HUB Coaching Staff
HUB Coach - Head Coach
George Patrick "Geep" Chryst is the Head Coach of HUB Football. His extensive coaching experience enables him to take part in coaching all positions, along with establishing the overall pace and flow of our CAMPs. Coach Chryst has been a part of the HUB's coaching staff since the beginning, in 2019, and continues to play a vital role in upcoming HUB events.
Chryst has 25 years of NFL coaching experience, working as an Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks Coach and Tight Ends Coach. During his time in San Francisco (2011-2014), the 49ers won 54 games with both Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick under center. Both set career records for passer rating in 2012, when Kaepernick took over for Smith in a Week 11 MNF win over the Bears. While neither QB had enough throws to qualify for the league rating title, Smith (104.3 rating) would have finished 3rd, and Kaepernick (98.3 rating) would have been 7th. Quite an impressive feat, as no NFL team has had two quarterbacks finish in the Top Ten the same season.
In 13 of his 25 NFL seasons, Coach Chryst’s offense ranked in the Top Ten in either Rushing, Passing or Points Scored. His NFL experience includes coaching Denver (2017-18), Carolina (2006–10), Arizona (2001–03, 1996–98), San Diego (1999-2000) and Chicago (1991-95).
HUB Coach - Quarterbacks
Ty Detmer won the Heisman Trophy in 1990 while playing quarterback for Brigham Young University (BYU). He went on to play professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. He was the offensive coordinator at BYU from 2015 to 2017. At BYU, Detmer broke numerous NCAA records and was twice recognized as a consensus All-American. A late-round pick in the 1992 NFL Draft, Detmer played for six NFL teams, including: Green Bay, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cleveland, Detroit and Atlanta.
HUB Coach - Quarterbacks
Seneca Wallace holds the position of HUB Football's Quarterbacks Coach. Using his previous professional experience as a former NFL Quarterback, Coach Wallace is in-tune with the current professional football landscape and provides HUB Players with an in-depth, accurate breakdown of the NFL game. By putting his Quarterbacks through rigorous NFL-style training, Wallace prepares them for the high-pressure environment that encapsulates the Quarterback position.
Wallace's illustrious playing career began in Iowa State, where he won awards such as the Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year and Second Team All-Big 12. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in 2003 as a backup for Matt Hasselbeck and received a starting role in 2006. From 2006-2009, Wallace played in 41 games for the Seahawks and set the record for longest touchdown pass in Seattle Seahawks franchise history. In 2008, Wallace shined in the second half of the regular season as a starter, leading the league in Passing Touchdown to Interception Ratio with 3.67 and holding a 128.9 passer rating in Week 14 against the New England Patriots.
Wallace's long NFL career included playing for the Cleveland Browns (2010-2012) and Green Bay Packers (2013), where he was the first ever African American to start a game as quarterback in Green Bay. Coach Wallace shifted his attention to coaching in 2020 when he joined the Cowboy's Coaching Staff as a Quarterback's Coach under Mike McCarthy.
HUB Coach - Wide Receivers
Wendell Davis is the HUB's Wide Receivers Coach. He is a former NFL wideout and NFL Wide Receivers Coach who works with his players to perfect their release, enhance their route-running and catching, analyze defensive schemes, and make big plays. Coach Davis provides his players with personal NFL-experience at the skill position, emphasizing hard work and the attention to details.
In college, Davis was a two-time First-Team All-American and SEC Player of the Year (1987) at Louisiana State University. He was selected in the 1st round (27th overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. During his professional career (1988-1995), Davis played in 81 games, catching 207 receptions for 3,000 yards and 14 touchdowns.
After his tenure playing in the NFL, Davis turned his attention to coaching in 2009, when he became the Wide Receivers Coach/Offensive Quality Control for the San Francisco 49ers under Head Coach Mike Singletary. In 2012, Coach Davis joined Columbia University's coaching staff as their Wide Receivers Coach. Coach Davis has recently joined the HUB's coaching staff and expects to make an immediate impact.
HUB Coach - Wide Receivers
Az-Zahir Hakim coaches The HUB’s Wide Receivers. Coach Hakim works with his players to perfect their release, come strong off the line, refine their route-running, and read defensive coverages. A former NFL fourth round pick, Coach Hakim understands the needs of aspiring professional football players, and thus provides accurate and detailed instruction so players can continue to develop post-CAMP. Coach Hakim came onboard to The HUB in May of 2021.
