Playing offensive line can often be a thankless job without glamour, public credit or fan applause. Learn how a coach uses a system of team-building strategies that creates a strong bond, sense of brotherhood and team unity among his group of offensive linemen.
Launching a high school football program is challenging under any set of circumstances. Here’s one coach’s method for getting the program off on the right foot.
Quarterbacks must find ways to connect with each player and inspire them to load up their toolbox. It is an essential leadership challenge.
Winning at football is about a lot more than hype, says Rob Ash, head coach at Montana State University. Winning is about fundamentals, attention to detail and execution.
Self-motivation has the greatest staying power and once mastered, becomes your constant companion.
Highlighting all of the life lessons that can be learned during a tough season is the primary ingredient to the growth and survival of a both football players and the football program.
By correctly using technology, coaches can teach some very elusive – yet highly desired – team and individual traits, including safety, connection, creativity, understanding and fun.
From Day 1, Glenn Caruso stressed the importance of community support while rebuilding the University of St. Thomas (MN) football program. The coach’s vision to build a “Football Village” manifested itself during a dramatic on-field moment.
University of Buffalo defensive coordinator Lou Tepper shares the four leadership traits of linebackers that create an impact on defense.
Columbine head coach Andy Lowry faced a very difficult decision during his 2007 playoff run: Lash out after a particularly bad call that cost his team a playoff position or set an example for his team. See what he did.
Mentally and physically training players to consistently perform above and beyond normal standards cannot occur without first building relationships with your athletes, according to Todd Graham, head coach, Arizona State University.
The best football coaches are always looking for new ways to reach out to their players and connect with them on a personal level. University of Georgia head coach Mark Richt is no exception. To build team chemistry, Richt created what he calls “The Hot Seat.”