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.
Even though we all like to X&O, I find the biggest challenge is building men into a team where they truly care for each other.
Ott Hurrle is head coach of Scecina Memorial (Ind.) High School and winner of the American Football Coaches Foundation (AFCF) 2014 Power Of Influence Award. Here, Coach Hurrle answers a question about the importance of doing things the right way as a coach.
Football coaches have a huge responsibility to all the young men in the football program. We know relationships are the key to reaching our athletes and making an impact on their lives. That’s why we spend time every day talking to our guys about meaningful issues that will help them develop into productive young men. Here are a few of the ways that we build relationships at Grapevine (Texas) High School.
For coaches’ wives, balancing football and family is a monumental task, especially during the season. Here’s how Chandra Nims Brown – wife of UConn co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Vincent Brown – takes it all on.
Football coaches can help young student-athletes trade entitlement for accountability simply by helping them learn how to learn on the field.
The Warrior Way is a singular phrase that is grounded in RESPECT and has, at its base, the desire to create and maintain an environment that people want to be a part of.
Self-motivation has the greatest staying power and once mastered, becomes your constant companion.
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.