Podcast #7 – What are looking to get out of Spring Football

Posted On May 22 2016 by

Podcast #7 – What are looking to get out of Spring Football So what do you want to get out of spring football? Is it just another 20 days of practice or is it something bigger? I believe you have to have spring football goals just like season goals, so what are those goals. For us we wanted to continue our push of becoming a united team that plays for each other not a bunch of individuals looking out for themselves. We wanted to improve our defensive play: become an aggressive, hard hitting group that reacts instead of thinking first. …


Podcast # 4 – Creating a Practice Structure that works for your program

Posted On May 1 2016 by

Podcast # 4 – Creating a Practice Structure that works for your program You need to ask yourself several questions before designing your practice schedule: 1. How much time do you have? 2. What do you want to accomplish? 3. What are you planning to install? 4. What is the area of improvement most needed? 5. What are your resources (i.e coaches, practice equipment, fields) For the rest of the story Listen to the Podcast…. What to keep up to date with all our new content and valuable resources add your email address to our insiders list of coaches. Go …


Podcast # 3 – Hiring a Coaching Staff

Posted On Apr 17 2016 by

Podcast # 3 – Hiring a Coaching Staff Today’s topic: Hiring a Coaching Staff Steps to hiring a coaching staff? 1. Your Philosophy? 2. Professional Backgrounds/ Training 3. Why do you coach? 4. Commitment 5. Team Oriented 6. Work ethic 7. Heart of a teacher 8. What have you learned from your mistakes. Listen to the podcast for the rest of the story….. Subcribe for FREE to our podcast What to keep up to date with all our new content and valuable resources add your email address to our insiders list of coaches. Go to our website: CoachPfootball.com on the …


Podcast # 2 – Creating your programs image or message

Posted On Apr 10 2016 by

Creating your programs image or message: BRANDING: WHAT MESSAGE IS YOUR PROGRAM SENDING? What’s your programs tradition? Companies spend millions of dollars creating and cultivating their image and developing their brand. What do you do to shape the image of your program and develop your brand? Branding may not be on the agenda of your weekly staff meetings, but it certainly should be. I’ll bet if you go to each of your coaches and ask them what your team’s brand is. No one can clearly articulate it. Chances are, most of you have never thought about creating your brand. Listen …


Podcast #1 – Top 10 question you need answered before accepting that new Head Football Coaching position

Posted On Mar 22 2016 by

Top 10 Question you need answered before accepting that New Head Football Coach Position Looking to become a Head Football Coach or move to another School? Make sure you get the answers to these top 10 questions before you make that decision. The answer to these questions should give you a good foundation of information to determine is this job for me? Many new head coaches jump at the first opportunity that comes their way, thinking they will be able to do what they know it takes to start-up or turn around a football program. The problem is they never …


Top 10 Question you need answered before accepting that New Head Football Coach Position

Posted On Mar 13 2016 by

  Top 10 Question you need answered before accepting that New Head Football Coach Position Looking to become a Head Football Coach or move to another School? Make sure you get the answers to these top 10 questions before you make that decision.         Why did the last Head Coach leave or get fired? Who will be my Supervisor or go to person be? Do I get to hire my own Staff? From the last staff who do you think is a good fit or bad fit? Is the administration and faculty supportive of the football program? …


Turning around a football program – 1st day on the job

Posted On Mar 6 2016 by

Turning around a football program – 1st day on the job Your taking over a football program and its your first day on the job, tasks are many but what should be your first three things on your agenda?   Meet with your players Meet with existing Coaching Staff Meet with the Administration. Meet with your players: Introduce yourself, let them know your background, let them know why you took this job and tell them your vision. Then ask questions: What did you like the best about the old program? The Least? What are your goals as a team? Gather …


Developing Mental Toughness

Posted On Feb 28 2016 by

Developing Football Mental Toughness What is Mental Toughness? The definition varies depending on who you may speak with, Wikipedia defines it as: Mental toughness is a collection of attributes that allow a person to persevere through difficult circumstances (such as difficult training or difficult competitive situations in games) and emerge without losing confidence. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_toughness) Mental Toughness: I believe their definition is correct, mental toughness is the ability to move forward in any situation  towards your ultimate goal. Easier said then done, so how do we develop and teach mental toughness. I think you develop and teach mental toughness through a …


Move Forward – The art of resilience

Posted On Feb 28 2016 by

Move Forward – The art of resilience The New Year has begun, many have made their personal resolutions about what they plan to accomplish during this year. Many of those resolutions will be broken before the month ends. Why? Most people let a small failure derail there success, once the process gets a little tough, a high percentage of people can’t get passed the setback and fall right back into the bad habit that they were trying to get rid of. What’s the secret? Moving Forward! To obtain anything in this life you must develop a move forward attitude. I …


Overcoming Setbacks

Posted On Feb 28 2016 by

Overcoming Setbacks How do you overcome setbacks?  Many have asked me how you continue to move forward daily when you have major setbacks in life. How do you overcome setbacks? Overcoming setbacks is a reflection process for me: bad things are going to happen in life, it’s all part of the process, you can either get stuck at that point of your life or move forward and gain from the experience. Life alerting events: Yes that is easier said than done, some setbacks in life are major life alerting events, it truly is at this point in your life that …