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12 questions coaches ask themselves about every single player on the roster

As coaches, our mind is always in evaluation mode, and if you've been around the game for long enough it often happens subconsciously. Throughout the off season, leading up to Week 1, as coaches work with...

The 5 things that every coach misses after hanging up the whistle

This past off season college football saw a number of legends step away from the sidelines including legends like Steve Spurrier, Gary Pinkel, and Frank Beamer who all spent decades in the profession. Everyone in the coaching...

5 keys to keeping your staff together for the long haul

The value in keeping a group of cohesive coaches together who understand the expectations of the head coach, and communicate the same messages to kids in your program year after year cannot be overstated....

The 7 unwritten rules of the coaching profession

The coaching profession is one of the greatest fraternities in the world, and with each great fraternity comes certain unwritten rules. With the help of a number of coaches in the profession, I came up with...

Want a raise? Here are 7 things to keep in mind

The Harvard Business Review pumps out a ton of great content typically aimed at those in the corporate world, and every once in a while they publish a piece that also speaks to the...

8 things that college coaches want HS recruits who are serious about playing college...

Going from high school football player to college football player is quite the transition for a teenager, and then you throw in being away from your family and friends for the first time and...

The top 7 things you’ll hear linebacker coaches yell at practice

Late last month I compiled a look at the top 15 phrases that offensive line coaches can be heard saying / yelling at practice, and it turned out to be a very, very popular piece that generated...

The 25 most overused cliches used by football coaches during interviews

When you spend a large amount of time in front of the media and cameras, certain habits are bound to develop. For coaches, that means the use, and overuse of coaching cliches when talking to...

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