Texas Tech Women’s Football Clinic to Feature Style Show
August 3, 2009
Head Football Coach Mike Leach and former Lady Raiders Coach Marsha Sharp have
teamed up to present an evening of fun, football and style at the 2009 Mike Leach/ASCO
Women’s Football Clinic.
For the first time, the clinic will feature a style show and dinner with some of the
proceeds benefitting the Marsha Sharp Leadership Circle
(MSLC). The popular clinic will be held Aug. 5, with a vendor sale beginning at 4
p.m. at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion.
Dinner, provided by Cagle Steaks, and the style show, presented with help from the
College of Human Sciences’ Nutrition, Hospitality, and Retailing Department
, will begin at 5 p.m. in the pavilion before the event moves to the football training
facility for the clinic.
The clinic is open to women ages 18 and older and features instruction in drills,
strategies and the nuances of the game and has become a favorite event among the Red
Raiders coaching staff and the local community alike.
The style show will feature members of the Texas Tech community as models and will
include some surprise participants from among its coaching ranks.
Some models for the show include Guy Bailey, Texas Tech president; Kristy Curry, women’s
basketball head coach; Kent Hance, Texas Tech chancellor, and his wife, Susie; and
Mike Leach, head football coach, and his wife, Sharon.
“Marsha and I had talked for a few years about combining a style show with the Women’s
Football Clinic as everyone always got a kick out of the unveiling of our uniforms
as part of the clinic,” Leach said. “We decided a meal and a style show would be a
natural addition to a great evening clinic.”
Partial proceeds from the event benefit the MSLC, which is part of a broader fund-raising
effort by the Red Raider Club
in athletics and helps raise money for women’s sports programs at Texas Tech. Over
the past two years the MSLC has hosted a summer WNBA game and this event replaces
“Mike’s clinic is really popular and has generated so much enthusiasm in the past
that we decided to enhance the whole experience with dinner and a fashion show,” Sharp
“With our thanks to Cagle’s and the College of Human Sciences for lending expertise,
we think folks will enjoy our first Red Raider Style Show and the opportunity to see
and buy all the latest fashions for fall football.”
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