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Mark Harriman is the New England Elite Director. Coach Harriman has been a director of the NE Elite Clinic for 25 years He is also the former head coach of the Bates College football program. In 2012, Harriman was named NESCAC Co-Coach of the Year. Previous to Bates, Harriman served as the defensive coordinator at Harvard for four seasons before arriving at Bates. The 1997 Crimson were the only Division I-AA team ranked in the top five in rushing defense, pass-efficiency defense and scoring defense, helping produce Harvard’s first undefeated Ivy League title. Harriman’s efforts earned him American Football Quarterly’s 1997 Division I-AA Defensive Coordinator of the Year honors. Prior to his stint at Harvard, his defense helped Princeton win two Ivy League titles. A 1980 graduate of Springfield College, Harriman was an All-New England linebacker.
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5Founder John Papas founded the NE Elite Football Clinic 25 years ago and has built it into one of the largest and most successful football clinics in the country. This 2018 MHSFCA Hall of Fame inductee is a 37-year veteran of football coaching at almost every level. He has the unique resume of having coached at all three levels of college football (FCS- Harvard, D2-Bentley, D3-Tufts) as well as being a prep/private head football coach at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge Massachusetts (where he led the Knights to 3 New England Championships in 2006, 2008 and 2010).

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jayJay Civetti is the operator of the New England Elite Football Clinic at Tufts University. Coach Civetti has been with the NE Elite Clinic for 11 years and has been the head coach at Tufts for the past 8 years. During that time, he and his staff have guided the program on a run of success unmatched at Tufts in recent history. The the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston’s Division III Coach of the Year for 2016, Coach Civetti’s Jumbos have earned its third consecutive winning season and have won 22 of 33 games during their four years. The program is currently on a streak of four straight .500 or better seasons. Coach Civetti has previously coached at FBS powers BC and NC State.