San Francisco, CA, January 23, 2020 — QB Collective, a leading pro-style coaching and quarterback development company, today announced an agreement to acquire long-standing youth quarterback training company National Football Academy (NFA). The acquisition expands QB Collective’s national footprint adding 40 fully immersive, multi-day quarterback and whole athlete development events scheduled for launch in 2020 as QB Collective Academy.
“There wasn’t a better group in the country to partner with than NFA. Having trained 30,000 plus quarterbacks over the last two decades, their team represents true subject-matter experts in the evaluation and development of the early-stage quarterback,” said QB Collective Founder Richmond Flowers. “Combining NFA’s existing infrastructure and track record with the world-class resources of QB Collective, our pipeline connecting knowledge and leadership from the best coaches in the world to athletes at all levels across the country will strengthen immensely.”
“Darin, Dub, myself and our national team of NFA Coaches are incredibly excited to join QB Collective,” said NFA’s JC Boice. “The positive impact this will have on the quarterback development industry and football is quite significant. The opportunity to allow these quarterbacks access to the very same education and leadership as the NFL’s biggest stars is unprecedented.”
QB Collective is a collective of today’s brightest and most innovative coaches and sports-related experts collaborating to change the future of football by developing the “whole athlete.” As the only pro-style development pipeline for quarterbacks, QB Collective’s curriculum is created and executed by world-class NFL coaches for athletes both on and off the field.
Since 1988, NFA has provided complete quarterback development solutions for coaches, players and parents. NFA curriculums focus on improving player self-confidence, leadership and on-field performance.
Casselberry, Florida, June 21, 2019 – Teremarkets, a leading global digital marketing and communications technology solutions provider and the National Football Academy (NFA) today announced Teremarkets as the official sponsor and “marketing Technology Partner” for the 2019 NFA Duel National Quarterback Competition.
The partnership includes Teremarkets providing a range of digital and marketing services as well as extensive global exposer providing networking, marketing and infrastructure solutions to some of the largest sports and entertainment programs in the world.
Ethan Halevi, Teremarkets Co-Founder, said, “It is an honor to work with the amazing team of the NFA, one of the most prestigious football development programs in the US. We look forward to working with the NFA organization and leveraging our extensive marketing and digital solutions to create and provide fantastic training and competition experiences for NFA Quarterbacks all across the USA.”
About National Football Academies
NFA was founded by Darin Slack in 1988, NFA’s core principles flow from Coach Slack’s proven agenda to build better football players by building better men!
Recognizing the immense value of systematic, precision training, NFA has invested heavily in coach certification so coaches, players and parents can have confidence that every training event exceeds industry-leading standards. NFA supports students pursuing excellence by providing the highest level of skills training and development for all ages and talent levels.
About the Duel
The Duel has become the premier National Quarterback Competition for rising star QBs. Young QBs come from all over the US and now internationally to showcase their skills while competing against other elite athletes. The Duel is a 2 Day event that features both an intense development phase and an invite-only QB skills competition.
JC Boice is a Senior Quarterback Coach and Managing Director for NFA. Coach Boice thrives on developing quarterbacks.
Raised in a football family, Boice has played and coached the quarterback position for over 20 years. With a complimentary background in Mechanical Engineering, Coach Boice has risen as one of NFA’s premier quarterback instructors. Traveling throughout the US, Coach Boice is well known for building QBs that have improved arm strength, accuracy, speed of release, mental toughness, and preparation for high-pressure situations.
Coach Boice is a featured speaker for the Glazier Coaching Clinics, presenting to coaches on QB development and explosive passing game concepts. Coach Boice also is a regular consultant and motivational speaker on team-building and is focused on community-based mentoring and development of life skills in young men through football.
In addition to NFA quarterback training, Coach Boice is also on NFA’s management team and oversees NFA’s New Business Development and Strategic Alliances. Coach Boice has been a driving force behind NFA’s national growth, including the launching of The Duel National Quarterback Competition.
Coach Boice also works outside of NFA as an active Team Coach having served as both a Head Coach and an Offensive Coordinator. In 2015 Coach Boice took over Victoria’s CJFL (Canadian Junior College) team the Westshore Rebels. Prior to Coach Boice’s arrival, the Rebels had been struggling with 5 straight losing seasons, but Coach Boice turned things around quickly. In 2016 the Rebels finished 10-1-1 and the #2 ranked team in Canada. Boice was named both the BCFC and CJFL Coach of the Year.
When not traveling training quarterbacks you will find Coach Boice with his wife Janiene and their five children Court, Karter, Brook, Jordan and Landon in Victoria, BC.