Matt Canada’s First Play

First plays of football games – after the specials – are often much bigger deals then you might think. I remember back in my grad assistant days in┬ápre-game meetings where we would go around and share what we thought the first play of the game should be! In those moments I used to think, come […]

Season 2: Episode #5 What Every Coach Ought To Know About the Off-Season

I know…it’s the off-season. Most of you just spend a big chunk of this weekend watching football and thinking. Photo by Keith Allison I bet you have some pretty big ideas right? Maybe a new offense in mind? Or just a new package of plays that will solve all the problems. Whatever it is, don’t […]

How to Build a Successful Football Program

Using Marketing Techniques To Build Your Team Roster

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One problem all coaches have when they are trying to build a successful football program is the same at whatever level you coach. How can you get better players to play on your team? You know they are out there in your school – you may even know which ones you actually want. Fortunately, getting […]