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October 17, 2019
Today’s guest on the Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helpeddevelop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs as well as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University. Ryland and host Keith Grabowski discuss correcting your team’s problems by directly identifying them. 2:40 Four major errors coaches try to solve 6:15 Focusing on the physical error and attack it/fix it 13:55 Breaking down the offensive line – footwork, fit, finish 16:20 Breaking down quarterbacks in the passing game – Release, accuracy, decision 18:25 Perceptual errors 19:55 Cataloging errors and grades 23:30 Simple ways to improve your grading Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-7 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-6-practice-to-teach-the-finish https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-5-preparing-for-the-dude https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-4-teaching-players-to-take-advantage-of-opportunity https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-3-creating-situations-in-practice-comm-handling-the-late-step-option-o https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-2-train-away-penalties https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-1-early-season-psychology
October 16, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of FirstDown PlayBook, and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, to continue the “Trends-Day” series. The trio continues to analyze different plays and concepts throughout the collegiate and professional landscape including speed option, shallow cross, Wake Forest offense, and more. 1:34 Zone read turning into a speed option 5:45 Taking away the shallow cross 10:55 Physical defenses on receivers 13:20 Reverse out of the bunch 16:20 Minnesota’s use of their stretch play 18:15 Cutback play 22:10 Wake Forest’s bunch 30:00 Defending it Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-8-jet-with-a-trailer-te-motion-misdirection-and-counter-without-pullers-off-oz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-7-spider-pass-play-action-misdirection-a-gap-pressures https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-strong-passing-unbalanced-tempo-2nd-level-screens-coffee-house-stunt-time https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-5-under-center-o-mesh-variations-and-pick-plays-perimeter-attack-power-read-variation https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-unbalanced-and-2nd-level-screens-bunch-formations-sprintout-and-simulated-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-week-3-unbalanced-answers-for-the-tite-front-sprint-out-and-ideas-from-broken-plays https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success
October 15, 2019
Every coach and team are trying to gain an edge over their opponents. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF’s Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins host Keith Grabowski on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast for “The Edge” series to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that advantage. On today’s episode, Everett and Grabowski discuss how to communicate more efficiently between plays with your team and coaches. 3:55 Don’t jump on your players when they walk off the field 5:11 Using a generic hit-chart 7:00 Coaches getting together tracking data 8:30 Mini game plan between series 11:55 Communicating 14:20 Getting into a rhythm of calling a game 15:48 Practicing communication 17:35 Clearing up headset communication Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-7-get-more-done-with-video https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-6-training-pre-snap-and-post-snap-processes https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-improving-your-tackling-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-4-handling-the-bye-week https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-3-self-scout https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust
October 14, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3 Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the “Leadership Journey” series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on how and when coaches should use “their gut.” 3:15 Information versus trusting your gut 10:20 What does ‘Trust your gut’ mean? 15:50 Translating your gut to your ‘heart’ or your feelings 21:00 Requirements that precede ‘Trust your gut’ 23:25 Better alternatives to or addressing ‘Trust your gut’ 23:45 “What skill do I have in this?” 26:45 Positive experience 29:55 Is it important to use your gut in this situation? 33:20 Are you willing to accept and acknowledge the consequences? 37:40 Operating within a system Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-7-avoid-burnout https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-6-dealing-with-conflict-principle-or-style https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-5-developing-leaders-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-week-4-player-led-team-vs-coach-led https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-3-overused-words-with-underused-actions https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-entitlement https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set
October 11, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Leadership Journey 7 -- Avoid Burnout The Edge Week 7 - Get more done with video Trends Day 8 - Jet with a trailer, TE motion, misdirection, and counter without pullers off OZ Deliberate Practice 7 - Rethinking drill set up and helping players solve problems Leg Savers for Receivers with Drew Lieberman Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
October 11, 2019
Keith Grabowski is joined by Drew Lieberman for today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast. Lieberman is the founder and CEO of the Sideline Hustle live from USA Football’s National Conference. The Sideline Hustle is a platform that breaks down widereceiver technique and shares tools for wideouts around the country. Today, Coach Lieberman details different ways to make your wide receivers better as well as saving their legs at this point in the season. 0:55 Drew’s current coaching job 2:08 Recovery 3:15 Monitor how many routes are run and how they’re run 3:39 Ball Drills 7:30 Saving legs 9:15 Doing drills that work specific parts of a route 11:27 Ball circuit during special teams 13:00 Changes Drew has noticed this season 14:28 Drew’s players’ favorite concept Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-sideline-hustle-drew-lieberman https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/summer-plan-for-wide-receivers-with-drew-lieberman https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/receivers-coaches
October 10, 2019
Today’s guest on the Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs as well as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University. Ryland and host Keith Grabowski discuss preparing for the opposing team’s “dude” in practice. 1:18 Practice at this point in the season 4:30 Rethinking drills 8:48 Helping the players solve their own problems 12:20 Letting your experienced guys go 15:50 Getting extra work in during special teams 18:33 Leg Saver Drills Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-6-practice-to-teach-the-finish https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-5-preparing-for-the-dude https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-4-teaching-players-to-take-advantage-of-opportunity https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-3-creating-situations-in-practice-comm-handling-the-late-step-option-o https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-2-train-away-penalties https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-1-early-season-psychology
October 9, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of FirstDown PlayBook, and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, to continue the “Trends-Day” series. The trio continues to analyze different plays and concepts throughout the collegiate and professional landscape, including the double jet, misdirection, and the return of the fullback. 1:25 Double Jet 4:55 Using the tight end 6:50 Misdirection against man to get dynamic receivers the ball 12:20 The return of the fullback 14:50 Another misdirection application 16:00 NFL offensive innovation compared to 10 years ago 18:05 Hats off to the defensive coordinators Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-7-spider-pass-play-action-misdirection-a-gap-pressures https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-strong-passing-unbalanced-tempo-2nd-level-screens-coffee-house-stunt-time https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-5-under-center-o-mesh-variations-and-pick-plays-perimeter-attack-power-read-variation https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-unbalanced-and-2nd-level-screens-bunch-formations-sprintout-and-simulated-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-week-3-unbalanced-answers-for-the-tite-front-sprint-out-and-ideas-from-broken-plays https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success
October 8, 2019
Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF’s Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins host Keith Grabowski on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast for “The Edge” series to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that advantage. On today’s episode, Everett and Grabowski discuss incorporating video into practice, the benefits it provides, and who to recruit to videotape. 1:30 Excuses aren’t valid when it comes to not using video 4:30 Value of filming practice 8:07 Using a student to film 11:00 Instant replay system 13:45 Not micromanaging 16:00 Implementing video this week Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-6-training-pre-snap-and-post-snap-processes https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-improving-your-tackling-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-4-handling-the-bye-week https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-3-self-scout https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust
October 7, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3 Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the “Leadership Journey” series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on how coaches can avoid burnout. 2:50 Talking about burnout 6:10 Why we don’t talk about it 16:18 Sources of burnout 21:00 How to avoid burnout 26:40 Directing and creating your energy 34:55 Burnout misunderstandings 37:50 Other reasons burnout occurs Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-6-dealing-with-conflict-principle-or-style https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-5-developing-leaders-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-week-4-player-led-team-vs-coach-led https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-3-overused-words-with-underused-actions https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-entitlement https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set
October 6, 2019
Here is a simple way to add multiple movements into an uptempo offense with very little learning for the players. Easy to add right now I-season. A shift gives the defense 3 opportunities to make a mistake because they must 1) recognize 2)communicate and 3)adjust. This simple tool can add multiple stresses to a defense.
October 3, 2019
1:55 Dichotomy of how we look at practice 5:55 Finishing on defense 11:00 Preparing for 50/50 balls 16:00 Special teams
October 2, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of FirstDown PlayBook, and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, to continue the “Trends-Day” series. The trio continues to analyze different plays and concepts throughout the collegiate and professional landscape including quarterbacks returning under center, the use of misdirection, and shot plays. 1:05 Going back under center 3:45 How defenses respond to QBs under center 8:28 Misdirection 16:55 Shot plays 19:05 Play-action shots 22:30 The mesh play 27:15 Back to strong defensive football Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-strong-passing-unbalanced-tempo-2nd-level-screens-coffee-house-stunt-time https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-5-under-center-o-mesh-variations-and-pick-plays-perimeter-attack-power-read-variation https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-unbalanced-and-2nd-level-screens-bunch-formations-sprintout-and-simulated-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-week-3-unbalanced-answers-for-the-tite-front-sprint-out-and-ideas-from-broken-plays https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success
October 1, 2019
Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF’s Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins host Keith Grabowski on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast for “The Edge” series to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that advantage. On today’s episode, Everett and Grabowski discuss the multiple uses of virtual reality at this point in the season. 2:10 Mental reps and other benefits of the GoArmy Edge App at this point in the season 5:40 Starting pre-snap 9:03 Making the usage most effective 12:31 Special teams 17:30 Vision and recognition 20:50 Using VR pre or post-practice Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-improving-your-tackling-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-4-handling-the-bye-week https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-3-self-scout https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/dynamic-presentations-and-virtual-reality-for-more-effective-coaching https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/air-raid-analytics-and-virtual-reality
September 28, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3 Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the “Leadership Journey” series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on how principal and style differentiate in conflict. 4:05 The difference between principal and style 12:15 How styles can contradict each other 17:35 Overcoming attachment to your own style 25:00 When you attack someone else’s style Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-5-developing-leaders-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-week-4-player-led-team-vs-coach-led https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-3-overused-words-with-underused-actions https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-entitlement https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set
September 27, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Leadership Journey Week 5 - Developing Leaders in-season The Edge Week - Improving your tackling in-season Trends Day - 4 strong passing, Unbalanced & tempo, 2nd level screens, coffee house stunt, time Deliberate Practice 5 - Preparing for the Dude Friday Reflection: Making sure your culture is executed in practice to get game day outcomes Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
September 27, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski takes an article from friend of the show Rob Pomazak and details how you review your week of practice. Pomazak is the head coach at St. Charles North High School (Illinois) and is a perennial state playoff contender. Prior to coming to St. Charles, Pomazak spent 10 seasons at Elk Gove High School (Illinois), including the last two years as the defensive coordinator and assistant head coach. 1:05 Reviewing the week at Coach and Coordinator 5:51 Rob Pomazak’s article 6:54 Keeping the foundation consistent 8:03 Unit leaders instead of assistant coaches 9:04 Overall belief, behavior, and outcome in practices 14:34 Evaluation, modification, remediation Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-5-developing-leaders-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-improving-your-tackling-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-strong-passing-unbalanced-tempo-2nd-level-screens-coffee-house-stunt-time https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-5-preparing-for-the-dude
