Adam Tafralis

Adam Tafralis

Owner at Team Taf

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Sports

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Adam Tafralis's Overview

Current
  • Elite 11 coach at Nike
Past
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Adam Tafralis' Summary

Recognized as the Bay Area’s top athlete trainer and private quarterback coach. Adam Tafralis recently retired from football to follow his life’s true passion in helping every athlete he comes across. Being a peninsula born and raised athlete, Adam saw the need for athlete training and development in this area and so Team TAF was formed. Team TAF is an elite training group that has the potential to be known for having the best athlete’s in America.My client list is filled with world renowned professional athlete’s to CCS athlete of the year and all the way to twelve year old U.S.A. soccer team members.

Specialties

• Athlete Training
• Quarterback Coaching
• Athlete Physical and Mental Development
• Private Coaching

Adam Tafralis' Experience

Director of Human Performance

Valley Christian High School

Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Education Management industry

May 2013Present (1 year 5 months)

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Sports industry

January 2009Present (5 years 9 months) San Carlos

Team Taf- Elite Training is a group of trained professionals devoted to helping athletes achieve their maximum potential.We focus on each clients' individual goals to help them reach an elite level of total fitness.

Private Quarterback Coach

Team TAF - Elite Training

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Sports industry

January 2009Present (5 years 9 months) San Carlos, CA

Coach Adam Tafralis has devoted his career to learning and perfecting the concepts of how to play the quarterback position. After years of studying the body, he has developed a program that guarantees to increase a QB’s:

• Maximum Power
• Strength
• Quick Twitch Movements
• Mental and Physical Development

These tools will directly affect a QB’s speed on drop backs, velocity on the ball, balance and control when scrambling, play action abilities and decision making throughout an entire game. Ideally located in Northern California, the gym is equipped with indoor and outdoor facilities that allows for year-round training.

Elite 11 coach

Nike

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; NKE; Sporting Goods industry

2009Present (5 years)

Private coaching for the countries top 11 high school quarterbacks

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Sports industry

September 2008January 2011 (2 years 5 months) Hamilton, Canada

Signed as a free agent on September 9, 2008 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL 2008 and played three consecutive seasons. Stats included:

• Played in three games in his rookie season with the Tiger-Cats after joining the team on September 9, 2008.
• Completed 20 of 39 pass attempts for 268 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.
• Suited up in his first CFL game on October 19, 2008 in Saskatchewan.
• Threw his first career pass, an 11-yard completion to Chris Bauman, and his first career touchdown, a nine-yard completion to Prechae Rodriguez, on October 24, 2008 against Calgary.
• Suited up in all 18 games during his second season as a Tiger-Cat
• Regularly entered the game in short-yardage situations, carrying the ball 26 times for 49 yards and four touchdowns
• Completed three of six pass attempts for 47 yards and one touchdown

Quarterback

Indianapolis Colts

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Sports industry

August 2008July 2009 (1 year) Indianapolis, Indiana Area

Adam ended his college career with an invitation to the NFL pro-combine in Indianapolis, In. There he finished in the top five in every category with the Quarterbacks and showed his skills to every professional team, which led to:

• Pro- Free agent to the Indianapolis Colts in 2008
• Signed as a free agent on September 9, 2008 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL 2008
• Signed with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts on April 29, 2009
• Signed a coaching contract with the Indianapolis Colts on July 25, 2009.

Adam Tafralis' Skills & Expertise

  1. Coaching
  2. Sports Training
  3. Athletics
  4. Football
  5. Sports
  6. Sports Management
  7. Sports Marketing
  8. Sponsorship
  9. Baseball
  10. Athletic Training
  11. Basketball
  12. Public Speaking
  13. Event Management
  14. Strength Training
  15. Personal Training
  16. Fitness
  17. Event Planning
  18. Operant Conditioning
  19. Motivational Speaking
  20. Hockey
  21. Exercise Physiology
  22. Fitness Training
  23. Soccer
  24. Sports Coaching
  25. Sports Nutrition
  26. Strength & Conditioning
  27. Weight Training

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Adam Tafralis' Education

San Jose State University

Bachelor of Sciences, Kinesiology with an emphasis on Exercise physiology

20022007

As the Quarterback at San Jose State, Adam Tafralis, surpassed many great Quarterbacks such as Jeff Garcia, Steve Clarkson and Steve DeBerg to become the all-time passer in San Jose State history. In addition, Adam holds 6 other records and in 2006 he lead the Spartans to a win at the inaugural New Mexico Bowl. He then showcased his skills in the Texas vs. The Nation all-star college game which he was named the starter and winning Quarterback. Finally, ending his college career with an invitation to the the NFL pro-combine in Indianapolis, In. There he finished in the top five in every category with the Quarterbacks and showed his skills to every professional team.

Additional Education:

• Studied speed training under world renowned Coach Remi Korchemni
• Studied power and strength under Gregg Tafralis, formally named one of the world’s Biggest Fastest and Strongest men to live by B.F.S. magazine
• Five years of Kettlebell training with Master Instructor Chris Holder

Activities and Societies: San Jose State Football Team, Quarterback (2002-2007) Four-year starter and letterman who opened 39 of 45 career games…was 603-1,027-7,548, 52 TD’s/29 ints. passing and 247-563, 9 TD’s rushing.

Mills High School

19992002

A San Bruno, California native, Adam, attended Mills (Millbrae, Calif.) High School. He played and lettered in: football, basketball and track and field. Additional statistics include:

• Four-year letter winner in: Football, Basketball, Track & Field
• Four-year starting quarterback in football
• Led football team to win their first league championship since 1975
• Named to the California All-state football team and then played in the prestigious California Shine game
• All state Football and Track & Field
• State winner in shot put and discus
• Finished in top three in shot put and discus in state championships as senior; threw 61”9 in shot put and 189-1 in discus
• Voted “County Athlete of the Year”
• Received a full college scholarship to San Jose State University for football

Activities and Societies: Football, Basketball, Track & Field

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