**Update** Coach Johnson was selected by the Seattle Dragons in the inaugural XFL Draft and is currently under contract with the team. He is unavailable for position-specific training until further notice.
Ben Johnson was a standout multi-sport athlete at Basehor-Linwood High School, he was rated the #4 prospect in the state of Kansas as a senior. A 3-star recruit, Johnson signed to play football for the University of Kansas where he would go on to earn All-Big 12 honors in both 2015 and 2017. In 33 games for the Jayhawks he would amass 53 catches for 590 yards with 2 touchdowns.
Ahead of the 2018 NFL Draft talent evaluator Matt Miller would call Johnson the biggest 'sleeper' at the tight end position. After going undrafted Johnson signed with the Los Angeles Chargers prior to the 2018 season. After being released at the end of training camp he signed with the San Diego Fleet of the AAF where he became the teams' starting H-back. In the abbreviated AAF season he had 14 catches for 109 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Ben can provide the following to players at the tight end and receivers position;
- High quality instruction, including tips and techniques used at the NFL and Division 1 level.
- Breakdown of player's strengths and weaknesses from both in-person evaluation and film.
- Offer chalk talk to teach the nuances of the receiver and tight end position.
- Route tree work and creating separation from defenders.
- Recruiting advice.