Chris Hixson

Chris Hixson’s passion for the QB position has driven him to become the leading expert in Quarterback Bio Mechanics. And which has brought QB-TV to you! Chris is the owner and lead coach for “The Passing Academy” and he has over 30 plus years of football experience, and most of those years with the position of Quarterback, Chris is an absolute expert on being a technician of fundamentals, throwing technique, footwork and teaching the game of football to anyone on any level! Chris’ Background: In 1993, Chris 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 for the fantastic opportunity of starting all 4 years. Chris started his whole career in college and set a number of school records, notably throwing for 8,574 yards. Chris earned many weekly and season Yankee Conference and Eastern Athletic Conference Association awards. Also, he was awarded the Golden Helmet, an extremely coveted achievement that so few receive. In 1995, Chris led his team to 6 last minute drives to victory. After being on 8 NFL Short List, the Arena Football League was Chris’ next stop. This league teaches unbelievably good characteristics for the position of Quarterback, namely because of throwing almost every down. His team went to the Arena Bowl twice in his AFL career.

Having the resume, Coach Chris consistently has opportunities such as: EA Sports Madden and NCAA Motion Capture QB Multiple Movie, TV Show and Commercial Castings Teams

  • ‘06 Amarillo Dusters Off. Coord. AFL
  • ‘05 Arizona Rattlers QB – AFL
  • ‘04 Georgia Force QB – AFL
  • ‘03 Arizona Rattlers QB – AFL
  • ‘02 Arizona Rattlers QB – AFL
  • ‘01 Tallahassee Thunder QB – AFL2
  • ‘97 8 NFL Teams Emergency Call List
  • ‘93-’96 University of Rhode Island QB


  • Yankee Conference Rookie of the Year
  • ECAC Rookie of the Year
  • 4 Time Yankee Conference Rookie of the Week
  • 8 Time Yankee Conference Offensive Player of the Week
  • 3 Time Yankee Conference Player of the Week
  • Golden Helmet Award Winner
  • 2 Time Yankee Conference Honorable Mention
  • 1 Time Yankee Conference Second Team
  • Won Yankee Conference Northern Division
  • 9 time 2 minute come from behind victories