Category Archives: CIS Football

Dear High School Football Players: No, You Don’t Run a 4.4 40

As a high school athlete, you are still developing your strength and speed. You may have worked on your 40 technique, but nowhere near the level of a Combine athlete. Your training goal is to improve your football skills. Combine athletes train in programs that are specifically designed to improve their 40 times. See the…
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Registration open for all Elite Football Off-Season programs

Registration is filling up fast for all ELITE PERFORMANCE ACADEMY OFF-SEASON FOOTBALL PROGRAMS!  Don't miss out on the opportunity to work with both Professional Strength Coaches and current CFL football players in order to make your 2017 season your best one yet! Roster spots are limited for each program, so reserve your spot quickly! Click…
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Elite Performance Academy athlete Brad Cowan commits to Laurier Golden Hawks

ELITE PERFORMANCE ACADEMY football player Brad Cowan has announced his commitment to attend Laurier University in 2016, and play football for Coach Cameron and the Golden Hawks. Brad is in the midst of his second off-season in the Elite D2D Off-Season Football Program.  He originally came to EPA to rehab a broken bone in his leg, and…
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Three EPA Football Athletes Named to OUA All-Star Team

Three members of the Elite Performance Academy football program have been named to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) All-Star Team for the 2015 season.  Congrats Boys - the EPA Family is proud! A first time all-star at defensive end, John Biewald (Ottawa, Ont.) was named to the second-team.  His fourth season in the purple and white…
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EPA Athlete John Biewald named OUA Player of the Week – Again!

For the 2nd time in less than a month, Elite Performance Academy football athlete John Biewald has been named the OUA Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against University of Toronto.  John is currently 3rd in the Nation in QB Sacks. John has been a member of the EPA program since 2012, and has trained in…
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13 #TeamEPA Alums Battle for Pedro

Thirteen alumni members of the Elite Performance Academy family will be participating in the annual Panda Game on Saturday October 3, 2015. Tunch Akkaya Tanner Care Justin Poitras Jesse Skucas Jason Hoddinott Keith Graham Lake Johnston Travis Troughton Tyler Young Jeff Veinotte Kadeem Vaillancourt Stefano Napolitano Jesse Mills   This year marks the 47th anniversary of…
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EPA Athlete Brad Herbst named AUS Player of the Week

Elite Performance Academy football athlete Brad Herbst has been named the AUS Defensive Player of the Week for September 28, 2015. After playing sparingly last season, Brad first joined the EPA program last December to try and take his game to the next level. He trained in the Elite D2D CIS/NCAA Summer Prep Program this past summer, and was…
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EPA Athlete John Biewald named CIS & OUA Player of the Week

Elite Performance Academy football athlete John Biewald has been named the CIS and OUA Defensive Player of the Week for September 21, 2015.  He is currently 2nd in the Nation in QB Sacks. John has been a member of the EPA program since 2012, and has trained in the Elite D2D CIS/NCAA Summer Prep Program since…
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Elite Prep School Football Showcase

The ELITE PREP SCHOOL FOOTBALL SHOWCASE is a one day football event designed to provide exposure for Ottawa's football talent.  Prep School Coaches/Scouts and Recruiting Services will be in attendance. The day will provide the opportunity for athletes to demonstrate their athleticism and movement skills, as well as their on-field football talents.  Included will be…
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EPA Presents: #TheDifference

#TheDifference is a reality web series about the Elite D2D Summer Football Program. This 6-episode documentary, filmed in partnership with House Edge Media, goes behind the scenes of our flagship University Football preparation program, and provides never before seen insights into the methodology and commitment required in the Elite Performance Training System. Follow our NCAA, CIS,…
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TeamEPA Athletes Ready for Historic REDBLACKS Game

Elite Performance Academy athletes John Delahunt, Kevin Scott and Connor Williams hit the field tonight with their Ottawa REDBLACKS teammates for the first game in the history of the new franchise. Good Luck Boys! Local REDBLACKS Players Can Feel Their Community’s Excitement Monday 30 June 2014 By:Sarah Zintel Photo:Sarah Zintel OTTAWA- The return of CFL…
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OVFL Week 5 – Elite Report – Bantam