September 26, 2019
Today’s guest on the Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helpeddevelop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs as well as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University.Ryland and host Keith Grabowski discuss preparing for the opposing team’s “dude” in practice. 3:07 Coach Grabowski’s first coaching experience against a dude 4:55 Preparing a tackling plan 7:44 Level two tackles 9:35 Making individual period not stagnant 12:15 Different positions working together 19:40 Using the special team’s period 21:12 Different body types you’ll run into 23:55 Manipulating the scout team Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-4-teaching-players-to-take-advantage-of-opportunity https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-3-creating-situations-in-practice-comm-handling-the-late-step-option-o https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-2-train-away-penalties https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-1-early-season-psychology
September 25, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of FirstDown PlayBook, and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, to continue the “Trends-Day” series. The trio continues to analyze different plays and concepts throughout the collegiate and professional landscape so you may add them to your playbook. 1:05 Four strong concepts 6:53 Auburn’s use of the unbalanced formation 12:15 Getting receivers downfield to block defenders for a lower route 20:22 Second-level screens on third down 22:35 The coffeehouse stunt 26:25 Time management Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-5-under-center-o-mesh-variations-and-pick-plays-perimeter-attack-power-read-variation https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-unbalanced-and-2nd-level-screens-bunch-formations-sprintout-and-simulated-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-week-3-unbalanced-answers-for-the-tite-front-sprint-out-and-ideas-from-broken-plays https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success
September 24, 2019
Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF’s Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins host Keith Grabowski on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast for The Edge series to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that edge. In today’s episode, Everett and Grabowski discuss evaluating your teams tackling capabilities. 1:40 Understanding of the analytics of the tackle 5:40 Starting to evaluate the tackle 8:25 Yards after contact 14:55 Evaluating the primary tackles 17:05 Handling the five fights Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-trends-in-teaching-tackling-with-vince-digaetano https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-4-handling-the-bye-week https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-3-self-scout https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust
September 23, 2019
Brian Kight will be joining the Coach and Coordinator podcast for the Leadership Journey series. Kight and our host Keith Grabowski, will share ways coaches can change their mindsets and improve as leaders. On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3, Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the Leadership Journey series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on developing leadership within your team during the season. 0:40 In-season versus off-season leadership 3:20 Learning by doing instead of observing 7:02 In-season availability to improve leadership 9:25 How are coaches giving leadership reps 10:40 Why does a leader exist 15:30 Giving young players bits of leadership experience 19:00 Leading = Responsibility 25:50 Weight of responsibility 32:20 Players being vocal Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-week-4-player-led-team-vs-coach-led https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-week-4-player-led-team-vs-coach-led https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-entitlement https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set
September 20, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Leadership Journey with Brian Kight Week 4 - Player led team vs coach led The Edge Week 4 - Handling the bye week Trends Day 5: Under center O, mesh variations and pick plays, perimeter attack, power read variation Deliberate Practice Week 4 - Teaching Players to take advantage of opportunity Building Game Day Confidence Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
September 20, 2019
For this episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski details several ways for you to instill game-day confidence into your players. We also pulled audio from a previous podcast with Coach Chuck Kyle for his thoughts onpregame speeches. 1:02 Provide positive feedback 1:53 Teach them to provide feedback to their teammates 2:57 Teach them to call out a teammate when effort isn’t given 3:28 Deliberate practice 4:24 Positive environment on game-day 5:33 Let your players know they’re prepared 6:34 Coach Chuck Kyle’s thoughts on the pregame speech Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-4-teaching-players-to-take-advantage-of-opportunity https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-3-creating-situations-in-practice-comm-handling-the-late-step-option-o https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/lessons-from-2017-chuck-kyle-cleveland-st-ignatius-high-school-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/building-a-championship-winning-tradition-chuck-smith-head-coach-boyle-county-high-school https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-grabowskis-notebook-tips-for-a-successful-pregame-speech
September 19, 2019
Today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs aswell as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Rylandspent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University.Ryland and host Keith Grabowski discuss taking advantage of opportunities in multiple scenarios on the field. 1:50 Offensive opportunities 5:40 Communicating with the scout team to improve 9:50 Defensive opportunities 15:08 Set up of the defensive drill 20:46 Drills for special teams Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-3-creating-situations-in-practice-comm-handling-the-late-step-option-o https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-2-train-away-penalties https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-1-early-season-psychology https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/deliberate-practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/vision-decision-action-andy-ryland-senior-manager-of-education-and-training-usa-football
September 18, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of FirstDown PlayBook, and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, to continue the “Trends-Day” series. The trio analyzes plays by Indiana, Alabama and Notre Dame. 1:21 Brown’s bunch formation 3:10 Advantages of going under center 8:27 The argument against going under center 11:45 IU dart/swing read 13:05 Mesh with a second shallow to pick LB with Iowa State and Alabama 20:35 ND Sweep/Pin and pull multiple perimeter attack 24:55 Clemson variation of the Power Read Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-4-unbalanced-and-2nd-level-screens-bunch-formations-sprintout-and-simulated-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-week-3-unbalanced-answers-for-the-tite-front-sprint-out-and-ideas-from-broken-plays https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success
September 17, 2019
Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF’s Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins host Keith Grabowski on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast for The Edge series to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that edge. For today’s show, CoachEverett and Grabowski address the bye week. 1:48 Using the bye week 4:46 Utilizing a day off in the bye week 5:53 Situational awareness 7:40 Self-Scout 8:27 Tackling 10:52 Individual work 13:40 Evening the reps out between the 1s and 2s 17:20 Using tech, especially Google Forms 22:52 The coaches Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-3-self-scout https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-coordinator-rob-everett-bridgewater-college-1418 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/rob-everett-bridgewater-va
September 16, 2019
Brian Kight will be joining the Coach and Coordinator podcast for the Leadership Journey series. Kight and our host Keith Grabowski, will share ways coaches can change their mindsets and improve as leaders. On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3, Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the Leadership Journey series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on how to establish leadership of your team. 3:50 Getting leadership 7:40 Guiding through the process of establishing leadership 16:25 Knowing how much coaches need to lead 24:20 Senior leadership 27:00 Let leaders lead 30:20 Are you ready to have a player led team? Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-week-3-overused-words-with-underused-actions https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-entitlement https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with-1 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with
September 13, 2019
Show Notes 9-13This week Kevin Kelley and Keith Grabowski discuss Pulaski’s 88% scoring rate achieved when there are no sacks, penalties, or drops. Coach Kelley also details approaches penalties with his players, self-scout, and handling a long trip. 3:30 Examples of determining how to approach ridding your team of penalties 8:25 Spending time making sure players understand what causes penalties 9:52 How Kelley uses self-scout 13:20 Using film versus the data 15:27 Improving your travel Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/kevin-kelley-final https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7286/podcast-building-your-strategy-off-analytics-with-kevin-kelley-head-coach-pulasksi-academy https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/5430/usa-football-2018-national-conference-see-how-kevin-kelley-uses-data-to-utilize-his-unconventional-special-teams-strategy https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/5140/usa-football-national-conference-speaker-spotlight-pulaski-academy-arkansas-high-school-coach-kevin-kelley
September 12, 2019
Today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs as well as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University. Ryland and host Keith Grabowski detail preparing for mid-play situations with your team. 2:00 Corner containing situations 7:55 Drills for QBs running up the middle 16:00 Seeing things like they are on gameday 18:06 Creating situations to prepare players for shifting fronts/Communicating pre-snap 24:11 Self corrective learning 27:50 Shifts and motions 32:25 Recreating an offense you don’t run Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-2-train-away-penalties https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-1-early-season-psychology https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/deliberate-practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/vision-decision-action-andy-ryland-senior-manager-of-education-and-training-usa-football
September 11, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of First-Down Playbook and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, moving forward in the Trends-Day series. The trio analyzes use of the bunch formations, quarterbacks back under center and more. 1:24 The use of bunch at the collegiate and pro-level 6:40 Bunch play action by LSU 9:30 Teams using the unbalanced set 13:55 Variations of the shallow screen 15:55 Tight end delay 20:05 Going under center 22:00 Simulated pressures/Trends in Defense 24:45 Moving around players in the scheme Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-week-3-unbalanced-answers-for-the-tite-front-sprint-out-and-ideas-from-broken-plays https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coiner-final-1-9-17-9-56-pm
September 10, 2019
Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. For The Edge series, Rob Everett joins the Coach and Coordinator podcast to share his philosophies and ideas to give your team that edge. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins us the Coach and Coordinator podcast once again. For today’s show, Everett and our host, Keith Grabowski address how self-scouting can improve your team. 1:15 Why we should analytically self-evaluate 4:10 Self Scout for defensive coordinators 9:55 Using your tendencies as opportunities 13:20 Stepping out of self into your opponent 17:50 Using Self Scout to progress throughout the season 21:35 Everett’s work with the GoArmy Edge App Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-week-2-evaluating-players-units-team-and-scheme-throughout-the-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-playing-the-tite-front-to-all-personnel-groupings-with-rob-everett-01 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-playing-the-tite-front-to-all-personnel-groupings-with-rob-everett-01 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/rob-everett-bridgewater-va
September 9, 2019
Brian Kight will be joining the Coach and Coordinator podcast for the Leadership Journey series. Kight and our host Keith Grabowski, will share ways coaches can change their mindsets and improve as leaders. On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3, Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the Leadership Journey series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on words that are overused in a majority of football programs. 2:35 Coaches’ defensiveness 10:05 Coaches taking criticism 13:48 More things today than before, words mean less 19:40 Integrity 25:00 What integrity looks like 31:45 How using the word integrity can be detrimental 33:50 Culture 39:40 Mental Toughness 45:35 Want it Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-entitlement User-804678956 – Leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with-1 User-804678956 – Brian-kight-focus3 User-804678956 – Brian-kight-focus-3-ceo
September 6, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Ideas for Better Coaching Cues Deliberate Practice Week 2 - Train Away Penalties Trends-day Week 3 - Unbalanced, answers for the tite front, sprint out and ideas from broken plays The Edge: Week 2 Evaluating players, units, team, and scheme throughout the season Leadership Journey: Entitlement Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
September 6, 2019
Knowing the difference between external and internal cues can greatly improve your team’s technical performance. On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski briefly details how having this knowledge can make your teambetter. 1:45 External vs Internal cues 3:25 Using strength and conditioning coaches in practice 4:22 Understanding the language of external cues 7:48 Key performance indicators Related Content/References https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7276/advanced-tackling-fight-to-connect-kpis-arm-clamp-strength-to-stick-and-iron-grip-strong-fingers https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7227/advanced-tackling-system-key-performance-indicators-and-penalty-avoidance https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-trends-in-teaching-tackling-with-vince-digaetano https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-new-systems-for-lifting-and-conditioning-in-season-w-la-tech-st-coach-kurt-hester Benz, Adam, et al. “Coaching Instructions and Cues for Enhancing Sprint Performance.” Strength & Conditioning Journal 38.1 (2016): 1-11.
