Jared Wood, Ph.D. – Athlete Motivation

What drives your players? Why do they play? Why do they want to be part of the team? Finding these motivating factors for your athletes can help you teach them how to respond during the game and how to go after their goals. Jared Wood provided a great chat last night with methods of reaching and building better relationships with our students and athletes. I am motivated to begin using what I learned today!

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Jared Wood Ph.D.

This week on #txhsfbchat we are fortunate to have Jared Wood, Ph.D., leading us in a discussion about motivating our athletes. Dr. Wood has been a performance coach and educator for 20 years. Dr. Wood first gained a love of sport psychology while he was a student-athlete at Albion College (MI). While at Albion, his…

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Characteristics of a Multiple Offense

How do you attack a defense? Let me count the ways….It is important to have flexibility in your offense in order to take advantage of defensive alignments, personnel match-ups, go faster, go slower, and adapt to whatever kinds of athletes or game plan you need.

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Team Learning and Improving from Week 1 to Week 2

A team can learn a lot from what happens in the first game of the season. The time we spend correcting mistakes and making adjustments can result in tremendous benefits to the team and the season. It could be a change in the depth chart, inserting more competition in practice, or discovering what your team does best and focusing on that. We should always be evaluating in order to give our athletes our best so that they can show us theirs.

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