Meet Our Director

Coach Rashid Gayle: (YFPT, SPARQ Certified)  Formed Blitz Sports, to use the sum of his experiences as a Pro Athlete, Pro Coach & Elite Track Sprinter to benefit others. He's been running his training and coaching business for over 16 years! Yet he still finds time to be a devoted Christian, loving husband and proud father of 9 amazing children! He attributes all of his success to the Lord's hand on his life and his dogged determination to work hard!  


At 18 he was recruited by Boise State, earning a full scholarship to play Cornerback in the pass happy Big Sky Conference.  Rashid went on to be a College All American, 4 x 100m sprint record holder, that signed with 2 NFL Teams, 2 CFL Teams, coached professionally with the IPFL & XFL before coaching 8 seasons of high school football on 3 different teams.


Coach Rashid Gayle does not tolerate short cuts, quitting or excuses, period.  He will push you to your limit!  While miraculously helping you develop a love and a craving for hard work.  His style effectively motivates, challenges and drives people to their highest level.


Rashid's blue collar mentality, sound training methods, excitement and experience has become The "Blitz Sports Way."  Which has produced amazing results!  Short term and long term life changing results!   Blitz Sports trained athletes have earned special recognition or scholarships in Softball, Baseball, Football, Track & Field, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Soccer & Basketball. 


Bottom line: When you work with Coach Gayle  you learn quickly that he does not tolerate short cuts, quitting or excuses, period. He is tough with a purpose.  Working with him you will become better, because he's good at what he does.  But it's more than that...His clients recognize that he believes in them. They come to trust, respect and respond to him. 

About Coach Lavon Flood:

  • 4 year starter @ Virginia State University 1994-1998
  • All CIAA Conference First Team
  • MVP of 1998 VSU Men's Basketball
  • Finished in VSU Top Ten all time steals, 3 pointers, & 3 pt percentage
  • Ranked 6th in country in steals in 1998: 3.1 steals per game
  • International Professional Experience: Venezuela
  • 15+ years of Coaching & Instruction Experience