The High School Player Development (HSPD) program is part of the National Football League’s Football Operations Department. The high school player development program aims to develop productive members of society as well as good football players. We use the newest techniques and instruction from a wide range of colleges and look to constantly improve the fundamentals of the game.
The program was started in 2001 to aid in the development of inner-city and underserved areas to develop their football programs and players. It began in New York City with four sites and has grown each year to its current size of over 150 sites nationwide.
3D Sports Technology supports that sentiment and promotes the NFL HSPD program.
The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association is a national organization for any person involved in interscholastic athletics at any level.
The NIAAA preserves, enhances and promotes the educational values of interscholastic athletics through the professional development of its members in the areas of education, leadership, and service. The NIAAA’s commitment to leadership programs, resources and services support the athletic administrator’s efforts in providing quality athletic participation opportunities for students. The NIAAA promotes a positive working relationship with state athletic administrator and State and national athletic/activity associations in addition to developing strategic alliances with other education based agencies.
Minnesota Hockey Magazine is highly regarded across the entire hockey industry as a tremendous resource for breaking news and hockey information. The staff includes former 1st round star players, current NHL and national coaches, and highly esteemed professional hockey writers and analysts. This special online magazine provides up to date hockey information and instructional direction from some of the top names in hockey. Minnesota Hockey Magazine is based in the “State of Hockey” but serves as a resource for the entire world of the sport of hockey.
3D PlayBooktm is an innovative play drawing and play animation software for team sports. Animate your play drawings, visually engage your coaches and players, create your playbooks, and export play animation for use in Hudltm and other digital editing systems.
Our software turns drawings into 3D animated plays enabling you see your drills in motion. With our user controlled camera, your plays can be watched from a variety of angles. Perfect for teaching new and old drills. 3D PlayBooktm allows your athletes to review, learn, and master plays like never before.
The Coach’s Page is a one-stop communication resource for coaches, players, parents and auxiliary personnel. Available for any sport, club, activity, organization, or teacher and a PERFECT complement to our patented 3D PlayBooktm.
The Coach's Page maximizes efficiency and productivity by making it easy to control broadcast or individualized emails to your athletes using our private, safe, and secure intranet!
3D MoCap (Motion Capture) enables athletes, trainers, coaches, and medical personnel to improve performance at an elite level. We capture athletic performance and human movement by combining 3D Sports Technology’s proprietary software with specifically designed motion capture hardware. The resulting data provides a highly effective analytical assessment, comparison and evaluation of the athlete’s performance.
Complex human movement and realistic physical interactions are recreated as an animated image in a physically accurate way. The resulting product allows interaction by the operator to manipulate the camera movements, allowing for 360 degree evaluation of the athlete’s action.
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Innovation is a part of 3D’s DNA and we are harnessing the latest developments in technology to build 3DTV, a media, information, sharing and entertainment resource unlike any other in the sport’s industry.
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Michael Strahan brings his national presence, universal appeal and outstanding football background to the 3D Sports Technology team. Super Bowl Champion. Seven-Time Pro Bowler. Franchise record-setter. National Football League record-setter. Television analyst. National television celebrity. And the list doesn't stop there.
Strahan is dedicated to many charitable works, donating many hours and goodwill to numerous charities in the New York metropolitan area. An ongoing personal and significant project for Strahan is helping abused and neglected youths in the greater New York metropolitan area by raising funds through his annual charity golf tournament. Strahan is also a proponent of the New York Restoration Project, a charity organization founded by Bette Midler, whose mission is the preservation of New York’s outdoor spaces. He supports several national charity organizations as well, including the Fresh Air Fund, the American Cancer Society, the Children’s Miracle Network, Housing Enterprises for the Less Privileged (H.E.L.P.) and the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Strahan was inducted into the Starlight Hall of Fame in recognition of his support of Starlight’s mission and programs. Michael Strahan continues to use his celebrity status for good regularly doing public service announcements and continuing his philanthropic support for many causes.