September 5, 2019
For the Deliberate Practice Series, Andy Ryland will join the Coach and Coordniator podcast. Ryland will detail a multitude of ways your team can emphasize certain parts of football in practice to get better. Today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs. Ryland has also worked in improving tackling techniques in football. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the U.S. men’s rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University. Ryland and our host Keith Grabowski go over training away penalties with your squad. 3:10 Better coaching, not physical punishment 5:40 Pre-snap penalties 16:15 Holding 22:39 Pass-Interference 28:21 Targeting/Illegal Blocks 33:45 Personal Fouls Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-week-1-early-season-psychology soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/deliberate-practice User-804678956 – Vision-decision-action-andy-ryland-senior-manager-of-education-and-training-usa-football User-804678956 – Keith-grabowski-and-andy-ryland-discuss-the-goarmy-edge-app
September 4, 2019
In the Trends-Day series, Charlie Coiner and Zach Dunn with join our host, Keith Grabowski to discuss new trends in collegiate football as well as the NFL. These concepts and plays will be discussed in a way you can pull these ideas and apply them to your team. For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of First-Down Playbook and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, moving forward in the Trends-Day series. The trio analyzes several situations from the Oklahoma versus Houston and Oregon versus Auburn. 1:13 Using unbalanced formations 5:30 Unbalanced against the tite front 10:10 The bash concept in the unbalanced 14:04 Finding plays that work 15:25 Playing against the lanes coverage Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-stressing-the-de-wr-screen-variation-pin-pull-rpo-delay-blitz https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coiner-final-1-9-17-9-56-pm
September 3, 2019
Every team and coach is trying to gain an edge over their opponents. For The Edge series, Rob Everett joins the Coach and Coordinator podcast to share his philophies and ideas to give your team that edge. Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins us the Coach and Coordinator podcast once again. For today’s show, Everett and our host, Keith Grabowski share ideas on how to evaluate players in a multitude of ways. 3:20 Keeping the evaluation process usable and effective 5:45 Productivity and play-by-play for player evaluation 11:30 Production of the unit 13:58 Team achievements and production 19:45 Individual awards for players 24:00 Evaluating schemes 29:10 Looking at ways to make evaluation more effective Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/ideas-for-awarding-helmet-decals https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-playing-the-tite-front-to-all-personnel-groupings-with-rob-everett-01 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-coordinator-rob-everett-bridgewater-college-1418 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/rob-everett-bridgewater-va
September 2, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3, Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the Leadership Journey series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on how coaches can address what they perceive to be entitlement in their players, as well as entitlement in themselvles. 2:30 Influence of coaches outside of football 4:20 Coaches who feel entitled not to move forward 11:30 Uncoachable coaches 18:30 Entitlement is not old 25:30 What is entitlement 31:50 Setting standards for earning on a football team 35:40 Entitlement of experienced coaches 39:00 What does experience entitle you to? Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with-1 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brian-kight-focus3 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brian-kight-focus-3-ceo
August 30, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Training the Brain - Get more reps for your players and units Deliberate Practice Week 1 - Early Season Psychology Trends-day: Stressing the DE, WR Screen variation, Pin& Pull RPO, Delay Blitz The Edge: Week 1 Prepare to Adapt and Adjust Leadership Journey: Living the Standard We Set Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
August 30, 2019
The GoArmy Edge app can revolutionize the way you practice. On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski details how the app can be used for every position on the football field. He and Coach Rob Everett will continue to talk about the uses of the app in The Edge series during the season. 1:22 Usefulness of the Go Army Edge app 3:10 Offensive line 5:23 Quarterback 7:07 Receiver 7:40 Running back 9:48 Defensive backs 10:06 Linebackers 11:01 Defensive line 11:41 Special Teams 12:40 Simple use of the technology Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/keith-grabowski-and-andy-ryland-discuss-the-goarmy-edge-app https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/dynamic-presentations-and-virtual-reality-for-more-effective-coaching https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/air-raid-analytics-and-virtual-reality
August 29, 2019
Today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, seniormanager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs. Ryland has alsoworked in improving tackling techniques in football. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the U.S. men’s rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University. Starting off the second round of the Deliberate Practice Series, Ryland and our host Keith Grabowski go over incorporating the psychology of football into your practices early on in the season. 2:10 Psychological stress on game day versus during practice 5:50 Adding sudden change into practice 11:10 Situational sudden change and communication for offense and defense 18:35 Special teams sudden change 19:30 Practicing half time/delays 22:55 Using sudden changes for game planning 27:45 Don’t forget about yourself and the coaching staff Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/deliberate-practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/vision-decision-action-andy-ryland-senior-manager-of-education-and-training-usa-football https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/keith-grabowski-and-andy-ryland-discuss-the-goarmy-edge-app https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/keith-grabowski-and-andy-ryland-discuss-the-goarmy-edge-app
August 28, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of First-Down Playbook and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, moving forward in the Trends-Day series. The trio analyzes several plays from the Miami versus Florida and Hawaii versus Arizona games this past weekend. 1:30 Starting out the zone read where it becomes speed option 3:35 Creating the angle for the blockers 5:47 Receiver screen but receivers turn into blockers immediately 8:26 Responding to the screen from a defensive perspective 10:15 Arizona vs. Hawaii – Pin and Pull with the RPO 13:08 What makes shallow crossers effective against man coverage 15:15 The pin and pull trend developing 16:40 How the pin and pull stretches a defense 19:35 Coaching delayed blitzes 22:54 Using opponent’s scheme and technique against them with delayed blitzes Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/trends-day-series-early-game-play-calling-for-qb-success https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coiner-final-1-9-17-9-56-pm https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-edge-weed-1-prepare-to-adapt-and-adjust https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-living-the-standard-we-set
August 27, 2019
Rob Everett, formerly the tight ends coach of the AAF Memphis Express and defensive coordinator at Bridgewater (Va.) College, joins us the Coach and Coordinator podcast once again. For today’s show, Everett and our host, Keith Grabowski share thoughts and ideas on week one preparation and the use of the GoArmy Edge app. 2:10 Week one preparation for Rob Everett 5:20 Preparation for multiple scenarios week one 10:02 Planning a different dynamic to strategize and make it about your team 15:25 How to prepare your team to mentally adjust and adapt 18:00 Using virtual reality to improve the thinking of your players 21:15 The GoArmy Edge app Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/dynamic-presentations-and-virtual-reality-for-more-effective-coaching https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/air-raid-analytics-and-virtual-reality https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-impact-on-teaching-and-technology-in-coaching-rob-everett https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/analytics-to-improve-tackling-and-scheme-rob-everett https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-playing-the-tite-front-to-all-personnel-groupings-with-rob-everett-01 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-coordinator-rob-everett-bridgewater-college-1418 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/rob-everett-bridgewater-va https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/rob-everett-bridgewater-college-virginia
August 26, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by founder of dailydiscipline.com and former CEO of Focus 3, Brian Kight. Having been on the show previously for the Leadership Journey series, Kight rejoins the show to speak on how coaches can set the standard for their players at any level, and how he sets the standard in his professional and personal life. 1:10 Moving from Focus 3 to Daily Discipline 6:20 Helping coaches grow during the season 8:10 The importance of preparation 13:41 Living the standards you teach 17:30 Pushback from coaches 21:20 Opening up to players 27:30 Empathy with your players 35:50 Applying empathy and showing the standard 40:35 Looking elite in living up to the standard 47:45 Reflect Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brian-kight-focus3 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-journey-with-brian-kight-episode-1-energy-and-emotions https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-episode-2-alignment https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/leadership-journey-brian-kight-own-your-culture-national-conference https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brian-kight-focus-3-ceo https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brian-and-tim-kight-live-from-afca-convention https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-leadership-journey-with-brian-kight-week-1-train-for-a-bigger-r https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/the-leadership-journey-with-1
August 23, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Training Camp Series - Preparing for Game Day Operations Training Camp Series - Covering All On Field Situations Trends-Day Series: Early Game Play Calling for QB Success Training Camp Series - Trends in Teaching Tackling with Vince Digaetano Training Camp Series - Don't make your wife a coaches widow and in-season PD with TXHSFBCHAT Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
August 23, 2019
Wrapping up the Training Camp series on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we’re joined by TXHSFBCHAT host Chris Fisher! Fisher is the creator and moderator of #txhsfbchat and serves as the weekly host and is the OL coach and academic coordinator at Ridge Point HS in Missouri City, TX. Today, we’ll be discussing home life, fun in the chat, and coaching takeaways. 1:15 Last Texas High School Football Chat – Home Life 5:07 Mental toughness at home 10:35 Chats that stick out 15:40 Fun in the chat 16:40 Coaching takeaways 18:40 In-season TXHSFBCHAT Related Content http://txhsfbchat.com/ https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/texas-high-school-football-chat-chris-fischer https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/win-with-your-home-team https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/ol-technique-in-the-power-running-game-joe-ashfield-offensive-line-coach-rice-university
August 22, 2019
Continuing our Training Camp series on today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, Vince Digaetano, special teams quality control assistant at Fordham University (NewYork), joins us! Digaetano, who has served on multiple coaching staffs in his career, shares with us his advice to coaches on tackling. 1:50 Key statistic on how well your athletes are tackling 4:00 Know your tacklers 8:05 Having measurables to help your athletes improve 11:40 Feeling fundamentals 18:40 Methodology for approaching game-day 22:22 Playing off blocks 26:45 Programming week-to-week based on game-day Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/grading-and-evaluating-tackling-vinny-digaetano-assistant-football-coach-fordham-university https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/defensive-schemes-and-tackling-philosophies-with-fordham-defensive-coordinator-paul-rice https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7321/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-prepare https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7299/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-track https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7352/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-accelerate https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7374/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-finish https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7340/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-connect https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/5366/podcast-coach-and-coordinator-lessons-from-2017-vinny-digaetano-1-19-18 https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7386/film-to-field-on-coach-and-coordinator-q-and-a
August 21, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host Keith Grabowski is joined by Charlie Coiner, former NFL coach and founder of First-Down Playbook and Zach Dunn, content coordinator at USA Football, moving forward in the Trends-Day series. The trio analyzes six throws made my recent NFL draft picks, Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones, and Dwayne Haskins and how their play can help your quarterback's success. 3:13 Kyler Murray’s first throw 5:26 Kyler Murray’s second throw 7:15 Daniel Jones’ first throw 9:51 Daniel Jones’ second throw 12:35 Dwayne Haskins’ first throw 17:01 Similarities between quarterbacks 19:03 First pass selection for your quarterback Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/updates-on-qb-development-will-hewlett https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/lessons-from-2017-will-hewlett-quarterbacks-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/0047-will-hewlett-mixdown https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coiner-final-1-9-17-9-56-pm
