In the second segment (16:38) of AFCA’s Inside The Headset podcast, we are joined by Chris Croft (@CoachChrisCroft), Visiting Professor of Sport Management at University of Southern Mississippi and Pete Van Mullem (@VanMullem_Pete), Associate Professor of Sport Administration at Lewis-Clark State College. They recently conducted a study with AFCA Member Head Coaches about the career path to their current head coaching positions. Listen in to find out the findings of the study and their 6 Tips for Becoming a Collegiate Head Coach.
These traits are critical to landing and keeping a spot on any college football staff. Here the pillars of my coaching philosophy as a graduate assistant.
Learn about motivation techniques that have proven successful for athletes and teams, and how you can adapt and apply them in both training and competition.
Everyone who has ever played or coached football knows that the lessons learned from the game are why there are so many successful journeys for players when their playing days end.
Coaching with character means it’s not about what you do when the boss is looking; it’s about what you do when he’s not looking.
Any winning football program begins with setting goals at the beginning of the season. Michigan State University head coach Mark Dantonio, his staff and his players set a clear vision for the program at the beginning of the year.
In this extensive look back, former Notre Dame head coach Ara Parseghian reflects on the Fighting Irish of 1973 and looks at his upcoming season.
Former AFCA president Lee Owens – head coach of Ashland University in Ohio – wants to see football coaches coaching for the right reasons and guiding student-athletes to brighter futures.
With lessons learned from legendary coaching mentors and guided by a perspective forged through life-altering personal tragedy, Bob Burt has served the game as a top high school and college coach for more than 50 years.
Before Stanford University head coach David Shaw first started coaching at Western Washington, he received some terrific advice from his father that he holds dear to this day.
Chris Shaw from KICKNATION and Kevin Oliver, graduate assistant at Texas Tech University, have shared with AFCA Weekly the five keys to making sure your fake field goal attempt has its best chance of success.
Here’s our salute to the hard-working, never-say-die high school football player. Only you know what it takes to be the best you can be. And only you can deliver it.