Today the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced their selections for the 2019 version of their 35 under 35 leadership institute. This year The Mount is pleased to announce that Head Football Coach Tyler Hopperton has been among those selected by the AFCA.
Coach Hopperton was selected out of a pool of hundreds of applicants. Applicants were required to submit a resume, five references, and a 1,600-word article or five-minute live instructional video on an Offensive, Defensive, Special Teams, or position-specific topic of the applicant's choosing.
The AFCA 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute is a prestigious program aimed at identifying and developing premier, future leaders in the football coaching profession. Selected participants are invited to attend the one-day institute that features a curriculum of interactive lectures focused on topics specifically tailored to emphasize leadership in the coaching profession, ethics, influential responsibilities, career progression, and family balance.
Members of the AFCA 2019 35 Under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute receive a stipend to assist with expenses incurred while attending the AFCA Convention, provided by the NCAA Leadership Development and the American Football Coaches Foundation.. They will be published in the bi-monthly AFCA Magazine, AFCA Insider weekly email blast, and/or have their articles added to the AFCA Educational Library; placed on the AFCA Foundation Committee; and become a part of the great network of rising coaches in the profession along with many other great benefits.
Coach Hopperton will join coaches from all over the country, from every division of football. He is joined by coaches from Baylor, Villanova, Penn State, Cincinnati, Miami and Kansas State just to name a few. "It is an honor to be selected by the AFCA to participate in this program. I'm excited to meet and learn from some of the best and brightest in the coaching profession at the convention in January." Said Coach Hopperton