August 20, 2019
Continuing our Training Camp series, host Keith Grabowski addresses making sure you cover all of your on-field situations in practice. Grabowski goes over situations offensively, defensively, and on special teams. 1:05 Offensive situations 1:25 Backed up offense 4:35 Goal-Line offense 5:36 Quick Kicks 5:57 Take a shot opportunities 7:33 Two-point play 8:10 Four-minute offense 11:35 Last plays of the game 14:00 The middle eight 14:50 Fronts against your offensive line 15:52 Plan for coverages 17:18 Defensive situations 19:10 Gimmick plays 21:08 Defensive last plays 22:22 Giving up a score 22:55 Scramble roles 23:54 Two-point play defense 24:22 Special teams 25:05 Fake punt 25:50 Speed field goal 26:24 Free kick Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-game-planning-process-noel-mazzone-offensive-coordinator-university-of-arizona https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-grabowskis-notebook-4-minute-and-backed-up-offense https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-grabowskis-notebook-fair-catch-free-kick https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-preparing-for-game-day-operations https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-approach-to-success-or-failuer-of-the-first-or-second-scrimmage
August 19, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our Training Camp series continues with our host Keith Grabowski detailing game-day operations. He will be sharing how to address player equipment, delegation of tasks, in-game communication and more! 2:24 Team meal 3:13 Media preparations 4:53 Player equipment 7:30 Have technology charged and ready to go 8:40 Paper preparations 9:20 Delegation of tasks 10:05 Game balls 11:07 Other game day equipment 11:51 Music during pre-game 13:45 Press box prep for coordinators 14:28 Whiteboard and charts 17:44 Captains and officials 19:40 In-game communication 22:20 Away game prep 25:09 Post-game Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-approach-to-success-or-failuer-of-the-first-or-second-scrimmage https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-readiness-and-preparedness-with-fergus-connolly https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-competition-in-camp-and-prep-for-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-saint-scholastica-offensive-coordinator-bobby-acosta
August 16, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Training Camp Series - Washington St RB Coach Eric Mele Training Camp Series - Saint Scholastica Offensive Coordinator Bobby Acosta Training Camp Series: Prep for Season with Mike Fox, DC, College of Brockport Training Camp - Readiness and Preparedness with Fergus Connolly Training Camp Series: Approach to success or failure of the first (or second) scrimmage Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
August 16, 2019
In today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, our host, Keith Grabowski details several different approaches to take when entering your first (or second) scrimmage prior toyour first game. Listen to hear big picture plans as well as addressing the individual members of your high school squad. 0:45 Your emotion when the scrimmage is over 2:40 Big picture defensively 5:12 Big picture offensively 6:10 Big picture in special teams 7:44 New Varsity Starters 11:05 Evaluation and drills off play in the scrimmage 13:14 Player understanding and ability to execute 16:10 Practicing and working gameday operations 19:00 Approaching success versus failure Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-readiness-and-preparedness-with-fergus-connolly https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-competition-in-camp-and-prep-for-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-saint-scholastica-offensive-coordinator-bobby-acosta https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-grabowskis-notebook-kicking-scrimmage
August 15, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, Dr. Fergus Connolly makes his return to the show. Dr. Connolly is one of the world’s foremost human performance thought leaders and influencers, and has applied performance science with leading sports, military, and business teams. Including being one of the top individuals in his field, Connolly is the only coach to have had full-time roles in every major sport. On today’s show, Connolly will be discussing his approach to practice and training camp for athletes and coaches. 0:40 Preparing for the season 3:35 Readiness 6:20 Preparedness 8:10 Drill design and effectiveness 14:45 Managing reps and ensuring they’re quality reps 17:50 Using technical and tactical drills for warmups 21:00 Playing up-tempo for fitness 23:15 Only coaching and/or teaching off film 25:40 The importance of players self-correcting 27:06 Readiness and preparedness applied to coaches 30:20 Preview of Connolly’s new series Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/working-with-the-worlds-elite-wfergus-conley https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/dr-fergus-connolly-university-of-michigan/s-VMdjF https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-competition-in-camp-and-prep-for-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-saint-scholastica-offensive-coordinator-bobby-acosta
August 14, 2019
Mike Fox, defensive coordinator for Brockport College (N.Y.), one of the top Division III defensive powerhouses, joins us for today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast. Fox began his tenure with the Golden Eagles in 2016 after serving 12 seasons on staff with St. John Fisher College (N.Y.), eight of which he spent as the defensive coordinator. Over his career, Fox has mentored over 50 All-Conference players, two All-American linebackers, an Empire 8 Conference Player of the Year and a d3football.com All-Decade selection. For today’s continuation of the “Training Camp” series, Coach Fox shares his thoughts on preparing your defense going into next season. 2:20 Defensive installation 7:30 Coach Fox’s thoughts on rule changes for practices 9:40 Keeping things fresh in training camp and practice 12:20 Best methods to reinforce learning during training camp 14:30 Evaluating the defensive scheme 16:45 Running the scout team against the defense 19:10 Putting together practice schedules 21:55 Keys to making tackles for loss 24:35 Playing time from the starter to the backup Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/ncaa-leaders-mike-fox-brockport-new-yorkdefensive-coordinator https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/keep-it-fresh-practice-formats-and-segments-for-camp-and-in-season https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/competition-efficiency-success-through-simplicity-jason-mangone-hc-brockport-afca-d3-coy https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6707/how-one-college-defense-is-holding-opponents-to-12-yards-rushing https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/mike-rolih-ceo-gorout
August 13, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, St. Scholastica (Minn.) offensive coordinator Bobby Acosta joins us to continue our “Training Camp” series. Prior to joining the staff at St. Scholastica, Acosta spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator at Bucknell University (Pa.), two more as the wide receivers coach at Syracuse (N.Y.), one season as head coach at Widener University (Pa.) and two seasons as tight ends coach at the University of Delaware, where he assisted in the development of Super Bowl champion quarterback Joe Flacco. Acosta shares his thoughts on developing offenses and keeping camp fresh and challenging for his players. 1:18 How to keep camp fresh for our players 6:35 Keeping camp challenging 8:20 Spending time on fundamentals 12:45 The purpose of running drills 15:40 Getting creative with what you have for drills 17:00 Putting an emphasis on specific pieces of evaluation 18:04 Looking at offensive line 20:25 Useful drills for coaches 21:55 Game planning made easy Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-networks https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/bobby-acosta-final-12-16-16-6 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-new-systems-for-lifting-and-conditioning-in-season-w-la-tech-st-coach-kurt-hester https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-series-washington-st-rb-coach-eric-mele https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/keep-it-fresh-practice-formats-and-segments-for-camp-and-in-season
August 12, 2019
Eric Mele, running backs coach at Washington State joined us today for USA Football’s Coach and Coordinator podcast. Mele is entering his fifth season at WSU and his second at running backs coach. Before spending time with the running backs, Mele held the position of special teams coordinator and quality control for the Cougars. Prior to Washington State, Mele spent five seasons as the special teams coordinator/running backs coach at Wingate University. In his time at Wingate, Mele helped guide the Bulldogs to a 36-19 record highlighted by a second-appearance in the 2010 NCAA Division II playoffs. Mele joins us today to talk about how evaluates, coaches, and builds a culture for his running backs. 00:40 How Mele found his way to Washington State 8:15 What Mele wants his team to know for the 2019 season 11:27 Dividing up pass pro, running the ball, receiving drills and more 13:55 Addressing vision for hitting running lanes 16:45 Managing reps and reps for Mele’s running backs 20:30 Getting the veterans to help lead and coach 21:30 The evaluation process 23:38 Charting the measurables for running backs 25:50 Stopping young running backs from ‘squatting in the hole’ 27:25 Coach Mele’s Twitter picture and what that means to his players 29:10 How Coach Mele stays connected with his family during camp 31:20 Coach Mele’s winning edge Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-new-systems-for-lifting-and-conditioning-in-season-w-la-tech-st-coach-kurt-hester https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-georgia-special-teams-coordinator-scott-fountain-shares-his-camp-plan https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-running-a-linebacker-room-with-tye-nix-outside-linebacker-coach-ole-miss https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-building-your-offense-during-camp-wtommy-zagorski-ocol-coach-university-of-akron https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-optimal-performance-during-preseason-wdj-callender-yusef-shakir-and-ryan-horton
August 9, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we wrapped up our “Home Team” series with guest host Joel Nellis. We’ll be recapping interviews with Saint Anselm College (N.H.) head coach Joe Adam, Kimberly Eck, a member of the AFCWA and wife of South Dakota State offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Jason Eck, Air Force defensive line coach Terrance Jamison, Wyoming offensive line coach Bart Miller, Edgar (Wis.) High School head coach Jerry Sinz, Nazareth Academy (Ill.) head coach Tim Racki, Wisconsin-Whitewater head coach Kevin Bullis, and Winona State offensive line coach and run game coordinator Joe Holtzclaw. 2:24 Coach Adam on “First one in, last one out” 5:35 Coach Bullis on little things around the house 10:10 How Coach Racki uses technology to take some weight of his assistant coaches 14:18 Coach Jamison shares his emphasis on faith when moving job to job 23:00 Including the family in choosing a job with Coach Miller 31:10 Kimberly Eck on what AFWCA does and who they serve 36:25 Coach Sinz on how he had his kids involved as managers 39:15 Coach Sinz’s advice on seeing your kids participate in other events 43:40 Adding family to your staff with Coach Bullis 47:19 Legacy with Coach Holtzclaw Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-bart-miller-offensive-line-coach-wyoming https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-kimberly-eck https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-jerry-sinz-head-coach-edgar-high-school-wi https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-terrance-jamison-air-force-dl-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-joe-adam-head-coach-st-anslem-college https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-tim-racki-head-coach-nazareth-academy-chicago-il
August 8, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we dive back into the archives, learning from multiple coaches on how to keep your practices fresh early in the season. We pulled clips from interviews with former NFL coach and general manager Michael Lombardi, director of coaching development at Championship Analytics Inc. Robert Ash, former tight ends coach for the AAF Memphis Express and Bridgewater College defensive coordinator Rob Everett, defensive coordinator at the College of Brockport (N.Y.) Mike Fox, Missouri S&T head coach Todd Drury, and Arizona offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Noel Mazzone. These coaches, along with our very own Keith Grabowski, will provide a multitude of ideas to implement into your practices. Show Notes: 0:53 Coach Keith Grabowski on the 10, 10, 10 format 2:33 Coach Grabowski’s 2nd & 8 scrimmage notes 6:57 Coach Michael Lombardi on second and long 9:30 Coach Rob Ash on in-game adjustments 15:46 Coach Grabowski’s take on kicking scrimmage 19:17 Coach Rob Everett on practicing the adjustment period 22:20 Coach Everett on money downs 27:08 Coach Mike Fox on turnover competition 33:02 Working analytical data into practice with Rob Ash 37:54 Coach Todd Drury on practice format for defense 41:30 Coach Noel Mazzone on the team run Related Content https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/creating-unique-practice-todd-drury https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coach-grabowskis-notebook-kicking-scrimmage https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/ncaa-leaders-mike-fox-brockport-new-yorkdefensive-coordinator?in=user-804678956/sets/practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-disaster-plan-tony-demeo-retired-college-football-head-coach?in=user-804678956/sets/practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coaching-analytics-and-in-game-strategy-rob-ash-championship-analytics-inc?in=user-804678956/sets/practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/gridiron-genius-michael-lombardi
