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WIN YOUR HOME GAME: How Coaches Stay Connected With Their Football Teams In the Age of COVID-19

WIN YOUR HOME GAME: How Coaches Stay Connected With Their Football Teams In the Age of COVID-19

Featuring Coaches Bobby Acosta and George Hegamin, IMG Academy & Ryan Sullivan, CEO Xenith

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April 20, 2020 at 7:30pm EST

These are unprecedented times for all of us, across every industry. On Monday, April 20 at 7:30 PM EST, hear from IMG Academy’s Head Coach Bobby Acosta and O-line Coach George Hegamin about how they are staying connected with their athletes and collectively keeping their eye on the prize for the upcoming season, even while they are apart. Moderated by Xenith CEO Ryan Sullivan

Discussion topics include:

  • Digital tools to share drills, track workouts, and hold players accountable
  • How to develop your team’s Football IQ and keep up morale remotely
  • Developing leadership qualities and opportunities for your athletes from home

Can’t make it to the live webinar? Register to receive a link to the webinar recording the next day. 

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Meet our speakers

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Coach Bobby Acosta

Head Coach, IMG Academy

Bobby Acosta is a veteran coach of more than 20 years, who joined the IMG Academy Football program as Head Coach of the National Varsity team in January 2020. He came to IMG Academy from the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) where he helped guide the Saints to a 7-3 record in 2019 as an offensive coordinator and receivers coach. Other recent coaching stops include Bucknell University (2017-18), Cornell (2016), and Syracuse University (2014-15).

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Coach George Hegamin

O-Line Coach, IMG Academy

George Hegamin joined the IMG Academy Football staff in 2019. Prior to arriving in Bradenton, Fla., Hegamin played seven seasons as an offensive lineman in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys, ( 4 years), Philadelphia Eagles, (1) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, (2). After his career in the NFL, Hegamin worked as a National Ambassador for Under Armour Grass Roots Marketing for 10 years. During that 10 year span, Coach Hegamin also trained more than 30 offensive linemen to play in the NFL with 4 of them being named to the Pro Bowl in multiple years. In addition, he coached high school football and taught Leadership Development in the state of Texas for 5 years at Carrolton Christian Academy, (2 years), Shelton Academy, (1), Prime Prep Academy, (1) and Focus Learning Academy, (1). With professional mentors spanning the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Hegamin is an expert in teaching offensive line skills and techniques.

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Ryan Sullivan

CEO, Xenith

Ryan Sullivan has led the Xenith team as CEO since 2016. Sullivan has grown the team to twice its size since then while leading major milestones including the company’s rebrand in 2018 and its biggest selling season yet in 2019. Ryan leads his team with passion, purpose and pride and instills these qualities in his team every day. To that end, Xenith exclusively creates top-performing and 5-star rated football helmets, while prioritizing what matters most to the athlete on the field: comfort, fit, and agility.

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