The Matt Gfeller Sports Safety Spectacular

A mini-camp for players, parents, coaches, and athletic trainers to learn about the risks of concussive injuries in football and how to prevent them.

WHEN: Saturday, July 30th, 2011. 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wake Forest University’s BB&T Field and Bridger Field House

August 2, 2010: Event Helps High School Athletes Get Ready For Football (Video)
August 1, 2010: Matt Gfeller Sports Safety Spectacular (Video)
July 28, 2010: Matt Gfeller Sports Safety Spectacular Preview (Video)

July 31, 2011: Event seeks to bring more safety to the football field


  • “chalk talks” with experts in the field of sport-related TBI (traumatic brain injury)
  • on-field blocking and tackling techniques led by NFL players and coaches
  • sports safety equipment vendors showcasing the latest innovations
  • demonstration of baseline testing/ screening for players
  • food, games, prizes & giveaways

Celebrity Guests:

  • Dave Butz
  • Carl Eller
  • Coach Dan Reeves
  • Joe Delamielleur
  • Ken Huff
  • Coach Jim Mora
  • Buddy Curry
  • George Rogers

For more information please contact Mary Beth Cross at

Download our Informational Brochure (PDF) Download our Packet for Coaches (PDF)