There’s a lot of moving parts to being a Head Football Coach. Here are some of the critical lessons I learned this season.
12 Head Coach Lessons 2018 PDF Document
2018 was my first season as a Head Football Coach. Overall the year was successful, but there was a lot of learning. I’ll share some of the lessons learned that weren’t in the manual when I started on the job. Continue reading “12 Lessons Learned as a First Year Head Football Coach | FBCP S04 Episode 01”
Use these 6 methods to learn to coach football, faster. The key is knowing where to focus your effort.
How can you learn to be a better football coach this off-season? There’s more opportunity available than ever, but you’ve got to look in the right places and have a focused goal.
I’ll share 6 resources you can use to learn to coach football, whether you’re just starting out or continuing your lifelong coaching education. And the 3 keys that you must follow to get a coaching education that’s actually going to help your team win games.
How can you make the right halftime adjustments to win the big game? Here’s how to plan for success with the 4-2-5 Defense.
You had a great game plan. It should work. Maybe it’s even working for you… to a point. But at halftime, you need to make a few tweaks to get to the finish line. Continue reading “FBCP S03E22 Halftime Adjustments for the 4-2-5 Defense”
It’s raining. It’s pouring. Hold onto the football so you can keep scoring!
Don’t let a driving, pouring rain cost you a football game. Or footballs. Because footballs are expensive.
In this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast, I’ll go into detail about how to prepare for a rain game. I’ll give you the 11 items your program needs to have to get ready (put these on your off-season shopping list!). Continue reading “FBCP S03E21 Coaching Football in the Rain”
You played them once. Now you’ve got to do it again! Here’s how to prepare your Offensive Game Plan.
You beat them once. Or maybe you lost to them. But this is your second game against the same opponent!
Last season, we faced this conundrum twice. We played our week 9 opponent in the first round of the playoffs, and our week 10 opponent in the 2nd round. It’s tough to prepare for the changes you’ll see! Continue reading “FBCP S03E20 Playing the Same Team Twice”
You don’t have to be an Offensive Line guru to coach great Pass Protection. You just need the first two steps.
The biggest difference maker in the success of your offense, and maybe your football team, is how good your Offensive Line plays. For most offenses, that includes great Pass Protection. Continue reading “FBCP S03E19 Coaching Pass Protection Footwork for Offensive Line”
Is your Goal Line Defense ready to make the critical, game winning stop? Probably not.
Your opponent drove the ball the length of the field. They’re inside your 5 yard line. It’s time to make the big stop.
Defensive Coordinators need to take a big step forward right now – and accept that getting the stop is not very likely. After all, you couldn’t stop them up til now. Continue reading “FBCP S03E18 Goal Line Package for the 4-2-5 Defense”
How can you have better practice planning in significantly less time? Here’s how to plan efficient and effective practices.
We’ve all been through those long practices that seem to drag on forever. It’s not productive, no matter how long you spend out on the field. Continue reading “FBCP S03E17 Practice Planning to Keep Your Players Fresh”
Does your team sputter in your Goal Line Offense? Here’s how to turn your base offense into a Short Yardage Machine.
You drive the length of the field. But when it really counts, your goal line offense has a tough time punching the ball across the finish line. Continue reading “FBCP S03E16 Turn Your Offense Into a Short Yardage Machine”
Scheme doesn’t matter if you don’t have great tackling technique. We’re taking a deep dive into teaching safe and effective tackling for your football team!
Player safety is the single most important aspect of coaching football today. But it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice effective blocking and tackling. Continue reading “FBCP S03E15 Coaching Tackling Technique”