Category Archives: Agents/Trainers/Misc.

February 01, 2012

Mary Agee, Board Appointee, NFL Player Care Foundation

Mary Agee: {PCF is an independent charity organization whose sole mission is to help retired players improve their quality of life. The PCF is governed by a Board of Directors with representation from the NFL, the NFL Players Association, the Hall of Fame and the NFL Alumni Association.} First, can … Read Article →

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January 18, 2012

John Jackson, Steelers Offensive Lineman, 1988-1997

John Jackson: First, can you tell readers about your work with KMG Sports Management – what your role there is and how you got started there? I got started three months after I retired – really two years after I was done playing. My capacity right now is as a … Read Article →

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January 02, 2012

Jay Reisinger, Sports Attorney

Jay Reisinger, Sports Attorney: First, can you let readers know how you and your firm got involved in sports law – was this an intended focus for you all along? Since I was a student at Allegheny College, the field of sports law had interested me.  After my first year … Read Article →

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December 06, 2011

Hank Poteat, Steelers Cornerback, 2000-2002

Hank Poteat: First, can you let readers know what you are doing with yourself since the NFL? I did some personal training last Summer for some guys wanting to get better at the game. But I’m doing two things now. I’m doing football camps with Football University. We do camps … Read Article →

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November 27, 2011

Dewayne Washington, Steelers Cornerback, 1998-2003

Dewayne Washington: First, can you tell readers about your work at the Carolina Skills Academy? {Former Steeler} Charles Johnson and I started the academy to fill the gaps in fundamentals we saw in a lot of athletes here. You can have the talent but without the fundamentals – the techniques … Read Article →

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November 21, 2011

David Trout, Steelers Kicker, 1981, 1987

David Trout: First, can you tell readers what you have been doing with yourself after football? After I was with the Cowboy’s I was working out with getting ready to go back to camp with the Kansas City Chiefs and prayed if God had a different direction for me with … Read Article →

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November 11, 2011

Leslie Bonci, Steelers Dietitian

Leslie Bonci, Steelers Dietitian: First what drove you to become a dietitian and what advice would you give those who would like to follow in your footsteps? I started out as a biopsychology major, got a master’s in Public health with a nutrition emphasis and decided that to stay well and … Read Article →

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November 10, 2011

Ben Alamar, Sports Statistics Consultant/Creator of ESPN’s New Quarterback Rating

Ben Alamar: First, can you tell readers a bit about yourself – how you got into sports statistics and sports management? I got into sports statistics by accident. I was doing economic policy analysis around tobacco control issues at UCSF when I answered an ad for a part time consultant at a … Read Article →

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November 01, 2011

Dan Vitchoff, Hypnotist That Works with Steelers, Olympians

Dan Vitchoff: First, how did you get started doing hypnosis? I had an undiagnosed learning disorder growing up – ADD. I loved playing sports but hated school. My father was heavily invested in me going to college and graduating. It was an issue between us. When he suffered his second … Read Article →

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October 28, 2011

Andre Hastings, Steelers Wide Receiver, 1993-2000

Andre Hastings: First, can you let readers know about your training work with Makeplays – what you are doing, how you got started and where you want to go from here? I started out there as a player – me, McNabb, Charles Johnson and other guys trained there together, When … Read Article →

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