Growing the Game
Big Time Players 7v7 is a premier elite non-contact football program based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Founded by former CFL Defensive Back Keon Raymond, Big Time helps football players develop, compete, and train at an elite level with the best.
The BTP program was built to help athletes uncover their potential within the game of football in a safe, competitive environment. The 7v7 program allows athletes to train and compete year-round through camps, leagues, and an academy, without the concerns that accompany the physicality of contact football. Our program promotes high skill development and recruiting exposure.
The non-contact program allows players to develop speed, strength, and skills that will help them take their game to the next level for college recruitment and an overall better understanding of the game .
In 2018 Keon Raymond and wife Bianca wanted to stay involved in the football community after Keon retired from the Canadian football league. The vision to start a skill program where players had fun competed and learned to love the game of football. They created the first spring 7on7 football program in the city of Calgary held at Sait University. 20 kids signed up not knowing what the 7on7 football game was about and it being a new concept in Canada. That fall Big Time launched its first travel club team that would travel to Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. The BTP Elite U18 team recored its very first win in its very first game in overtime. A historic mark for the program. The Big Time program and brand has grown to a overall 1500 participants who have played trained or tried out in our program from ages 6 -19. We continue to be the leader in player development and most important player safety.