3D Sports Technology is honored to have a former NFL football player of such a high caliber as a part of their team. Michael Strahan brings his elite knowledge along with his ultimate successes on the gridiron giving 3D Sports Technology the ability to offer high school athletes and youth players a knowledge of the game from the best of the best.
If ever there was a guy who has completely surrounded the sport of football, it is Dean Dalton. Growing up the son of a Hall-of-Fame high school coach, he played the game, was a high school administrator, a college professor, represented and scouted football players, spoke at football clinics, coached at football camps and all levels of the game from high school to college and professionally with the Minnesota Vikings. Additionally, he has worked for various media outlets as a football analyst and noted expert.
3D Sports Technology has become Dalton's primary focus as he combines a lifetime of educating and coaching to help develop outstanding tools that will engage, teach and propel athletes to multi-faceted success as well as generate needed revenue to support youth and high school sports.
3D Sports Technology is honored to have someone with Judy Baxter's successful background take the lead as our woman's lacrosse expert. Baxter is currently the co-head coach of girls' lacrosse at Eden Prairie High School in Minnesota alongside Beth Patterson. The success of Eden Prairie is more than impressive with State Championships in 2001,2004, 2006, 2007, 2009; and State Runners-up in 2003, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012.
Baxter also has lead the summer travel lacrosse team, Minnesota Elite, since 1999. To further grow the sport, Baxter has coached at lacrosse clinics across the country and coached travel teams including the Vail Shoot-Out and WDNT National Tournament Team for many years.
Baxter's leadership has promoted the sport and produced many All-Americans with girls currently playing collegiately for Syracuse, Stonehill, Longwood, Denver, and Ohio State. She has influenced the future of the sport developing multiple head and assistant coaches. Baxter has served in 2011 on the U.S. Lacrosse – Game Safety Committee. Baxter has received numerous honors for her coaching excellence and success, she has won the MSHSL Coach of the Year award multiple times including 2012, Baxter was also honored receiving the 2008 Minnesota Swarm “Excellence in Coaching Award” presented by 3M.
Baxter previously coached two different regimes at the NCAA level at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. The head coach of both the Lehigh women’s lacrosse and Field Hockey teams from 1978-1985, she returned to campus to coach the Lehigh women's lacrosse in 2002-2003. At Lehigh, she led the lacrosse team to the NCAA quarterfinals in 1984 and 1985, while capturing an East Coast Conference title in 1985. The two-time ECC Coach of the Year in lacrosse, Baxter also won an ECC field hockey title, and was coach of the year twice in that sport as well.
She played on both the U.S. Lacrosse and U.S. Field Hockey teams, the latter of which qualified for the 1980 Olympics and was a two-time gold medalist at the Olympic Festival while the lacrosse team captured a world championship.
Ryan Ward has been selected in the first round by each professional lacrosse league. Originally at first-round pick by Philadelphia in the 2003 National Lacrosse League Draft and went on to a tremendous NLL career with Philadelphia Wings, Minnesota Swarm and, currently, is one of the captains of the Edmonton Rush. Ryan earned Rookie of the Week in week 8 of the 2004 season before going on to be selected to the 2004 NLL All-Rookie Team. As a veteran, Ward has played in the NLL All-Star game in 2007 and 2008 and among his many records was selected the NLL Offensive Player of the Week earning those honors by scoring 10 points against Portland.
In addition to being a professional lacrosse player, Ward is a high school teacher and coaches a very successful high school lacrosse program in Minnesota. Ryan Ward brings his tremendous personal talents and his communication skills as teacher and coach to assist the development of young lacrosse players through the 3D Sports Technology patent-pending software tools. 3D Sports Tech is pleased to have developed such proprietary tools to enhance the improvement of both the student-athletes understanding of the game of lacrosse as well as improving their individual lacrosse techniques and skills.
Alan Merrick has experienced soccer from every perspective bringing a unique sense of expertise from professional to youth from England to the world having been a player, a coach, a manager, and an owner. 3D Sports Technology is extremely fortunate to have Merrick serve as the soccer expert with his diverse international background of a lifetime in the sport. Combined together with his English League games Merrick played in over 542 Professional games.
