Critical Keys For Sustained High School Football Success – You don’t win 59 of 63 football games as a head coach with just one go-to method for sustained success. Success on that scale relies on many factors, and Kimberly (Wis.) High School’s Steve Jones is the first one to credit other factors that have worked in unison to create this perfect storm of winning football in the Dairy State.
Although there will be as many personalities as there are coaches and players, there must be only one philosophy for your football program. Your philosophy must be positive in every way. The philosophy described here has served Bill Ramseyer well in coaching and might serve as a foundation for developing your own philosophy.
A philosophy of secondary play helps the coach to know what is needed out of the players and steps that can be taken to improve the defensive back.
Most athletes do not have the education or experience that strength coaches have in the design and implementation of training programs. It is the job of the strength coach to ensure that essential concepts of athletic development are consistently followed with an eye toward the needs of each team and/or individual.