August 7, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we ramp up the intensity with a segment on a craze that’s been becoming more popular amongst coaches: Fast Fridays. For this special segment, we pulled conversations with multiple coaches across the country, including Union High School (Okla.) head coach Kirk Fridrich, Shiloh Christian School (Ark.) head coach Jeff Conaway, Catapult Sports’ Director of Emerging Markets D.J. Callender, Louisiana Tech strength and conditioning Coach Kurt Hester and University of Arizona offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone. These coaches all provide different kind of insights into how they run their Fast Fridays as well as why they chose to adopt this system. Show Notes: 1:58 Coach Fridrich 7:34 Coach Conaway 16:37 D.J. Callender 18:16 Kurt Hester 23:31 Noel Mazzone Related Content: To check out one of coach Conaway's practice plans for his Sprint Through Thursdays, go to https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7454/podcast-no-sweat-and-fast-practice-formats https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-new-systems-for-lifting-and-conditioning-in-season-w-la-tech-st-coach-kurt-hester https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/the-game-planning-process-noel-mazzone-offensive-coordinator-university-of-arizona https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/player-analytics-for-a-better-prepared-team-with-dj-callendar
August 6, 2019
For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, Louisiana Tech strength and conditioning coach Kurt Hester joins coach Keith Grabowski to go over his role with the Bulldogs, in and outside of the weight room. Hester also addresses in-season strength training as well as incorporating “Fast Friday” and “No Sweat Thursday” into each teams’ weekly schedule from a scientific perspective. Hester has been in his role at LA Tech since 2013, while also formerly holding the position of National Director of Training for the D1 Sports Training Center (Nashville, Tenn.) and having worked with athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL, including Peyton Manning and Phillip Rivers. Show Notes: 1:16 Coach Hester’s out-of-weight-room involvement 4:20 Why old school conditioning is out of date 9:22 Use of technology versus eyes in practice 11:42 Why weight room numbers won’t necessarily reflect on-field play 14:57 Tips to prepare for conditioning during week one and beyond 17:11 In-season strength training 18:51 Proper footwear to maintain health throughout the season 20:19 Using “Fast Friday” in weekly practice routine 22:45 Pregame schedule for multi-position players 23:40 The scientific approach of light practice leading into games 25:54 Coach Hester’s best tip going into the 2019 season Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/strength-and-conditioning-with-sandbags-lane-kirkland-head-coach-carey-high-school-idaho https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/game-plan-in-season-sc-with-jim-arthur-miami-dolphins-strength-and-conditioning-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/micah-kurtz-strength-and-conditioning-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-georgia-special-teams-coordinator-scott-fountain-shares-his-camp-plan
August 5, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator Podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by University of Georgia special teams coordinator Scott Fountain. This past season the Bulldogs ranked first in the SEC in punt return yards (366) and punt return average (16.6, seventh nationally) and tied for first in punt return touchdowns (2). During multiple stints as a special teams coordinator, Fountain has been known for his ability to develop excellent returners in both the punt return and kickoff return game. Fountain joins Coach and Coordinator today to talk about how he teaches different special teams positions during camp as well as how he chooses and develops return men. Show Notes: 1:12 Distribution of Coaches 2:45 Finding guys to fit roles on special teams 5:52 Spending individual time on special teams and the teaching aspect 11:30 Using his staff 13:10 Camp evaluation process 17:33 Developing a return man 22:08 Simulating guys in returner’s face at practice 24:36 Preparing for all the different kinds of punts 28:11 Recognizing outstanding special teams play during camp and in season Connect with Coach: @CoachSFountain Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-running-a-linebacker-room-with-tye-nix-outside-linebacker-coach-ole-miss https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-building-your-offense-during-camp-wtommy-zagorski-ocol-coach-university-of-akron https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-optimal-performance-during-preseason-wdj-callender-yusef-shakir-and-ryan-horton https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/best-of-deliberate-practice-special-teams-edition
August 2, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Training Camp- Spread and Shred with Craig Stutzmann, Passing Game Coordinator/QB Coach Hawaii Training Camp-Evaluation Process during Camp Install with Eric Eidsness Offensive Coordinator NIU Training Camp- Building Your Offense During Camp w/ Tommy Zagorski Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach University of Akron Training Camp- Optimal Performance During Preseason With Georgia Tech Director of Applied Sports Science Training Camp Running a Linebacker Room with Tye Nix, Outside Linebacker Coach Ole Miss Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks, and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Checkout X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
August 2, 2019
On today’s episode of Coach and Coordinator, host Keith Grabowski talks with Tyrone Nix, outside linebackers coach at Ole Miss. A 24 year coaching veteran, Nix has coached every positional group on the defensive side of the ball. Nix is in his first year back at Ole Miss, but previously served as their defensive coordinator from 2008-2011. Prior to this season, Nix served as the safeties coach at Virginia Tech for one year, a defensive analyst at Texas A&M for one year and the defensive coordinator at Middle Tennessee from 2012-2016. Nix joins the podcast today for part of the “Training Camp” series to talk about how he handles his linebacker group during camp. Show Notes: 1:33 Coach’s Journey, including Steve Spurrier, Brett Favre, Jimbo Fischer and more 5:22 Fraternity of Coaches 7:02 Going against his brother who is also a coach on staff 9:08 Opening message in camp to his LB’s 11:09 Pointing out positives during camp 14:36 Coaching discipline and taking players out of conflict situations 16:44 Keeping the best athletes on the field 17:52 Teaching LB’s to bait QB’s into making wrong reads 20:02 Teaching and Coaching physicality of the LB position 22:42 Use of the hips 25:26 Tackling techniques Coach works in practice 27:48 Evaluation during camp 30:01 Winning Edge Connect with Coach: @CoachTyroneNix Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-optimal-performance-during-preseason-wdj-callender-yusef-shakir-and-ryan-horton https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-building-your-offense-during-camp-wtommy-zagorski-ocol-coach-university-of-akron https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-evaluation-process-during-camp-install-with-eric-eidsness-offensive-coordinator-niu https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-spread-and-shred-with-craig-stutzman-passing-game-coordinatorqb-coach-hawaii
August 1, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we address the physical aspect of the preseason with this special edition of our “Training Camp” series. Joining host Keith Grabowski today will be Ryan Horton, Director of Applied Sports Science at Georgia Tech, D.J. Callender, Catapult Sports Director of Emerging Markets, and Yusef Shakir, two-time State Champion Head Coach at Manatee High School (FL). This dream team joins Grabowski to talk about how to appropriately push players during training camp, how much to condition players and how to make sure players are fully ready physically and mentally for the first game of the year as well as the rest of the regular season grind. Show Notes: 2:10 Horton’s journey 4:40 Changes in preseason and off-season training 6:00 Training camp approach and catapult 8:34 Being smart in camp 11:12 How all the plans with coaches and data come together 12:49 Using the technology at a high school level 17:13 Key things to look at to make sure kids are performing optimally 21:10 Adjusting practice to simulate game tempo 24:12 More efficient special teams practice sessions 25:30 Proximity of drills at a practice 27:45 Contact monitoring 30:11 Conditioning at the end of practice 34:10 Conditioning as a mental/physical fatigue builder 36:14 Making Catapult affordable and accessible to high school teams Related Content: https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7267/podcast-player-analytics-for-a-better-prepared-team-with-dj-callender https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-building-your-offense-during-camp-wtommy-zagorski-ocol-coach-university-of-akron https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-evaluation-process-during-camp-install-with-eric-eidsness-offensive-coordinator-niu
July 31, 2019
On today’s podcast, host Keith Grabowski welcomes Tommy Zagorski, offensive line coach and offensive coordinator at the University of Akron. Zagorski is in his first season at Akron having coached the previous two seasons at Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee for a season before that. During his time at Tennessee, Zagorski helped guide an offense that had NFL-caliber players, such as Josh Dobbs and Alvin Kamara. Additionally, as a member of the John Carroll staff, Zagorski was a finalist for the 2014 Footballscoop.com NCAA Division III Coordinator of the Year. Zagorski joins the podcast today to talk about the ins and outs of training camp. Show Notes: 3:23 Background info on Akron 4:58 Coach’s journey 8:12 Cohesion of the Akron staff 10:03 Message to players on first day of camp 12:20 Guiding assistants to help put together the offense 15:53 Building up to team situations from individual 19:43 Building fundamentals and stealing time in practice for extra individual sessions 25:08 Advancements the NCAA has made during camp 32:02 Determining “Best 11” 37:19 Winning Edge Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-evaluation-process-during-camp-install-with-eric-eidsness-offensive-coordinator-niu https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-spread-and-shred-with-craig-stutzman-passing-game-coordinatorqb-coach-hawaii https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-up-tempo-offensive-line-install-with-cody-kennedy-offensive-line-coach-tulane https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-developing-tight-ends-with-nick-sheridan-tight-ends-coach-indiana-university
July 30, 2019
On today’s podcast, we continue our “Training Camp” series with Eric Eidsness, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Northern Illinois University. Eidsness is in his first year at NIU after spending the previous seven seasons at South Dakota State as offensive coordinator and subsequently associate head coach. In 2018, the offense at SDU averaged a school-record 42.5 points and 480.5 yards per game to rank fifth and tenth in the nation, respectively. During the previous three seasons, his offense broke or established 68 single-game, season and career records. Eidsness joins host Keith Grabowski to talk about how he teaches and installs his offense during training camp. Show Notes: 2:40 Coach’s journey 9:08 Main components of Coach’s offense 11:13 How he efficiently installs their offense 16:16 How to judge when to make adjustments to your install plans 20:55 Tools for teaching 25:24 Evaluation process 32:03 Stressing key points in camp 38:48 Monitoring QB reps in camp 43:40 Keeping both players and coaches sharp during the grind of camp 49:30 Staying connected with life outside of football during camp 52:52 Winning edge Connect with Coach: @CoachEidsness Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-spread-and-shred-with-craig-stutzman-passing-game-coordinatorqb-coach-hawaii https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-up-tempo-offensive-line-install-with-cody-kennedy-offensive-line-coach-tulane https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-developing-tight-ends-with-nick-sheridan-tight-ends-coach-indiana-university
July 29, 2019
On today’s podcast, host Keith Grabowski continues our “Training Camp” series with Craig Stutzmann, passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Hawaii. Coach Stutzmann is entering his third at Hawaii and helped lead the Rainbow Warriors to 310.3 pass yards per game in 2018, good enough for ninth in the nation. During his time at Emory & Henry College (Va.) as offensive coordinator, his offense was dubbed “Spread-and-Shred” for their unique style of play. Stutzmann joins the podcast today to talk about his offense as well as how he implements it in the QB room during camp. Show Notes: 2:44 Coach’s journey 7:18 Transition from high school to GA to assistant 12:58 How different systems shaped his Run and Shoot offense 15:40 Evolution of the passing game both offensively and defensively 18:58 First QB meeting during camp 25:15 Communicating with players during camp both for positives and negatives 29:36 Developing fundamentals early in camp and during the season 37:35 Teaching decision making in the classroom 42:49 Evaluation process 47:55 Winning edge Connect with Coach: @CoachStutzman Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-up-tempo-offensive-line-install-with-cody-kennedy-offensive-line-coach-tulane https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-developing-tight-ends-with-nick-sheridan-tight-ends-coach-indiana-university https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-qb-installation-with-will-hall-offensive-coordinator-tulane