During his four years of coaching, he was named Soccer Digest's MISL Coach of the Year, twice. Merrick is currently the Head Coach of the University of Minnesota Men’s club soccer team. He continues to train coaches and young players year round though his Minneapolis-based “The Fix” Soccer Training Company. In his coaching career, Merrick has enjoyed the privilege of being mentored by seven different National Team Head Coaches from around the World.
Merrick holds both USSF ‘A’ and Canadian 'A' Soccer Coaching Licenses, an English F.A. Coaching Badge, and was one of 34 coaches who pioneered the NSCAA 'Premier' License. Recognized internationally, Alan Merrick has been instrumental in conducting Soccer Seminars and Coaching Clinics throughout the United States.
Co-founder and President of Davis, Thomas & Associates. Inc. (DTA) 1979-1997. A software and consulting firm with offices in Minneapolis, Chicago and Bangalore India. Prior to founding DTA, Mr. Thomas was an operating and telecommunications systems programmer in the Banking, Transportation and Healthcare Industries. Mr. Thomas is the current Board Chair of the Rockford Public School District. Gordy and his wife, Marlys, enjoy farming in Rockford, golfing, Twins baseball, Vikings football and Minnesota lakes.
3D Sports Tech is thrilled to have one of the top volleyball coaches in the world join our team as our volleyball expert. Hugh McCutcheon has mentored the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball team program to an 85-37 record in his three years with after leading the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team program to the 2008 Olympic Games gold medal. Counting his 107-33 record leading the U.S. Men’s program from 2005 to 2008, McCutcheon holds a combined record of 192-70 with USA Volleyball.
Less than four months after leading the U.S. Men's Olympic Volleyball Team to a gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing en route to being named the 2008 USOC National Coach of the Year, McCutcheon accepted the head coach position of the U.S. Women's National Team for the 2009-2012 Olympic quadrennial, USA Volleyball Chief Executive Officer Doug Beal announced on Dec. 15, 2008.
In the past two seasons with the women’s program, McCutcheon has guided the U.S. to a 67-23 record with podium finishes in seven tournaments. He ended his third year as head coach by leading the squad to the silver medal at the 2011 FIVB World Cup, which qualified the team into the 2012 Olympic Games.
Following the 2012 Olympic Games in London, McCutcheon accepted the Head Coach position at the University of Minnesota and actively participate as the Volleyball expert for 3D Sports Technology, Inc. 3D Sports Tech wishes Coach McCutcheon and the women of TEAM USA all the best in their quest for Olympic Gold!
Following his Hall-of-Fame collegiate, Olympic and professional hockey career Lou Nanne has spent 20 years plying his trade away from the rink in the world of finance, management and investments. As the Senior Managing Director and National Sales Manager for RBC Global Asset Management, Lou is responsible for overseeing the firm’s institutional sales efforts in the United States, Canada and select international clients.
Lou is a member of the International Committee for USA Hockey, and previously served as vice president of the National Hockey League Players’ Association; a member of the National Hockey League Board of Governors; and following his selection as Captain of the USA Olympic Hockey Team he enjoyed 23 years as a player, coach, general manager, and president of the Minnesota North Stars professional hockey team (now the Dallas Stars).
Lou's distinguished career, both as an amateur and professional, led to inductions in the University of Minnesota Hall of Fame, the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame as well as the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame.
Matt Danowski, the NCAA all-time leading scorer and the son of the Duke head coach, continues his stellar playing career with the Charlotte Hounds in Major League Lacrosse. Danowski's collegiate career in which he led the Blue Devils to three NCAA semifinal berths, two national runner-up finishes, two ACC Tournament Championships and a 63-18 overall record. The 2007 consensus National Player of the Year as the recipient of both the Tewaaraton Trophy and the USILA Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award, Danowski finished his career with a NCAA record 353 points from 170 goals and 183 assists.
