Marshall Football Announces Spring Practice & Camp Dates


Coach Mark Snyder is preparing for his first full spring at the helm of the Thundering Herd program.

Coach Mark Snyder is preparing for his first full spring at the helm of the Thundering Herd program.

March 3, 2006

HUNTINGTON - The Marshall University football program has announced its 2006 Spring Practice and summer camp schedule.

The Thundering Herd will open spring practice with the first of 15 practice sessions on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 28 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington.

This season, the Thundering Herd will also conduct a practice session at Laidley Field in Charleston. That practice is scheduled for Noon on Saturday, April 8.

All spring practice sessions are open to the public. Fans are reminded however that no recording devices of any kind or noise makers are permitted. Practice dates and times are also subject to change.

Spring practice will conclude with the annual Green-White Spring Football Game that is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Tickets to the game are $5 and all proceeds will benefit the Marshall University Quarterback Club.

Marshall's annual Coaches Clinic for high school coaches is set for Friday, April 14. In addition, Marshall will conduct football camps for campers in grades one through 12 on Saturday, June 10 and Saturday, June 17 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. An advanced camp for high school seniors is also scheduled for Sunday, June 11.

For more information on the Thundering Herd Coaching Clinic or camps contact Mark Gale, Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations, at 304-696-2408 or via email at gale@marshall.edu .

Marshall Football 2006 Spring / Summer Calendar

Tuesday, March 28 Spring Practice #1 Thursday, March 30 Spring Practice #2 Saturday, April 1 Spring Practice #3 (10 a.m.) Tuesday, April 4 Spring Practice #4 Wednesday, April 5 Spring Practice #5 Friday, April 7 Spring Practice #6 Saturday, April 8 Spring Practice #7 (Laidley Field at Noon) Tuesday, April 11 Spring Practice #8 Wednesday, April 12 Spring Practice #9 Friday, April 14 Spring Practice #10 - Coaches Clinic Saturday, April 15 Spring Practice #11 (10 a.m.) Tuesday, April 18 Spring Practice #12 Wednesday, April 19 Spring Practice #13 Thursday, April 20 Spring Practice #14 Saturday, April 22 Spring Practice #15 - Spring Game at 4 p.m. June 2-3 Fantasy Camp Saturday, June 10 Football Camp (Grades 1 - 12) Sunday, June 11 Senior Advanced Camp Saturday, June 17 Football Camp (Grades 1 - 12)

Dates Subject To Change Due To Weather Conditions - Call 304/696-6464 To Check On Practice Times.
All Huntington practices times are tentatively scheduled for 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.