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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...


November 30, 2018

Best bet in offseason coach education

{Sponsored} Educational opportunities for football coaches and administrators are abundant in the offseason. You can find them across the country,each with its own take. But why travel to multiple locations when you can visit one large event and get ...


October 31, 2018

Preparing your team for next season after losing a playoff bid

{Sponsored} There’s a sense of finality and mourning after the last game of the season, whether it’s because the team didn’t make the playoffs or because they lost in the postseason. Players might cry or let emotions get away from them – espe...


October 31, 2018

Going long in the playoffs: How keep your players fresh

{Sponsored} The regular season can be exhausting for the best teams, but playoffs will really separate great teams from the good ones. The grueling postseason may require coaches to make many small adjustments — and some big ones — on the fly. He...