Peppered throughout the ACC and NCAA records books, Danowski collected nearly every award possible during his illustrious collegiate career. He was a three-time USILA first team All-American, three-time Tewaaraton Trophy finalist and three-time ACC Player of the Year selection and is one of just two players in NCAA history to score 90-plus points in multiple seasons. In addition, he twice won the USILA Lt. Col. J.I. Turnbull Award as the nation's top attackman and is one of three players in ACC history to earn the ACC Rookie of the Year and ACC Player of the Year accolades during his career. He is a four-time MLL All-Star and was named to the All-MLL team in 2010 and 2011.
Matt currently plays for the expansion Charlotte Hounds of the MLL and in 2013 joined the Blue Devils Lacrosse coaching staff sharing his offensive expertise.
Trent Tucker has been known throughout his basketball career as a pure shooter with a smooth stroke. Tucker used his talent and game savvy to win championships at all levels of basketball. Now Tucker brings his analytical expertise and championship character, great communication and teaching talents in helping us develop our basketball coaching tools at 3D Sports Technology.
The 6'5" shooting guard from Flint, Michigan was an All-Big Ten player for the University of Minnesota. Tucker was selected by the New York Knicks and starred for nine years in the Big Apple as one of the top three-point shooters in the NBA. After his years in New York, Trent Tucker played in San Antonio for the Spurs before joining his close friend, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls to win the 1993 NBA Championship. Tucker retired after that 1993 Championship, and he finished his 11-year NBA career with 6,237 career points, 1,532 career assists and 1,520 career rebounds.
Trent Tucker is a leader and an active philanthropist, establishing in 1998 the Trent Tucker Foundation serving All 4 Kids Foundation among other charities. In his impressive media career, Tucker has served as an NBA radio and television analyst, a Big Ten basketball television analyst, an expert high school basketball analyst as well as hosting sports radio programming on KFAN in the Twin Cities. A successful businessman, Tucker established his company, Hoopology, utilizing his outstanding basketball background as an entrepreneur.
Tucker has been a major contributor to his alma mater working directly for the President of the University of Minnesota to promote youth programs and community relations. Currently, Trent is the Athletic Director for the Minneapolis Public School System serving the over 32,000 kids in the district’s 70 schools.
Senior Executive Vice President, CBS Primetime. Mr. Kahl is responsible for overseeing the program planning and scheduling of the CBS Television Network and scheduling for the CW Network, a joint venture of CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment. He coordinates CBS programming, with particular attention to how all parts of the entire CBS business unit interact to serve the audience and maximize business opportunities. He supervises coordination between CBS programming divisions and the network’s respective operations in sales, marketing, affiliate relations, research and with the CBS Television Station Group.
Andrew F. Kim is a partner at Michelman & Robinson, LLP and a member of the Firm’s Commercial and Business Litigation Department. Mr. Kim is an experienced trial lawyer and versatile civil litigator whose practice focuses on general business and commercial disputes of all kinds. Mr. Kim has long supported and served a number of educational and charitable organizations in the Los Angeles area and is the immediate past President of the Board of Directors of Center for Civic Mediation, a non-profit organization that helps youth and other community members resolve disputes peacefully. Mr. Kim has received and currently holds the highest possible rating from Martindale Hubbell. He has was named one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers” from 2008 through 2011.
Sheldon Burns brings and incredible level of experience and expertise to the 3D Sports Technology team having been a medical doctor since 1974 specializing in sports medicine. Doctor Burns’ leadership is legendary as his career in athletics has spanned the globe and crossed most sports both amateur and professional including NFL, NBA, WNBA, NHL, NLL, soccer and tennis. Dr. Burns served as the Deputy Medical Commissioner for the International Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Commission. He has more than 15 years experience as a team physician, tester, supervisor and medical director at all levels of international competition.
Highly regarding around the world Sheldon Burns has been a sought after lecturer and guest scholar to educate and share medical information to improve sports medicine globally. Dr. Sheldon Burns has authored many medical articles and been honored for his distinguished service by numerous associations, medical groups as well as the professional and Olympic teams he has served.
As a professional adviser, Dr. Sheldon Burns wealth of knowledge, tremendous expertise and thirty plus years of sports medicine experience to further enhance the teaching, training and coaching software and media tools developed by 3D Sports Technology Inc.
