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    Sione Ta’ufo’ou, Founder

    • Elite 11 Coach
    • The Opening Coach
    • TDFB Coach
    • AIGA Board Member
    • Peninsula Athletic League Coach of the Year
    • Daily New Coach Of the Year
    • National Guard Aloha Prep Bowl Staff
    • Riekes Center Athletic Director
    • Athletic Republic Coach Of the Year
    • Army All American Trainer
    • Difference Makers Founder

    As Tom Martinez’s successor Sione has dove into the process to create an impact in the grassroots space. His grasp of biomechanics has allowed him to excel as a quarterback coach. He credits Coach Martinez with giving him the foundation as a coach and the necessary skills to become one of the premiere QB coaches in the country.

    Sione’s relationship with Trent Dilfer began five years ago, with an on-the-spot interview. Sione has not looked back becoming a main stay with the popular Elite 11, The Opening and TDFB’s staffs. Sione considers Trent as one of the best people he has met in the grassroots space, adding the impact we are providing is beyond the field of play.

    Sione is also an advocate of the faith based non-profit Aiga Foundation based in Long Beach, CA. Sione is currently enrolled at Concordia University finalizing his Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration.

    Hometown: San Carlos, CA
    High School: Saint Francis High School
    Alma Mater: University of Mary, BS Business Administration
    Masters: Concordia University to be Completed Spring 17’

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    Adam Tafralis, Quarterback Coach

    • Director of Human Performance Valley Christian High School
    • Owner of Team Taf
    • Elite 11 Coach
    • The Opening Coach
    • Quarterback, Indianapolis Colts
    • Quarterback Hamilton Tiger-Cats
    • Quarterback Argonauts

    Recognized as the Bay Area’s top athlete trainer and private quarterback coach. Being a peninsula born and raised athlete he saw the need for development in this area and truly believes that we have the potential to be known for having the best athlete’s in America. Adam retired from football recently to follow what his life’s true passion is in helping every athlete he comes across. ” I believe that to be the best, you have to out work the rest.” Adam’s 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.

    Hometown: San Jose, CA
    High School: Mills High School
    Alma Mater: San Jose State, BS Kinesiology

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    Danny Sullivan, Quarterback Coach

    • Head Coach Palo Alto High School
    • Offensive Coordinator Los Gatos High School

    Coach Sullivan is currently the Varsity Head Coach at Palo Alto High School. Sullivan graduated from Los Gatos High School after leading the Wildcats, as a senior, to a CCS Medium School Championship and SCVAL De Anza Championship in the 2005 season. He was also named the MVP of the SCVAL De Anza. From there, he received a scholarship to play quarterback at Arizona State University. Recruited by current Oregon Head Coach, Mark Helfrich, he played for current Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach, Dirk Koetter, and 2-time National Champion Head Coach, Dennis Erickson. After his playing career, Sullivan began coaching at Los Gatos High School under the direction of legendary coach, Butch Cattolico. He served as the Quarterbacks coach from 2010-2012. When Cattolico retired, Mark Krail kept Sullivan as a part of the staff and he became the Offensive Coordinator along with his Quarterbacks role from 2013-2015.

    Coach Sullivan has a love for coaching football and quarterbacks. He began working with quarterbacks specifically around the area back in 2013.

    Hometown: Los Gatos, CA
    HS: Los Gatos
    Alma Mater: Arizona State