Local coaches invited to NFL summit

The National Football League has announced that 51 top high school football coaches, one from each state and Washington, D.C., have been selected to participate in the 11th annual NFL-USA Football Youth Football Summit during the lead up to the 2011 Hall of Fame Weekend on July 20-21 in Canton.

The Summit will be held at the Kent State Stark Professional Education & Conference Center and is funded by the NFL Youth Football Fund (YFF).

Here's a look at the New England coaches participating in the Summit this week:

Connecticut - Brian Crudden, Windham High School

Maine - Kevin Cooper, Bonny Eagle High School

Massachusetts - Roosevelt Robinson, Madison Park High School

New Hampshire - Ed Kiley, New Hampton School

Rhode Island - Generro Ferraro, Burrillville High School

Vermont- Tom Perry, Colchester High School