With nearly three decades of major college coaching, administrative and recruiting experience tagged to his name, Jimmy Gonzales, has spent a lifetime in and around football and understands the recruiting process like no other. 3D Sports Technology will be bringing Jimmy’s wealth of knowledge of the NCAA rules and his expertise about the recruiting process for student-athletes, their parents, high school coaches and administrators around the country.
Gonzales has worked at several of the most prestigious colleges and universities in America alongside tremendous coaches including current Chicago Bears Head Coach Lovie Smith and recruited numerous athletes that moved on to play professionally.
3D Sports Tech is honored to have Jimmy Gonzales provide real answers to potential high school recruits in football, as well as, helping young men and women in all sports navigate the recruiting process.
Bill Kazmaier is the three-time World’s Strongest Man Champion, two-time International Power Lifting Federation World Champion, power lifting icon, professional wrestler, professional football player and widely considered to be one of the all-time greatest competitors in strength competitions.
Throughout his athletic career, Bill Kazmaier managed a variety of business opportunities. After retiring from strongman competitions and professional wrestling, KAZ shared his expertise as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at Auburn University. He currently operates S.W.A.T. Gym in Opelika, Alabama and utilizes his expertise in strength training and human performance to contribute to the development of nutritional products produced by Kazmaier Foods. A staunch advocate fighting childhood obesity, KAZ enjoys the many presentations he makes to schools around the United States promoting childhood nutrition to school age kids each year.
Globally recognized as, “KAZ – World’s Strongest Man,” Bill Kazmaier brings his instant credibility, celebrity and expertise to strengthen the 3D Sports Technology team of experts.
Dr. Chuck Williams has trained hundreds of elite, professional athletes, ranging from sports and organizations such as the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, MMA, Tennis, Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Track & Field, Boxing, Motocross, and, Snowboarding. An absolute expert in strength, conditioning and sports performance enhancement, Williams is the go-to guy for training athletes to be at their physical best. Chuck has prepared athletes to enhance their competitive performance from Wimbledon to the World Series.
Dr. Williams is a former Professor of Psychology, Research and Analysis instructing hundreds of students through the University of Phoenix. Williams served as a Nutritional Expert Adviser for Metagenics and Unipro Sports Nutrition. He has written articles for both Stack Magazine and Karate International, focusing on dynamic training for increased performance.
Chuck Williams has spent a lifetime learning how to help athletes perform at their highest potential. 3D Sports Technology welcomes his expert involvement and enhancement to our performance solutions for all athletes.
Christopher Thomas has enjoyed a lifetime in the sport of basketball from high school stand out to the Big 10 and now currently training some of the top NBA stars while also serving as a Nike Master Trainer and the pre-NBA Draft trainer for St. Vincent Sports Performance.
A modernizer in the world of basketball training, CT is Founder and Owner of 100% Hoops LLC, based in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has created a new standard for combining high-level performance training based on sports science of functional movement with fundamental basketball drills and exercises. CT is recognized for his excellence having been designated as both a Nike Master Basketball Trainer and a Fellow with the Gray Institute for Functional Transformation.
In addition to directing his 100% Hoops training program across the United States, CT travels extensively throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and China to help basketball players develop their skills and abilities. His reputation in the elite levels of basketball has resulted as a Basketball Trainer at Nike’s Skills Academies (LeBron James, Amar’e Stoudemire, Steve Nash and Vince Carter), Nike Global Challenge, the NCAA 1st Team Annual Summer Conference, the John Lucas Invitational camps, as well as numerous other camps, clinics, and conferences around the world.
CT’s objective is to improve the quality of basketball players by helping them appreciate the effects of positive attitude, work ethic, self-discipline and self-determination. CT regularly confers with high school, college, and professional coaches, as well as, leaders in the world of athletic performance to incorporate the most effective training/teaching for the athletes with which he is privileged to work. ChristopherThomas brings this tremendous passion for the game and universally respected expertise to the 3D Sports Technology team of experts.
