Chris Hixson,
Senior Contributor

Quarterback Coach Chris Hixson has a passion for the QB position that has driven him to become the leading expert in Quarterback BioMechanics.

Chris is the owner and lead coach for The Passing Academy and QBIQ and he has over 30 plus years of football experience, most of those years at the position of Quarterback. Chris is an expert on the position’s fundamentals, throwing technique, footwork. His QB expertise is detailed in the two books he has written on the subject.

In 1993, Chris Hixson finished his high school career with a completion percentage of 82%, of which the team was named The Best Team in Washington State history. Chris selected The University of Rhode Island where he was starting quarterback for four years. His college career was highlighted by several school records, notably throwing for 8,574 yards. Chris earned many weekly and season Yankee Conference and Eastern Athletic Conference Association awards as well. He was awarded the Golden Helmet. In 1995, Chris led his team to 6 last-minute drives to victory.

After being on the shortlist for 8 NFL teams, the Arena Football League was Chris' next stop. This league teaches unbelievably good characteristics for the position of Quarterback, mostly because the game requires throwing the football almost every down. His team went to the Arena Bowl twice in his AFL career.