Today's podcast is a segment from the COOL Clinic with Ohio State Offensive Line Coach Greg Studrawa.
Coach Studrawa talks about how they create and teach the curriculum for installing technique and scheme. He gives an explanation of the objectives and execution of the entire teaching progression which includes:
-Position Skill Sheet
-Game Ready Checklist for each position
Takes you through each step of the process and where they spend their time in developing their elite offense.
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Coach Joe Davis discusses how he manages his Quarterback room. He talks about the mission statement of his position room and the process he puts the Quarterbacks through to develop them both on a game by game basis and overall.
As you get ready for the season this information shared b Coach Davis is valuable in helping you think about how you set your position group up for success by maximizing their focus and learning.
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"Chaos Kills" is the theme behind Cincinnati's special teams unit and plays a big part in the Bearcats Culture. Special Teams Coordinator Brian Mason explains the philosophy behind their special teams as well as how they set goals and track stats that our important to special teams success.
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On today's Coach and Coordinator Quickcast from Lauren's First and Goal Clinic, Ole Miss Co-DC Chris Partridge explains the basics of bracket coverage, the benefits, and why he believes it can be incorporated into any defense.
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Dante Scarnecchia spent 24 years as the head coach of the New England Patriots and in his career worked with some of the best coaches to ever coach the game.
In addition to accumulating 5 Super Bowl rings, he has absorbed a ton of football and coaching knowledge which he recently shared at the COOL Clinic.
In this segment he shares his thoughts on practice, practice drills and work ethic. From little things like how to hold the bag to his philosophy on how every player gets coached, there is much here to learn from for any coach at any level.
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In this segment of his clinic talk at the Illinois HS Football Coaches Association Clinic, Chuck Martin, Head Coach, Miami (OH)explains how they utilize a 1-high structure to Defend the RPO.
They take the approach that they will make an offense 1 dimensional while taking away conflict from their own defenders.
For them it's about keeping their best linebackers in the box and not allowing the offense to dictate and make them apex players who have to get on the edge and tackle in space.
Coach points out that they know what their kids are good at and they ask them to do those things.
Their 1 high system is simple and gives them the advantage in getting aligned quickly.
Coach shares more on the benefits of their system and examples of their success.
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In this segment from the Kansas Football Coaches Association Clinic, Gary Patterson, Head Coach TCU talks about having dreams that are big enough and inspire and even scare you.
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In this program development and team culture course, Head Coach Gary Patterson of TCU talks about the 4 pillars of his success at TCU, over 24 years at the head coach position. He goes in-depth on both his success and failures as a coach and how to overcome obstacles both from a coach & player perspective.
Archie Collins has contributed in a major way to the success of Pitt's nationally ranked defense as an outstanding secondary coach. Pitt was ranked #9 in the country in interceptions and led the ACC in the 2020 season,
Despite playing an abbreviated season, it was the Panthers' highest interception total in eight years.
Prior to Pitt, Collins spent five seasons at Central Michigan (2013-17) as defensive pass game coordinator in 2017, the Chippewas lead the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in interceptions (19), fewest passing yards allowed (185.5 yards per game) and pass efficiency defense (108.8 rating).
He was recognized as a finalist for the 2017 Football Scoop Defensive Back Coach of the Year award. He has all earned recognition as a recruiter Collins being named the MAC’s Recruiter of the Year by Scout.com.
In this Coach and Coordinator Quickcast, Coach Collins shares his 5 main philosophies of coaching, traits of the Panther DBs, and how they coach up their players to avoid common tackling errors.
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Being good in certain areas of the field comes with having a clear understanding of how much you need and exactly what you are trying to do.
Green Bay Assistant Coach Tim Zetts, who previously was thee offensive coordinator at Austin Peay, shares his red zone philosophy.
Scoring more points starts with having a sound philosophy as you progress toward the goal line and bot the opponent defense and the space change.
Coach Zetts give you insight and a template for developing your own Red Zone philosophy and scoring more points this fall.
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On today's quickcast from the Texas High School Coaches Association Convention, Head Coach at Texas A&M Jimbo Fisher gives insight into the importance of practicing red zone and tight zone and the effect it has on the success of the team.
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On today's podcast we focus on running back development.
As a young coach, I asked a question in a clinic,
“Coach how do you train your running back on this play?”
The answer was tongue-in-cheek,
“If he can’t do it, we go to the next one.”
I laughed like everyone else, but that didn’t help me get the answers I was looking for.
We all know that approach doesn’t work in most places. That’s why we put together the this podcast with advice from 7 different running back coaches to help you prepare your running backs for camp this fall and throughout the season.
Eventhough these are running back coaches, the advice and approach they take can be applied to developing ay position.
Asuza Pacific RB coach and current Head football coach at La Salle College Prep head coach Ben Buys. He likes to keep it simple by looking at what he calls the vital few. These are the skills a running back must excel at in order to be successful on game day. The 20% of the vital few Let’s listen to Coach Buys approach.
Retired NFL RB Coach David Walker describes what he calls the anatomy of a running back. These are the Football skills, mental intelligence and the essentials of the job description of the running back. He explains it here.
I had the opportunity to recruit and coach Issac Reed who just completed his first full time year as the running backs coach at the University of Buffalo. In this segment he discusses his development philosophy and the aspects he focused on to help develop NCAA record holder … in the 2020 season.
Coach Drew Svoboda was the running backs coach at Rice and is now the STC and TE coach at Alabama. He discusses what he calls the post play call progression which allows his running backs to have a thought process to how they will approach the upcoming play. All of the progression is trainable and he describes it here.
