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Ralph J., Charlotte, NC Football Coach

Ralph J.

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I want my clients to know that you can trust me, I am committed to excellence in your development, and that I care. I expect my clients to reciprocate these same qualities. View all coaching experience

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Packages

Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Ralph. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$65 1 session + one-time fee

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Ralph. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 minute

$222 3 sessions ($74/ea) + one-time fee

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Standard Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Ralph. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 minute

$348 5 sessions ($70/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Ralph. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 minute

$580 10 sessions ($58/ea) + one-time fee

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  • Ohio State University--Columbus (OH)

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Wide Receiver

  • Footwork, Catching, Hand Placement, Route Running, Cutting

Credentials

  • Ohio State University--Columbus (OH)

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Wide Receiver

  • Footwork, Catching, Hand Placement, Route Running, Cutting

More About Coach Ralph

I have been coaching athletes in speed development and biomechanics for 15 years. I was recently the head track and field and cross country coach at California State University Eastbay where I coached numerous individuals to lifetime best performances and two individuals (Lauren McGlory and Marquise Cherry) to conference championships, school records, and NCAA All-American status. I have coached baseball, soccer and football throughout my career. I coached several members of the Ohio State University 2002 national championship team, and work with several aspiring Olympic caliber sprinters from the west indies. I was a division one wide receiver and kick returner at Morgan State University. I was a two time NJCAA national assistant coach of the year. I coached on two football staffs who won high school championships. In 2003 I coached the Washington High Lions (Washington CH, Ohio) to a historic 11-0 regular season record and Division championship. In 2005 I was on a staff that led the Coolidge High Bears (Coolidge, AZ) to the Arizona 3A state championship. I am IAAF level 5 certified, and hold numerous certifications through USA track and field. I coach all age groups from youth to masters. If you are serious about your training and want to get to the next level, I AM THE COACH FOR YOU!

I played football at Division 1 Morgan State University from 1996-1999 and at one time led the nation in kick off return yards before they stopped kicking the ball to me :). I am a member of the national semi-pro football hall of fame after several successful years and a few championships with the Central Ohio Lions.

What a client can expect is quality and highly efficient and organized training. I believe in the holistic approach to training mind, body, soul, so you can expect mental preparation through psychological development. My first session will consist of an assessment period of current skill, ability and fitness levels. I take into account the training age of the individual, have a conversation about goals, and implement my T2C philosophy of trust, commitment and care. After deciding on a realistic goal and strategy the athlete will see a session plan as follows

1. Warm-up routine (Slow to Fast, Active to Dynamic, General to Specific)
2. Discuss session focus prior to beginning to ensure proper understanding and expectations
3. Engage in session (30 minutes minimum)
4. Cool Down and Debrief
5. Homework assignment and what to expect next time
6. Dismiss

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Client Reviews

Great- excellent coach.

Great first session !

Coach Ralph was excellent! We're only one session in and completed the initial assessment. He was thorough with his analysis, discussed a plan of action and presented options on how to proceed for recovery from injury along with strength and conditioning. Looking forward to making progress with him.

Coach Ralph is a high level coach who uses individual tailored training programs to help you perform at your best. His friendly demeanor and mentorship of his clients is second to none. He is a true professional.

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Coach Ralph has done a great job testing and planning for the specific development my daughter needs. Good with young teens.

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Great first meeting! Coach Jones was thorough, professional and very knowledgeable! Looking forward to my son working with him!

Coach Ralph was excellent at diagnosis my son strength and weakness far as his lateral movement and I definitely can tell his experience right away in track and field we look forward to coach Ralph training our son going forward

I had a great first session with Coach Jones. He knows exactly what I need to succeed. His training approach and technique are excellent and what stands out is his attention to detail. I highly recommend him!

Very friendly and knowledgeable. Looking forward to working with him.

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Coach Jones approached addressing my son’s goals by conducting a thorough motion and posture study. He gave him tips and an exercise plan then briefed me on how to construct a program in order to make my son more efficient. We will continue with more sessions over the on coming months.

Coach Jones is a really good coach and good fit for my 12 year old son. His training, approach and technique he is teaching are excellent. I would highly recommend Coach Jones to anyone!!

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Coach Ralph is very impressive. He is committed to analyzing and improving athletes' weaknesses.

Excellent individualized training program.

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Great time, great coach. Very knowledgeable

In the first session Coach Jones did a thorough assessment of our daughter's form, speed, and agility to identify the areas that are to be focused on. The second session Coach Jones immediately began to address them, while providing efficiency and encouragement. Wish we had done this years ago!

My daughter had her first experience today with Coach Jones. He met all of our expectations! We will continue to train with him.