Myers Riders Bantam The Myers Riders Bantams bounced back from their first loss of the season by thrashing the Oshawa Hawkeyes 62-12.  Playing in the game was a total of nine Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. James Keenan #1 Terrell Brown #37 Colin Henley-Vachon #44 Michael Slattery #54 Steven Schwartz #55 Jackson Hyland #61…
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OVFL Week 5 – Elite Report – Junior Varsity

Myers Riders Juniors The Myers Riders Juniors dominated the Oshawa Hawkeyes with a 59-0 shut out in Oshawa.  Playing in the game were a total of twelve Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. Jacob Spinella #1 Brady Tabri #6 AJ Oickle #20 Brian Franklin #21 Daniel Porter #40 Alejandro Politis #48 Ben Spencer #57 Angelo Vushaj #59…
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OVFL Week 5 – Elite Report – Varsity

Myers Riders Varsity Myers Riders Varsity continued their strong season with a 45-8 victory over the Oshawa Hawkeyes.  Fifteen Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni were part of the big win: Matt Duffy #3 Patrick Pankow #21 Keenan Tanti #23 Daniel Barker #30 Joey McKiernan #35 Evan Yourth #36 Will Johnson #42 Liam MacDonald #44…
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OVFL Week 4 – Elite Report – Bantam

Myers Riders Bantam The Myers Riders Bantams suffered their first loss of the season after losing 28-19 to the Metro Toronto Wildcats Bantams. Playing in the game was a total of nine Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. James Keenan #1 Terrell Brown #37 Colin Henley-Vachon #44 Michael Slattery #54 Steven Schwartz #55 Jackson Hyland…
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OVFL Week 4 – Elite Report – Junior Varsity

Myers Riders Juniors The Myers Riders Juniors thrashed the Metro Toronto Wildcats Juniors by a score of 51-14 as they entertained the home crowd at the Nepean Sportsplex. Playing in the game were a total of twelve Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. Jacob Spinella #1 Brady Tabri #6 AJ Oickle #20 Brian Franklin #21…
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OVFL Week 4 – Elite Report – Varsity

Myers Riders Varsity Myers Riders Varsity faced the toughest opposition so far this season when they defeated the Metro Toronto Wildcats Varsity 36-6. Playing in the game was a total of fourteen Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. Matt Duffy #3 Patrick Pankow #21 Keenan Tanti #23 Daniel Barker #30 Joey McKiernan #35 Evan Yourth…
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Coach Woodcock joins TSN 1200 – Ottawa REDBLACKS radio broadcast team

Bell Media Press Release - OTTAWA (June 12, 2014) TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa  announced its broadcast team for the Ottawa Redblacks’ inaugural season. As the official voice of the Redblacks, TSN 1200 delivers extensive coverage of every Redblacks game beginning this Saturday (June 14) at 4:30 p.m. ET, as they take on the 101st Grey Cup champion…
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OVFL Week 3 – Elite Report – Junior Varsity

Cumberland Panthers Junior Varsity The Cumberland Panthers Juniors outplayed the Markham Raiders Juniors as they cruised to a 58-12 victory. Elite Performance Academy alum Quarterback Pascale Roy Lapensee kept his strong form going as he completed 10 of his 20 passes, 3 of which were touchdowns, for a total of 289 yards. LName FName # Pos…
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OVFL Week 3 – Elite Report – Varsity

Myers Riders Varsity Myers Riders Varsity went to 3-0 on the season as they beat the Cornwall Wildcats 44-4. Playing in the game were a total of fourteen Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. Matt Duffy #3 Patrick Pankow #21 Keenan Tanti #23 Daniel Barker #30 Joey McKiernan #35 Evan Yourth #36 Will Johnson #42…
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OVFL Week 2 – Elite Report – Bantam

Myers Riders Bantam The Myers Riders Bantams have yet to concede a touchdown as they won their second game in a row by a score of 48-0 over the Markham Raiders Bantams. Playing in the game were a total of nine Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. James Keenan #1 Terrell Brown #37 Colin Henley-Vachon…
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OVFL Week 2 – Elite Report – Junior Varsity

Myers Riders Juniors The Myers Riders Juniors went 2-0 on the season as they crushed the Markham Raiders Juniors 58-0. Playing in the game were a total of twelve Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. Jacob Spinella #1 Brady Tabri #6 AJ Oickle #20 Brian Franklin #21 Daniel Porter #40 Alejandro Politis #48 Ben Spencer…
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OVFL Week 2 – Elite Report – Varsity

