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Perry Orth

Head Coach

Columbia, South Carolina

Perry Orth is the Co-Founder and Head Coach of QB1 Athletics. Perry Orth was raised in Jacksonville, Florida and played high school football at Ponte Vedra High School under former NFL and USFL QB Mike Loyd. Coach Mike Loyd is a two time Junior College National Champion, who has coached over a dozen NCAA Division 1 quarterbacks in his career.

Perry is a 2016 graduate of South Carolina, where he played quarterback for the Gamecocks under Head Coaches, Steve Spurrier and Will Muschamp.

In 2013, Perry Orth was a preferred walk-on for the University of South Carolina, where he began his career sixth string on the depth chart, eventually becoming the starter during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Through his hard work, dedication, and perseverance, he earned a full scholarship prior to the 2015 season. Perry appeared in 20 games and made 11 starts for the Gamecocks. His career stats were 2,595 passing yards with 12 touchdowns... Rushed 54 times for 125 yards and two scores... also scored a 17 yard receiving touchdown against the Florida Gators. He was voted by his teammates as a Team Captain during the 2016 season.

While at South Carolina, Perry was coached by Hall of Famer and Heisman Trophy Winner, Steve Spurrier. Spurrier's coaching career includes 6 SEC Championships, a National Championship, and coaching the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner, Danny Wuerffel.

carreer highlights

  • Team Captain for the 2016 season

  • National Semi Finalist for the Burlsworth Award for the most outstanding college football player who began his career as a walk-on

  • Nominee for the William V. Campbell award which is the player with the best combination of academics, community service, and on-field performance

  • 2016 Harold White GPA Award - 2015 Most Improved Quarterback of the Spring - 2014 Most Improved Quarterback of the Spring - 2014 Spring Big Play Award

  • First touchdown pass was against Kentucky while completing 13-of-20 passes for 179 yards in the second half against the Wildcats

  • Made his first career start at Georgia...scored on a four-yard quarterback keeper against the Bulldogs

  • Threw for over 200 yards and two touchdowns against #7 LSU...and 279 yards and a touchdown against Vanderbilt with a career long 78 yard TD pass

  • Career-long 66 yard run at Texas A&M...Longest rush by a Gamecock QB since 1959

  • Threw for 233 yards and 3 touchdown passes at Tennessee

  • Threw a 38-yard TD pass and caught a 17-yard TD pass against #10 Florida

  • Career-high 367 passing yards against The Citadel, connecting on 28-of-43 and a touchdown

  • Matched his career high with three touchdown passes and passed for over 200 yards against #1 ranked Clemson

  • Threw for 156 yards in the second half against Vanderbilt, leading the Gamecocks to a 4th quarter comeback win

  • Threw for 288 yards and was 26-36 (72%) against the Georgia Bulldogs

evan Orth

Head Coach

Jacksonville, Florida

Evan was raised in Jacksonville, Florida where he played football at Fletcher High School under former Florida Gator offensive lineman Josh Corey.

Evan’s record as the starting quarterback was 23-5 in 2 seasons and reached the state semifinals in 2011 as well as back-to-back regional finals in 2012. He became the All-Time passing leader in all categories for season and career as well as leading his team to the most wins during his tenure than any other in Fletcher’s 75-year history.

In 2014, Evan redshirted his freshman season at UAB under Head Coach Bill Clark and OC/QB Coach, Bryant Vincent. Vincent coached the Blazers to their best offensive season in program history which resulted in 21 school records and winning the program’s first Conference USA title. Soon after, Evan transferred to South Alabama due to the termination of the football program.