Az-Zahir Hakim played collegiate football at San Diego State before eventually being drafted to the St. Louis Rams. In St. Louis, Hakim won a ring in Super Bowl XXXIV in 1999 and continued his booming production into 2000, setting multiple career highs. After his stint in St. Louis,Hakim became a member of the Detroit Lions (2002-2004), New Orleans Saints (2005), and San Diego Chargers (2006).
When his playing days ended, Az-Zahir Hakim shifted his attention to coaching. In 2018, Coach Hakim was named Wide Receivers Coach for the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). The following year, Coach Hakim became the Wide Receivers Coach for the St. Louis Battlehawks of the XFL.
HUB Coach - Running Backs
Wayne Moses is in charge of coaching the HUB's Running Backs. Understanding the versatility of the position, Coach Moses teaches his players the importance of dominating in every aspect of the game: ball carrying, pass protection, route-running, and catching. Coach Moses has proudly coached at all levels in his 30 years of experience and led the Running Backs position in The CAMP I & II.
After his time playing and graduating from the University of Washington in 1977, Moses began his coaching career at Cal State Fullerton. Since then, he's made numerous stops at Power 5 conference programs such as NC State, Rutgers, UCLA, California, USC, Washington, Stanford, and Pittsburgh. He coached Jonathan Franklin, UCLA's all-time leading rusher, and 4 additional players who led the PAC-12 in rushing during the course of his 19 seasons in the conference.
Coach Moses' expertise also includes coaching Running Backs on the NFL-level for the St. Louis Rams (2006-2007), where he coached All-Pro Running Back Steven Jackson in his first Pro Bowl season. Currently, Coach Moses enters his fourth season as an assistant coach with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CA) football team for the 2020-2021 season.
HUB Coach - Offensive Line/Tight Ends
Eugene Chung has been an assistant offensive line coach in the NFL since 2010. Prior to coaching, Chung played collegiately at Virginia Tech where he earned All-America and All-Big East honors as a senior offensive tackle and was inducted in the Virginia Tech Hall of Fame in 2008. Drafted 13th overall in the 1993 NFL draft, Chung enjoyed a six-year playing career in the NFL that included stops in New England, Jacksonville, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Philadelphia.
He transitioned to the coaching side in 2010 and began his new career as an assistant offensive line coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. After spending three seasons in Philadelphia, he joined the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013-2015 in the same role under head coach Andy Reid. Chung was re-hired by the Eagles on January 20, 2016, by new head coach Doug Pederson, who was Chung's offensive coordinator with the Chiefs. Chung has coached some of the most dominant offensive lines in the NFL, most notably the 2018 Philadelphia Eagles who defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
HUB Coach - Offensive Line
Dave Magazu leads The HUB's Offensive Line and Tight Ends unit. A 37-year NFL/NCAA coaching veteran, Magazu coached the Offensive Line and Tight Ends in the NFL for 14 years. Coach Magazu's comprehensive football knowledge teaches players to remain disciplined and protect the backfield -- while fully aware of the hard work and dedication that is required to make an NFL roster.
Magazu began his NFL coaching career with the Carolina Panthers as the Tight Ends Coach (2003-06) before taking over the Offensive Line (2007-2010). In 2009, Magazu’s Offensive Line paved the way for Panthers Running Backs, DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, to become the NFL’s first tandem to each rush for over 1,100 yards in a single season. After, he moved on to coach the Denver Broncos Offensive Line (2011-14). Coach Magazu appeared in 2 Super Bowls: one with the Carolina Panthers (XXXVIII) and another with the Denver Broncos (XLVIII).
Magazu spent the 2015 and 2016 seasons with the Chicago Bears coaching staff. In his most recent run with the Bears, rookie Running Back Jordan Howard rushed for a franchise record of 1,313 yards while only six teams allowed fewer sacks. Magazu's earlier coaching experience at the collegiate level includes Colorado State, Kentucky, Memphis and Boston College.
HUB Coach - Linebackers
Sam Anno is a select member of HUB Football's defensive coaching staff who provides invaluable instruction and mentorship to our LBs. His experience playing and coaching at the highest level has produced a plethora of information that he hopes to share with players who aim to play in the NFL. Coach Anno joins the HUB Team in 2021 and looks forward to contributing to player development.
Coach Anno graduated from the University of Southern California (1983-1986) when he began in NFL journey. During his seven-year professional playing career, he played Linebacker, Long Snapper, and Special Teams for the Los Angeles Rams (1987), Minnesota Vikings (1987-1988), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1989-1991), and San Diego Chargers (1992-1993). Coach Anno's diverse skill set made him a unique player that culminated in winning the NFL's Special Teams Player of the Year in 1989.