We met with Coach Ralph for the initial consultation and we are impressed with his experience. We look forward to working with him more.

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Great coach!!!

Coach Ralph has done a great job preparing my son for this upcoming track season. He has worked with my son for a few months and during this short time his running form has been transformed and his knowledge of how to run certain events has grown. I highly recommend Coach Ralph Jones!

Coach Jones was very prompt and professional. He was knowledgeable in all aspects of sprinting and how to improve speed and technique. Definitely, will continue to schedule more sessions in the weeks to come.

Enjoyed our session with Coach Ralph. He is very professional and knowledgeable. All of our concerns were addressed and solutions were made. We are excited about working with Coach Ralph.

Only met for an evaluation but seems on point and professional.

Great first session with Coach Jones! It was very informative and it's obvious he knows his stuff! He was extremely professional, prepared and great with our son! Will definitely be booking more sessions!

Thanks for your expertise and pinpointing the areas my son needs to work on. With your guidance and professionalism I'm sure we'll meet both our short-term and long-term goals. Thanks again and we look forward to working with you!

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Coach Ralph is very knowledgeable and professional. I will be making more bookings for sure.

He came prepared and you could tell he had been doing this for awhile. I was impressed with the evaluation.

Coach Ralph is a great coach. He has done an incredible job getting my son ready to run track. I highly recommend him.

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Coach Ralph was great! Teaching the fundamentals and focus on core strengthening techniques will increase my daughters speed and flexibility.

Coach J seems to take a holistic approach in the development of the athlete, in this case my son.

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Our daughter enjoyed her first session with coach Ralph. He is very prepared and organized. You could actually see her improvement from test to test as coach Ralph gave her instruction. We will be scheduling more sessions with coach Ralph.

Coach Ralph is a great coach. During my son's evaluation coach Ralph was spot on with the assessment and recommended plans for improvement. Coach had a positive disposition and a calm approach, he is definitely knowlegeable with the foundational mechanics of not only running faster but running healthy. As we were leaving he encouraged my son and I that we would all work together.

Coach Ralph was very helpful and professional. Will definitely be using him!

Coach Jones was exactly was my son was looking for. He is extremely knowledgable, very organized, and very thorough. His evaluation of my son was exactly what he needed, realistic and focused on what he can currently succeed at and what he can hope to achieve during the season with hard work and focus. Highly recommend.

Coach Ralph was outstanding. I would recommend any young athlete to sign-up with him who has some ability and would like to get stronger and faster. He is an excellent communicator and works really well with young athletes.

A great 1st experience and detailed evaluation for our 13 year old son. We felt very comfortable around Coach Ralph from the beginning and his discussions and video follow up were 1st class. The facility is outstanding. We are looking forward to future visits and continued improvement with our student athlete.

Coach Jones is wonderful! He listened to exactly what my son was hoping to achieve with his workouts. Where many coaches had only told him what to do and not really listened to what was important to him. Coach Jones is very professional and prepared for his sessions. We are seeing some great gains in only a month. My son absolutely loves working with Coach Jones. I highly recommend this coach for any athlete looking to increase speed and technique in running!

Coach Ralph was great. He showed my son what he needed to improve and gave him the encouragement to work hard

Coach Ralph really impressed me. He is very knowledgable and has a great personality as well. My daughter really enjoys working with him and I believe we are going to see a huge difference in her jumps this year. I really like his coaching philosophy and his level of commitment to the athletes he works with.

Coach Ralph is very encouraging and clearly loves the sport of track and field.
Prior to my son's first session Coach Ralph provided him with a list of drills they would be working on to improve form, posture, rhythm, and balance.
Following the session Coach Ralph took the time to break down his coaching philosophy, and was more than happy to answer all of our questions.
Start to finish Coach Ralph provided a great first session for my son.

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Coach Ralph is really great. During the 1st session, he showed me right away that many of my sprinting techniques including my warm ups, were completely ineffective. He explained the physics of running in a way I never understood after 3 years of high school track. I feel I can make great progress working with him going forward.

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Coach Ralph was excellent in his training session with my son. He explained the drills in a clear, easy to understand manner. He's a great motivator and my son saw results immediately. We plan to book additional sessions, I would highly recommend coach Ralph.

I entered the sport without any experience. Coach Jones takes the time to explain everything about the sport and explains why we do the drills we do. I really enjoy training with Coach Jones!

Coach Jones has been a pleasure to work with. He's thorough in teaching technique, extremely knowledgeable and is very professional. My daughter looks forward to her sessions and is happy about learning proper technique. I'm extremely happy with his level of professionalism and great communication!

Great attitude and very patient.

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