In partnership with the Black College Football Hall of Famethe National Football League (NFL) today announced the second GENERAL MANAGER FORUM OZZIE NEWSOME and the fifth year QUARTERBACK COACHES SUMMIT. From June 21-23, NFL front desk staff and coaches will participate in the programs both at the NFL office in Los Angeles and virtually to experience opportunities for professional development and networking with club leaders across the region. NFL.

“The Ozzie Newsome General Managers Forum and Quarterback Coaches Summit are part of our ongoing efforts to establish a cultural norm of opportunity for all and an unwavering commitment to developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. “said the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations. TROY VINCENT SR. “With the in-person engagement, attendees will be exposed to the experienced coach and seasoned football staff. They will have the opportunity to get a glimpse of these leaders in the football community.

Participants will gain insights and knowledge directly from quarterback coaches, offensive coordinators, head coaches and general managers. The programming will provide a platform to help prepare, educate and identify quality minority candidates across the league. The Forum and Summit will include a variety of sessions including how to build a coaching team, position coaching roles, analyze and how to prepare for interview sessions. There will also be sessions hosted by club owners, including priorities and the selection process for a head coach and general manager.

“We want to continue to create opportunities for some of the best and brightest football minds in the country to showcase their knowledge to NFL club management and media,” said the Black College Football Hall co-founder. of Fame. DOUG WILLIAMS. “There are many diverse and quality coach and front office executive candidates who deserve consideration for league vacancies.”

On June 21, the Ozzie Newsome General Managers Forum will feature sessions and panels led by NFL owners and front office personnel, including:

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers Senior Director of Football Research JACQUELINE DAVIDSON
  • Co-founder of the Black College Football Hall of Fame JAMES “SHACK” HARRIS
  • San Francisco 49ers General Manager JOHN LYNCH
  • Dallas Cowboys Vice President of Player Personnel Will McClay
  • Baltimore Ravens Executive Vice President OZZIE NEWSOME

The Quarterback Coaches Summit June 22-23 will feature sessions and panels led by NFL owners, current and former coaches and front desk staff, including:

  • Indianapolis Colts Offensive Coordinator MARCUS BRADY
  • Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator LESLIE FRAZIER
  • Houston Texans Offensive Coordinator PEP HAMILTON
  • President of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chairman of the NFL Workplace Diversity Committee ART ROONEY II
  • San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator DEMECO RYANS

*Speakers are subject to change