Contact Football Camp Director, E.J. Mills Named MasterSports Coach Of The Year

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Contact Football Camps congratulates camp director and head coach at Amherst College, E.J. Mills on being named College Coach of the Year.

Coach E.J. Mills

We are proud to have a coach regarded with such distinguished awards at the helm of one of our programs.

Contact Football Camp director and head coach at Amherst College E.J. Mills has been named the College Coach of the Year by MasterSports after guiding his team to their second undefeated season in since 2009.

In its sixth year, the organization’s Coach of the Year award is presented annually to the individual who best contributes to promoting and teaching the game of football at the college level. Mills will be honored at a luncheon on Saturday, Mar. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select in Woburn, Mass., immediately following the MasterSports Clinic.

“Contact Football Camps congratulates E.J. Mills on this honor” Mike de Surville Vice President of US Sports Camps and operators of the Contact Football Camps stated. “We are proud to have a coach regarded with such distinguished awards at the helm of one of our programs.”

Breaking through in 2009, Mills helped guide Amherst to its first perfect season since 1984 and its first win over Williams in five years. With the Jeffs also laying claim to their first outright title, the awards poured in for Mills, who garnered Coach of the Year honors from the American Football Coaches Association, the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston, and the NESCAC.

After posting a 6-2 mark in 2010, Amherst once again climbed to the top of the conference standings this fall, winning the second outright title in program history with another perfect 8-0 season. Over the course of the past three years, Mills and the Lord Jeffs have posted a 22-2 record with a pair of conference championships.

Mills will display his coaching skills once again at summer football camp this June. For more information on this camp visit

About Contact Football Camps and US Sports Camps

​Established in 1977, Contact Football Camps enters its 37th summer operating full contact football camps for young players aged 8-18. Thousands of our previous football campers played, or are now playing college football (many at schools represented by our coaching staff).

US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America’s largest summer sports camp network and the licensed operator of NIKE Sports Camps. The company was started in 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.

Players, coaches, parents and others interested in Contact Football Camps can visit or call 1-800-433-6060.

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