ANC Team

Stephen Austin is a former NFL Executive and founder of the NFL Regional and Super Regional Combines. Prior to joining the NFL, Stephen owned and operated ELITE Football Combines from 1990 until its purchase by the National Football League in 2009. Stephen then joined the NFL as Director of NFL Combine Properties, LLC serving from 2009 to 2015. .......Read More

Executive Director

Senior Evaluator

Stephen Austin

Since 1990, John Aaron has assisted in the operation of over 200 pro football combines, including combines conducted for the NFL, CFL, and AAF. John’s football career began in Long Island, New York at St. Dominic’s High School. In 1984, John won a scholarship to play college football at the University of Richmond where he started at center for the Spiders. Following graduation in 1988, John enrolled in graduate school, earning a Masters in Sports Management in 1991. While in graduate school, John joined the Spider coaching staff where he coached the offensive line and tight ends until 1993....Read More

Senior National Director

Linemen and Long Snappers

Senior Evaluator

John Aaron

Phil joined Scout Camp Regional Combines (now ANC) in 2004 as Regional Director for the Baltimore combine. In 2011, Phil was promoted to Assistant National Director and two years later was promoted to Senior National Director. Since 2010 Phil has served as a National Field Director for the National Football League Regional Combines. .....Read More

Senior National Director

Baltimore Regional Director

Running Backs, Linebackers, Receivers, and Defensive Backs

Senior Evaluator

Phil Blackwell

John has been involved with football as a quarterback and coach for over 25 years. John began his football career at Montgomery-Rockville Junior College (Md.) where he led the 1990 team to a 10-0 record and a berth to the NJCAA Championship Game. He was named the 1990 NJCAA Player of the Year and First Team All-American as he led the nation in every passing category. He was inducted into the NJCAA Hall of Fame in 1998. Following junior college, John went on to become a two-year star at University of Maryland where he set single-season records in passing yards (3,392), completions (286), attempts (482), total yards (3,472) and single-game touchdown passes with five....Read More

Senior National Director

Tampa Regional Director

Quarterbacks, Receivers, and Defensive Backs

Senior Evaluator

John Kaleo

Adam became involved with football combines in 2006 when he was selected by Scout Camp Pro Football Regional Combines as the Regional Director for their Chicago location. In 2008, Adam was promoted to National Field Consultant by Scout Camp (later renamed Elite) to assist at their combines outside Chicago. Adam also assisted Elite in the operation of football tryouts for several new leagues. Adam continued as Chicago Regional Combine Director after Elite was purchased by the National Football League in 2009. ...Read More

Senior National Director

Chicago Regional Director

Running Backs and Linebackers

Senior Evaluator

Adam Kruckenberg

Eric began his football career as quarterback at Earl Haig Secondary School in Toronto, Canada. After graduation, he enrolled at East Tennessee State, where he played QB for the Bucs. While at ETS, Eric earned a BS degree in Exercise Science with a Minor in Psychology. After college, Eric pursued pro football and was invited to the Canadian Football Leagues’ Toronto Argonauts training camp. After his playing days, Eric returned to ETS and completed a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology (thesis pending)....Read More

Senior National Director

Atlanta Regional Director

Quarterbacks, Running Backs and Linebackers

Senior Evaluator

Eric Lougas

Kenny was an All-Star pitcher at Detroit Communication and Media Arts High School in Detroit Michigan where he won 2 MVP awards, Rookie of the Year and All- District honors.  In 2001, he was offered an athletic scholarship to play baseball at Kansas State University. At KSU, Kenny was an outstanding outfielder and first-baseman and a MLB prospect. Due to an injury that ended his baseball career Kenny joined the KSU football team and made an immediate impact as a wide receiver. In his final season, he led his team in receiving yards per game helping the Jay Hawks to a 7-4 record.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science May 2006.....Read More

Assistant National Director

Receivers and Defensive Backs

Senior Evaluator

Kenny Hampton

Mike graduated from Ohio State University in 2000 with a B.S. in Sport Performance and Coaching. He received his Master’s Degree the following year in Sport and Exercise Education.  In 2004, he became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  He also has his International Youth Conditioning Association Certification in Speed and Agility.....Read More

Senior National Director

Columbus Regional Director

Running Backs and Linebackers

Senior Evaluator

Mike Kozak

Alex Jungsten joined Austin Media Group, LLC (AMG) in 2018 as Director of Operations of AMG owned American National Combines. In this capacity Alex oversees all aspects of company operations, strategic planning, related technologies and combine event management. Alex is a former college athlete who holds the current school decathlon record at Whittier College. .....Read More

National Director of Operations and Admissions

Los Angeles Regional Director

National Admissions Director, Kickers and Punters

Alex Jungsten

Brooks Barron is General Manager at Athlete Training and Health in Houston TX. He has been with ATH since 2017 and is responsible for staff supervision and management and overall performance of ATH’s South Houston Location. Brooks started coaching in 2000 and has well over 15 years of coaching strength and conditioning for elite 4 and 5 star talents many of who now play at such schools as Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi State...Read More

Assistant National Director

Houston Regional Director

Linemen, Long Snappers and Linebackers

Senior Evaluator

Brooks Barron

Russ played football at Sandia High School in Albuquerque, NM where his team took state his Sophomore year.  Russ went on to college at the University of New Mexico and later transitioned into the military, serving 12 years in the US Navy as a submariner and sonar technician 1st class.  During his tenure in the Navy, Russ was selected by his command to tryout for the US Navy Softball Team in Little Creek, VA.  Russ continued to play softball throughout his naval career......Read More

Senior National  Security Director

National Admissions Director

Russ Shiplet

Rashad began playing football as a student-athlete at Kent State University. He later transferred to Hampton University where he concluded his college football career while earning a BA degree in Sociology with a minor in Political Science in 2001  Following graduation from Hampton, Rashad was invited to participate in the Elite Football Combines (later purchased by the NFL and re-named NFL Regional Combines) and earned a tryout with the Cincinnati Bengals....Read More

Assistant National Director

Receivers and Defensive Backs

Senior Evaluator

Rashad Elby