Coach Anno began his coaching career as an assistant at St. Monica High School (1996-2001) and moved on to become defensive coordinator at Santa Monica High School (2000-2001). Then, he joined his alma mater, USC, as a Special Teams and Defensive Graduate Assistant (2005-2007). His collegiate coaching experience then led to stints in Central Connecticut State (2008) and the University of San Diego (2009-2015). In 2015, Coach Anno re-entered the NFL, joining the Oakland Raiders as an Assistant LBs Coach. Recently, Anno joined the IFL, hired as part of the San Diego Strike Force coaching staff in 2019.
HUB Coach - Defensive Line
Dwaine Board coaches The HUB's elite Defensive Line. Involved with multiple Super Bowl winning teams, Coach Board understands what it takes to excel at the highest level. Board focuses heavily on developing his players, further refining their techniques, devising strategic rushes pre-snap, and improving coordination with the entire defensive front.
Board is a former standout Defensive End who was drafted in the fifth round of the 1979 NFL Draft. During his playing career, he played for the San Francisco 49ers (1979-1988) and the New Orleans Saints (1988). In his ten NFL seasons, Board recorded 45 sacks and 9 fumble recoveries.
Highly touted as a veteran Defensive Line Coach in the NFL, Coach Board was a key member of four San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl winning teams: Super Bowl XVI, Super Bowl XIX, and Super Bowl XXIII as a player, and Super Bowl XXIX as a coach. Board has served as an NFL Defensive Line Coach for the 49ers (1990-1993, 1994-2002), Raiders (2009), Browns (2011-2012), and most recently with the Seahawks (2003-2008, 2015-2017).
HUB Coach - Linebackers
Junior Bryant played six years in the NFL, all with the San Francisco 49ers. The defensive lineman appeared in 83 total regular season games in his career and started in all 16 games during 1998 season where the 49ers went 12-4. He also recorded 13.5 sacks in his career.
After his career was cut short due to injuries, Bryant became an investor and advisor to various companies. He served as Executive Director for HGGC; an equity firm, Vice President and National Marketing and Sales Director for Pacific Global Investment Management Company and the Pacific Advisors Funds and Vice President and co-Managing Director of Smith & Bryant, Inc.; a real estate investment company.
HUB Coach - Linebackers / Defensive Line
Marvin Jones is a defensive specialist who coaches The HUB's Linebackers. Heralded as one of the finest Linebackers in College Football history, Coach Jones expects fierce competition and values speed, strength, and instinct. His career both playing and coaching epitomizes the gold-standard of the Linebacker position: great leadership and relentless drive that elevates those around him.
In college, Jones became the first Florida State University player to capture two national awards in the same year, when he earned both the Butkus Award and the Lombardi Award in 1992. He went on to become a two-time All-American and finished as a Heisman Finalist. Marvin is currently a Finalist for the 2021 Class of the College Football Hall of Fame.
Jones was selected fourth overall in the first-round of the 1993 NFL Draft, the highest an FSU player had been selected at the time. He played 11 seasons with the New York Jets and started all 83 games in his last five seasons. Marvin ranks fourth in Jets’ history with 1,029 tackles (700 solo), notching six 100-plus tackle seasons. Jones was recognized with several MVP awards, honored as Team Captain, and selected as 1st team All-Pro in 2000. Marvin went on to coach in the FXFL (2014), IFL (2017), and AAL (2018).
HUB Coach - Defensive Backs
Derrick Gardner coaches The HUB’s Defensive Backs. Coach Gardner is a former NFL Defensive Back who personifies hard work, dedication, and a desire to help players achieve their dreams of playing professional football. He works on further developing players ball tracking skills, press/jam technique, coverage schemes, and on-field execution. He understands the value of teaching and provides his players with feedback to bring to the next level. Coach Gardner recently joined The HUB’s coaching staff, making his HUB debut for the May CAMP in 2021.
Coach Gardner played his college years in the PAC-12 for the California Golden Bears (1995-1998). Starting in his final 31 games for Cal, Gardner led the team in interceptions (2) his junior year and finished his collegiate career with 160 total tackles. After Cal, Gardner went undrafted in the 1999 NFL Draft and eventually signed as a UDFA for the Atlanta Falcons. His hard work elevated Gardner to the active roster and he went on to play seven games for the Falcons. In 2000, Gardner was allocated to NFL Europe, where he played for the Rhein Fire and won the World Bowl 2000. He continued his professional career in the XFL, playing for the San Francisco Demons in 2001, before landing on the AFL’s LA Avengers.
