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Lafayette Parks and Rec to host Professional Athletic Leadership Program

Posted at 8:46 PM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 19:52:36-04

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor its first annual Professional Athletic Leadership Program on Saturday, August 10, 2019.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held at the Robicheaux Recreation Center.

At the program, professional athletes will speak to parents and children on how athletics prepared them for life off the field.

Confirmed guests include Devery Henderson, LSU National Champion and Super Bowl Champion of the New Orleans Saints; Clarence Verdin, former ULL (USL) star, Indianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins, and Atlanta Falcons star; Lloyd Mumphord, former Texas Southern star, member of the Miami Dolphin's undefeated 1972 team and Baltimore Colts; and Hollis Conway, ULL track star and Olympic high jumper.

Other invitees include ULL football players.

Lafayette Youth Associations will be registering participants for the upcoming football season.

Free food and drinks will be provided by Super 1 Foods on Willow St.

For more information, contact Connie Trent at 337-291-8362, Bill Verret at 337-291-8368, or Danny Cook at 337-291-8380.