July 26, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Training Camp- Defensive Install and Camp Adjustments w/ David Elson, D.C. Ball State Training Camp- QB Installation with Will Hall, Offensive Coordinator Tulane Home Team - Eric and Jasmin Treske, Lakeland University (WI) Training Camp- Developing Tight Ends with Nick Sheridan, Tight Ends Coach Indiana University Training Camp- Up-Tempo Offensive Line Install with Cody Kennedy, Offensive Line Coach Tulane Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Check out X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
July 26, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Cody Kennedy, offensive line coach at Tulane University. Kennedy is in his first year as the Green Wave’s offensive line coach with prior stops at Georgia, West Georgia, North Carolina-Pembroke and West Alabama. In 2018, as an offensive line GA at Georgia, he helped the Bulldogs earn a finalist for the Joe Moore Award, which is given out to the best offensive line in the country. Kennedy joined the podcast today to talk about offensive line installation and how to coach a line in an up-tempo offense. Show Notes: 1:45 Coach’s journey 7:13 What the first meeting is like during camp and install 13:56 Coaching the culture of the offensive line 18:16 Training offensive line for tempo 26:59 Communication during walkthroughs 23:26 Finding extra time to work through practice and building fundamentals 29:10 Managing workloads during camp 30:58 Evaluating reps during camp 34:30 Winning edge 35:06 Connect with Coach Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-developing-tight-ends-with-nick-sheridan-tight-ends-coach-indiana-university https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-qb-installation-with-will-hall-offensive-coordinator-tulane https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-defensive-install-and-camp-adjustments-w-david-elson-dc-ball-state
July 25, 2019
On today’s podcast, host Keith Grabowski welcomes Nick Sheridan, tight ends coach at Indiana University, to the latest episode of our “Training Camp” series. Coach Sheridan also coached the Hoosier quarterbacks in 2017 and 2018. In 2017, Sheridan was named one of the nations Top 30 coaches under 30 years of age by 247Sports.com. Prior to Indiana, Sheridan worked as an offensive grad assistant at the University of Tennessee from 2014-16. Sheridan joins the podcast today to talk about how he advances the play of the tight end position throughout training camp. Show Notes: 1:47 Coach’s journey 3:35 How Coach’s exposure to different coaches growing up and playing shaped him 5:40 Learning in two different systems 8:57 Different aspects of coaching tight ends 11:32 Installation 16:28 Positional walk throughs 19:02 Pillars of his TE group 22:27 Highlighting the positives during camp 25:12 Individual period time distribution 30:40 Using as many different players as possible 34:05 Evaluation process 39:53 Winning edge Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-qb-installation-with-will-hall-offensive-coordinator-tulane https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-defensive-install-and-camp-adjustments-w-david-elson-dc-ball-state https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/week-1-preparations-with-kirk-fridrich-head-coach-union-hs
July 24, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we have another “Home Team” segment. Joining guest host Joel Nellis are newlyweds Eric and Jasmin Treske. They will be sharing how they navigated the dating process while coaching as well as how they brought their families together and how they will continue to grow during the upcoming football season. Show Notes: 1:52 Insights Coach Treske picked up during the camps he’s part of this summer 3:07 How Eric and Jasmin met 7:07 Building a relationship 8:56 Keeping his relationship while working crazy hours 10:44 Preconceived notions of a coach from wife’s perspective 15:08 Talking to their kids about the relationship 17:02 Introducing their kids to each other 19:27 Eric’s proposal 22:49 Coordinating a wedding around football 26:17 How each of their kids bonded 31:39 Coach dating advice Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-ep-4-eric-treske-offensive-coordinator-lakeland-university https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-bart-miller-offensive-line-coach-wyoming https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-jerry-sinz-head-coach-edgar-high-school-wi
July 23, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we continue our “Training Camp” series with guest Will Hall, offensive coordinator at Tulane. Hall is in his first season with the Green Wave and had prior stops at Memphis, Louisiana-Lafayette, West Georgia,West Alabama and Arkansas-Monticello. At West Georgia, he was twice named Gulf South Conference Coach of the Year and was the Super Region 2 Coach of the Year as well. Hall rebuilt the struggling West Georgia program into a powerhouse who spent 17 consecutive weeks nationally ranked and earned the program’s first No. 1 national ranking. Hall joins host Keith Grabowski on the podcast today to talk about the camp installation process for quarterbacks. Show Notes: 2:19 Coach’s journey 5:15 First thing coach installs for a QB 9:52 Recognizing “cloud or bail” 12:12 Installation process early in camp 15:26 Categories for install with QBs 19:19 Moving your head and processing 20:21 “Pick a side”22:14 Eyes and feet 23:51 RAS in-to-out 25:42 RAM read 29:32 Levels read 33:23 Tempo drops 35:33 Tempo 36:44 Tips for practicing and playing with very fast tempo 40:17 Utilizing personnel groupings 43:19 Winning edge 44:32 Connect with Coach Twitter: @Coach_Hall7 Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/training-camp-defensive-install-and-camp-adjustments-w-david-elson-dc-ball-state https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/week-1-preparations-with-kirk-fridrich-head-coach-union-hs
July 22, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski talks with Ball State defensive coordinator David Elson for the first edition of our “Training Camp” series. Elson has served as the Cardinals’ defense coordinator since 2017 and has had other stints as defensive coordinator at Western Illinois, Southern Illinois and New Mexico State. Elson joins the podcast today to talk about how he installs his defense during camp as well as adjustments he may need to make during those dogdays of August. Show Notes: 2:40 Coach’s Journey 6:22 Teaching his defense while having to adjust and add new players/parts 12:09 Making adjustments during camp based on what you see as a coach 19:19 Ideal time to install base defense in camp 24:16 Distribution of reps during camp 28:23 Making sure the staff stays sharp during camp 30:59 Balancing camp and family life 34:27 The Cardinal Way and recognizing it during camp 40:16 Blending and evaluating guys who buy into culture and communicating with players 46:42 Winning edge Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/week-1-preparations-with-kirk-fridrich-head-coach-union-hs https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7416/using-the-offseason-to-build-a-series-of-plays-for-your-offense
July 19, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Protecting the Team Deep Dive on Defense- Transitioning from 4-2-5 to 3-4 & Five Fights w/ Slade Calhoun, DC Munford HS The 4-1-6 Defense with Tyler Walker, Defensive Backs Coach Muskingum University Best of Deliberate Practice Special Teams Edition Week 1 Preparations with Kirk Fridrich, Head Coach Union HS Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Check out X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
July 19, 2019
On today’s podcast, we welcome back Kirk Fridrich, head coach at Union High School in Tulsa, Okla. Coach Fridrich has led Union to five state championships in eight total appearances during his 12-year tenure as head coach of the Redskins. Coach joined the podcast today to talk about how he plans his training camp in regard to player conditioning. Additionally, he mapped out his plan for player reps as well as how his strength coach gets involved in camp. Show Notes: 3:42 Learning how much your players are training 6:22 Building into week 1 and mapping out camp accordingly 12:00 Mapping out reps 13:41 Challenges coach faced as he developed his system 16:02 Practice plans and scripts 18:03 How much workload monitoring is done in season 20:02 Role of strength coach in camp 22:00 How coach’s system helps develop young players 23:38 Connect with Coach Connect with Coach: Twitter: @coach_fred Related content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/kirk-fridrich-union-high-school-tulsa-okla https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone
July 18, 2019
Today's Coach and Coordinator podcast, we compiled some of the best drills from our Deliberate Practice series. Today's edition we will focus on some special teams drills for each different special teams unit. Show Notes: 1:21 Punt Cover Drill 10:34 Special teams general talk 13:10 Punt Returner Drill 16:21 Front Wall Kickoff Return Drill and Coach Progression talk 22:00 PAT Drills Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/deliberate-practice https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/best-of-deliberate-practice-defensive-edition https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/best-of-deliberate-practice-offensive-edition
July 17, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski talks with Tyler Walker, defensive backs coach, special team coordinator and recruiting coordinator at Muskingum University (Ohio). Prior to arriving at Muskingum, Walker was an assistant coach at Catholic Central High School (Mich.), where he worked primarily with the receivers and helped lead the Shamrocks to 14-0 overall record that was capped off by a Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 4 state championship. Walker joins the podcast today to talk about the 4-1-6 defensive scheme as a whole, specifically in regards to the secondary. Show Notes: 1:15 Coaches experience during his first year at Muskingum 2:39 What did the staff do to change the culture at Muskingum 5:02 What were their defensive philosophies 8:36 4-1-6 10:20 Which RPO is easier to plan for 12:00 How they dictate who gets the ball in the RPO game 14:00 Similarities between his front and tight front 15:50 What kind of hybrid players is coach looking for 17:40 What problems do big body offenses give to this defense 19:58 Preparing in camp 22:50 Secondary responsibilities 26:03 Meg adjustment 28:29 Safety run support 30:12 Installation and drill plans 32:41 Efficient game planning 36:38 Matching up tempo offenses 39:37 Balancing his duties as special teams coach with his defensive responsibilities 46:25 Winning Edge Connect with Coach Twitter: @CoachTWalker Related Content: https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7017/podcast-match-quarters-and-hybrid-defenders-cody-alexander https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7365/up-tempo-defenses-becoming-the-norm https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/4162/rpo-how-to-defend-the-run-pass-option
July 16, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, the “Deep Dive on Defense” series continues as Slade Calhoun sits down with guest host Chris Vasseur. Calhoun is the defensive coordinator at Munford High School in Tennessee and was featured on USA Football’s “Film to Field Friday” segment featuring the Fight to Track. Calhoun joined Vasseur to talk about his transition from a 4-2-5 defense to a 3-4 defense as well as some feedback on his experience with the Advanced Tackling System and the Five Fights. Show Notes: 2:34 Coach’s journey 6:32 How close was Coach’s defense to TCU’s 12:04 Language system 15:28 Calling a defense 17:58 Tying together front and secondary 19:11 Reason for changing defenses 22:17 Why did Coach change the entirety of the system 24:24 What coaches who are switching to an odd front need to be aware of 26:10 When to stop thinking in terms of conversion as opposed to the new front 30:16 Go to vs balanced pro I 34:37 Fitting coverage vs 10 and 11 personnel 37:37 Effect RPO’s have had on defenses 40:35 Chasing ghosts 44:05 Other transitions coach had to make 47:52 Other concerns with transitioning to new defense 51:10 New coverages with defensive change 54:01 Overlap 56:01 Not being afraid 1:00:38 Coach’s thoughts on the Five Fights 1:12:08 Pressure Situation Call Related Content: https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7299/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-track https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7374/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-finish https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-chris-vasseur-rip-liz-match-w-kyle-cogan https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-playing-1-high-out-of-tite-fronts-with-bert-watts-dc-fresno-state
July 15, 2019
On today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski shares one of the key concepts stressed by Mike Shanahan at the QB Collective camp this past week: how to protect the team. Grabowski shares different ways in which coaches can help to protect the team during training camp and which situations coaches and players need think about. Show Notes: 2:00 QB Collective 2:40 Mike Shanahan’s talk about install 4:12 Meaning of “protect the team” 6:22 Ways to protect team in practice – not finishing easy hits in practice 9:20 Holding receivers in practice 12:34 Interior players and defining clear systems 13:38 Pass rush 14:31 Defensive linemen 15:28 Separating aggression into specific drills 16:34 Banned drills 17:55 Team run vs. inside Run 19:18 Practice smart 20:00 Final thoughts Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/best-of-deliberate-practice-offensive-edition https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/best-of-deliberate-practice-defensive-edition https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/from-coaching-in-the-nfl-to-training-quarterbacks-richmond-flowers-iii-ceofounder-qb-collective https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6477/qb-collective-filled-with-nfl-coaching-talent-teaching-nation-s-top-quarterbacks https://training.usafootball.com/store https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/3008/usa-football-releases-new-online-video-course-to-help-coaches-manage-contact-within-practices
July 12, 2019
Today's Coach and Coordinator podcast we compiled some of the best drills from our Deliberate practice series. Today's edition we will focus on some defensive drills for each position.
July 11, 2019
Today's Coach and Coordinator podcast we compiled some of the best drills from our Deliberate practice series. Today's edition we will focus on some offensive drills for each position.
