David 'Hoss' Johnson (Offensive Lineman Coach / Founding Member)
The FIELD 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. In 1997 Hoss was inducted into the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame. 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 and AHSAA 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 offensive and defensive lineman.