Phone: 865-296-1170

GunSlingerAcademyWhere Passion Meets Action

When athletes dream about making it to the next level, very seldom do they envision the process that leads to the goal. at the gunslinger academy we understand that process, and have developed a proven learning experience for athletes of all ages. when it comes to player development, details of the passiing game, and absolute results, the gunslinger academy is in a league of it's own. Coach Colston has tutured more than 100 of knoxville's top gunslingers as well as Over 200 quarterbacks from 37 different states that have participated in the "gunslinger qb challenge". 


private 1 on 1 instruction is the staple to every great quarterbacks development, private lessons create an environment for Players to learn at their own pace, helping them to better understand the position and game as a whole. If your child has the drive and interest in playing Quarterback or Receiver at the NEXT LEVEL, the Gunslinger Academy is the experience you're looking for!


 Call or email to schedule an orientation!


 Time put into preparing for camps and combines are generally the difference in receiving offers in June and July or waiting till December. These events require players to compete one on one versus some of the best talent from around the country. Scholarships are earned and players discovered during these important "interviews"! Jordan Matthews had 0 scholarship offers and was a 2 star recruit prior to his Senior day visit to Vanderbilt University. Four years later he was 1st Team All-SEC, 3rd Team All-American and a 2nd round pick in the 2014 NFL draft to the Philadelphia Eagles. His preparation on releases and detailed route running allowed him to showcase his skills making it a day to remember!



Accountability / Mental Toughness / Desire / Drive / Competitiveness / Perseverance / Focus / Passion / Dedication  Perception / Preparedness / Attitude / Belief / Character / Confidence / Trust

Quarterback Training

Proper Stance - Footwork  Throwing Mechanics - Pocket Mobility - Drop Depth  - Chalk Talk  Coverage Read & Recognition  Routes vs Air - 1on1's - Pass Skelly



Under Center and Shotgun

1-step - 2-step - Quick 3 - Long 3  Quick 5 -Long 5 - Playaction 3/5/7  Bootleg - Sprint

Wide Receiver Training

 Stance & Start - Cone Drills

Ball Drills - Foot Speed - Catching  Sticks - Top of Route - Balance  Speed Cuts - Routes vs Coverage

Double Moves  Reading/Recognizing Coverage  Getting Open



Line - Squirt - Step Back -

Single/Double Sets

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If you have any questions about our training options and packages? Just fill out a form and we will respond.


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