July 10, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, guest host Chris Vasseur is joined by Mark Duda, head football coach and defensive line coach at Lackawanna College (Pa.), for another “Deep Dive on Defense” segment. Duda has been head coach at Lackawanna since 1994 and has produced over 370 Division I athletes, including 15 who went on to sign NFL deals. Duda played in the NFL for five years as a defensive lineman under a couple of great NFL defensive coaches in Floyd Peters and Jim Johnson. Coach has been named Northeast Football Conference Coach of the Year on four different occasions and is currently the active leader among coaches in the NJCAA in wins, ranking No. 12 all-time. Duda joined the podcast today to talk about everything from basic defensive line technique to stunts, games, twists and a whole bunch more. Show Notes: 1:33 Which side you put your stunts on 5:03 Other games coach loves 17:01 Pick stunts 24:40 Specific stunt 30:30 Playing vs. the RPO game 39:48 3-3 Slant angle 45:47 Double team 50:18 Lag technique 1:02:30 Pressure Call 1:05:01 Connect with Coach Connect with Coach: Twitter: @markduda73 Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/game-plan-defensive-line-fundamentals-with-defensive-line-guru-joe-palermo https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-simulated-pressures-and-creepers-with-patrick-toney https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-defending-rpos-with-brandon-lechtenberg
July 9, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, guest host Chris Vasseur is joined by Mark Duda, head football coach and defensive line coach at Lackawanna College (PA), for another Deep Dive on Defense segment. Duda has been head coach at Lackawanna since 1994 and has produced over 370 Division 1 athletes including 15 who went on to sign NFL deals. Duda himself also played in the NFL for 5 years as a defensive lineman and played for and learned under a couple of great NFL defensive Coaches in Floyd Peters and Jim Johnson. Coach has been named Northeast Football Conference Coach of the Year on four different occasions and is currently the leader among active coaches in the NJCAA in wins and 12th all-time. Duda joined the podcast today to talk about everything from basic defensive line technique to stunts, games, twists and a whole bunch more. Show Notes: 1:37 Coach’s Journey 3:00 How coaches he played for have shaped his coaching 7:03 Coach’s time with Jim Johnson 7:50 Coach’s base philosophy 9:28 Run philosophy 12:07 What he’s changed recently about his philosophy 17:21 Basic alignment 22:51 Overstepping and under stepping 24:16 Training same hand same foot technique and other base techniques 40:55 Coach’s favorite twists and stunts and how he teaches them 49:00 When to read on stunts and when coach takes the reads off 56:51 Having DE’s pick not DT’s Connect with Coach: Twitter: @markduda73 Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/game-plan-defensive-line-fundamentals-with-defensive-line-guru-joe-palermo https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-simulated-pressures-and-creepers-with-patrick-toney https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-defending-rpos-with-brandon-lechtenberg
July 8, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Bobby Acosta, offensive coordinator at The College of St. Scholastica (Minn.), for an “All In on Offense” segment. Prior to being brought in as OC this year, Acosta spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator at Bucknell University (Pa.), two more as the wide receivers coach at Syracuse, one season as head coach at Widener University (Pa.) and two seasons as tight ends coach at the University of Delaware, where he assisted in the development of Super Bowl champion quarterback Joe Flacco. Acosta joined the podcast today to share his ideas on building a culture through a network of systems. Show Notes: 2:25 Coach’s culture 5:27 Putting together a playbook 7:17 Breaking down the playbook into different concepts 9:14 Finding out what plays work based on personnel 12:28 Evaluating the right fit when accepting a job 15:08 Evaluating your own system 17:58 Finding the right way to teach 21:31 Guided learning 24:10 Communicating with players in an easy way 29:08 Making meetings engaging 31:53 Game planning 36:35 Practice scripting 40:57 Formations vs. execution 44:48 Building RPO options in 46:27 Pillars of his culture 48:36 Coach’s videos Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/bobby-acosta-final-12-16-16-6 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-distorting-the-defense-with-univ-of-buffalo-oc-andy-kotelnicki
July 5, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: All In On Offense- Distorting the Defense with Univ. of Buffalo OC Andy Kotelnicki Deep Dive On Defense- Cover 7 with Dante Bartee, Grad Assistant Cal (Part 2) Home Team- Bart Miller, Offensive Line Coach Wyoming Advanced Tackling 5 Fights Q&A Playing Fast, Physical and Finishing with Jason Houghtaling, Head Coach Wagner Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Check out X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
July 5, 2019
On today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski speaks with Jason Houghtaling (Hoss), head coach at Wagner. 2019 will be coach’s fifth year as the head coach of the Seahawks with prior stops as Wagner’s offensive Coordinator, Cornell’s offensive coordinator, Hudson Valley Community College Head Coach and began his coaching career at Milford Academy (NY). Hoss joined the podcast today to talk about his transition to head coach at Wagner and how he builds his program. Show Notes: 1:03 Where the name Coach Hoss comes from 2:00 When Hoss knew he wanted to be a coach 4:20 How much his oline mentality played into his coaching 6:33 Transitioning from an assistant to Head Coach at the same school 8:40 What they build their program on 12:36 Building a staff that buys into culture 17:38 Developing players on and off the field 22:10 What does Coach base his offense on 25:02 Hardest defense to play against 27:50 Developing his Olinemen at Wagner 30:54 Winning Edge Connect with coach: Twitter: @HossWagner Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/ncaa-leaders-in-protecting-the-passer-with-steven-ciocci-bryant-ol-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deliberate-practice-vinny-digaetano https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/buying-into-a-vision-with-pedro-arruza-head-coach-randolph-macon
July 4, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we have a special Q&A session from our final installment of “Film to Field Friday.” Featured in this special podcast is host Keith Grabowski, USA Football’s Senior Manager of Education and Training Andy Ryland, Fordham University assistant coach Vince DiGaetano, Clovis (Calif.) High School defensive coordinator Chris Vasseur, and linebacker and tackling coach Justin Nast. To watch the video of this podcast, head to our website blogs.usafootball.com. Show Notes: 0:58 How do you put together tackling circuits? 4:15 Example of a circuit 8:30 Creating drills based on game scenarios 9:45 Teaching core concepts that players can find under chaos 11:06 Tennis Ball drill 14:55 Designing your plan 18:35 Equipment 20:50 Depth Perception drill 23:00 Teaching younger kids 25:00 Importance of understanding the system 26:00 Grading Connect with Us: Twitter: @FBDevCoach Website: footballdevelopment.com Blog: blogs.usafootball.com Related Content: https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7374/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-finish https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7352/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-accelerate https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7340/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-connect https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7321/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-prepare https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7299/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-track
July 3, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we hand the keys over to guest host Joel Nellis for another “Home Team” segment. Nellis sits down with University of Wyoming offensive line coach Bart Miller. Coach Miller is in his first season at Wyoming, having spent time previously at Ohio, Air Force, Minnesota and Florida Atlantic among multiple other stops along his coaching journey. Miller sits down with Nellis to talk about his home team and the impact his family has had on his coaching career. Show Notes: 4:57 How Coach met his wife, Amy, and what her occupation is 7:08 Why Amy is so valuable to his life 8:40 Coaches kids, Barrett and Gunner 11:10 How he communicated with his wife about becoming a coach 14:50 Deciding the right time to have kids 16:16 What their biggest factors have been in decision-making 19:50 Coach’s advice about moving 23:32 Story about a trip home 24:34 Things Miller does during the season to spend time with family 26:26 Coach’s home responsibilities 27:45 Involving kids of coaches in programs 30:35 Managing phone time while he’s at home with family 32:12 How they avoid spending too much time in the office 36:37 Adversity his family has had to overcome 39:13 One aspect of parenting that carries over into coaching 41:33 Making players feel valuable 44:31 Something Miller changed recently to become a better coach 47:07 What legacy Miller is striving for as a coach Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-jerry-sinz-head-coach-edgar-high-school-wi https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-terrance-jamison-air-force-dl-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-jay-eilers?in=user-804678956/sets/home-team
July 2, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, guest host Chris Vasseur sits down with Dante Bartee, a grad assistant at the University of California. Despite being only 23 years of age, Bartee has been coaching for six years. He spent two years helping with film analysis, the scout team and scouting during his junior and senior year at Perry High School (Ariz.). In 2014, Perry added Bartee to the coaching staff and in his second season, at only age 19, he became a co-defensive coordinator, a role he’d solely own over the next two seasons. In 2018, Coach Bartee was the linebacker coach for the Upper Iowa Peacocks. Bartee joins the podcast today for part two of the conversation on the Cover 7 defense. Show Notes 1:27 7 Bracket 3:55 Post technique 9:35 Best vs Post Dig 11:57 Defending a specific scenario 15:16 IOWA 20:06 Bracket strong mix weak 24:09 Adapting different defenses to Bracket 24:42 CC 32:12 Cut 40:12 Defending the RPO 43:00 Cut vs back on side of Cut 49:30 When to use each scheme that has been talked about 57:47 Vs Fast 3 59:32 When to play Cut 1:06:09 Connect with Coach 1:08:16 Pressure situation call Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-cover-7-with-dante-bartee-grad-assistant-cal-part-1 User-804678956 – Split-safety-coverages-with-jerry-gordon-nauset-high-school-ma User-804678956 – Deep-dive-on-defense-chris-vasseur-rip-liz-match-w-kyle-cogan blogs.usafootball.com/blog/5615/how-…over-3-defense
July 1, 2019
Today’s guest on the Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Kotelnicki, offensive coordinator at the University of Buffalo (N.Y.). Currently in his fifth season at Buffalo, Kotelnicki worked with the quarterbacks during his first two years with the Bulls before turning to the running backs two seasons ago. Offensively in 2017, Kotelnicki led Buffalo to a No. 2 ranking in the Mid-American Conference in yards per game and set a school record for total offense in a single season. Kotelnicki has coached three All-MAC players and helped quarterback Tyree Jackson set the school record for passing yards thrown by a freshman. Prior to Buffalo, Kotelnicki coached at the NCAA Division III level for two years at Wisconsin-Whitewater, serving as their offensive coordinator. The two years Kotelnicki was there, Wisconsin-Whitewater went a combined 28-0. Kotelnicki also had offensive assistant coaching stints at D-II University of Mary (Bismarck, N.D.), his alma mater University of Wisconsin-River Falls and Western Illinois. Kotelnicki joins the podcast today to talk about different ways to distort the defense. Show Notes: 1:20 Concept of distortion 7:30 Distorted Formations 14:55 Protecting the box 19:58 Distributing reps each week 26:00 Planning during the week 29:30 Outside Zone and run families 36:50 Aiming points and cutups due to distortion of defense 42:26 Getting players to understand 46:56 Working the reps in practice 54:27 Adjusting aiming points to different fronts 1:55 Distortion, motions and having purpose 1:07:21 Getting the best players the ball 1:09:39 Tools to defeating the tite front 1:20:40 How coach gets his practices to move at such a fast pace Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/multiplicity-in-every-area-of-offense-andy-kotelnicki-offensive-coordinator-univ-of-buffalo https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/creating-a-dynamic-te-position-and-finding-roles-for-players-alan-hensell-te-coach-u-buffalo https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/recruiting-developing-and-game-planning-for-the-tight-end-position-with-buffalo-bulls-alan-hensell https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7368/podcast-review-aj-smith-talks-all-things-about-4-verticals https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7359/podcast-review-learn-how-to-defeat-the-tite-front https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7350/podcast-all-in-on-offense-defeating-the-tite-front-with-matt-drinkall-army-offensive-assistant https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-rpo-with-brent-dearmon-offensive-assistant-kansas-university
June 28, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: All In On Offense- The RPO with Brent Dearmon, Offensive Assistant- Kansas University Deep Dive on Defense- Cover 7 with Dante Bartee, Grad Assistant Cal (Part 1) How to Save An Endangered Species- The Kickoff Buying Into a Vision with Pedro Arruza, Head Coach Randolph-Macon NCAA Leaders in Protecting the Passer with Steven Ciocci, Bryant OL Coach Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Check out X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
June 28, 2019
