St. Xavier High School – Home of the 2005, 2007 & 2016 Ohio Division I State Champion Bombers

2020 Football Camp for Incoming St. Xavier Freshmen

Directed by St. Xavier Head Coach Steve Specht
Monday – Thursday
July 13th – July 16th
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

The Camp: Open to all incoming St. Xavier freshmen interested in playing football. This is not a conditioning or recreational camp. The goal of this camp is to give Class of 2022 campers an opportunity to work with the St. Xavier Varsity coaching staff on football fundamentals while learning the St. X offensive and defensive systems. It also gives players an opportunity to meet other incoming freshmen while competing against great competition.

Equipment Needed: Shorts, socks, and cleated shoes, if possible.

Camp Fee: Early registration is encouraged. The non-refundable fee includes a t-shirt and instruction from the staff.

Pre-registration fee is $80.00 per camper; walk-up registration fee is $90.00 per camper.


- $80.00 Pre-registration

  • Credit Card – register online only at
  • Mail completed registration form along with a check payable to St. Xavier High School
    Attention: Coach Steve Specht
    600 W. North Bend Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45224

- $90.00 Walk-up registration

  • Cash or Check payable to St. Xavier High School
  • Credit Card – not available; accepted online only with pre-registered fee

Camp Program


Running Backs: Ball handling, stance, release, faking, ball carrying, running, cutting, blocking, pass receiving.

Quarterbacks: Stance, center exchange, drop back, setting-up, throwing, release, follow through, ball handling, faking, reading defenses, play action passing.

Receivers: Stance, release, pass patterns, running, pass catching, stalk block technique.

Linemen: Stance, pass protection, run blocking, pulling, center exchange.


Backs: Stance, alignment, pass coverage, zone and man cover techniques, form tackling pursuit and run support.

Inside and Outside LB’s: Stance, alignment, pass drops, how to read offenses, form tackling, pursuit.

Linemen: Stance, pass rush, reading offensive linemen, stunt techniques, form tackling, pursuit, reaction drills.

Highlights of the Camp

St. X Football Philosophy: All incoming freshman will learn what it means to be a part of the St. Xavier football program physically, emotionally and spiritually. The Varsity staff will work on fundamentals and the St. X offensive and defensive systems.

Staff: Head Football Coach Steve Specht and members of the St. Xavier Varsity football staff known for their ability to instruct players in the fundamentals of football.

Form Running Flexibility Sprint Technique: This area can be of great benefit to all campers. Techniques to improve running speed will be taught (directed by Strength and Conditioning Coach Terrell Williams).

Register by mail

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