One of the top coaches in college lacrosse, John Danowski has helped lead the Duke men’s lacrosse team to unprecedented success during his four-year tenure. Danowski was introduced as Duke’s men’s lacrosse coach on July 21, 2006 and quickly led the Blue Devils to four of the most successful lacrosse seasons in school history.
With an overall coaching ledger of 285-152 (.652), Danowski is one of just nine active head coaches in NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse to reach the 200-win plateau. He currently ranks third among active coaches in overall victories.
Danowski’s impact on the Duke program was immediate as the Blue Devils posted a cumulative grade point average of 3.45 in his first semester at the helm. In addition, the team provided over 500 hours of community service during the semester, continuing Danowski’s philosophy of college student-athletes taking advantage of the full experience. “The coach-player relationship lasts a lifetime – so much more than two hours every afternoon,” said Danowsk. "It would be a disservice to the young men in the Duke program if we didn’t care about their futures. To take advantage of the opportunity to teach life lessons is a goal of ours.” “I have learned the importance of adapting to the talent you have on the field," Danowski said. "You can’t put a square peg into a round hole. I am a firm believer in taking what you have and finding the best way to be efficient with that group."
With four conference coach of the year awards to his credit, Danowski was inducted into the Long Island Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2001. He is a three-time winner of the Joseph “Frenchy” Julien Sportsmanship Award (1988, 1989 & 1994) presented by the Metropolitan New York Officials Association and received the James Adams Sportsmanship Award from the National Intercollegiate Lacrosse Officials Association in 1994.
3D Sports Technology, Inc. is proud to have hockey expert, Marty Nanne, bring a lifetime of hockey knowledge to our performance strategies. Marty Nanne is currently an amateur scout for the NHL Playoff franchise, Minnesota Wild, and the son of Hockey Hall of Famer and former North Stars legend Lou Nanne. Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 8th round in 1986 out of Edina High School, Minnesota. Marty went on to play for the University of Minnesota.
After a stellar collegiate hockey career playing in the WCHA, Marty played three years in the International Hockey League for Saginaw and Indianapolis before entering the business world. Marty is currently the president of The KNW Group in Minneapolis, MN.
Put her on a stage in front of hundreds or in a stadium in front of tens of thousands, performing for others and giving them a reason to smile is where Tami Krause really shines. Tami is the current Head Coach and Coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders, and is nationally regarded as one of the foremost experts for dance teams.
Tami was selected as a 1997 Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader. She is currently in her 13th season as the Vikings Cheerleaders' Head Coach and Coordinator and her 7th year as the head coach and coordinator of the Minnesota Swarm Performance Team.
Setting goals, working hard, striving for a healthy lifestyle, serving in the community, and having a strong marriage and family life are Tami's top priorities. Tami campaigned on behalf of Pageantry Against Cancer benefiting the American Cancer Society during her reign as Mrs. Minnesota-America 2003. She was most recently crowned Mrs. Minnesota International in 2009. Krause spends numerous hours working charitable events using her titles and status to benefit others.
Tami continues to be involved with the high school dance community by serving as a Minnesota State High School League judge and was honored to be inducted into the Minnesota State Dance Team Coaches Hall of Fame by her peers. Tami founded a consulting company, The Diamond Within, to provide a complete resource for dance team coaches and instructors, as well as young dancers wanting to improve themselves and their craft. Krause is involved in directing, hosting and judging numerous dance camps, events and competitions nationally each year.
Tami brings her distinguished background and impressive experience to both the sport and art of dance. 3D Sports Tech is happy to have such an esteemed professional on the team as an expert in dance.
Gary Petrucci is a Senior Vice President, Financial Consultant at RBC Wealth Management and over his highly successful career has been the recipient of a multitude of distinguished awards.
Mr. Petrucci has served on the Boards of Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (former Chairman), America’s Back & Neck, Lettieri’s Inc. and the St. Cloud State University Foundation. He currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc., Animal Cell Therapies Inc., Urological Research Foundation, and University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. 3D Sports Technology is honored to have Gary serving in a leadership capacity on our team.