How Increased Awareness About Concussions Is Driving Football Tech Innovations

This originally appeared on the Ohio University website and was granted permission by KJ Ochsner to publish on this website. For more information please click here to access the Ohio University Coaching Education site. Ohio University Online…

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Clements Family Football Clinic

The 3rd annual gathering of coaches and staffs from the Clements football coaching tree.
Waco Midway – HC Jeff Hulme
Ridge Point – HC Brett Sniffin
Kingwood – HC Barry Campbell
Harker Heights – HC Jerry Edwards
Clements – HC Bobby Darnell
Lamar Consolidated – HC Rick Lafavers

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The Honor of Coaching

Recently I had the honor of attending the USA Football National Conference in Orlando, Florida, courtesy of the NFL. When I received the invitation I was so excited because of this opportunity to learn from so many great coaches and the honor of being considered worthy of being included. I had no idea how many…

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The Hurt Makes It Great

As our season ended earlier than we wanted my mind filled with memories of everything this team accomplished this season. I thought back to the games we won, the practices we had, and my time with the kids. I looked around at the excitement on display by the team that won, and the dejection on…

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Coaching With Class

Coaches talk about character being an important part of their program all the time. We strive to produce men of integrity and sportsmanship from our time spent leading them on the football field. At least that’s what we say… In order for coaches to truly have an impact on their athletes their actions must reflect…

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Why Do You Coach Football?

This week #txhsfbchat had the good fortune of Tai Brown, Education Director of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as our host. We discussed topics covered during the 30 Coaches Under 30 Institute AFCA hosts for one day at the national convention. The institute targets young coaches who have ascended the career ladder faster than…

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Boosters and Coaches: A Successful Relationship

This blog is contributed by Team Spectator At Spectator, we exist to help make the process of recruiting and retaining valuable donors and members incredibly simple and streamlined. We make life easier for booster clubs across the country with teamspectator.com. In dealing with booster clubs nationwide, we see some major differences between the good booster…

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Educating Young Coaches

When a young coach joins your staff, there are certain expectations placed upon them by the head coach, the other assistants, and the athletes that he coaches. Let’s not forget that the coach is also a teacher in the classroom with expectations from the principal, the teachers in their department, and the students he serves…

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Red-Hot Strategies for Building Screens into the Run Game

This article originally appeared in AFCA Weekly. It has been reprinted with permission from the author. Contributed By Mike Peck, Offensive Coordinator, Battle Ground High School (Wa.) & Quarterback Trainer, Roots Football Academy, Longview (Wa.) With the rise in the number of Run-Pass Options (RPOs) being used by offenses at all levels of football, defenses…

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