The Internet of Coaching

As I watch Coach Joey Jackson talk about blocking the inside zone on his first YouTube lecture, my mind starts thinking about all the amazing work that coaches are doing online to promote the profession and the game of football. There are coaches who are blogging, making videos, and using social networks like Twitter and…

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Coaches need tools to guide players off the field by Daron Roberts

This article was originally printed in the Houston Chronicle on December 31, 2014. Daron Roberts has given Coach Chris Fisher and #txhsfbchat permission to repost this here. The avalanche of stories related to the misdeeds of athletes tend to focus on one actor: the player. How could Ray Rice punch his wife? Why did Adrian…

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Daron Roberts, Founder University of Texas Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation

Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL and college coach who serves as founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. CSLi is the first university-based institute dedicated to developing leadership and character curricula for high school and collegiate athletes. Roberts has a proven track record in…

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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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Coach Theron Aych OC and Assistant Head Coach Angelo State

This week on #txhsfbchat we are fortunate to have Theron Aych from Angelo State joining us as our special guest. Coach Aych is taking time to lead us in a discussion about coupling the Run-Pass Options (RPOs) with with Play Action scheme in his offense. This will be an outstanding and relevant chat considering the…

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Social Media for Athletes and Coaches

If you can’t tell, I love Twitter. For me, it is the perfect online tool for immediate access and engagement with whatever audience is willing to listen. I have grown in my use of it from a news feed to, making snarky comments, to passing on class information, to engaging students, to participating in professional…

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Notes from S&C #NatCon15 provided by Coach Garson Skelton of Killeen Harker Heights HS

Harker Heights S&C Coach Garson Skelton attended the National Convention for S&C coaches and tweeted out some great coaching points and information for athletes from the lectures he attended. Great material that we all can learn from.

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Tools of the Trade: Using Google Drive for Coach Collaboration

Discussing how we install our offense and defense brought about a conversation of the use of technology to introduce concepts to coaches and athletes. Coach Behnfeldt does a great job of explaining how Google Drive is an excellent AND FREE resource to use in your planning. This is what #txhsfbchat is all about…spurring discussion that leads to the sharing of information that all of us can benefit from.

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Braxton Harris Texas Lutheran DC

From the TLU Bulldogs website Braxton Harris Co-Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers / Recruiting Coordinator Braxton Harris enters the 2015 season as the Bulldogs’ assistant head coach and as the team’s co-defensive coordinator, roles he will man for a third consecutive year. He also coaches the linebackers and serves as the team’s special teams coordinator and…

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