April 12, 2018
The most important thing for you to do as a coach after the season ends to step away from the game for a while and decompress. It’s time for some rest and relaxation, because the season is so physically and mentally draining. Here are some additional tips for managing your offseason.
April 9, 2018
A Coach & Athletic Director football clinic in the early 1970s featured John Madden, a Hall of Fame NFL coach who won Super Bowl XI with Oakland Raiders. Madden spoke about his ball control passing game and offered some thoughts about practice structure. Here are his notes from the clinic.
April 5, 2018
Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden was among the featured speakers at the 2017 USA Football National Conference. During his talk, he offered coaches everywhere some quick lessons that he’s learned throughout his career. Here are 10 of his top suggestions.
March 29, 2018
For a coach giving a pre-game or half-time talk, knowing what to say and how to say it is an art form as delicate as drawing up the perfect play or structuring a game plan. Depending on the team and situation, sometimes less is more. Sometimes it isn’t.