 7 a.m. in the southwest entrance of Independence Stadium, and the clinic will run from 8 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m.

The Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Youth Clinic provides boys and girls with an opportunity to learn football fundamentals by participating in offensive, defensive and special teams drills from some of the best regional college football coaches. Youth will also learn different important fitness techniques and the importance of being physically active. All participants will receive a free lunch following the clinic and a free t-shirt.

Sponsors of the 2022 Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl Youth Football Clinic include Willis-Knighton Health System, First Bossier, Sports World, Little Works in Progress and D1 Training Shreveport.


Established in 1976, the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl™ is the nation’s 11th-oldest bowl game. The UAB Blazers defeated the No. 13 BYU Cougars 31-28 in the 45th Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl on Saturday, December 18, 2021. The Independence Bowl Foundation announced a one-year extension with Radiance Technologies – ensuring they will be the title sponsor through 2025. The bowl’s conference and team agreements, as well as the television agreement, also run through the 2025 season. Army West Point and BYU are slated to matchup against a rotation of the Pac-12 Conference, American Athletic Conference and Conference USA, which will be televised on an ESPN network.

The Independence Bowl Foundation is prevalent in the Shreveport-Bossier City area throughout the year, hosting events to help enhance the economic impact and growth of our community. The Mission of the Independence Bowl is to attract and provide quality, nationally recognized football competition oriented to the Ark-La-Tex region. For more information, visit RadianceTechnologiesIndependenceBowl.com or follow the bowl on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @IndyBowl.

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