UScellular Partners on WVU Youth Sports Day

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU Athletics, Learfield Amplify, Mountaineer Sports Marketing and UScellular have teamed up to partner for the 2022 Youth Sports Day for the upcoming Mountaineer football and men’s basketball seasons.

Youth Sports Day is set for Saturday, September 10 against Kansas at 6 pm This is an initiative to involve children in the area the opportunity to participate in an exclusive pregame clinic, hosted by the Center for Applied Coaching and Sports Sciences at WVU.

“Developing athleticism is essential both for sport performance and for overall lifetime health and well-being,” said Kristen Dieffenbach, director of the center. “It is essential for kids to experience a wide range of sports and activities to support holistic skill development and fitness. The Center of Applied Coaching and Sport Sciences at WVU is excited to be working with WVU Athletics in providing a youth sport sampling experience for kids that also allows WVU students in coaching and sport sciences an opportunity to share their enthusiasm for sport and their knowledge with the community.”

Entry is open to all kids, family, friends and coaches. Tickets are just $40 per person. The first 500 kids to register will receive a free WVU Youth Sports Day t-shirt courtesy of UScellular.

This is the third annual Youth Sports Day for football and has been an event that has seen tremendous growth since launching in 2019.

“We are excited to be a part of this exciting community event helping support skill development and promote physical activity,” said Nakeita Stewart, director of sales for UScellular in the Mid-Atlantic.

Pregame festivities will start at 3:30 pm in the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility, located directly behind Milan Puskar Stadium, on the south side of the stadium. Registration will begin at 3:00 pm All participants must sign a waiver upon arrival and at least one parent or guardian must be present at all times. T-shirts will be picked up at the registration table. The clinic will conclude at 5:30 pm Fans are encouraged to enter the stadium using the Southwest gate.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

For questions regarding tickets or the event, please contact Matt Waggoner at 304-293-8633 or by email at [email protected]

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