American Youth Football (AYF) and National UnderClassmen Combine (NUC) have Partnered to form NUC/AYF Performance Programs to Prepare Youth Athletes for the Next Level

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The Largest Youth Football Organization and the Top Football Recruiting Program in the Nation Join Forces to Offer Youth Players Skill and Position Training, Combine Prep and Testing, Player Progression Programs, All-Star Teams and 7-on-7 Competitions in 75 Cities

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AYF has formed a strategic partnership with National UnderClassmen Combine (NUC), the nation’s premier operator of training, testing and recruiting for high school football players. This partnership will offer programs specifically for youth football players and will be known as ‘NUC/AYF.’

AYF’s executive director, Jessica Abramovich, feels “With the best coaches, the most effective training system, vast exposure for athletes, and locations all across the nation, NUC is the perfect partner to help AYF players build their skills in an environment that is safe, technically excellent and affordable. Abramovich adds that NUC’s coaches are mostly ex-pros, college and top high school coaches. “The expertise they bring to the field, and the variety of programs NUC and AYF will offers its members are second to none”.

NUC is dedicated to improving and recognizing athletes and the importance of scholastic achievement, while educating parents about the college recruiting system, through this commitment, NUC saw that of its’ 2011 participants, 1153 received Division I scholarships; incredibly, 30% of all high school football players who received DI football scholarships went through NUC events.

Together, NUC and AYF will develop a platform, using the expertise in training and exposure to help AYF players get to the next level, as well as to secure AYF’s place as the nations top high- school feeder programs. AYF president, Joe Galat states, “NUC has proven that they are the best in the nation in preparing football players to get to the next level. Every youth football player deserves the opportunity to excel as a high school student athlete and move onto college; we know that National UnderClassmen’s collaboration with AYF will enable the best chance for success for our young athletes.”

NUC/AYF will offer Training and Performance Programs including: youth skill and position camps, Combine prep and Combine testing, 7 on 7 Tournaments and a 7 on 7 National Championship.

NUC/AYF will also create a nationwide All Star program, selecting 8th Grade All-Stars to compete for a title at the American Youth Football National Championships. These All Star teams, managed by NUC will be organized with support of high school coaches.

In addition, NUC/AYF will develop and publish media coverage of top AYF athletes, player progression models, and will offer education materials to the parents. NUC/AYF will also create specific events and training activities to meet the needs of AYF conferences nationwide.

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About American Youth Football (AYF) and American Youth Cheer (AYC):
AYF / AYC is an independent 501 ( c ) (3) non-profit corporation that provides support services, training, scholarships, grants, giving back programs and tournaments to over 1 million members in 50 states and several countries worldwide. AYF is committed to Giving Back and since its inception in 1996, has donated over $15 million dollars in grants and athletic product to communities that support youth football. AYF was the first national organization to offer all-inclusive football divisions, enabling every child an opportunity place to play. For more information visit

About National Underclassmen Combines (NUC):
The originators of the National Underclassmen Football Combines founded the National Underclassmen Showcase for Football. Over the past five years, the NUC has led more than 3,000 athletes to division 1, 1aa, and DII scholarships scholarship offers while thousands more have gone on to play college ball. The company has taken the principle of the football showcase and is now applying it to lacrosse, bringing in the best football coaches and athletes to run the showcase, combined with the NUC's timing staff to bring the first true testing and showcase for Lax with the sole aim to get the athletes recruited for college. All events are video taped and the results will be sent to every college in the U.S. The company is proud to expand its program to more than 60 cities and more than 180 events throughout the U.S. Many top players have come through the National Underclassmen Combine including Baltimore Ravens QB Tyrod Taylor and Cleveland Browns DB Joe Haden. Many current top stars in college first came through the NUC including Marcus Lattimore of South Carolina, Robert Woods of USC, Aaron Murray of Georgia, Tyler Bray of Tennessee, Jelani Jenkins of Florida, Mason Walters and Dom Espinosa of Texas and many more.

For high school football athletes who are diamonds in the rough or who play for small schools, or elite athletes looking to be seen as early as possible, Schuman’s provides a forum and showcase for those athletes to expose their talents. It is their job to get that information out to college football recruiting teams nationwide. Visit

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