On today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Steven Ciocci, offensive line coach at Bryant University (R.I.). In 2018, Ciocci was part of a Florida International University’s offensive line staff that guided a unit to only allow eight sacks in 13 games, ranking third in the country behind “run happy” programs Army and Air Force. Ciocci joins the podcast today to talk about the basic coaching points he uses to teach his linemen. Show Notes: 2:02 Biggest factors leading to his teams prolific .62 sacks per game allowed 5:52 Coach’s journey 12:07 Coach’s story about a USA Football Regional 14:00 Basics of Coach’s OL technique 23:58 Use of hands 28:34 Length and use of arms 30:52 Identifying and communicating pressure and fronts 39:15 Pre-snap work Connect with Coach: Twitter: @CoachCiocci Related Content: https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7315/resources-to-help-you-learn-offensive-line-play https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/contact-development-on-the-offensive-line-bill-bedenbaugh-offensive-line-coach-oklahoma-sooners https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/herb-hand-final
June 27, 2019
On today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Pedro Arruza, head coach at Randolph-Macon (RM), a Division III school in Ashland, Va. Arruza has been at the helm of RM for 15 years and has overhauled the program into one of the more successful D-III programs in the country. In 2018, he guided the Yellow Jackets to an ODAC Championship and a 9-3 overall record, which included a win over No. 8 ranked John Carroll in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs. Coach joins the podcast today to talk about how he built his program and what their identity is. Show Notes: 1:16 What drove Arruza to coaching 5:33 What Coach learned as an assistant working for great coaches 9:45 How he engineered the RM turn around 13:16 Pillars of his program 19:33 How he led RM to be the least penalized team in the country 22:48 RM’s offensive and defensive identity 26:50 What place tempo has in their offense 31:26 What personnel coach prefers offensively based on his program 37:14 How they’ve changed scheme based on how defenses have evolved 39:43 Coach’s favorite RPO from 12 personnel 40:45 Winning edge 43:55 Connect with Coach Email: Parruza@rmc.edu Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/developing-as-an-offensive-coordinator-w-oc-magic-tony-franklin https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/teaching-the-details-perfect-practice-rpo-and-more-tony-franklin-oc-middle-tennessee https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/takeaways-from-oc-magic-part2-jason-mohns-herb-hand-kirk-martin-and-tony-franklin
June 26, 2019
On this episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski shares his thoughts about the Kickoff and Kickoff Return game. We go into a deep thought process about where the kickoff is in respect to the history of the game and where it could potentially be going in the future. Additionally, Grabowski shares his most successful kickoff return play and how to practice it. Show Notes: 0:45 General thoughts on the kickoff 3:00 Traditional views of the kickoff and how it’s changed over time 4:27 What an NFL Coach had to say about special teams 5:50 Setting up personnel 10:20 Why field position is so important 11:35 5 Main points for KOR thought process 12:50 Alignments 14:41 Assignments 18:45 Technique 25:22 Practice 32:00 Summary and final thoughts 33:55 Connect with USA Football Related Content: Check on blogs.usafootball.com for the corresponding powerpoint https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6611/podcast-special-teams-guru-bobby-april-talks-about-importance-of-communication https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6613/take-a-look-at-this-special-teams-mock-game-inspired-by-special-teams-guru-bobby-april https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6697/podcast-specialist-coach-taylor-mehlhaff-keith-grabowski-give-insight-on-how-to-coach-up-young-specialists https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/special-teams https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6495/podcast-host-keith-grabowski-discusses-rarely-utilized-fair-catch-free-kick-rule https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6542/podcast-host-keith-grabowski-talks-about-using-a-practice-format-for-the-kicking-scrimmage https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6885/podcast-college-leaders-robby-discher-university-of-toledo-special-teams-coordinator https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7097/podcast-education-and-detail-erik-link-appalachian-state-special-teams-coordinator
June 25, 2019
On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, guest host Chris Vasseur sits down with Dante Bartee, a grad assistant at Cal. Despite being only 23 years of age, Bartee has been coaching for six years, 2 as a junior and senior in high school at Perry High School (AZ), where he helped with film analysis, the scout team and scouting. In 2014, Perry added Barrtee to the coaching staff and in his second season, at only age 19, he became a co-defensive coordinator, a role in which he would have all to himself over the next 2 years. In 2018, coach Bartee was the linebacker coach for the Upper Iowa Peacocks. Bartee joins the podcast today to talk about the cover 7 defense. Show Notes: 1:40 Coach’s journey 9:28 Basics of Cover 7 17:06 What makes Cover 7 so attractive to coaches 19:48 History of Cover 7 24:26 Starting point for installing cover 7 26:43 “MOD” and other basics 35:48 Difference between mod and box 38:11 MEG 42:39 Cone 49:23 What to do vs the “simple plays” 53:11 “Switch” 58:44 Playing switch in High School 1:00:26 Star alignment 1:04:39 Redzone switch Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/split-safety-coverages-with-jerry-gordon-nauset-high-school-ma https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-chris-vasseur-rip-liz-match-w-kyle-cogan https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/5615/how-to-understand-nick-saban-s-pattern-match-cover-3-defense
June 24, 2019
On this episode of Coach and Coordinator podcast’s “All In on Offense” series, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Brent Dearmon, offensive assistant at Kansas. Dearmon is one of the hottest offensive names in the game right now after his one-year campaign as head coach of Bethel University, where they went 10-0 and boasted an incredible 540.3 yards per game to go along with an unheard of 55 points per game, the most for any team in college football. Additionally, Dearmon spent three seasons at Arkansas Tech and two seasons as an analyst on Guz Malzahn’s staff at Auburn. Dearmon also wrote the book, “The Evolution of the RPO,” and is one of the top RPO coaches in the country. Dearmon joins Grabowski to talk about all things RPO in today’s “All In on Offense” segment. Show notes: 1:28 How the RPO has evolved 3:27 What should coaches start with in the RPO game 5:35 Inside zone 7:11 Placing receivers 10:23 Preparing packages to combat what defenses are doing (i.e., vs. 4-2-5 and tite) 12:58 Pre-snap reads 16:15 Tips to installing and practicing RPOs 19:22 Making sure players are repping their actual routes 20:25 Teaching the QB 24:44 Keeping consistency when using different personnel in the box 26:45 Utilization of the backs 29:51 Key points for the TE 32:07 TE pop pass 34:19 Defeating different coverages 36:32 Challenges vs. zone coverage 40:15 Buck sweep RPO 41:54 Keys to RPO offense 43:11 Connect with Coach Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brent-dearmon-arkansas-tech-1 https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/brent-dearmon-arkansas-tech https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7338/run-pass-option-resources-for-offense-and-defense https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-defeating-the-tite-front-with-matt-drinkall-army-offensive-assistant https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-4-verts-with-aj-smith
June 21, 2019
This is the weekly breakdown of USA Football's Coach and Coordinator Podcast Series by Keith Grabowski. These short clips highlight snippets of what the episodes from the week feature and the different guests on the show. Highlights from this week on Coach and Coordinator: Serving Others Through Football with Mike London, Head Coach William & Mary All In On Offense- Defeating the Tite Front with Matt Drinkall, Army Offensive Assistant Deep Dive On Defense- Game Planning: Evaluating & Attacking Defenses w/ Joe Moorhead, H.C. Miss. St Home Team- Jerry Sinz, Head Coach Edgar (Wisc.) High School Coach Grabowski’s Notebook-Structuring Your Offense Around a Starting Point Play Check out our systems for skill development in blocking, defeating blocks and tackling at footballdevelopment.com Follow us daily on Twitter for content and interaction @FBDevCoach Check out X's and O's analysis at USA Football Blogs blogs.usafootball.com
June 21, 2019
On today’s podcast, host Keith Grabowski opens his notebook to talk about how to structure your offense around a starting point play. Keith offers advice on how to develop your starting point play based on your coaching style and personnel. Additionally, Keith shares how to develop plays off your starting point and make adjustments. Show notes: 0:20 Intro 3:25 Series football and developing a starting point for offense 5:50 Looking at your system in the offseason and breaking it down 8:16 Incorporating your identity and personnel 10:45 Structuring formations 11:40 Terminology 12:00 Motioning players 13:20 Using different personnel groups 13:50 Structuring the starting point play 16:30 Knowing how to make your starting point play work vs. any defense 19:28 Building off what you think the defense will do 22:00 Making adjustments 23:18 Practice structure Connect with Coach: Twitter: @CoackKGrabowski @FBDevCoach Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/jenks-oklahoma-high-school-offensive-coordinator-dub-maddox-on-specialized-language-for-players https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/dub-maddox-final https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/game-planning https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6854/podcast-best-of-coach-and-coordinator-the-game-planning-process-part-i https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6857/podcast-the-game-planning-process-part-2-add-adjust-analytics-execute-elevate https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/1555/building-an-offensive-line-teaching-the-stretch-play https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9mqJExYAkI
June 20, 2019
On today’s “Home Team” segment of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, guest host Joel Nellis talks with legendary high school head coach Jerry Sinz. Coach Sinz is one of the most decorated high school football coaches in the state of Wisconsin and has been at the helm of Edgar since 1975. Since then, coach has amassed a record of 419-83. Edgar has won 25 conference titles, had 17 undefeated regular seasons, and captured seven state titles in 12 trips during Coach Sinz’s tenure. In 2009, Edgar was the No. 1 ranked small school in the country, and in 2010, Coach was recognized as the National High School Coach Association Football Coach of the Year. Sinz had the pleasure of coaching all four of his sons – Jason, Jeremy, Jordan and Justin – at Edgar. Sinz has been married to his wife, Barb, for 47 years. They are proud grandparents to nine grandchildren. Show Notes: 2:40 Stars of his home team 3:08 Coach’s wife, Barb, and her background 4:16 Why Barb is so important to Coach 5:26 Coach’s kids 13:22 Advice for young coaches about talking to their families 15:41 Dealing with job opportunities 18:52 Managing time between football and family 22:47 Handling younger kids that want to be managers 26:04 Dealing with coaches/players that have conflicts with practices/games 29:35 How does he avoid spending too much time game planning 32:25 Weekend game planning for his coaches 35:33 Struggles coach has had to overcome 41:10 How coach’s relationship with his family has reflected on his players and younger coaches 44:12 Something that’s helped coach be more effective Related Content: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-terrance-jamison-air-force-dl-coach https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-jay-eilers https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/home-team-w-joel-nellis-joe-labuda
June 19, 2019
On today’s “Deep Dive on Defense” series, guest host Chris Vasseur sits down with Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead. Moorhead has had coaching stops at Pittsburgh, Georgetown, Akron, Connecticut, Fordham and most recently served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Penn State. During Moorhead’s tenure as OC at Penn State, the offense compiled 39.4 points per game and scored 30 points in 21 of their 26 contests over his two-year tenure. In 2017, the Penn State offense ranked in the top 25 nationally in seven different offensive statistics. Coach was named the 2016 and 2017 National Offensive Coordinator of the Year. In his first year at Mississippi State, the team went 8-5 and participated in the Outback Bowl vs. Iowa. Coach joins the Deep Dive today to talk about how he puts together his game plan and attacks defenses. Show Notes: 3:10 Coach’s journey 5:11 Coach’s shift from offense to defense 7:06 How involved Coach is with Mississippi St. offense 8:21 How many games Moorhead uses to scout and why 10:24 First part of the game-planning process 10:54 How much stock Coach puts into down and distance 12:39 Field zone breakdown 14:40 Self-scouting 17:29 Early season scouting 19:07 Most important thing coach looks for during scouting process 20:15 Balancing your identity with matchups 22:46 Matchups and personnel vs. schemes 25:23 College vs. NFL 29:48 Putting together the pieces of his week into a full game plan 33:50 What fronts are most frightening for offenses 38:26 Game planning pass-pro 39:37 Pass-pro vs. stud athletes 41:50 Camp practices 43:04 Scouting coverages and QB reads 45:36 Game planning vs. great players 47:05 What high school coaches could do to help prepare their players for college 48:45 Planning for surprises in a game, planning for the unexpected 50:45 What it was like coaching Saquon Barkley 53:48 Pressure situation call Connect with Coach: @BallCoachJoeMo Related Content: https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/6228/podcast-mississippi-state-new-head-coach-joe-moorhead-shares-plan-to-build-strong-culture-for-program https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/all-in-on-offense-the-installation-plan-and-execution-with-arizona-oc-noel-mazzone https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-playing-1-high-out-of-tite-fronts-with-bert-watts-dc-fresno-state https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/installing-game-plan-and-reading-the-defense-dan-gonzalez-offensive-consultant https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/4770/how-penn-state-used-saquon-barkley-in-several-spots-to-beat-michigan https://blogs.usafootball.com/blog/7340/film-to-field-friday-on-coach-and-coordinator-fight-to-connect
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