About Coach P - Jim Pusateri

Coach P - Jim Pusateri is a Teacher & Head Football Coach along with the Offensive Coordinator at University High School, Orlando Florida. After coaching at various levels, College, High School and Middle School; Jim feels you make your biggest impact on the High School Athlete, He States: “it is at this level that you truly can change the course of a students life.”


Choosing your Offensive and Defensive Scheme

Posted On Jun 8 2019 by

Welcome this is Coach P – Jim Pusateri and your listening to building a football program podcast, Thank You for downloading Episode #12 – Choosing your Offensive and Defensive Scheme Choosing your Offensive and Defensive Scheme where do you begin? First with your staff and their experience; can you come to a consensus of what you want to run. Offensively there are some many schemes and defensively there are several options so what fits for your program?   Listen to the entire Podcast for the rest of the discussion!  Hi this is Coach P – Jim Pusateri and this podcast …


School is over on to your Summer Program

Posted On May 11 2019 by

Welcome this is Coach P – Jim Pusateri and your listening to building a football program podcast, Thank You for downloading Episode #10 – School is over on to your Summer Program Listen to the Podcast for the rest of the story!  Hi this is Coach P – Jim Pusateri and this podcast is dedicated to helping you build a successful football program. We will cover all facets of building a program, whether your looking to become a head coach, or you’re in your first year or even if you’re a seasoned veteran we will share proven information and updates …


Getting the most out of Spring Football

Posted On Apr 26 2019 by

Welcome this is Coach P – Jim Pusateri and your listening to building a football program podcast, Thank You for downloading Episode #8 – Getting the most out of Spring Football Listen to the podcast for the rest of the information Hi this is Coach P – Jim Pusateri and this podcast is dedicated to helping you build a successful football program. We will cover all facets of building a program, whether your looking to become a head coach, or you’re in your first year or even if you’re a seasoned veteran we will share proven information and updates on developing …


Game Week – Let the excitement begin – Podcast #14

Posted On Aug 14 2016 by

Game Week – Let the excitement begin So its game week the most exciting week of the year for us football people, here at the high school level everyone is starting fresh: the goals are in place, everything is ready to go, everyone’s record is equal and the hopes are high for a successful football season. Congratulations if you’re a head coach and the excitement has begun, that’s means your past all the planning, all the hard work and its time to enjoy the season. Yes, the work will continue, problems will present themselves, but I’m telling you take a …


#13 – Win & losses – Thoughts from a Head Coach

Posted On Jul 31 2016 by

#13 – Win & losses – Thoughts from a Head Coach Well it’s that time of year again, another football season kicks off, most Head Coaches are upbeat ready for big things to happen this season, but in the back of their minds lays that nagging detail: It’s all about the Wins & Loses, will I get enough wins to keep my job? I understand that winning is important to everyone, heck it’s important to me, if it wasn’t then we shouldn’t keep score. I understand that wins are the barometer of how successful a season is, but should it …


Season is Here – Don’t Panic your prepared!

Posted On Jul 24 2016 by

Season is Here – Don’t Panic your prepared! My question what are you panicking for, you prepared this off season for this coming week, sit back relax and enjoy your last few days of freedom. Listen to the podcast for the rest of the story…… What topics would like to hear more about? Enter your request on our website at www.CoachPFootball.com Have a question, struggling with something in your program reach out to us today we want to help: www.CoachPFootball.com Building a football program on-line course: Dedicated to helping you build a successful football program. We will cover all facets …


Podcast #11 – Developing your season plan

Posted On Jul 10 2016 by

Podcast #11 – Developing your season plan Developing your season plan Here we are in July already, the new season is upon us – Have you developed your season plan of action yet? So what is a season plan, it’s an outline of everything you need to complete for a successful new season of football. Hopefully you have already evaluation your last season play, schemes offense and defense, returning players, coaches, program/equipment needs and so forth. Now you need to use that evaluation information to format your outline for the season. All though as a Head Coach there is so …


Podcast #10 – Staying with the Grind

Posted On Jul 3 2016 by

Podcast #10 – Staying with the Grind Staying with the Grind – What is the Grind or what is your grind? To me the grind is the daily tasks of the long range goal. The hardest thing is to stay on course, stick with the plan, especially when things aren’t going good. I have seen this so many times and I must admit it is mostly with young coaches, they have no patience; if something isn’t working or they haven’t got there as fast as they would like they change things find the newest and fabulous fix out there. But …


Podcast #9 – Cutting Players – Ability or Character

Posted On Jun 26 2016 by

Podcast #9 – Cutting Players – Ability or Character What is Cut Policy? This topic usually sparks much heated debate among parents and educators as to what the practice of cutting potential players from middle or high school teams should be. Proponents of cutting often argue that cutting is necessary to prepare children for an adult world where there are winners and losers. On the flip side many believe a no-cut policy would simply guarantee students the right to participate and learn. Not cutting doesn’t stop starters being based on demonstrated ability. Not-cutting would ensure that the lesser skilled would …


Podcast #8 – What’s your offensive & defensive scheme and why?

Posted On Jun 5 2016 by

Podcast #8 – What’s your offensive & defensive scheme and why? What is your offensive and defensive scheme and why do you run it? There are many different approaches and systems out there, so why do you run what you run, I think it comes down to philosophy and what type of players you have. Yes, what type of players do you have, tailor your scheme to their strengths and weaknesses. Many people look at our offensive and say it’s not a scheme or system it’s a lot of plays put together without any system, but they are so wrong, …