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April 19, 2019

Keeping in Touch with Players During the Offseason

{Sponsored} Time off is important after the season is over, but it’s also important to keep in touch with your players in order to improve your player-coach relationships. Here are some tips for how coaches can foster a better next season through o...


April 19, 2019

Developing Your Players into Future Coaches

{Sponsored} When molding your players into potential members of your coaching staff, it’s important to first know the characteristics future leaders will display, on and off the field. A winning attitude is imperative. This means that they’re ...


March 4, 2019

USA Football equipment grants available for 2019

Youth, middle school and high school football programs may apply now through March 13 for USA Football’s equipment grant program, offering $1.5 million in resources to benefit young athletes. USA Football is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee a...


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February 27, 2019

Recap: The 2019 USA Football National Conference

The USA Football National Conference is one of the premier educational opportunities for football coaches at the youth and high school levels. Coach & Athletic Director attended the February event and was fortunate to have the opportunity to list...


February 15, 2019

Self-learning for big coaching gains

{Sponsored} Coaches should be studying more than just football in the off-season – learning better interpersonal skills and coaching leadership strategies will play a big part in helping coaches more easily reach their players. This leads to increa...


February 15, 2019

Focus on special teams: new conditioning moves to add to their workouts

{Sponsored} A coach must teach players to not only enjoy and excel at a sport, but also how to avoid injury while playing. Football players in particular are prone to a variety of injury types. During the offseason is an excellent time to work with y...


January 7, 2019

USA Football announces new ‘Advanced Tackling System’

From USA Football USA Football announced today the launch of its Advanced Tackling System. Developed in conjunction with international, multisport tackling expert Richie Gray, coaches implementing its innovative techniques may teach, break down an...


November 30, 2018

How to conduct a successful evaluation process with players and staff

{Sponsored} Improving the football program is always top-of-mind for coaches after the conclusion of the season. Here are some tips on how you can complete evaluations and apply what you learn during the process. Involve your team Speak to your...