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About Us

Introducing Preparing Tomorrow's Athletes: A Passionate Family-Owned Facility
Cedric Thornton, former NFL defensive lineman, established Preparing Tomorrow's Athletes (PTA) to spend more time with his children, who were becoming exceptional athletes. He started training them in his yard, and eventually, more children from the community joined in. This prompted Cedric to start a training facility. At PTA, each athlete is given the opportunity to work with seasoned professionals to reach their full potential. Our goal is to help athletes develop the confidence to perform at their best when it matters most. Join us today and become the best athlete you can be!

 

Meet Our Team

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Cedric Thornton

Former NFL Player, Work Ethic Coach

ABOUT CEDRIC: Cedric Thornton (born June 21, 1988) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Southern Arkansas University (2006-2010), was First-team Little All-American, and All Gulf South Conference.

 

Cedric played NFL football for: 
Philadelphia Eagles (Captain 2011-2015)

Dallas Cowboys (Captain 2016)
Buffalo Bills (2017)

San Francisco 49ers (2018-2019)

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bobby miller

MI11ER X Training

Elite Coaching, intense skill training, comprehensive player skill development & game situations. Goals are to provide athletes with the proper fundamentals, skills, mentality & confidence to compete on any level and life.

F.E.A.R = Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise.

The Choice Is Yours!

Bobby Miller (born April 8, 1988) is an Arkansas native and former college and semi-professional basketball player. He attended college at Northeast Oklahoma & has over a decade of experience coaching, training & assisting athletes properly prepare for their respective sport.

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Marco Harrington

Leadership/ Stretch Coach

Retired Combat Army Veteran skilled in observation, leader development, ethics, and group training. Adapt and overcome is a warrior's greatest strength. Our genes provide us with the tools to adapt at anything, meaning everyone is a warrior.

Trained in stretch therapy (Egypt). Graduate of Texas Woman's University with a degree in Psychology. Over the years Harrington has coached all age groups, mentored young adults toward their way to college and the services. Harrington is a certified coach of Soldiers to Sideline and is taking course to become a USA basketball certified coach.

Training is second nature, mentorship is priority.

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coach boom

Speed and Agility Coach

I'm Coach Boom. As a former athlete at Kansas State University, I pride myself on putting athletes first.

I value relationships and believe they are important to the athlete's success on and off the field. I want the athletes to be the best in whatever they do. 

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Terryn largo

Speed and Agility Coach

I'm Coach Boom. As a former athlete at Kansas State University, I pride myself on putting athletes first.

I value relationships and believe they are important to the athlete's success on and off the field. I want the athletes to be the best in whatever they do. 

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Alessio russolillo

Speed and Agility Coach

My name is Alessio Russolillo, I am 21 years old, and currently a student at UNT studying Cybersecurity. I have played football since I was 5 years old and played various positions on offense and defense. 

 

I was a 3 year Varsity starter playing linebacker at Lone Star HS where I was also a 2 year Captain. I earned All-District, All-State, and Academic All-State Honors. I earned an opportunity to continue playing football at Sam Houston State University. I dealt with a lot of injuries and decided to step away and focus on my education. 

 

I have been working at Lone Star HS in the summers as a Strength and Conditioning Coach for Performance Course coaching up to middle and high school athletes. I am on the sidelines at the Varsity games and assist with coaching the inside linebackers. I enjoy helping kids work towards the goals and dreams of each individual athlete. 

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