Myers Riders Varsity Myers Riders Varsity continued their very strong start to the season by going 2-0 with a 60-7 victory over the Markham Raiders Varsity. Playing in the game were a total of fifteen Elite Performance Academy athletes and alumni. Matt Duffy #3 Patrick Pankow #21 Keenan Tanti #23 Daniel Barker #30 Joey McKiernan #35…
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OVFL Week 1 – Elite Report

Week 1 of the OVFL (Ontario Varsity Football League) featured some exciting action league began play for the 2014 season. Elite Performance Academy has a strong presence on the Ottawa OVFL teams and many of our athletes were on display this past weekend. Myers Riders Varsity The Myers Riders Varsity won their first game of…
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#Elite Spartan Athletes

Elite Performance Academy had several personal training clients cultivate their athlete within, through dedicated and committed training programs before competing in the 2013 Spartan Race Series.  #TeamEPA was represented in the 3+Mile/15+Obstacle Ottawa and Tri-State Spartan Sprint, as well as the 8+Mile/20+Obstacle Ottawa Super Spartan. The challenging obstacle trail races are designed to test resilience,…
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Camp Recap – Elite Football Academy 2013

Testimonials The football skills this camp enhanced on the field were clear and resulted in an obvious improvement.  Equally, if not more important to me, was the off field mentoring, you each took the time to add life skills that were related to both improving his on-field performance and off field attitude.  You all demonstrated…
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OVFL: In-Season Training for Elite Performance

Speed Kills and Power Destroys the competition! Don't let your opponents get an advantage - stay at your best with the Top Football Training Program in Ottawa!! Learn the training techniques and progressions that will help you maintain Strength and Power, maintain Lean Muscle Mass, and remain Injury-Free throughout the long football season   If…
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Junior Athlete Development Program – Nepean Redskins

It is session 4 of our 8 week program for the young men of the Nepean Redskins football Club. These athletes have already shown significant improvement as a result of their collective team commitment and effort each week. Our coaching staff has been teaching techniques that are improving specific elements of body control, speed techniques,…
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ELITE FOOTBALL ACADEMY 2012 – 12 WEEK CAMP RECAP

  The young, aspiring, football players of Ottawa had the opportunity this year to learn, develop and improve their skills throughout the winter months. Elite Performance Academy was proud to bring a unique opportunity to minor football across the city. We recruited the finest, local, coaching staff, made up of experienced professional CFL players, University…
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Coach Woodcock Featured on The Post Game Plan

On February 23 2012, Coach Pat Woodcock was the featured interview on the Post Game Plan, a resource website designed to explore career development as it relates to current and former Professional Athletes.  Their mission is to connect current and former professional athletes to opportunities, cultivate a strong sense of community with a mix of successful…
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EPA Athlete Selected to play in Offense-Defense All-American Bowl!

Elite Performance Academy Athlete Julien Moore has been selected to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl on Friday December 30 at the brand new Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas! Julien is a 5'9", 175lb Running Back attending Ashbury College in Ottawa.  He still has 2 years of high school left and is already making…
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Elite Football Academy Launches!

Over the course of the last year, we've had numerous athletes and players tell us that they would love to have more access to the very best quality coaching possible, and be able to take their new-found Strength and Athleticism and apply it to improved Skills on the field. We looked at a variety of…
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Elite Football Camp Recap

Over 80 athletes. 13 coaches. Over 60 combined years of CFL playing experience. 3 University Scouts. 2 Grey Cup Championships. 1 Amazing Day! One parent said it was “as good if not better than any other football camp out there. It provided us good exposure to the college and university recruiters that were in attendance.…
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ELITE FOOTBALL COACHES’ HUDDLE

Attention Football Coaches!!  Here is your opportunity to talk to and observe coaches from an NCAA Division 1 Coaching Staff. Elite Performance Academy is bringing the coaching staff of the Syracuse Orange to Ottawa for a one day football camp on Sunday June 3.  The Elite Football Academy Camp will provide the players that you…
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FFTC Training 2011

Fight For The Cure is an amateur and "white collar" boxing event dedicated to raising funds for cancer patients and (more…)
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