Evan graduated from the University of South Alabama, where he was the starting quarterback under Head Coach Steve Campbell. Campbell was previously the Head Coach at Central Arkansas where he was named Southland Coach of the Year. During Evan’s senior year in 2018, he had a 65% completion percentage and threw for 1,800 passing yards with 11 touchdowns… Rushed for 173 yards and 1 touchdown.

carreer highlights

  • Voted as a Team Captain in 2018

  • Single game passing record: 360 passing yards & 3 touchdowns vs. Memphis Tigers who were rated 9th best secondary in country at the time

  • Against in state rival, the Troy Trojans, he threw for 275 yards and 2 touchdowns

  • Threw 30-yard TD pass against the Oklahoma State Cowboys

  • Career long 76-yard TD pass vs Coastal Carolina

  • Against the #1 defense in the Sun Belt, he threw for 225 yards with a completion percentage of 61% vs Appalachian State

  • Winner of the Mayer Mitchell Quarterback Endowment Award

  • #1 passing completion percentage for a career in school history: 65%

  • Two time All-Conference 2 weeks in a row vs Texas State and Memphis

  • Led the Sun Belt quarterbacks with a deep ball passer rating of 107.6%

  • Nominated in the Top 5 group of 5 quarterbacks by SEC Analyst, Greg McElroy

  • 56-yard run to the 4-yard line against the Idaho Vandals in 2017

  • Threw for close to 2,000 passing yards in senior year

Patrick McClure

Head Coach

Greenville, South Carolina

Patrick is from Irmo, South Carolina where he played at Ben Lippen High School. Patrick was a 3-year starter for Ben Lippen and was named All-State after his junior season campaign. He later led his team to win a State Championship his senior year along with being named SCISA 3A Offensive Player of the Year.

Patrick signed to play football at Jacksonville University in 2017. After a short stint in Jacksonville, Patrick transferred to Clemson University where he walked-on in 2018. Patrick appeared at QB in a handful of games while playing for the Tigers. During his time at Clemson, he became a 2018 National Champion, 3x ACC Champion, and was named 2019 Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

Patrick was coached by Head Coach, Dabo Swinney; Passing Game Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach, Brandon Streeter; and Offensive Coordinator and Tight Ends Coach, Tony Elliott.

Brian Turk

Head Coach

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Brian Turk, a former University of South Carolina assistant coach and assistant director of recruiting, and former head football coach at Limestone. Turk was named head coach following the 2018 season after serving as the interim for the final two games that year while also working as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Prior to becoming the program’s fourth head coach, Turk served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach during the 2018 season. Limestone finished second in the South Atlantic Conference with 219.8 passing yards per game while starting quarterback DJ Phillips led the league with 227 yards per game through the air. Phillips also ranked in the top-5 of the SAC in touchdown passes.

Turk joined the Blue and Gold after spending nine years at Carolina where he worked his way up through the ranks. He started as a student manager, then as an offensive intern and quarterbacks coach for Steve Spurrier, and eventually was named the assistant director of recruiting on Will Muschamp’s staff.

During his time on Muschamp’s staff, Turk was responsible for all offensive recruiting and his efforts helped the Gamecocks land back-to-back top-20 recruiting classes. Among his many duties, he identified and scouted high school and junior college players and assisted with all on-campus recruiting activities.

Prior to his recruiting responsibilities, he spent four seasons as a graduate assistant coach and offensive analyst on Spurrier’s staff. Turk worked with the quarterbacks, including Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson – both of whom threw for over 5,000 yards and 40 touchdowns each during their respective careers at USC.

Under Turk’s mentorship, Shaw set the Gamecocks’ single-season and career records for completion percentage while finishing second all-time with 56 career touchdowns through the air. Thompson broke Carolina’s single-season marks in passing yards, pass completions, and pass attempts during the 2014 season while finishing second all-time with 26 touchdowns during his senior year.

Turk spent the 2011 campaign as an offensive intern, working with the quarterbacks, and he was a student manager with the Gamecocks for three and a half years. Prior to his time at South Carolina, he was an assistant varsity coach at Ben Lippen High School in Columbia.

