OFFENSIVE LINE COACH
Darius Thompson is the Offensive line coach at Rise Football. Football
has been a huge part of his life since he was 12 years old. As a
native of Tacoma he played youth football for the Al Davies Cougars
and High School Football for Lincoln High School. After high school,
Darius attended Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana
where he played collegiate football. He has been coaching with RISE
Football Academy 4 years and has coached 13 years of youth football.
He loves coaching young men and teaching them life lessons through the
game of football. His coaching style focuses on the fundamentals of
blocking techniques and tackling because that is the basis for
developing a successful team and player. He truly believes that the
lessons football has taught him have helped him succeed in all areas
of his life.
He has been married to his wife Zowa for 1 ½ years.