Pre-Draft/ Combine

 

Pre-Draft/Combine Preparation Program

At NorthStar Sports we provide a full spectrum preparation program for this pivotal testing point in an athlete’s career that goes above and beyond what other facilities provide.  On a technical level, our individualized assessment of an athlete’s neuromuscular functionality includes running mechanics, coordination, proper muscular synergism, proper flexibility, dynamic mobility, neuromuscular stability, core strength, power production as well as coordinating nutritional training, mental preparation and game plan development. 

When we find imbalances in any of those facets, we work to fix them, ensuring an athlete’s form and method is correct, limiting overuse injuries, maintaining flexibility, proper regeneration and long term health of a professional athlete.  Our athletes are always trained by experienced professionals, no exceptions, which we feel is crucial at this point in their developing career. As a result of our individualized and integrated program, athletes not only understand the exercises and drills but understand their body, its athletic potential and how to transfer that awareness into testing and performance on the field. After all, it is their body that produces the level of performance expected in the grueling realm of professional athletics.

On an individual level, we work with a prospective professional athlete adhering to the utmost professional service standards, providing more than just cookie cutter workouts, but rather individually guiding and teaching an athlete how to be a professional and all that it entails. As a result our athletes are not only preparing themselves for the most important test of their athletic career and learning to maximize their performance in the L-drill, pro-agility, 40 yard dash, Bench Press, Vertical and Long Jumps as well as position specific drills, but also learning that increasing performance requires dedication on behalf of themselves and their performance coaches.

Our Program Includes: 

  • Combine Training and Positional Specific Training
  • Supplementary Strength Training
  • Corrective Exercise 
  • Regular Chiropractic Care
  • Athlete Specific Regeneration
  • Massage Therapy
  • Recovery Protein Shakes
  • Nutritional Evaluation
    (Housing and Meals optional)

For more information please Contact Us or Call 845-462-2434.


NSS Pre-Draft/Combine Class of 2016


Jarrid Williams

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Height: 6’1″
Weight: 235
Position: ILB
College: Wagner College
Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY

Agent Contact: 
Ty Barnes
Power Sports Group
(714)791.4372


Zach Jones

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Height: 6’5″
Weight: 315
Position: OL
College: American International University
Hometown: Wappinger Falls, NY

Professional Contact: 
Jordan Bledsoe
NorthStar Sports
(845)249.8784
NorthStarSports1@gmail.com


NSS Pre-Draft/Combine Alumni


 

Derek Dennis

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Height:
6’5″
Weight: 325
Position: OL
College: Temple University
Hometown: Wappinger Falls, NY

2015
Spent the Winter of 2014/2015 with the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League.
Finished the 2015 Football season with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.

NFL TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (4/1/15)…Signed as a free agent by Carolina (1/13/15)…Signed to practice squad by Carolina (9/10/14)…Waived by Carolina (8/30/14)…Signed as a free agent by Carolina (1/3/14)…Terminated from practice squad by Chicago (9/9/13)…Signed to practice squad by Chicago (9/4/13)…Waived by Chicago (8/30/13)…Signed as a free agent by Chicago (12/31/12)…Signed to practice squad by Chicago (11/28/12)…Waived by New England (8/31/12)…Signed as a free agent by New England (8/2/12)…Waived by Miami (7/26/12)…Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Miami (5/4/12).

2014
Spent the entire regular season, with the exception of Week 1, and postseason on Carolina’s practice squad…Attended training camp with the Panthers and was waived in the final roster cutdown (8/30).

2013
Began the season on Chicago’s practice squad and was terminated from the unit after one game (9/9)…Attended training camp with the Bears and was waived in the final roster cutdown (8/30).

2012
Spent the last five games on Chicago’s practice squad…Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Miami (5/4) and was waived during training camp (7/26)…Signed as a free agent by New England (8/2) and was waived in the final roster cutdown (8/31).

