Coaches

 

David 'Hoss' Johnson (Coach / Founding Member)  

 

Co-founder David “Hoss” Johnson was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama.   Hoss was a two time Alabama High School All State lineman and All American in 1982 for Butler High. He signed a scholarship in 1982 to play football for Coach Bear Bryant at The University of Alabama.  Hoss lettered 3 years and was part of the All Decade 80′s Team at Alabama.  In 1987 Hoss signed a free agent contract with the St. Louis Cardinals and later that year was signed with the Tampa Bay Bucs by his former college coach Ray Perkins.   For the last 25 years Hoss has worked with youth and adults in a variety of sports.   Hoss recently retired from the Huntsville City Recreation Department after a 25 year career with the city.  Hoss is currently the National Football Director with Score International .  Hoss is a USA Football certified coach and attends several coaching clinics each year to continue his coaching development and learn about current approaches practice techniques.   Hoss specializes in coaching/working with offensive and defensive lineman.

 

 

Scott Swatzell (Coach / Founding Member)

 

Co-founder Scott Swatzell was born in Memphis, Tennessee, raised in Thomasville, Alabama and has lived in Huntsville since 2007.  Scott was an Alabama High School All State linebacker in 1987 for Thomasville High and was invited to walk-on at Ole Miss in 1988.  After a successful redshirt freshman season, Scott was awarded a scholarship and went on to play fullback until 1991 for Coach Billy Brewer.  He lettered 3 years and earned Academic ALL-SEC those three years.    Over the last 12 years, Scott has worked with young athletes in a variety of sports.  Scott has a passion for the sport of football and has a desire to teach and assist young athletes master the basic fundamentals in the sport of football.  Scott is a USA Football certified coach and attends clinics and college practices to learn current approaches and practice techniques.   Scott specializes in coaching/working with offensive and defensive backs.

 

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