The coaches of the Los Angeles Rams Football Camps will be sponsored by Sports Academy. Sports Academy Football is a leader in camps, clinics and individual training. Their coaches bring a wealth of expertise, from a wide range of schools and leagues. Winning is a bi-product of their leadership, communication and focus on fundamentals.


Kertic Carruth

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    NFL Trainer

Player History:
•     Played Tailback at Dallas Carter High School
•    On scholarship to UCLA, however, was injured first year, still completed his degree

Key Accomplishments:
•     USC - 1998 Grad Assistant, Running Backs
•    Trained Johnathan Franklin UCLA All-Time Leading Rusher
•    Trained Paul Perkins UCLA RB Third Leading Rusher, Current NY Giant RB
•    Coached Running backs at Birmingham High school under Ed Croson.
•    Won four City Championships, ranked in the top 15 in the nation.
•    Coached the city player and second team all American Running back Milton Knox (UCLA) and Dennis Keys Player of the year (UCLA). Was
•    Voted CIF Coach of the year in 2003.
•    Nike Trainer from 2004- 2009 Top speed coach for college athletes for NFL combine.
•    Current speed development Coach for Professional/College/High School Athletes at the Factory Training Center in Van Nuys California.

Cameron Ciano

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Offensive Line Coach – California Lutheran University

Player History:
•     Willamette University

Chris Cisi

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Defensive Assistant - California Lutheran University

Player History:
•    2005-2009 Westlake High School
•    2009-2013 Texas Christian University

Key Accomplishments:
•    Westlake High School – All-League
•    Texas Christian University – 2x Leadership award, All Big 12 Academic Athlete, Fiesta Bowl ’09, Rose Bowl ’10, Poinsettia Bowl ’11, & Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl ’12

Aron Gideon

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Varsity Defensive Line Coach & Special Team Coordinator - Chaminade College Prep High School, West Hills, CA

Player History:
•     1986, 1987 – Offensive Line, Defensive Line; Football League Champions, Bishop Amat High School
•    1988 – CIF and League Wrestling Champion, Bishop Amat High School
•    1988 – Walked on to UCLA football team as offensive lineman and earned a scholarship after becoming the starting Center in 1990
•    1992 – Named UCLA Team Captain, started 29 consecutive games, named offensive player of the game 3 times, named Senior Offensive Player of the Year
Key Accomplishments:
•     UCLA Walk-on to Team Captain
•    1994 – 1998: Coached at UCLA (Pac-10 Conference), St. Mary’s College (West Coast Conference), and Cal State Northridge (Big Sky Conference)
•    2013 California State High School Football Champions, Chaminade College Prep
•    2013 California State High School Coaching Staff of the Year, Chaminade College Prep
•    Have coached and played for 3 California State Coaches of the Year
•    Have coached 5 BCS defensive linemen, 2 BCS tight ends, 3 BCS kickers (1 in NFL), and 1 BCS running back (in NFL)

Ricky Harbor

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Youth and High School Football (Various Entities)

Player History:
•    Played High School football RB and CF baseball at Fairfax in Los Angeles
•    Played RB at Santa Monica College with Steve Smith and Chad Johnson
•    Transferred to Montana Tech University and played RB
•    Played 2 years in the NIFL for the Oklahoma Crude

PJ Hurst

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Currently Quarterback at Tulane University

Player History:
•    QB for 5 years for the Santa Monica Vikings 2007-2011
•    QB at Palisades High School (2 years varsity starter) 2012-2015

Al Jones

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Wide Receiver Coach – Westchester
•    Head Coach – JV Firebaugh High School

Player History:
•    Played multiple positions including WR, CB, RB, and Safety while at Rio Hondo College
•    15 years of previous Coaching experience in Youth Football

Hasan Muhammad

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Head Coach, Windward School

Player History:
•    1990-1992 Fairfax HS
•    1993-1994 WLA College
•    1995-1996 Wyoming

Rahim Muhammad

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Offensive Coordinator – Hamilton High School

Player History:
•     QB at Oregon State University 1992-1997
•    Team Captain 1997

Key Accomplishments:
•     Willows Community School PE Teacher
•    High School Football Associate Head Coach & Offensive Coordinator over the last 10 years
•    Middle School Basketball Coach
•    Camp Coordinator & Director with over 15 years of experience

Mark Ricks

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    West Los Angeles Rams Commissioner

Player History:

Playing Career 13 years professional:
•    10 arena league
•    3 Canadian League

Key Accomplishments:
•    Founder of West Los Angeles Rams Youth Football Organizations
•    Western Michigan University (1991-1992, All-MAC 1992)
•    Santa Monica Jr. College (1989-1990, 1st Team ALL Conference 1990
•    Fairfax High School 1988 1st Team all conference 1st team All league(Football)

Darnell Rubin

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Youth and High School Football (Various Entities)

Player History:
•     Three-year varsity Letterman in football at Westchester High School
•    Two-time First Team All-conference at running back Rio Hondo Junior College
•    All-American First Team punt returner and second team all American WR
•    Went to Chapman university where he was ranked third in the nation as a punt returner and 7th in the nation as a kickoff returner.

Tony Ryan

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Varsity Head Coach – Hamilton High School

Player History:
•     Tecumseh H.S., Tecumseh, Oklahoma 1994-1998
•    Santa Monica College - RB ( 1999-2001)
•    Washington State University 2002-2003 (RB/spec team)
•    BCS ROSE BOWL 2003 / PAC-10 Champs

Juan Solorio

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Associate Head Coach – Fairfax High School

Player History:
•     2004 city champion at Fairfax High School

Key Accomplishments:
•    2010 city champion at Fairfax High School (Coach)
•    2015 city champions at Fairfax High School (Coach)
•    2014 Under Armour All American Game (Coach) TEs
•    2010-2016 Preps Star All-star game (Coach) OL, OC, DC

Noah Sutherland

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Tight Ends – California Lutheran University

Player History:
•     2003-2007 – UCLA Offensive Line (Tackle/Guard)

Key Accomplishments:
•     Started 23 Career Games
•    Member of team Leadership Council junior and senior seasons
•    Honorable mention All-PAC 10 Academic Team 2006

Matthew Villasenor

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Varsity Offensive Assistant - Long Beach Poly High School

Key Accomplishments:
•    Matthew played a key role in the first ever national 7v7 which took place at SMU. From there he moved on to work with Ron Allen and B2G sports. He assisted B2G sports and was a part of all the west coast bowl games. In addition, he contributed to the first ever series of FBU LA which took place inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Anthony Windom

Current Coaching Assignment:
•    Head Coach of 6th Grade football and basketball

Player History:
•     2009-2011 – Santa Monica City College WR