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Quarterbacks: Inspiring Teammates To Believe In Themselves

Quarterbacks: Inspiring Teammates To Believe In Themselves

April 25, 2013 No Comments

by Terry Shea, Quarterbacks Coach First and foremost, quarterback is a leadership position. Until that base is covered, all the measurables such as height, weight, speed and arm strength become secondary. Quarterbacks who become leaders at all levels of football are bright individuals and they are tough. The quarterback position is complex and the game ...

Youth Football: Coaching Your Own Child

Youth Football: Coaching Your Own Child

January 25, 2012 No Comments

Coaching can become even more complicated when your child plays on the team you coach. Many coaches are parents, but the two roles should not be confused. As a parent, you are responsible only for yourself and your child, but as a coach, you are responsible for the organization, all the players on the team ...

Les Miles And Ron Roberts Headline 2011 AFCA Regional Coach Of The Year Winners

Les Miles And Ron Roberts Headline 2011 AFCA Regional Coach Of The Year Winners

December 6, 2011 No Comments

First-time winners Les Miles of LSU and Ron Roberts of Delta State highlight AFCA’s announcement of the American Football Coaches Association’s 2011 Regional Coach of the Year winners. The AFCA recognizes five regional Coach of the Year winners in each of the association’s five divisions: Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III ...

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North Alabama New No. 1 in AFCA D2 Coaches’ Poll

North Alabama New No. 1 in AFCA D2 Coaches’ Poll

October 3, 2011 No Comments

Three of the top four teams lost this past weekend, causing a shakeup in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. North Alabama moves up to the top spot this week after then-No. 1 Northwest Missouri State lost to new No. 8 Pittsburg State (Kan.), 38-35, in the Fall Classic at Arrowhead Stadium. This ...

Fantasy College Coach Interview

Fantasy College Coach Interview

August 8, 2011 No Comments

In an era of fantasy football — and since no one is nominating me for the head coaching position at any college — I’d like to play fantasy coach and tell how I would lead my college football team. So here goes my interview! First, my overall goals for the team (mission statement) would be: ...

Pee-Wee Techniques For Rushing The Passer

Pee-Wee Techniques For Rushing The Passer

August 5, 2011 1 Comment

In football defense, linemen rush the passer when they want to push past the offensive block and take out the quarterback directly. Being able to execute the pass rush effectively will greatly improve your team’s defense. The bull rush, swim technique, and undercut technique provide varying options for successfully rushing the passer. Bull Rush Defensive ...

Football And Rubber Bands

Football And Rubber Bands

August 5, 2011 No Comments

As a strength coach, I am always looking at new methods of training to improve the conditioning of my athletes. In my own training as a power lifter, I have recently incorporated rubber bands. I have used them all — from the mini-bands to the heavy bands. The great thing about the bands is that ...

Offensive Words For The New Youth Coach

Offensive Words For The New Youth Coach

July 15, 2011 No Comments

No, we don’t mean that kind of word. When learning and coaching youth football plays, one of the first things coaches and players must understand is football terminology. For many beginning players, youth football will be their first exposure to organized sports. By going over the important lingo, coaches can be sure that their offensive ...

T. Boone Pickens Named 2011 CEO Coach Of The Year

T. Boone Pickens Named 2011 CEO Coach Of The Year

July 7, 2011 No Comments

The American Football Coaches Foundation (AFCF) announced that T. Boone Pickens, founder and chairman of BP Capital, is the 2011 recipient of its CEO Coach of the Year Award. This is the highest honor bestowed by the organization, whose inaugural recipient in 2006 was Jeffrey R. Immelt, the CEO of General Electric. Domino’s Pizza CEO ...

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1,000+ Coaches Like Football Coach Daily Facebook Page

1,000+ Coaches Like Football Coach Daily Facebook Page

July 6, 2011 No Comments

More than 1,000 football coaches have “friended” Football Coach Daily (FCD) on Facebook since the launch of the FootballCoachDaily.com website one month ago. The FCD Facebook page‘s rapid growth has strengthed an already-strong website presence at FootballCoachDaily.com and growing Twitter presence at twitter.com/fbcoachdaily and YouTube presence. “The digital platform we call Football Coach Daily is ...

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Cleveland Browns’ Joe Haden To Wear Unequal During 2014 Season

Cleveland Browns all-pro defensive back Joe Haden has signed a multi-year endorsement agreement with Unequal Technologies, the leading provider...

7 Critical Variables For Training Speed, Agility and Quickness

Athletes who want to be successful in their chosen sports should not take a casual approach to their speed,...

4 “Hit-And-Shed” Linebacker Drills From Lou Tepper

  Currently the defensive coordinator at the University of Buffalo and a man with over 40 years of collegiate...

Arena Football League To Require Helmet Sensors

The Arena Football League (AFL), in partnership with Brain Sentry,  became the first professional sports league to require helmet-mounted...