Dustin Wharton broke several Georgetown football weight room records this winter.
March 23, 2012
Hoya Notes - Coaching Staff Changes and the Start of Spring Ball
From The Desk of Kevin Kelly
Dear family, friends and fans,
Our spring practice schedule began on Wednesday at 7 a.m. and we have been very happy with the hard work the guys put in during the winter. Coach Carl Johnson and the athletic performance staff should be commended for the excellent job they do in improving our team's strength and conditioning.
Freshman defensive back Javan Robinson and freshman linebacker Patrick Boyle were our two most improved players during the winter training session. Dustin Wharton, who really stepped up at linebacker for us in 2011, continued to break weight room records, cleaning 370 pounds, benching 420 pounds and squatting 560 pounds. We had several other outstanding performances, as Dan Sprotte cleaned 315 pounds, while Kevin Sullivan squatted 560 pounds and Jordan Richardson squatted 500 pounds.
I wanted to take some time out to extend a special thank you to the assistant coaches who have moved on from our staff. Luke Thompson and Brad Dunlay are guys who have been here from the start and been helped build this program. Renato Diaz was only here for one season, but did a nice job with our wide receivers and was a valuable member of the staff. It's always hard to lose coaches, but when you have success it's nice to see people advance for themselves and their families. I'll miss those guys.
At the same time, we are very excited about the coaches who are joining the staff for 2012. Brian Miller will work with our offensive lineman and brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record as an offensive coordinator and an offensive line coach. Kevin Doherty, who I worked with while we were graduate assistants at Syracuse, experienced a great deal of success at Harvard as a defensive coordinator and will coach defensive backs here. Mike Neuberger is a rising star in our profession and will work with the wide receivers.
All three of them are high energy guys, great teachers and possess excellent character and we believe they will help us compete for a Patriot League Championship this season.
Right now, our focus is spring ball with eight practices before Easter Sunday and the seven following. We will be putting on pads for the first time on Sunday and will have three scrimmages with the first coming on Saturday, March 31 at noon. We will be concluding our spring practice schedule with our banquet and Blue & Gray Spring Game on Saturday, April 21 at 6 p.m. Hope to see all of you out here during the spring, as we prepare move closer to our first game in September.
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