NFL/CFL Combine Trainer, Provide off-season performance training for high school, college, and NFL football players.Provide multi-sport training for middle school through professional athletes. Certified Speed & Agility Trainer through NASE, ATI, and NESTA, PE Teacher & High School Coach.
Current Job Description
I own Coach D's Speed 2 Compete Performance Training where I have been training NFL and CFL draft prospects since January in preparation for NFL Regional Scouting Combines, and CFL scouting combines held in the South East with the final CFL scouting combine being held on May 25, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. In addition to training players for the running/jumping events of the upcoming combines I also train postition specific drills for the combines so that my prospects are completely prepared for each and every event. In addition to training nFL/CFL prospects I train athletes from 5th grade up through professional athletes where I offer sport specific linear and lateral speed training that is designed to help the athlete improve his/her game speed and performance. In addition, I align the speed and agility training with the evaluation criteria of each respective sport so when the athlete is evaluated at their respective levels of play for their specific sport they are well prepared and have a strong grasp on the techniques involved with being successful on their evaluation criteria. For the Jr. High and High School football player I use form running, ladder training, plyometric training, linear speed training through sprint assistance and sprint resistance training, and lateral speed training including deceleration, planting and cutting drills, medicine ball training for power, and every session prepares the football player for the 3 cone drill, 5-10-5 shuttle, 40 yard dash, 10 yard sprint, standing broad jump, vertical jump, and the 8 pound power ball throw.
Past Job Experience
Gilbert High School Speed Camps Director
Head Jr. High School Football
Head High School Football Coach
High School Football Defensive Coordinator
High School Football Assistant RB's. D-Line, Strength and Conditioning
High School Advanced PE/Strength Training
Head High School Track Coach
Assistant High School Track Coach
Assistant High School Basketball Coach
I'm a Certified Specialist in Speed and Explosion (CSSE) through the National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE), a Certified Functional Training Specialist (NESTA), a Certified Speed and Agility Trainer (Agility Training Institute)
I Will attend the USA-W Level 1 Sports Performance Certification Course on May 18-19, 2013
Pursuing the CSCS through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and will take the CSCS Exam in the spring of 2013
National Boards Certified Teacher (NBCT) Physical Education
Columbia College (SC) Master of Education, Teaching/Coaching Divergent Learners 2009 - 2010
University of South Carolina-Columbia Graduate Studies, Teacher Certification in Teaching Learning Disabilities 1994 - 1995. Earned an additional South Carolina Teacher Certification for teaching Learning Disabilities.
University of South Carolina Upstate: Bachelor of Science, Physical Education 1988 - 1991 Track and Field, Began High School Coaching Career
Charleston Southern University: Sports Marketing, 1983 - 1985 Competed in track as a steeple chaser, and soccer. Transferred.