Director of Football: Coach Jim Cantafio

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Football programming features the extensive coaching experience of Football Director, Coach Jim Cantafio. Coach Cantafio and his staff hold all SVS and East Coast Elite Quarterback, Wide Receiver and football training sessions at The Nook.

Sports Performance Training

Spooky Nook Sports Performance offers premier facilities for football training. Football training takes place in the Sports Performance Center, which offers an indoor turf area, a 60-yard indoor track, Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Olympic Weight Lifting, Vertimax, Kettle bells, TRX and much more. Learn more about Sports Performance.

Showcases & Lessons

BTB Mid-Atlantic College Fair Football Showcase

Monday, May 23, 2016

The BTB Showcase is open to all positions and all high school grade levels in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. College coaches will have full access to players while they are being evaluated on position-specific drills. Players will be divided into three groups for evaluation. BTB will provide all college coaches attending with a spreadsheet of player contact information. There will also be a college fair before the drill work to give players an opportunity to meet with the college coaches.

Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Fee: $100


East Coast Elite Quarterback, Wide Receiver, & Defensive Back Showcase

Saturday, July 30, 2016 *Now open to defensive backs!*

This showcase is open to all players on the East Coast. Attendees must participate in a two-day, one-day, or mini camp offered by Spooky Nook Football in 2016. Every Monday following camps, Spooky Nook Football will announce QB’s, receivers, and defensive backs who have been selected to receive an automatic berth to this showcase.

Following a full day of competition, Spooky Nook Football will announce the top 3 QBs, receivers, and defensive backs in each class:
High School Division – 9, 10, 11, & 12
Middle School Division – 6, 7, & 8

Keystone Showcase

Sunday, May 29, 2016 *Now open to defensive backs!*

SVS,, and will team up to host a one-day camp. Some of the most talented QB’s, WR’s, & DB’s in the state will spend a day developing their skills. The camp will showcase PA players from 6th-12th grade.

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Fee: QB’s $100 | WR’s/TE’s/DB’s $60

Keystone State Kicking & Punting Showcase

 May 23, 2016 6pm – 10pm

This Showcase is only open to football players residing in Pennsylvania. College Coaches from all levels are invited to attend. Showcase format will be a Kicking/Punting Competition! Players will be evaluated by college coaches during the competitions. This is a great opportunity for Kickers/Punters in PA to gain exposure at all levels of college football.  Media will be in attendance. Showcase will be held rain or shine.

Fee: $50

For additional information, please contact Jim Cantafio, Director SVS Sports at 717.468.7185.

Small Group Instruction

Small group instructional lessons are available every Sunday evening starting in January and ending May. Each lesson is 1 hour long. Sessions are available to all QB’s & WR’s, youth to 12th grade and quarterbacks. Players will be divided by age and ability.

Session 1: January 17, January 24, January 31, & February 14

Session 2: March 6, March 20, April 3, & April 10

Session 3: April 17, April 24, May 1, & May 8

Fee: QB’s $180 | WR’s/TE’s $60

Private Lessons

Private one-on-one sessions are now available with Coach Cantafio or a member of the SVS Staff. Call Coach Cantafio to schedule at 717-468-7185.

Fee: $80 per hour

Wide Receiver & Defense Back Training

Come learn the basic drills, route running techniques, reading coverage’s, and blocking drills from former NFL Wide Receiver, Darryl Daniel and local Performance Coach Rich Garcia.  One to one instruction also available!

Ages: 15 – 30

Contact Thomas Baughman at [email protected] or 717.618.8546 to scheduled your training.


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Football Camps

The Nook offers intensive training in sessions lasting a half day or more.


Football Tournaments

Fun and competitive, Nook Tournaments accommodate both open and recreational levels of play.


Sports Performance

Scientific training programs help athletes & individuals achieve their goals.


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