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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WR Stack Package Keeps Defense Off Balance

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.) At Battle Ground High School, we are primarily an Air Raid team at heart. Our offensive goal most often is…

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How a Booster Club Helps Increase Game Attendance

This blog is contributed by Team Spectator How can a booster club help increase game attendance? Why is this important? Athlete Motivation and Pride The “12th Man” mantra is a well-known and widely used phrase, but what’s behind it is something bigger: a testament to the incredibly important role that fans play in games. When…

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How the Patriots Dinked and Dunked their way to a Superbowl Title by Bobby Peters

After a brief hiatus, I am back to blogging. Studying for the FE exam has taken up a significant portion of my free time the past couple months. The 2014 Patriots displayed one of the more diverse NFL offenses I have seen in my relatively short life. They displayed the ability to run the ball…

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Breaking Down Film with Krossover

Texas High School Football Chat is excited to be partnering with Krossover for this upcoming football season. Their comprehensive technology will tag your film and create tendency reports for you, giving your staff a tremendous scouting edge. Krossover is specializing in film breakdown that improves how your staff prepares for opponents. Krossover cuts up and…

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Shopping for Nutrition…a virtual trip with Coach Garson Skelton

You don’t have to eat perfect, just not bad. Coach Garson Skelton of Harker Heights High School in Killeen, TX educates us on easy ways for our athletes to eat better.

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