Thank you for your interest in our 7th grade HAWKLIFE Leadership Conference. At this time, the conference is filled to capacity but a waiting list is being formed. If we have any cancellations, we will contact those on the waiting list, in order of when they signed up.
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This FUN FORUM at the Prep is for 7th grade boys interested in developing their leadership and teamwork skills, and in meeting other young men from across the Delaware Valley who are leaders in their peer groups. Participants rotate through hands-on activities like obstacle courses, "escape the room" challenges and more!
SATURDAY, MAY 12th
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
At the Prep | 1733 W. Girard, Philadelphia PA 19130
COST: $25 includes conference t-shirt
- Interactive, student-led instruction by current Prep Student Council members and other student leaders
- Team-building and problem-solving activities and challenges designed to foster communication and decision-making skills
- Inspirational keynote speaker
- FREE t-shirt and Certificate of Completion
Keynote Speaker: Gabe Infante, J.D.
Gabe Infante has been the head football coach at St. Joseph’s Prep since 2010 compiling a record of (56-24) and has led the Prep to three PIAA State Championships in three years (2013, 2014, 2016) while also capturing the Catholic League and District 12 City Championships all three of those years. All three teams finished ranked first in the state among all classes and the 2016 team was top 10 in the nation according to the USA Today. Infante earned Coach of the Year honors all three years, including being National Coach of the Year in 2016.
Infante is a member of USA Football's Advisory Committee and is a Master Trainer in USA Football’s Heads Up program that partners with the NFL. Infante travels around the country conducting player safety clinics and helps promote the program’s techniques and benefits to youth and high school coaches. He and the Prep program were featured in a segment on NFL Network on the subject. Twice Infante has coached in the U.S. Army All American game, as defensive coordinator in 2012 and head coach for the East Squad in 2015. Prior to his time at the Prep, Infante served as the head football coach at Paramus Catholic and was the defensive coordinator at Bergen Catholic. In 2010 Infante was selected by the American Football Coaches Association to be the defensive coordinator for the USA Junior National Team, which defeated a World team in an all-star game.
In addition to his performance on the field, Infante has overseen a renovation of the school’s weight room and the construction of the school’s first practice facility. He continues to lead annual football summer service projects that have served the people of Alabama, Virginia, Michigan, Ohio and Georgia. In his time at the Prep, several players have earned spots on college teams, including Columbia University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Penn State University, University of Michigan, University of Virginia and Princeton University among others.
Infante is a graduate of New York Law School and is a licensed attorney in the state of New Jersey. In addition to his coaching duties at the Prep, Infante is the Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Performance and lectures nationally for Hammer Strength.