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42 Things Every Successful Coach Does With Their Program

 Grab This 42-Point Summer Checklist for Football Coaches Download the Checklist Summer presents a unique opportunity for every coach in the nation by giving them a chance to make major improvements inside their program. With so much to do, it can be easy to forget all the areas your program needs to get better. Many…

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MaxOne – Your New Digital Director of Football Operations

There’s a lot going on when it comes to technology and innovation in the sport of Football. Coaches and athletes are always looking for an edge, and new technologies are continuously coming into play. It’s important for coaches to realize this, and to adapt to an ever-changing environment.   At TXHSFBCHAT, we take pride in…

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So You Want to Coach Football in Texas

I get asked a lot about moving to Texas to coach. One thing I have discovered over the course of #TXHSFBCHAT is coaches outside of Texas move around a lot, and many are not afraid to move from one state to another.  In Texas, many coaches rarely leave the area or region they coach in…

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Career Advice

Q1: What are your plans to advance your career?
Q2: Describe the characteristics you look for in a school/coaching staff.
Q3: How can a young position coach develop into a coordinator candidate?
Q4: What are the things coordinators do that assistants don’t realize are part of the job?
Q5: What can a coordinator do to develop into a head coach candidate?
Q6: What does a head coach do that assistants don’t realize are part of the job?
Q7: Who/what are your best resources for career advice?

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Plays of the Year

Q1: What was your best run play this year? For defense, what was the best part of your run defense? Diagrams encouraged
Q2: What was your best pass play this year? For defense, what was the best part of your pass defense? Diagrams encouraged
Q3: When you were in short yardage, 3rd/4th down or GL, what was your goto call?
Q4: What was your biggest play of the year, and why was it successful?
Q5: What was your best trick play this year?
Q6: What play did you not run enough?
Q7: If you were to define your season with a play, what would it be and why?

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Calling a Game

Q1: What kind of script/call sheet do you put together for each game?
Q2: Describe your thought process going from one play to the next.
Q3: What sort of notes do you take during a possession to help you call the next series?
Q4: In between possessions, describe how you organize and determine the plays or defensive adjustments for the next series.
Q5: How do you decide whether you are an on the field caller or from the box caller?
Q6: How many people does your call go through? Straight from you to the player, or do you tell a signaler?
Q7: What situations do you make sure to have a series of plays/call ready to go?

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Thanksgiving Football

Q1: What play in your offense would be considered the Thanksgiving turkey?
Q2: Which plays turned out to be the stuffing?
Q3: If you could describe your season as Thanksgiving sides, what would be the sweet potatoes and what would be the mac n cheese?
Q4: What was your dessert this season?
Q5: When you make your leftover sandwich, how are you building it? (still relating turkey dinner to football here)

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