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Call: 248-709-1029
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4667 Dixie Hwy, Waterford Twp, MI 48329

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Every Quarterback Needs A Great Coach

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Terry Copacia is the director and founder of the All-State Quarterback School. For over 35 years he has been coaching, teaching and mentoring talented young athletes helping them to realize their full potential.
Coach Copacia's dedication to High School football and the many student-athletes whose lives he has touched is being recognized this year (2020) by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame inducting as one of it's newest members.

His extensive coaching history includes positions as Offensive Coordinator for Utica (Michigan)

Eisenhower High School, then as the Head Coach of Utica Ford High School (95-97) and former Offensive Coordinator at Cranbrook-Kingswood High School in Bloomfield, Michigan. A former high school and collegiate quarterback, Coach Copacia’s lifetime of football experiences have helped him design and develop training techniques, skill improvement drills and positive motivational thought processes that provide immediate benefits to the athlete and that have been the core components in his success.

Coach Copacia has trained more than 13,000 athletes from over 4,000 high schools. He has been instrumental in developing a long list of successful quarterbacks playing at every competitive level including high school, college, and current or former starting quarterback in the NFL.  Over 800 quarterbacks have benefited from working with Coach Copacia, one on one of his in-demand private quarterback tutoring.

During the last 28 years of his high school coaching career, quarterbacks playing on his teams combined to throw for almost 54,000 yards and 467 touchdowns. He has coached 17 All-County quarterbacks with 7 earning 1st Team All-State honors in Michigan. His teams have qualified for the state playoffs 20 times (with a string of 10 consecutive years), including six semi-final and four state championship appearances (’99, ’00, ’01, ’03).

Coach Copacia is a sought-after guest speaker at many national coaching clinics including;

Glazier Clinic / Detroit – Cleveland – Grand Rapids
Nike Clinic / Denver – Mt. Pleasant
Michigan High School Football Coaches Clinic / Battle Creek MI

During his long and successful career, he has employed a single thought process for success. On the practice field, in the game, in school, and in life – in every situation and at every opportunity we must PROVE IT over and over and over again.

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These NFL Quaterbacks Explain How Coach Copacia Improved Their Game

Kirk Cousins

Cooper Rush

Trevor Harris

Featured Participant In 2018

Coach Copacia – Sound Mind Sound Body, Europe

Terry Copacia is the director and founder of the All-State Quarterback School. For over 35 years he has been coaching, teaching and mentoring talented young athletes helping them to realize their full potential.

Created in 2004, Sound Mind, Sound Body Football Academy was created to increase the number football student-athletes graduating high school and earning college scholarships in the Metro Detroit community.

Founded by Curtis Blackwell, to benefit under-served students who were not obtaining scholarships due to various factors including but not limited to: lack of exposure, poor grades, and character issues. Sound Mind Sound Body developed a unique curriculum that combined academics, athletics and life skills. Coach Copacia was a featured participant in the first international SMSB Football Academy held in Europe, August 3 – 5. It was an amazing success and more international events are being planned.


Video Clips From Our Group Training

Video Clips From Our Group Training

Meet Our Coaching Staff & Team

Taylor Copacia

Associate Director of the ASQBS

Former Adrian College and Grand Valley State Quarterback

Taylor is a former Adrian College and Grand Valley State Quarterback. He led Adrian to a conference championship their first ever NCAA D3 playoff appearance in 2012.

He was also a two-year starting QB at Utica Eisenhower High School where he led Ike to state playoff appearances and holds many Ike passing records.

He has trained quarterbacks for the past five years and has been involved with the instruction associated with the All-State Quarterback school for the past 5 years. He is the current manager at Virtual Baseball in Waterford.

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Don Clemons

Former NFL Assistant Coach – Detroit Lions
Former Coach at Moravian College

Don is a longtime coach at the All-State Quarterback School. He began his coaching career at Kutztown University ( PA) followed by coaching positions at New Mexico State and Arizona State. In 1985 Don began working for the Detroit Lions,

beginning a 27-year stint that saw him work for 9 head coaches and 14 defensive coordinators.  Coach Clemons retired from the NFL in 2012 and is the current coach at Moravian College in Pennsylvania. 
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Joe Youngblood

QB Coach
Quarterback Coach at Utica Eisenhower High School

Joe Youngblood played quarterback at Utica Eisenhower from 1987-1989 where he was a two-year starter as a quarterback and defensive back. Joe was Dream Team and First Team All-State QB his senior year. Joe was All-State in Football, Basketball, and Baseball.

Joe was a scholarship quarterback at Central Michigan. He was a two-year starter and was named
Team MVP both years. In his Senior Year, he was a Pre Season All American and on the Johnny United watch list. Joe finished in the top ten in the country in passing efficiency in his senior season. He was the starting quarterback Central Michigan when they defeated Michigan State for the first time in school history.

Joe has trained quarterbacks and worked with Terry Copacia’s All-State Quarterback School for the last 18 years. Joe is the former quarterback coach at Utica Eisenhower High School and is currently employed by Shelby Township as the Parks and Recreation Director.

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