During his tenure at USC, Turk helped guide the Gamecocks to three straight 11-win seasons – a first in program history – and coached in four straight New Year’s Day bowl games, including two Capital One Bowls and two Outback Bowls. At Ben Lippen High School, he mentored three players who earned All-Region recognition.

Turk graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Entertainment Management. He and his wife, the former Kendra Davis, have three children, Millie, Patrick and Benjamin.

Jack Sompayrac

Head Coach

Knoxville, Tennessee

Jack Sompayrac is the Head Coach of QB1 Knoxville and longtime

Assistant Coach with QB1 Athletics. Jack Sompayrac was raised in

Knoxville, TN and played high school football under former NFL

Quarterback Steve Matthews at Knoxville Catholic High School. Steve

Matthews has developed many collegiate and even some professional

football players in his time coaching. Jack won two state

championships at Knoxville Catholic (4A – 2015 & 5A – 2017).

During Jack’s senior season at Knoxville Catholic, he threw for 2,972

yards (31 TDs & 4 INTs) and rushed for 792 yards and 10 TDs. In

2017, Jack was recognized as an All-State QB by the TN Football

Coaches Association, Offensive MVP of the 5A State Championship

Game, and Male Athlete of the Year by the Greater Knoxville Sports

Hall of Fame. Jack held 15+ offers to play collegiate football, but due

to injuries had to medically retire from playing football.

Jack is a 2022 graduate of South Carolina, where he spent three

years as the Assistant Coach of QB1 Athletics working with the Co-

Founder Perry Orth. Post Graduation, from 2022-2023, Jack coached

and recruited at the University of North Carolina Charlotte as the

Assistant Director of Player Personnel and Offensive Assistant. Jack

worked under two different coaching staffs during his time in Charlotte,

for head coaches Will Healy and Biff Poggi. As the Assistant Director

of Player Personnel, Jack helped sign 51 players, 33 of which came

from the transfer portal.

Jack then left the University of North Carolina Charlotte in 2023 to be

the Assistant Quarterback Coach at Arkansas State University. Jack

worked under Keith Heckendorf, a well renowned offensive

mastermind and quarterback guru, as well as longtime and well-

respected Head Coach, Butch Jones. Jack helped Arkansas State

reach its first bowl game since 2019 and also bring in the #1

Recruiting class in the Sun Belt Conference.

carreer highlights

  • Signed over 51 players at UNC Charlotte for the class of 2023

    (33 Transfers, 3 JUCO, and 25 High School)

  • Coached Freshman QB Jaylen Raynor during the 2023 season

    at Arkansas State – Freshman All-American (PFF, 247, & On3),

    Sun Belt Freshman of the Year, Davey O’Brien’s Great Eight List,

    Two-Time Manning Star of the Week, Three-Time Offensive

    Freshman of the week (Sun Belt, ESPN, & CFN365)

  • Part of Arkansas State Offense that threw for just under 3000

    yards and was nationally ranked for passing yards per

    completion and explosive plays. Arkansas State made a bowl

    game for their first time since 2019.

  • Helped Arkansas State sign the #1 Recruiting Class in the Sun

    Belt (2024)

  • Knoxville Catholic Football Team Captain (2015-2017)

  • Two-Time State Champion (2015 & 2017)

  • Offensive MVP - 2017 5A State Championship

  • Male Athlete of the Year (2018) – Greater Knoxville Sports Hall

    of Fame

  • Recipient of NFLPA Foundation Scholarship Award (2018)

  • Phillip Fulmer East Tennessee Chapter Scholar Athlete Award


  • Johnny Mauer Scholar Athlete Award (2018)

  • Quarterback Club – Player of the Week (2017)

  • 2017 (Senior Season) – Threw for 2,972 Yards (31 TDs & 4

    INTs) and rushed for 792 yards (10 TDs).

  • Knoxville Catholic Basketball Team Captain (2015-2017)

  • TN All-Region Football & Basketball (2015-2017)

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