During the opening weekend of college football, 336 college football coaching staffs from all four NCAA divisions wore the AFCA patch on their shirts to help promote the association.
This Is AFCA Magazine and AFCA Weekly, the official magazine and email newsletter platform of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), have partnered with Just Play Sports Solutions to deliver leading-edge content for football coaches. Just Play will exclusively provide drill and play diagrams for the AFCA’s magazine and email newsletter platforms in 2018, delivering expanded and enhanced coaching content for AFCA members.
College football’s top community service honor awards student-athletes for their outstanding community service achievements and commitment to giving back.
College football, one of America’s most beloved and popular institutions, is getting ready to celebrate a big birthday, and it plans to do so in style.
The AFCA has been working with The Jason Foundation since 2004 to help spread awareness of the terrible tragedy of youth suicide. Each year, an award is presented to a coach who has helped make a difference This year, University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban was honored for his efforts.
Winning is important. DeMatteo will be the first to tell you how it must be stressed if you want to be successful. However, in order to have the best chance to reach every player on the roster, it cannot and should not be at the top of a coach’s priority list.
The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) will air the American Football Coaches Awards – featuring the AFCA National Coach of the Year – live on CBS Sports Network on January 10, 2017, at 9 p.m. EST – one day after the national championship game.
Kickoff coverage is a vital part of a team’s quest to control field position. When you pin an opponent deep in his own territory, you dictate his offensive options. If your opponent is forced to start the possession inside his own 20-yard line, his chances of scoring greatly diminish.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 AFCA 30 Under 30 Coaches’ Leadership Institute presented by the American Football Coaches Foundation and NCAA Leadership Development. The purpose of this distinguished program is to identify and train the next generation of leaders within the football coaching profession.
Recruiters and player personnel within many college football programs face a similar pattern emerging from ranks of high school football players eager to join their collegiate brethren. Student-athletes are committing – then decommitting – to college programs at an unprecedented rate. What’s a coaching staff to do?
Defense is the key and essence to winning football. We will make any sacrifice in our program to help our defense. Here are some thoughts on how we prepare our defensive team during game week. The first thing we are concerned about is our opponent and the scouting that we have on our opponent. There are 12 basic things that we try to scout as we work to prepare a defensive game plan. Then, there are six things we feel we must have as a defensive team when we go into every football game.
The AFCA and the NCAA have partnered to create a prestigious program that identifies and trains premier, future leaders in the football coaching profession. The AFCA/NCAA 30 Under 30 Coaches Leadership Institute will take place on Sunday, January 10, at the 2016 AFCA Convention in San Antonio.
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