Mark Speckman has been coaching football at Willamette University for the past 15 years. He was the Bearcats offensive coordinator for three years and the head coach for the last 12 seasons.
Prior to Mark moving to Willamette University he had spent 14 seasons as a high school head football coach. He had coached his teams to a sparkling 113-48-3 record (.689) winning percentage.
At Merced High where he coached for eight seasons Speckman led them to national prominence. His 1989 and 1990 teams each enjoyed a perfect season going 14-0 each year. Additionally, the 1990 team was voted the best high school team in California and was ranked number 5 in the nation by ESPN and number 10 in the country by USA Today.
The Willamette Bearcats record during Speckman's tenure is a sterling 99-55-1 mark (.638) winning percentage. He was named Northwest Conference Coach of the Year in 1999 and 2008 after coaching his teams to the NWC title. Mark was also named AFCA West Regional Coach of the Year in 2008 and was a finalist for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year in 2007 and 2008. He has led the Bearcats to the NCAA Division III national playoffs in five different seasons.
Mark has spoken at over fifty football coaching clinics and given numerous motivational talks to business, community, and educational organizations throughout the United States.
Coach Speckman will come on and talk about his fly sweep scheme and the history behind this system.
Larry Webster DE/DT Ravens 96-01
Larry Webster (born January 18, 1969 in Elkton, Maryland) is a retired NFL player that played defensive tackle and end.
Webster grew up in Elkton, MD, where he attended Elkton High School and later the University of Maryland. He was drafted in the third round of the 1992 NFL draft by the Miami Dolphins. Later Larry was sent to the Browns in 95 and then was given a second chance by The Baltimore Ravens from 1996-2001. He finished his career with the NY Jets 2002.
Webster is currently an assistant coach for the Baltimore Polytechnic Engineers football team. Now, Coach Webster will talk about his youth to NFL career and key coaching points on defensive line work on The Red Zone Show.
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