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

East Coast Elite Quarterback & Wide Receiver Showcase

The selection process for the East Coast Elite QB & WR Showcase will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015. 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 2015. Every Monday following camps, Spooky Nook Football will announce QB’s and receivers 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 and receivers in each class:
High School Division – 9, 10, 11, & 12
Middle School Division – 6, 7, & 8

PA Top 10 Showcase

This showcase is open to PA residents only, but is invitation only. All grade levels are considered.

If you are selected to attend the Top 10 Showcase you must register online and pay $50.00 to reserve your spot.

The Top 10 Competition will be held on August 1, 2015.


Keystone Showcase

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

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2015

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Fee: QB’s $100 | WR’s/TE’s $60

District 3 Football Showcase

The District 3 Football Showcase is only open to football players in District 3. College coaches from all levels are invited to attend. Players will be evaluated by college coaches during position-specific skills. The showcase is not in combine format and is for ALL offensive and defensive positions.

Date: May 28, 2015

Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Fee: $50

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 18, February 22, March 1, & March 22

Session 2: April 5, April 12, April 19, May 3

Fee: QB’s $190 | WR’s/TE’s $60

Advanced Small Group Instruction

Advanced Small Group Instruction is for the serious QB looking for an intense workout to get ready for college showcases in June. Instruction is available in 6 Tuesday evening sessions. The advanced sessions are for QB’s only. QB’s are asked to bring 2 receivers to each workout. Each training lesson is 1 hour long.

Sessions: April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5

Fee: $50 per session. Register for each session seperately.

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

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Football Clinics

The Nook’s challenging clinics help athletes sharpen skills in a range of sports and positions.


Football Camps

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


Sports Performance

Scientific training programs help athletes & individuals achieve their goals.


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