Lloyd Carter to Retire As Head Lacrosse Coach June 30
HAMPTON, Va. -- Hampton University head lacrosse coach Lloyd
Carter, the first coach of the Pirates program, announced today that
he will be retiring as coach on June 30.
|NCCU’s Tomlinson Invited to NFL QB Coaching Summit
Participants to Expand Professional Network, Hear from NFL Personnel and Industry Experts
DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina Central University assistant football coach John Tomlinson has been invited to join other assistant and positional NFL and NCAA coaches at the 2019 NFL Quarterback Coaching Summit from June 24-25 in Atlanta.
Announced Wednesday (May 22) at the 2019 NFL Spring League Meeting, the event is a result of a partnership between the National Football League and the Black College Football Hall of Fame as part of the NFL’s commitment to strengthening the coaching and personnel development pipeline. The summit aims to equip individuals working on the offensive side of the ball with resources, professional development and networking opportunities with NFL club representatives.
Tomlinson, who joined the NCCU football staff as quarterbacks coach in January, has more than 20 years of coaching experience from high school, college and the NFL. In 2018,he was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Forney (Texas) High School, guiding the top quarterback and running back in the district, while also serving as an offensive consultant at Piscataway (N.J.) High School.
A 1993 graduate of Winston-Salem State University, Tomlinson spent the 2017 campaign with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns as assistant quarterbacks coach/offensive quality control coach. He worked four seasons (2013-16) and celebrated two state championships as quarterbacks coach/assistant passing game coordinator at Cedar Hill (Texas) High School. Tomlinson spent the 2012 season in the MEAC as quarterbacks coach at Morgan State University.
The first 12 years of his coaching career (1997-2008) were served at a variety of high schools in Virginia and North Carolina, including Hillside High School in Durham, before obtaining his first college job as running backs coach at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Texas.
Tomlinson also authored a book titled “4th & Inches: A Football Coach's Season Devotional.”
The summit additionally features panels with NFL general managers and head coaches, including former Baltimore Ravens general manager and current executive vice president Ozzie Newsome, Philadelphia Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, and Black College Football Hall of Fame co-founders James Harris and Doug Williams. Panels will focus on best practices for career advancement and their path to obtaining opportunities in the NFL.
“As part of our ongoing efforts to develop a diverse pipeline of offensive coaches and personnel, the Quarterback Coaching Summit is an opportunity for participants to further develop and perfect their proficiencies in game administration, offensive philosophy implementation and quarterback development,” said Troy Vincent, NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations.
"We are excited to work with the NFL on the Quarterback Coaching Summit, as well as open the lines of communication and exchange ideas on fundamentals and techniques required to coach the QB position," said James “Shack” Harris, Black College Football Hall of Fame co-founder and 2012 inductee. “The results should help participating coaches in college football and the NFL prepare for the opportunity to become head coach, offensive coordinator, quarterback coach, or offensive assistant.”
The current list of presenters and attendees can be found below and is subject to change.