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Padded Football Summer Camp - San Mateo @ Serra HS


2023 Padded Football Summer Camp - Serra High School

Join us this Summer for the Next Level Padded Football Camp at Serra High School! The Padded Football Camp will have two programs:

  • Week 1 Dates: July 10th - July 13th
  • Week 2 Dates: July 17th - July 20th

Programming is open to rising 5th to 9th Graders (2023/2024 school year).

Next Level Padded Football Camp teaches sound fundamental offensive and defensive football skills to both experienced and beginner athletes. All campers will be instructed on multiple offensive and defensive positions. No previous padded experience is required! See below for the full camp curriculum.

Camp will be directed by Coach Patrick Walsh, head coach of Serra High School. He will be assisted by his staff and Senior student-athletes to coach your participant.

All camp attendees will receive a Next Level Nike Dri-Fit T-shirt included in the cost of the program!

Site Logistics and Schedule

Camp Curriculum


  • Basic stance and footwork (all positions)
  • Blocking fundamentals
  • Ball carrying, ball security, escape moves and ball handoffs
  • Route tree, route combinations, 1 on 1s


  • Basic stance and footwork (all positions)
  • Proper tackling fundamentals
  • Leverage, communication, coverage alignments (man and zone concepts)
  • Gap integrity, eye discipline, shedding blocks


  • How to be a great teammate in a group dynamic
  • Understanding and implementing play direction
  • Getting in and out of an offensive huddle
  • Live game situations

2023 Camp Dates & Times

  • Week 1: Monday, July 10th - Thursday, July 13th (Check in 2:30 PM, Camp 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Week 1 Equipment Pick Up: Sunday, July 9th @ Next Level Warehouse. Times to be announced.

  • Week 2: Monday, July 17th - Thursday, July 20th (Check in 2:30 PM, Camp 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Week 2 Equipment Pick Up: Sunday, July 16th @ Next Level Warehouse. Times to be announced.

Location: Serra High School

What to Bring

  • Water Bottle
  • Cleats
  • Sunscreen
  • Pads (if you have them)

Site Director: Coach Patrick Walsh

Coach Walsh has been the Head Coach at Serra High School since 2001. He is the Padres’ all-time winningest coach with 155 victories, and led Serra to a 2017 CIF State Championship and has visited the CA State Championship three out of the past four years: 2016, 2017 and 2019. Under his guidance, Serra has won eight WCAL championships (2002, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019), five CCS championships (2011, 2013, 2016, 2017,2019), three NorCal championships (2016, 2017, 2019), and one state championship (2017). During Patrick Walsh’s tenure, the Padres have produced countless all-league and all-Bay Area selections. Many of his players have gone on to play college football at schools such as Cal, Stanford, Oregon, UCLA, Washington, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, San Jose State, Army, and many more.

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