HUB Soccer hires former 49ers and Rams personnel govt Mike Williams as Common Supervisor
HUB Soccer has added an skilled NFL personnel man to its ranks with the hiring of long-time 49ers scout and former St. Louis Rams Vice President of Participant Personnel Mike Williams as Common Supervisor.
Williams will probably be tasked with serving to HUB bolster its working relationships with the NFL and CFL groups, and he’ll work carefully with HUB Soccer Senior Vice President of Operations, Tom Goodhines, to make sure that the perfect obtainable free agent gamers are being recognized and recruited to take part in HUB’s CAMPs.
“Mike has a eager eye for figuring out expertise and he had a protracted and distinguished profession within the NFL with each the 49ers and the Rams, one that features a Tremendous Bowl season with San Francisco in 2013,” mentioned HUB Soccer CEO Jamie Hemann. “His hiring will solely assist solidify our standing because the preeminent vacation spot free of charge agent gamers trying to make their approach onto rosters in each the NFL and CFL.”
Williams spent a complete of 15 seasons with the 49ers over two stints, working in a wide range of capacities. He spent 10 seasons (1999-2008) as a Professional Scout, Space Scout and Personnel Assistant earlier than leaving in 2009 to turn out to be the Vice President of Participant Personnel and Professional Director for the St. Louis Rams.
He spent three seasons (2009-11) with the Rams earlier than returning to the Bay Space in 2012 to function a Professional Director and Professional Scout for the Niners, the place he’d stay for 5 extra seasons (2012-2016). Throughout that point, the 49ers performed within the Tremendous Bowl following the 2013 season and the NFC Championship following the ’14 marketing campaign.
The CAMP introduced by HUB Soccer was created by Don Yee in 2019 as a pathway and alternative for aspiring professional athletes to indicate off their abilities for expertise evaluators from the NFL and different skilled leagues, together with the CFL. A rolling collection of one-day exercise camps, HUB Soccer has attracted greater than 350 gamers to work out for scouts from the NFL, CFL, USFL and USA Rugby.
CAMPs should not combine-style exercises, however fairly they’re designed to imitate exercises that happen routinely at NFL amenities throughout the nation. Gamers do particular person work with place coaches, whereas additionally competing in one-on-one and team-style drills. Since its inception in 2019, roughly half of the groups within the NFL have attended CAMPs to scout free brokers in-person, whereas almost each CFL group has been represented. As well as, movie from all CAMPs is distributed to greater than 800 NFL and CFL expertise evaluators, together with scouting professionals from different leagues.
For extra details about HUB Soccer, go to https://www.hubfootball.com.