Oakman hosting F.A.S.T. camp for area youth starting June 1


Oakman High School is hosting a F.A.S.T. Camp for area boys and girls starting June 1 at the school’s indoor facility.

The goal is to create better athletes for the future my improving F — footwork, A — Agility, S — Speed and T — Technique. 

The event is open to any area youth ages 5 to 12. The camp will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday and Fridays through the month of June.
Players ages 5 to 7 will attend the camp from noon to 1 p.m. each day while ages 8 to 10 will go through the camp from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and ages 10 to 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
The cost is $100 per child and there is a discount of $10 off each additional child from the same household.
The registration fee is due on June 1. A meet and greet with the coaches and players starts at 1 p.m. on June 1. The camp will include a T-shirt at the end of the month. 
Players are to bring cleats, shoes and sports drink or water. 
Those interested may register by contacting Oakman Head Coach Ryan Hall at 205-471-5563 or or Coach Jeff Ward at 205-435-1418 or
Ward, Oakman's strength and conditioning coach, played at Walker High School, graduating in 2008. He was an all conference football player at Kentucky Wesleyan College before starting his coaching  career. He coached at John Carroll High School before making the move to Oakman.
"This will be our first camp. I saw a lot of need for development and teaching the right techniques," said Ward. "And this isn't just to benefit our kids (at Oakman), it benefits everyone in the community."