Tulsa Quarterback Training
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The DeBartolo Sports Elite Quarterback Training Academy offers programs to those who want to be the best and be trained by the best. Buffalo Bills Quarterback Consultant, Joe Dickinson, directs each program, ensuring that participants receive professional coaching and individual instruction.
Non-Contact Tulsa Quarterback Training: NFL Quarterback Consultant Joe Dickinson leads the instructional programs and will be supported by a team of coaches that have developed players at the NFL, college, high school, and youth levels. Athletes will participate in skills and classroom sessions. Athletes receive instruction on how to improve their technical, tactical and mental abilities on the football field.
An emphasis on classroom time combined with field work gives athletes the knowledge and experience they need to excel at their game. Quarterbacks polish their fundamental skills and learn how to watch and break down game tape. All quarterbacks are filmed during training sessions so their performance can be reviewed and analyzed at daily meetings.
- Position specific drills led by Joe Dickinson and supporting team of Elite coaches
- Quarterbacks will work on game speed ½ field read and reach drills with wide receivers
- Athletes receive Elite Academy apparel and individual video from skills sessions
- Ability to bring a wide receiver at no additional charge
- Program includes on-field training and classroom work (individual and NFL Film analysis)
- All participants will receive a free subscription to our online training community
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Coach Joe McCulley
Joe is a long-time coach and administrator in the Oklahoma public school system and will be providing personal quarterback instruction exclusively to DeBartolo Sports University. Not only doesView Joe McCulley's Bio ⟩
Joe is a long-time coach and administrator in the Oklahoma public school system and will be providing personal quarterback instruction exclusively to DeBartolo Sports University. Not only does Coach McCulley bring to the table a vast knowledge of the quarterback position but also a deep understanding of the game of football and all aspects of what it takes to become a great player. Joe has 35 years coaching experience coaching young athletes, 29 years as a head coach , 5 years assistant and offensive coordinator both in Oklahoma high schools and 1 year assistant and quarterback coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, his Alma Mater.
Coach McCulley has coached 6 All-State quarterbacks, produced 25 all-state players, won 15 district titles, had 11 state quarterfinals, 4 state semi-final appearances, and 1 State Championship. He has been elected by his peers as All State Coach and 12 times District Coach of the year.
Joe has worked with numerous college football camps, including the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and University of Tulsa. He had the opportunity to help establish the first team camp in Oklahoma with long time University Tulsa head coach and current University of Mississippi offensive coordinator David Rader.
As a player McCulley played quarterback for Anaheim High School in Southern California where he was mentored by former NFL coach Dick Coury. After graduation he played quarterback at the University of Tulsa, under the guidance of then offensive coordinator, former NFL coach and player Jerry Rhome. During his tenure here in 1973 he was 2nd leading passer in the nation behind Jesse Freitas of San Diego State. He was also ranked 2nd in total offense behind longtime Dallas Cowboy and Arizona State quarterback Danny White. While playing at Tulsa he had the opportunity and good fortune to throw to elite receivers Drew Pearson, former all –pro Dallas Cowboy, Steve Largent, Seattle Seahawks Hall of Famer, and Raymond Rhodes, Pro-bowler and former Green Bay Packer’s Head coach.
Coach McCulley and his wife Sherry have 5 children and are currently living in Hennessey, Ok where he is the Superintendent of schools.
Camp Director Joe Dickinson
Dickinson is currently an NFL Quarterback Consultant for the Buffalo Bills and is Director of Coaching and Lead Quarterback Instructor for DeBartolo Sports University, conducting both private and group training events across the United States.View Joe Dickinson's Bio ⟩
Quarterbacks including Matt Barkley (USC), Dayne Crist (Notre Dame), Terrelle Pryor (Ohio State), Jake Heaps (BYU), Blake Bell (Oklahoma), and this years top quarterback recruits Cody Keith (National Prep Player of the Year, East Carolina University Commit), Conner Preston (Southern Methodist University Commit), and Daxx Garman (University of Arizona Commit) have all sought his training.
Under the guidance of Coach Dickinson, youth quarterbacks Augie DeBiase (Jacksonville, Florida) and Grady Sullivan (Southlake Carroll, Texas) received National attention with their superior play during the 2010 season and respective invitation's to play in the Junior Rank Diamond Bowl and the Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl.
In 2008 and 2009 Coach Dickinson helped current Minnesota Vikings QB Rhett Bomar prepare for the NFL Combine and pre-season camp. Throughout this period he worked with New Orleans Saints QB Chase Daniel, Tampa Bay Buccaneer first round draft choice QB Josh Freeman, and Tampa Bay Bucs QB Rudy Carpenter.
Coach Dickinson served as the Offensive Coordinator and Recruiting Coordinator at several Division 1 football programs including: Tulsa (’86-’89), Marshall (’90), Northern Illinois (’91-’95), Oklahoma (’83-85,‘96-’98), Tulane (’99-’00), and Central Oklahoma (’03-’06). The complete offensive mastermind, Coach Dickinson’s offenses routinely ranked at the top of the NCAA. Throughout his extensive career he had the opportunity to coach alongside some of the best minds in football. He was on staff with Hall of Fame Coach and Super Bowl Champion Barry Switzer when they won the 1985 National Championship. While at Marshall he Coached with the legendary Jim Donnan, and during his time at Tulsa he coached with College Football Hall of Fame Coach John Cooper.
Early in his career at Oklahoma, Coach Dickinson worked with Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Troy Aikman. From there, he would go on to recruit, coach, and/or mentor several 1st round draft picks including: JP Losman (QB, 2004/Round 1/Pick 32), Patrick Ramsey (QB, 2002/Round 1/Pick 32), Roy Williams (S, 2002/Round 1/Pick 8), and Stockar McDougle (OL, 2000/Round 1/Pick 20). From 1994-1997, four of Coach Dickinson’s running backs would go on to NFL careers: LeShon Johnson, James Allen, De’mond Parker, and Jermaine Fezande.
