George Whitfield Jr.

George Whitfield Jr.
Born (1977-11-23) November 23, 1977
Wichita, Kansas
Occupation Founder of Whitfield Athletix, private quarterback coach

George Whitfield Jr. (born November 23, 1977) is a former college football and Arena Football League quarterback. He now resides in San Diego, CA and is currently running a quarterback training academy Whitfield Athletix. He was introduced to football by his father, George Whitfield Sr., former collegiate football player at Wichita State in the early 1970s.

High school career

George played for the Massillon Tigers, Massillon, Ohio, football team from 1992 to 1995.


In 1996 Whitfield was recruited to play by Jim Tressel, then the head coach of Youngstown State University. During the 1996 season, Whitfield was forced to watch from the sidelines, and as a result, he transferred to Tiffin University[1] to play for Coach Bob Wolfe and the Dragons the following season. Between 1997 and 2000, Whitfield became Tiffin University's all-time leading passer, with 368 completions for 4391 yards and 39 touchdowns.[2]

Whitfield Athletix

In 2004 he established Whitfield Athletix, a specialized quarterback training academy based out of San Diego, CA.[3]

Notable trainees

In 2011, Heisman Trophy winning quarterback and first overall selection Cam Newton began working with George Whitfield Jr. in preparation for the NFL Draft.[4]

In 2012, NFL veteran and free agent Donovan McNabb sought out Whitfield's services to aid in offseason weight loss and to prepare for the upcoming season.[5]

Other trainees


  1. "Single Game Passing" (PDF). Tiffin University. Tiffin University. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  2. "Tiffin University Football Records" Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  3. "Quarterback Builder, George Whitfield Jr.". Whitfield Athletix. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  4. "Cam Newton Works Out For Media". 2011-02-10.

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