After his playing days concluded in 2005, Coach Gardner became the secondary coach at his alma mater, Skyline High School. In 2009, Gardner was named Director of Football Operations for the East-West Shrine Game, before becoming a pro scout intern for the Seattle Seahawks. His next stop returned Gardner to his college alma mater, Cal Berkeley, where he held the title of Strength Training Program Leader. In 2012, Coach Gardner became the Cornerbacks Coach at Laney College under Head Coach John Beam. His coaching was featured during season 5 of Last Chance U on Netflix.
HUB Coach - Defensive Backs
Tim McTyer coaches The HUB's lockdown Defensive Backs. Coach McTyer is a former NFL Cornerback who embodies resilience, perseverance, and an excellent defensive mind. He works with players to improve their ball tracking skills, footwork, press/jam technique, understanding of coverages, and overall execution. Coach McTyer has been a part of the HUB's coaching staff since 2020, leading the Defensive Backs in The CAMP I & II.
During his time as a player, Tim McTyer was a standout Defensive Back in his two seasons at BYU in 1995 and 1996. At BYU, he was named to the All-Western Athletic Conference First Team and received the coaches' Defensive Impact Player of the Year. After his collegiate career, McTyer played three years in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts (1997), Philadelphia Eagles (1997-1998) and the Cleveland Browns (1999).
When his playing career ended, Coach McTyer went on to become the Head Coach at Banning High School in 2010, where he coached for three years. In 2018, he was hired as the Defensive Coordinator at Adelanto High School, where he helped lead the Saints to a CIF-SS championship. Coach McTyer is currently the Head Coach at Adelanto High School, competing for the CIF-SS championship on a year-in, year-out basis.
HUB Coach - Kickers/Punters/Long Snappers
Nick Novak leads the Special Teams unit, coaching The HUB's Kickers, Punters, and Long Snappers. An undrafted 12-year NFL veteran, Novak has a deep understanding on how to break into the NFL and what it takes to compete at the highest level. At HUB events, Coach Novak provides players with instructions on refining form, properly setting up kicks, and blocking out noise. Coach Novak has been a part of the HUB's coaching staff since 2019, taking part in The SCRIMMAGE II and The CAMP I & II.
Novak played college football at the University of Maryland, where he became an ACC Champion (2004) and won several awards including two-time First-Team All-ACC and the Jim Tatum award. After going undrafted out of college, Novak signed with the Chicago Bears and eventually made it onto the Washington Redskins 53-man roster in 2005.
Novak had a long and productive NFL career, playing for the Arizona Cardinals, San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, and Houston Texans, as well as stretches in other leagues such as NFL Europe, the United Football League (UFL), the Alliance of American Football (AAF), and most recently, the XFL. In his NFL career, Novak completed 97.3% of PATs and 82% of FGs. Coach Novak currently operates Novak Kicking & Consulting, striving to move the game forward as much as possible.
HUB Coach - Stretch Coach/RBs/DBs
Amanda Rueller proudly represents Canadian football as the HUB’s Stretch Coach. As a former LFL Running Back and a member of the Women’s Worlds Canadian Football Team, Coach Rueller fully understands the needs of professional athletes and the importance of preparing the mind and body for professional football. Coach Rueller helps our players warm up for their workout, focus on strength and conditioning, and assists in coaching the HUB’s Running Backs. Coach Rueller joined the HUB Staff in July 2021.
In college, Coach Rueller competed in CIS (Canadian Inter University Sports) track and field for the University of Regina as a sprinter. While competing, she captured university sprint records such as fastest female sprinter in the 60 meter, 300 meter and 4 x 200-meter relay. Shortly after, Rueller was approached by the Canadian Olympic Bobsleigh and Skeleton community to compete for their winter sports development team.
Coach Rueller broke onto the football scene as a Running Back with a strong rookie season with the LA Temptation in the United States, helping propel the Temptations to a second place finish in the Western Conference in 2015. From LA to playing for the Atlanta Steam in the LFL, she was named to the Women’s Worlds Canadian Football team. Playing for team Canada in the World’s Football Championship game, she captured a Silver Medal in 2017. Currently, Coach Rueller holds the title of Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP), as well as Certified Coaching Certificate Level 3.