On Monday June 6, the Positive Coaching Alliance will host the 8th Annual PCA-Houston 7-on-7 High School Football Tournament at Rogers Middle School, located at 3121 Manvel Road in Pearland.
The tournament is comprised of 16 Houston-area schools. Previous schools have included Aldine, Episcopal, Furr, Kashmere, KIPP Houston, KIPP Northeast, Brazoswood, Brazosport, Madison (2010 Champion), Marshall (2009 Champion), Reagan (’12,’13, and ‘14 Champion), St. John’s, Sterling, Westbury, Westside (2011 Champion) and Eisenhower.
Over the past seven years, nearly 2,500 student athletes have participated in the Tournament. The tournament will also feature a Linemen Challenge hosted by Former Texans player Fred Weary.
This 7-on-7 tournament is unique in that public, private and charter schools get a chance to compete with one another. Besides the great football and top-notch competition, prior to the tournament, we talk to the student athletes about Honoring the Game and respecting their opponents and the officials.
Tournament sponsors include the Jacob Green Foundation, NFL Foundation, Just Her Sports, Frost Bank, Silver Creek Dental, Farmers Insurance, Kohl’s, Chick-Fil-A Pearland, Kona Ice Houston, AMBIT Energy, ID Life, PearlandSports.com and H-E-B Pearland.
Monday, June 6th (June 8th for rain-out):
- 9am-12pm: Pool Play
- 12-1pm Linemen Challenge
- 2-4pm: Championship Rounds
For more information, contact Executive Director A.J. Johnson at 281-733-9936.
About Positive Coaching Alliance
Since its founding within the Stanford University Athletic Department in 1998, Positive Coaching Alliance has helped develop “Better Athletes, Better People” primarily through live group workshops, online courses and books by PCA Founder Jim Thompson for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, student-athletes and school/organizational leaders.
In partnership with nearly 2,000 schools and youth sports organizations nationwide, PCA has conducted more than 13,000 live group workshops and impacted more than 6 million youth.
PCA workshops and courses strive to transform high school and youth sports into a Development ZoneTM where the goal is to develop Better Athletes, Better People and the following become the prevailing models in youth and high school sports:
- The Double-Goal Coach®, who strives to win while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports
- The Second-Goal Parent®, who concentrates on life lessons, while letting coaches and athletes focus on competing
- The Triple-Impact Competitor®, who strives to impact sport on three levels by improving oneself, teammates and the game as a whole.
PCA gains support from a National Advisory Board, including National Spokesperson and 11-time NBA Champion Coach Phil Jackson, and many other top coaches, athletes, organization leaders and academics who share PCA’s mission.