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, …


Podcast #6 -Creating an image your program will be noted for

Posted On May 15 2016 by

Podcast #6 -Creating an image your program will be noted for Creating an image your program will be noted for So how do you want people to respond when someone is asking or talking about your program? What does your program stand for? How is it described. You have to create that image, market it and build it each and every day. So how do you want people to response when some ask about your program? Our mission or image that we want to be remember by is a tough, aggressive football team that Nevers quits and never backs down …


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 #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 …