New team a second chance for high school players

Tyler Vanderhoff and Nicole Dobler, on the Les Schwab Sports Park field at the Bob Keefer Center, are combining their passions for sports and business. ERIN TIERNEY/CHRONICLE PHOTO

When Tyler Vanderhoff graduated from North Eugene High School in 2009, he was not sure if he wanted to play football or basketball in college. 

Vanderhoff’s decision was delayed along with his athletic career when he found out that some of his English credits did not count toward college.

“I wasn’t NCAA-eligible despite having a 2.63 GPA . . .