Coach Dickinson mentored Heisman Candidate LeShon Johnson at Northern Illinois during his Nation Leading rushing performance in 1993. While at Tulsa, he produced NFL Quarterbacks T.J. Rubley and Gus Frerotte, who rank 1st and 2nd on the schools list of All-Time Passers respectively.
In 2000, Joe Dickinson founded Fab50 Recruiting, a highly regarded scouting service for high school athletes. Today, Fab50 recruiting remains a highly respected online scouting service.
Throughout his Coaching Career Coach Dickinson has had the opportunity to work and learn with some of the greatest minds to coach and play the game including: Joe Avezanno, Rex Ryan, Jim Hanifan, Pat McPherson, Joe Jurasek, Terry Shea, Joe Montana, Randy Cross, Jon Embree, John Blake, Bubby Brister, Jeff Weeks, Chris Scelfo, Barry Switzer, Jim Donnan, Bill Bates, and John Cooper.
2018 Holiday Quarterback Training: December 28-30 (Ages 10-18)
- Check-in: Friday at 12:30PM
- Check-out: Sunday at 12:15PM
- Camp Meals: Lunch will be provided to participating athletes.
- Daily Camp Hours: FRI 12:30PM-7:30PM, SAT 8:15AM-3:30PM, SUN 9:45AM-12:15PM
- Facility: Indoor Soccer and Sports Owasso (16990 E. 116th St. N. Owasso, OK 74055)
- All meetings will be held at Hampton Inn and Suites (9009 North 121st East Avenue Owasso, OK 74055)
- Transportation to and from the Indoor Facility and the meeting room location is only available upon request. A block of hotel rooms is available for anyone traveling and in need of accommodations. The rate is $89 and you can contact the hotel at 918-609-6700 and mention you are with the DeBartolo Sports Elite Quarterback Training. Accommodations are not part of the participation package.
- Friday, December 28, 2018
12:30pm: Check-in at Indoor Soccer and Sports Owasso 1:00pm-2:30pm: Skills Session #1 2:30-3:00pm: Break 3:00pm-5:00pm: QB Meeting and Lunch (Hampton Inn and Suites Owasso) 5:00-5:45pm: Break 6:00-7:30pm: Skills Session #2
- Saturday, December 29, 2018 8:15am: Check-in at Indoor Soccer and Sports Owasso 8:30-10:00am: Skills Session #3 10:00-10:30am: Break 10:30-1:00pm: QB Meeting and Lunch (Hampton Inn and Suites Owasso) 1:00-1:45pm: Break 2:00pm-3:30pm: Skills Session #4
- Sunday, December 30, 2018 9:45am: Check-in at Indoor Soccer and Sports Owasso 10:00-12:00pm: Skills Session #5 12:15pm: Closing - End of Training Weekend
- Friday, December 28, 2018
2019 Elite Quarterback Academy: June 14-16 (Ages 10-18)
- Check-in: Friday at 12:30PM
- Check-out: Sunday at 3PM
- Camp Meals: Lunch will be provided to participating athletes.
- Daily Camp Hours: FRI 12:30AM-6PM, SAT 10AM-4PM, SUN 12PM-3PM
- Facility: Owasso High School (12901 East 86th St N, Owasso, OK 74055)
DEBARTOLO SPORTS UNIVERSITY
Athletes from across the globe have traveled to DeBartolo Sports University programs in search of the best training. At the Elite QB Training, high school and youth participants receive instruction on how to improve their technical, tactical, and mental abilities on the football field. Individuals and Youth, Freshman, JV, Varsity teams are encouraged to attend. The DeBartolo Sports University programs are NON-CONTACT.
ONLINE TRAINING COMMUNITY
All participants will receive access to DeBartolo Sports University's online training communty, http://www.debartoloqbacademy.com/debartolo-online-quarterback-training-powered-by-edufii/.
Quarterbacks may bring a wide receiver to the Tulsa Quarterback Training at no additional charge. It is strongly recommended that you get your primary receiver or receivers to the skill sessions at the facility. Quarterbacks who have attended our program in the past yield the greatest results when they have their receivers in attendance to work on route timing and passing game rhythm. The wide receiver's full name and high school graduation year will be requested in the registration process.
UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT
DeBartolo Sports University will provide all quarterbacks with a Nike apparel package at check-in. Quarterbacks are asked to bring their own football (marked with their name) to ensure that they have a chance to train with the ball they will be using during the season. Athletes should also bring the following: cleats, athletic tape, notebook, writing utensil, bag, and towel.
Lunch will be provided for participating athletes.
Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.
Lodging is not provided by the camp.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to the start of camp. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
*Please note, this information is subject to change. This schedule below is a sample, hours can vary between start and end times.
Sample Daily Schedule
- Day 1
- 12:30 PM Check-in
- 1:00 PM Quarterback meeting
- 2:00 PM Passing and skills session
- 4:00 PM Lunch
- 4:30 PM Passing and skills session
- 5:45 PM Closing
- 6:00 PM Dismissal
- Day 2
- 10:00 AM Check-in
- 10:30 AM Quarterback meeting
- 11:15 AM Passing and skills session
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 12:30 PM Passing and skills session
- 3:45 PM Closing
- 4: 00 PM Dismissal
- Day 3
- 12:00 PM Check-in
- 12:30 PM Quarterback meeting
- 1:00 PM Passing and skills session
- 3:00 PM Dismissal