Sanford Health

01/16/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/16/2023 10:05

Sanford teams with REP 1 Sports to help NFL prospects

Sanford teams with REP 1 Sports to help NFL prospects

Jan. 16, 2023

Paul Heinert
Sanford Health Media Relations
605-366-2432 / [email protected]

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sanford Sports Performance, the region's premier sports performance training program, is supporting clients of REP 1 Sports as the professional football prospects prepare for the NFL combine. This is the fourth consecutive year Sanford Sports has worked with REP 1 Sports NFL prospects.

The pre-combine support includes providing expertise at REP 1 Sports headquarters in Irvine, California, along with access to services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, including an elite-athlete physical.

"Working with the Sanford staff at their Sioux Falls training center and experiencing the Elite-Athlete Physical was the best way to jumpstart my NFL training program and take my performance on the field to the next level," said former University of Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell.

"Our Sanford Sports Performance team has a history of working with elite, professional athletes, and we're excited to assist these young men on their journey to the NFL," said Steve Young, president of Sanford Sports. "REP 1 Sports is a first-class agency, and our experts are committed to helping their clients achieve success at the next level."

Sanford Sports Performance offers sports and activity-specific training that incorporates the latest in strength development, speed, agility, plyometrics and explosive power. Sanford Sports Performance is incorporated into the training of dozens of high school and college programs throughout South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota.

REP 1 Sports, is a multi-sports agency based in Irvine, California. The agency represents some of the biggest names in the NFL, including reigning Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp, former No. 1 overall draft pick Jared Goff and Philadelphia Eagles star tight end Dallas Goedert.

Last year, 11 NFL prospects who received pre-combine support from Sanford Sports were selected in the NFL Draft. Over the last three years, 32 Sanford-trained prospects have heard their name called during the NFL Draft.

"Sanford Sports has a proven track record of helping athletes make gains in their performance," said Chase Callahan, President of Football and NFL agent at REP 1 Sports. "I know our athletes will benefit from the support they receive from everyone at Sanford."

2023 NFL prospects with REP 1 Sports include:

  • Jaren Hall, Quarterback, BYU
  • Matthew Bergeron, Offensive Line, Syracuse University
  • Blake Freeland, Offensive Line, BYU
  • Ryan Hayes, Offensive Line, University of Michigan
  • Cody Mauch, Offensive Line, North Dakota State University
  • Dalton Kincaid, Tight End, University of Utah
  • Luke Musgrave, Tight End, Oregon State University
  • Jack Campbell, Linebacker, University of Iowa
  • Daniel Scott, Safety, University of California, Berkeley
  • Kendall Williamson, Safety, Stanford University
  • Junior Fehoko, Defensive End, San Jose State University
  • Spencer Waege, Defensive End, North Dakota State University

About Sanford Sports
Sanford Sports is the modern athletics arm of Sanford Health, the premier rural health system in the United States. Rooted in science and health care, Sanford Sports offers a combination of programs, services, events, facilities and partnerships intended to make active lifestyles accessible and rewarding for people of all ages and abilities.

Based on the 500-acre Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sanford Sports has been changing the way athletes play for 25 years. With operations in four states, more than one million athletes use Sanford Sports facilities each year. Visit for more information.