COLLEGE
Played in 52 games with 37 starts at Temple…Started at guard and tackle…2011 (Sr.): Started 13 games at left guard…Invited to play in the East-West Shrine Game…2010 (Jr.): Played in 12 games with seven starts…Made two starts at right guard, one at left guard and four at left tackle…2009: Redshirted…Played in three games with one start at right tackle before suffering a knee injury and being granted a medical redshirt…2008 (So.): Played in 12 games six starts…2007 (Fr.): Played in 12 games with 10 starts at right guard.


 

Jordan Chapman

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Height: 6’1″
Weight: 190
Position: DB
College: Fordham University
Hometown: Southington, CT

2015
Received his draft day call from the Baltimore Ravens, followed by time in their Rookie Mini Camp. 
Subsequent workouts with the NY Jets capped off the 2015 season. 
Expected to spend the Spring of 2016 in the Canadian Football League.

COLLEGE
Closed out career earning 2014 First Team All-Patriot League accolades after taking home Second Team All-Patriot League honors in 2013… second on 2014 squad in pass breakups… named 2013 Fordham Special Teams Player of the Year… tied for team lead in interceptions and second on team in pass breakups in 2013… moved into the starting lineup at cornerback in 2012… finished with 30 tackles and one interception which he returned for a score… contributed as a freshman in the defensive backfield for the Rams in 2011… a three-sport standout in high school.

2014: Started all 14 games at cornerback as a senior… finished second on team with 77 total tackles, 56 solo, including five for loss… also had eight pass breakups, third on the squad, and an interception… returned seven kickoffs for 138 yards (19.7 yards/return)… finished with a career-high 15 tackles, ten solo, at Villanova, including three tackles for loss… made nine tackles, four solo, and broke up a pass against Penn… recorded eight stops, six solo, at Bucknell… finished with eight stops, seven solo, at Lehigh… made seven tackles, six solo, and forced a fumble in the NCA AFCS championship game at New Hampshire… had six solo stops versus Saint Francis, including one for loss, along with a pass breakup… registered six tackles, three solo, against Sacred Heart… finished with four solo stops in the win over Georgetown while also breaking up a pair of passes… recorded three stops, two solo, and intercepted a pass against Lafayette… finished with three solo tackles and a pass breakup at Holy Cross… made three tackles, two solo, and broke up a pass at Army… had two solo stops at Columbia… made a pair of tackles against Colgate.

2013: Appeared in all 14 games as a junior, starting all 14… recorded 64 total tackles, 54 solo, including two for loss… fifth on the team in tackles… tied for team lead with five interceptions and was second with eleven pass deflections… led team with 82 yards on his five interception returns… also 10651had two fumble recoveries and one blocked field goal… had four tackles, three solo, and returned an interception 29 yards for a score at Georgetown (his second career pick six)… made a season-high seven tackles, five solo and one for loss, at Yale… finished with six solo stops, intercepted a pass and blocked a last second field goal attempt in the win over Bucknell… also had six solo tackles, including one for loss, and broke up a pass at Saint Francis… made six stops, five solo, and picked off a pass in the Liberty Cup win over Columbia… opened season with six tackles, five solo, and broke up two passes in the win over Rhode Island… recorded six tackles, five solo, in the Lehigh win… also had six solo stops and a pass deflection versus Holy Cross… made two tackles, intercepted a pass and broke up two others in the NCAA FCS first-round win over Sacred Heart.

2012: Appeared in all eleven games as a sophomore, starting nine at cornerback… recorded 30 total tackles, 19 solo, on the season… also had four pass breakups and an interception… returned interception 64 yards for a score in the Lafayette win… also had three tackles against the Leopards… made six stops, five solo, against Cornell… recorded five tackles, three solo, at Lehigh… made five tackles at Bucknell… finished with four solo tackles and broke up a pass at Villanova.

2011: Appeared in nine games as a freshman, starting one… finished season with seven total tackles, six solo… made four solo tackles at Rhode Island… recorded two stops, one solo, at Colgate… notched a tackle in the Bucknell game.

 

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