Vance Edward Johnson, born March 13th, 1963. Former NFL player selected by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1985 NFL draft. A 5’11” 185 wide receiver from the University of Arizona, Johnson played his entire NFL career for the Denver Broncos from 1985 to 1995.
Johnson was a world-class long jumper. In 1982, Johnson won the NCAA championship, as well as winning the gold medal at the Junior Pan American games. In 1984 Johnson just missed making the Olympic track team, finishing fourth and becoming the alternate in the long jump at the 1984 United States Olympic trials in Los Angeles.
Johnson assisted the Denver Broncos to three Super Bowls appearances in the eighties and had an impressive performance in Super Bowl XXI, recording five catches for 121 yards and a touchdown. His best season was in 1989 when he recorded 76 receptions for 1095 yards and seven touchdowns. In his 11 Seasons, Johnson recorded 415 receptions for 5695 yards and 37 touchdowns. While also rushing 17 times for 44 yards. He also gained 689 yards on punt returns, and 1027 yards returning kickoffs.
Vance is currently one of the best recovery coaches in the country, intervention, trainer, Christian spiritual guide, and an advocate for addiction recovering athletes in his post-career.
As a sober coach, Vance’s primary duty is to provide the scaffolding in the early days of sobriety. He starts by to building trust and helps his clients normalize the basics of living an intoxicant-free life. Similar to a personal trainer, he will give you the support to lift the weights yourself. He teaches clients how to implement tools to handle real-life situations, feelings, and triggers as they come up so that they can achieve long-term sobriety. By learning how to embrace and accept all feelings – the good the bad and the ugly – you’ll be able to move gracefully through both the immense joy and the emotional minefields that life presents without having to seek relief in drugs and alcohol.
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