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GET TO KNOW THE COUNCIL

 

USA Football works with its Football Development Model Council – a group of medical, football and long-term athlete development experts – to open more paths to the game and improve upon existing ones.

 

MEDICAL / CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISTS

Hainline
Dr. Brian Hainline (Chairman)

Chief Medical Officer
National Collegiate Athletic Association

Gioia
Dr. Gerard Gioia

Division Chief of Neuropsychology
Children’s National Health System

McCrea
Dr. Michael McCrea

Professor of Neurosurgery & Neurology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Register-Mihalik
Dr. Johna Register-Mihalik

Asst. Professor Exercise & Sport Science
University of North Carolina

Sills
Dr. Allen Sills

Chief Medical Officer
National Football League

"At its center, the Football Development Model stands for having fun, developing a base of athleticism, and learning skills step-by-step. Learning developmentally and age-appropriate skills allows you to compete, which is something kids love and differentiates sport from exercise."

DR. BRIAN HAINLINE
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER OF THE NCAA & FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT MODEL COUNCIL CHAIR

LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISTS

S-Norris
Dr. Stephen Norris

Adjunct Professor of Applied Physiology
Mount Royal University and University of Calgary

Roetert
Dr. Paul Roetert

Director of Education and Strategic Engagement
NCAA Sport Science Institute

Snyder
Mr. Chris Snyder

Director of Coaching Education
United States Olympic Committee

"Our Football Development Model Council is a tremendously diverse and knowledgeable group of experts. Each member will help deliver a first for our football family, employing a holistic framework to reimagine how football is played, coached and experienced."

SCOTT HALLENBECK
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, USA FOOTBALL

FOOTBALL SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

Berry
Todd Berry

Executive Director
American Football Coaches Association

brownson
Callie Brownson

Chief of Staff
Cleveland Browns

butler
Jon Butler

Executive Director
Pop Warner Little Scholars

Everett
Calvin Everett

Athletic Director and Head Football Coach
Harrisburg High School (Pa.)

Heitland
Scott Heitland

Head Football Coach
Dallas Center-Grimes High School (Iowa)

Garrett
Brad Garrett

Assistant Executive Director
Oregon School Activities Association

J-Miller
Janan Miller

League President
Hill Country Pop Warner (Austin, Texas)

Hocutt
Kirby Hocutt

Director of Athletics
Texas Tech University

Raphael
Richard Raphael

President
Miami Xtreme Youth Football

Niehoff
Dr. Karissa Niehoff

Executive Director
National Federation of State High School Associations

Teevens
Buddy Teevens

Head Football Coach
Dartmouth College

Steinbrecher
Dr. Jon Steinbrecher

Commissioner
Mid-American Conference, NCAA

Boldin
Anquan Boldin

Retired NFL Player

Vincent
Troy Vincent

Retired NFL Player Executive V.P. of Football Operations
National Football League

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Dr. Brian Hainline
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Chris Snyder