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Special Guest Coaches

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Here is a look at some of the Coaches that have helped us continue to grow!     Marcel Metti – Defensive Backs – Defensive Coordinator at Ecole L’Odyssee Shane Mosher- Offensive Guru and Option Specialist Brandon Dubs – Defensive Backs – Mount Allison University Defensive Backs and Special Teams Coach Terry Tait – Offensive Line […]

Phil Long


Phil Long may be young but he brings a wealth of experience to AFTA. As a player Phil earned NBHSFL all star status in 2009, 2010, and 2011 also winning team MVP awards in each of those seasons. An unfortunate shoulder injury has put his playing career on pause but his passion for the game […]

Scott Murray

Scott Murray

Scott Murray has agreed to work with AFTA as a Life Coach and Medical Responder. Scott began and ended his football career as a guard at Moncton High School in the late 70’s. His MHS team was the last team to capture the NB Provincial Championship until his son Nick became a part of the […]

Olivier Eddie


Atlantic Football Training Academy is over the moon to have coaches like Olivier Eddie assist when they are able. Here is a bit about Coach Eddie! Olivier Eddie played his high school football at ecole Mathieu Martin where he was selected as a conference all-star during his senior season in 2004. From 2005-2009, he suited […]

Nick Murray

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As a late starting high school football player, Atlantic Football Training Academy Nick Murray founder was limited in his skills. He had a strong work ethic, showing heart and desire, but lacked the necessary fundamental skills to be successful at the post secondary level. There were no camps, no programs, and no information on how […]

Joel Irvine


AFTA is pleased to have Coach Joel Irvine join our Melt staff. Coach Irvine comes to AFTA with a true specialty, the kicking game. Irvine has been involved with football since his playing days began at Saint John High School in 1987. As a standout varsity athlete Irvine played all over the football field, taking […]

Dan Comfort


Dan first started with the Dieppe Allouettes, through the MFA. Then played 4 years with the Matadors of Mathieu-Martin. During his years with the Matadors he was on the league’s Offensive All-star team (2010, 2011) and was the offensive player of the year in 2010. He got recruited by the CEGEP of Rimouski. After earning several awards at […]

D.J. Carmichael


Atlantic Football Training Academy dips back into the MHS 2002 Championship Defense to get D.J. Carmichael. Coach Carmichael was known for his playmaking and ball hawking skills as a safety.  He was a 3 year veteran of the Team New Brunswick program using his understanding of the game to become one of the NBHSFL’s most feared […]

Chris Gaines

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Coach Gaines is the current Defensive Coordinator at Moncton High School in Moncton, New Brunswick. As a player Chris controlled the line of scrimmage with a vengeance and a tenacity that few could match. He played primarily on the Defensive Line, but dabbled at Offensive Line as well. Forged through competing in NB Elite U16, […]

Bob Prosser


Bob Prosser had never seen a game of football until the first game he played in in high school in 1996. After becoming a  starter in his first year he was hooked.  Bob worked hard, becoming an all-star, then began coaching the high school football team while still enrolled. At each level Bob has excelled […]