Maximize Your Potential
Performance and Mental Training
for Skill Players
what is your why?
A large part of becoming a successful and reliable wide receiver, tight end, or running back in football is the mental game.
There are several questions that you must ask yourself in order to....
'MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL & OVERACHIEVE'
1. WHAT IS YOUR WHY?
Every skill player will have a different answer. The answer to this question will be the foundation of pass catching for each individual as well as the main motivational and mental support system during practice/games.
2.WHAT TOOLS DO I NEED FOR SUCCESS?
Each skill player will have their own custom tailored program to fit their WHY. Coach Kirby and staff specializes in discovering and fine-tuning your WHY in order to...
MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL.
3.WHAT ARE MY TEAM AND PERSONAL GOALS?
What would I like to achieve in my time playing football?
Do I play for myself or do I contribute to my team?
At CatchingPasses.com we enjoy helping football players build confidence in foundational receiving skills. This confidence will evolve with physical and mental drills in order to....
Meet coach John Kirby
1991-95: Junipero Serra High School, San Mateo-West Catholic Athletic League
3-sport athlete: Football, Basketball, Golf
1994-95: Junipero Serra High School, West Catholic Athletic League First Team All-League Honors, Wide Receiver (1994-95)
1994-95: Tom Brady and I formed a school record-setting QB/WR duo in San Mateo County
1995-96: City College of San Francisco- Coached by WR Coach Andre Allen and Head Coach George Rush.
Won back to back California Coast Conference League Championships
1996: City College of San Francisco 1st Team All State WR (CCCAA)
1997: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Academic & Athletic Scholarship
1997-99: University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football
Coached by Fred Von Appen, Guy Benjamin & June Jones
1999: Won WAC Championship
1999: Won 1999 Jeep Oahu Bowl over Oregon State
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF HIGH SCHOOLS (NFHS) CERTIFICATIONS
1. High School Heads Up Football Coach Certification
2. Positive Sport Parenting
3. Coaching Unified Sports
4. NCAA Eligibility
5. Blocking and Defeating Blocks, Shoulder Tackling &
6. Fundamentals of Coaching
7. Bullying, Hazing and Inappropriate Behaviors
8. Concussion in Sports
9. Engaging Effectively With Parents
10. Heat Illness Prevention
11. Social Media
14.Sudden Cardiac Arrest
2004-05: San Mateo High School WRs Coached WR group to school records in receptions in a season and most receiving yards in season
2006:Junipero Serra Freshman- WRs & DBs, Co-Offensive Coordinator
2007: Junipero Serra Varsity WRs, West Catholic Athletic League Champions
2008: Junipero Serra Varsity WRs, West Catholic Athletic League Champions
2008: Semi-Pro MLFA Pacifica Islanders, Offensive Coordinator, 2008 MLFA National Champions 14-0 (35.5 ppg)
2009: Junipero Serra Varsity WRs, coached 2009 West Catholic Athletic League WR of the Year (DonAndre Clark)
2010: Junipero Serra Varsity WRs, Special Teams
2011-2014: Junipero Serra Freshman Offensive Coordinator, QBs, RBs, Special Teams
2015-current: Private lessons and guest coaching at football camps such as the Gordon Passing Academy.
* * 2010-2018: Junipero Serra High School Associate Athletic Director, achieved over 30 West Catholic Athletic League championships
and two state championships-football and basketball
1991: St. Timothy Catholic Elementary School, San Mateo
1995: Junipero Serra Catholic High School Graduate
1996: City College of San Francisco Associate of Arts (A.A.)
2002: University of Hawaii B.A. in Sociology, Physical Education Minor
2010: National University, Masters of Education (M.A.)
2010: National University, California Single Subject Physical Education Teaching Credential
2014: Certified Athletic Administrator (C.A.A.)