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Nationally-Known Coach Will Sullivan is one of the premier coaches in the country. He has been the off-season position coach for Darrelle Revis, Vincent Jackson, Anquan Boldin, Adrian Wilson and many many more All-Pros and college All-americans.
Coach “Sully” has earned a reputation as an elite, “hybrid” speed and football defensive back and wide receiver coach. His coaching has not only developed some of the top wide receivers and defensive backs in the NFL but his speed training programs have produced some of the fastest 40-yd dash times recorded at the NFL combine.
His Sullivan Proformance 3-phase speed training programs have been used by over 30 different organizations and teams and counting. His eye for detail and understanding of human movement have earned him a reputation as a go-to-guy for identifying bio-mechanical flaws and correcting them.
Coach “Sully” has appeared in the New York Post, USA Today, ESPN the magazine, TBN, Fox Sports, NFL Network, The New York Times and has also been a guest football analyst for wide receivers and defensive backs for ESPN Radio. Coach Sullivan, who is also an off-season FBU camp coach, assists with NFL and college coaches & scouts around the country as it pertains to defensive back training and evaluations.
In addition to his work around the country he has been the Fischer Sports NFL Combine & NFL Camp speed coach since 2006-07.
Chad Carpenter brings an impressive resume to the Fischer Combine Staff. He was the Idaho High School Player of the year, Idaho High School State Champion in track in 100, 200, 4×400, made the All Idaho first team, and is in the Idaho High School Hall of fame. In college he was a WSU Football Scholarship Recipient, a three year Starter at Washington State University, played in 2 Bowl games, is the 9th all-time Wide Receiver in Washington State History, was an All Pac10 wide receiver, and graduated from Washington State with a Major in History and Business Administration.
Chad was drafted in 5th Round by the Arizona Cardinals and played 3 years in NFL for the Arizona Cardinals and the Cleveland Browns. Chad currently coaches wide receivers and is the passing game coordinator at Chandler High school in Arizona, a nationally-ranked team 4 years in a row. Chandler High school has won state championships 3 out of the last 4 years in the Arizona 6A division, the highest division in the state.
Chad has trained and coached athletes all over the country for the past 10 years full time, including football standouts N’Keal Harry, Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Gunner Romney, JT Daniels, James Morgan, Isaiah Sanders, and Johnny Johnson. He currently lives in Chandler, Arizona and has been married to Melissa Carpenter for past 21 years. They have 4 kids – Devin, Clay, Tanner and Cole. Hi son Cole currently plays Hockey for the Junior Coyotes AAA U18 team.
Attended the university of Nebraska where Lewis was a captain and all-America center. He was drafted by the Raiders in 1986. Lewis retired after the 1995 season having played for the Raiders, Cardinals, Patriots and a cup of coffee with the Broncos. After his playing days ended he worked in landscape design, then moved to the media side of things, hosting a sports talk show for 7 years.
In 2006 Lewis went to work for the Arizona Cardinals in a variety of roles. This included pre and post game radio host.(12 years); overseeing the 2 charity golf tournaments annually; running the Alumni association; player evaluations for the draft. The last 5 years Lewis has trained linemen from pop warner to the pros. His philosophy is rooted in the fundamentals. ” I believe that you can be an average to good athlete and make yourself a great offensive lineman by mastering the fundamentals.”
Lewis currently has a son(Alex) that is a captain and left tackle for the Huskers.
Dwight Pete, B.S., PES
Former NCAA running back who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree developed a passion for sports performance choose a career dedicated to improving overall performance of athletes. Upon graduation and pursing a professional football career, he became a sports performance coach at Sullivan Proformance (world renown performance coach), Will Sullivan. Running backs coach for Fischer Institute Combine Prep in 2014. Dwight skills bring an integration of science, practice, and experience, which provides his clientele with effective training programs.
In 2014 as the Defensive Coordinator for the Chandler Wolves he lead them to a Division 1 State championship his record was 24-4. Coach Moore has extensive experience on the defensive side of the ball, including coaching at a dozen collegiate football programs, 5 National Football League stops (Chargers, Rams, Raiders, 49ers and Cardinals) 1 UFL campaign (New York Sentinels) and 2 NFL Europe seasons (Amsterdam Admirals and London Monarchs).
He has also coached two members of the 2006, 2007 & 2009 AFC Pro Bowl squad — Colt & Charger, Dwight Freeney and Arizona Cardinal, Miami Dolphin and former Pittsburgh Steeler, Joey Porter — as collegians. From 2011 thru 2014 Thurmond has trained N.F.L players, J.J Watt, Leonard Williams, Sam Acho, Calais Campbell Aaron Donald, Manny Lawson, Michael Johnson, Emmanuel Acho, Shea Mc Clellin, Alameda Ta’a, Marcus Smith, Dontari Poe, Whitney Mercilus, Nick Perry, Malik Jackson, Jonathan Massaquoi, William Ghaston, Sylvester Williams, Corey Lemonier, Mike Buchanan Gabe Wright, Cameron Jordon, Cameron Heyward and Mike Bennett.
As a Defensive Coordinator for the Orange Lutheran Lancers, he lead the Lancer defense to two CIF PAC 5 semifinal appearances in two seasons. Reducing the Lancer points per game in two seasons from 22.8 to 9.3. Previous to Orange Lutheran, he was the defensive line coach at UCLA and cornerbacks coach at the University of Tulsa. While at Tulsa the Golden Hurricane ranked 22nd nationally in pass defense, allowing just 191.3 yards per game. At the University of Buffalo. Moore guided the Bulls to one of the biggest defensive turnarounds in the nation with a reduction in overall points allowed from 452 to 286 (down 14.9 points per game).
Before Buffalo, Moore helped the Syracuse defense earn national recognition during his two years coaching the defensive line. It was during this time that he coached future Pro Bowl performer Dwight Freeney. Syracuse placed among the nation’s top 20 in total defense in both seasons while racking up 61 sacks over that span. As the defensive line coach for Colorado State, he helped the Rams to a WAC Championship and Holiday Bowl berth. During his tenure he coached future Arizona Cardinal, Miami Dolphin, Pittsburgh Steelers Joey Porter and Cardinal, Steeler and 49er Clark Haggans.
Travis Brown spent 6 years (2000-2005) as a Quarterback in the NFL. He played for the Eagles, Seahawks, Bills and Colts. He played his college football at Northern Arizona where he was a 4 year starter, All-American and Walter Payton Award Finalist.
Travis is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders. He has spent the last several years preparing quarterbacks transitioning from college to the NFL. Although he helps to get quarterbacks ready physically, he believes the mental transition is the most important part of the quarterback position, especially at the highest level. He focuses on giving future NFL quarterbacks the confidence in the meeting room as much as they will need on the field. Travis resides in Cave Creek, AZ with his wife Cory of 15 years and their 5 children.