Timm Carper has had a love for the game of football as a player and a coach for over 30 years. Playing Pop Warner Football at the age of 9, his prowess on the field blossomed at Chantilly High School, where he was a 3-year letterman for the freshman, JV and Varsity teams. He was a member of an undefeated (8-0) team his freshman year and became the starting cornerback (CB) on a regional runner-up team that went 9-2 his senior year.
Timm was a 4-year letterman at James Madison University, where he walked onto the football team. He promptly earned himself a starting position at Cornerback and a full athletic scholarship. He was appointed as special teams’ starter on the punt, kickoff and kickoff return teams. He finished his collegiate career with 200 tackles, 16 PBUs, 2 interceptions, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble, 3 fumble recoveries and 1 blocked field goal.
Rutgers University. He received two tryout opportunities with the Albany Firebirds of the Arena Football League and the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League. He chose to pursue the opportunity with the Albany Firebirds.
Unable to stay away from the game, Timm began his coaching career in the fall of 2011 with the Central Loudoun Boys Football League (CLBFL) in Leesburg, Virginia. In 2012, he joined the coaching staff of Dominion High School in Sterling, Virginia. Carper spent his first season as the Assistant JV and Varsity coach, coaching Defensive Backs and Wide Receivers. He became the JV Head Coach in his second year on staff, while coaching Linebackers and Running Backs for varsity. Carper is currently a Varsity Assistant Coach and Special Teams Coordinator on the Dominion Staff, still coaching Linebackers and Running Backs. Under his tutelage, Timm has coached and trained 2 First Team All-Conference Running Backs, 2 First Team All-Conference Linebackers, 1 First Team All-Region Linebacker, 1 Second Team All-Region Linebacker, 1 First Team All-State Linebacker and 1 All-American Linebacker.
Carper began working with his players after practice and during the off season, focusing on techniques and fundamentals. As his players requested more individualized training, Carper began to develop specific drills and workout plans for their respective positions. This marks the beginning of his dream, Skills n Drills Institute, where he could cultivate strong leaders on and off the field.
Carper completed his bachelor’s degree in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University in 2000. He married the love of his life, Tashi Ford of Richmond, VA in 2005. They have two beautiful daughters, Raegan, 11, and Grace, 9.