Global Gridiron Scouting © 2012
Global Gridiron Scouting provides a global scouting network serving the High School Student Athlete looking for a college opportunity, a University Athlete looking to play Minor League football in the USA or around the world and the elite athlete looking for a Pro opportunity.
The Senior Management Team behind the Company all come from a sports background and have been involved in all levels of the sport including Major College and the NFL.
Having retired some time ago some now operate businesses, some remain in the sport and other are involved in coaching the sport at a number of levels
Ian Ellis first became involved in the sport back in the early 1980’s as a player in the UK. An opportunity followed to play at college in the USA followed by a brief stint as an Assistant High School Coach and then an intern role in the NFL. Ian has worked in coaching in UK, Europe and the US since the mid 1990’s and was inducted into the Minor League Hall of Fame for Coaching in 2007.
Mike Butler has spent 26 years in the NFL working as a Scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers,
Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions. He also worked in various capacities for
the Steelers for an additional eight years starting as a ball boy at the age of fifteen.
He was the Director of College Scouting for the Indianapolis Colts from 2000 to 2006
leading up to the Colts Super Bowl XLI victory in the 2006-