Gabe Infante took over as the RB coach at Temple University after a successful career as a head high school coach. In this segment he explains the three phases of a running play which he utilizes to create the training plan for his running backs.
John Garrett is the head coach at Lafayette and in this segment he describes the skill he calls dip and slip which is about Gaining those extra yards and it starts with understanding how to set-up blocks then execute the cuts.
We finish with an under coached aspect of running back play - the fake. UC Davis RB Coach Mark Speckman explains why deception is important to the running back and the offense in this clip.
We put together on coachtube which includes clinics from each of these coaches giving their philosophy, strategy and methods supported by drill, practice and game film.
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In this podcast from the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association Clinic, Penn State Offensive Coordinator and QB Coach Mike Yurcich gives his tips for developing the quarterback.
Coach Yurcich's approach has helped him develop successful quarterback play wherever he has been.
He shares his insight on:
-Training the eyes to stay downfield
-Teaching the QB to be decisive
-QB Must knows
-Progressions over Coverage Reads
-Asking "Why did you?" all of the time
The ideas shared in this podcast apply to any quarterback regardless of the level or the style of offense.
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LSU defensive coordinator Daronte Jones shares his philosophy on defense especially in regard to creating turnovers.
He talks about how he reverse engineered the 6-points of contact to determine exactly how to attack the ball and get it out. This is something that they share with their players and chart daily.
What may seem insignificant in terms of the amount done on a single day can add up exponentially and the cumulative effect of those reps will have an impact.
For the turnover skills and techniques, circuit training is an efficient way to get a lot done in a small amount of time. Coach finishes his talk with a Q&A.
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On today’s coach and coordinator podcast
We share ideas on how to build a strong special teams culture along starting with the bile and mindset that must be the foundation for special teams excellence then some tangible specific examples of how you can strengthen buy-in, create excitement, and recognize your elite performers.
The coaches on today’s podcast joined Keith for the Lauren’s First & Goal Clinic or the Virtual Football Summit and shared their ideas on creating player ownership on special teams.
Let’s start with the head coach at Blue Valley State, Tony Coaxum. In his segment he emphasizes the importance of understanding and performing your role on special teams as a player.
South Florida special teams coordinator Dan DaPrato feels that the “magic potion” is creating belief. He points to belief as one of the biggest factors that has allowed his units to be successful wherever he has been.
Collegiate and high school coach Christian Vital cements his players belief and attention to detail by a recognition and awards system which he discusses in his segment.
Princeton University is about excellence on and off the field and that certainly applies to special teams. STC Mike Mendehall shares their philosophy which build their culture, the award system that recognizes their excellence in performance from identifying what he calls a “crafty vet” to their “give em three” action any time they have a performance worth noting.
Justin Lustig’s special teams room is a prime example of player buy-in and fun. He gets creative in the different ways the recognize their special teams plays and create ownership.
Setting weekly goals and awarding daily, weekly and yearly performance is a big part of the special teams culture that Justin Lustig creates. Now the Associate HC and STC at Vanderbilt, Coach Lustig shares the goals they track as well as how they recognize their top performers through social media and other ways.
Hopefully you picked up some ideas to help you start camp off right in creating a strong culture and buy-in from your players for special teams.
As you head into camp, preparing how you will create buy-in and recognize performance can go a long way in helping you win more games this fall. The ideas shared here provide a great foundation for you to build upon.
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The coaches give the visual along with video examples of what their culture looks like performing on the field. The link is in the show notes.
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On this Quickcast from Lauren's First and Goal, Tem Lukabu, defensive coordinator at Boston College talks about how he builds a defensive culture and sets and tracks goals for his defense.
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In this Coach and Coordinator Quickcast from the Louisiana Football Coaches Association Clinic, University of Texas Defensive Passing Game Coordinator Terry Joseph shares how they approach the secondary game plan.
Coach Joseph takes you through the entire process, starting the day after a game to get prepared for their next opponent. To be an expert in creating a defensive game plan, you have to first become an expert in your opponents game plan.
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In this segment from the COOL Clinic, Bob Wylie invites you to think about 3 important questions you need to ask while the ball is dead. The still time before the next play is a crucial part of the game, and with over 41 years of coaching expertise, Coach Wylie wants to help improve the communication & relationships within your program.
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Today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast is from the archives but very timely given time of year. It was part of the High Performance Series, and features Shawn Myszka, the pro performance director of Explosive Edge Athletics in Minneapolis, where he consults several NFL athletes. Myszka and Dr. Joe Eisenmann discuss movement and agility in football with host Keith Grabowski.
1:49 How Myszka got his start in studying football player movement
7:26 How you teach agility and reaction on the field
12:38 How to teach agility concepts to high school players
20:33 How to teach fundamental agility drills to youth players
24:51 Myszka’s views on “The Agility Ladder”
31:20 Tips that will improve player agility drills
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In this quickcast taken from the Texas High School Coaches Association Convention, Head Coach at Universtiy of Texas - San Antonio Jeff Traylor speaks about beginning with the end in mind. By that, he means to have a plan or goal of what you want and work backward from it, figuring out the steps you need to take in order to achieve your goal.
A big part of the equation for him is his coaching staff. In this segment from his presentation he talks about his expectations of staff and how they do their work and find chemsitry.
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On this quickcast from Louisiana Football Coaches Association Clinic, Kansas City Offensive Coordinator Eric Beinemy shares his keys to organizing your offense for success. He talks about improving areas of offense, building your pass game and developing timing.
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