Coaches often remind their athletes that TEAM stands for Together Everyone Achieves More. That’s a great motto for keeping a group unified, but it’s pretty vague when it comes to specifying behaviors that define a good teammate. So I suggest you add another acronym to your coaching arsenal, one that highlights the behaviors you expect to ensure each athlete will be a CREDIT to your team.
The defensive back (DB) is one of the most demanding positions in football. The modern DB is not only trained to defend the pass, but to defend the run as well, based on the coverage. It is the responsibility of the secondary coach to develop DBs to be efficient and effective in both areas on a consistent basis.
Aside from being an offensive innovator and a man with a proven formula for program-building, another aspect where Baylor head coach Art Briles shines brightly as a coach is in his ability to develop and mold quarterbacks.
Proper nutrition is essential for physical development and athletic performance. Healthy eating habits play a valuable role in an athlete’s pursuit of excellent performance.
If coaches want to make training productive for their athletes, they must truly understand and not lose sight of the final goal, which is muscle development.