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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This Week’s Guest – Daric Riley of SMU

Daric Riley is our guest this week on #txhsfbchat. He is known as one of the best special teams coordinators in college football. Last year at UAB, he was a finalist for the 2014 Special Teams Coach of the Year, with a KOR unit that averaged over 28 yards per return and had 4 touchdowns…

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Coach as Dad by Coach Fore

Coach Chris Fore wrote this about the impact that coaches have on their athletes. Many of us are fathers to our own children, but we also share a special fatherly bond with our players. Thank you to all who have committed to making an impact on a young person’s life. Happy Father’s Day. This could…

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This Week’s Guest: Coach Kyle Segler Sam Houston State OT/TE

Kyle Segler has been a member of football staffs that have guided Sam Houston to a 51-20 record, three conference titles and four consecutive NCAA playoff appearances since 2010. Only two other FCS squads (North Dakota State and New Hampshire) have equaled SHSU’s feat of four consecutive playoff berths. A former Bearkat student-athlete, Segler joined…

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Every Play Revealed Vol II: New England vs Seattle by Alex Kirby

Its the biggest game of the year. No matter what you do, or who you root for you are watching this game. In any game of football, rarely does the result come down to just one play, but in this case, and at this level of excellence, it came as close to that as possible…

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Texas High School Football Chat Connecting Coaches by Michael De Leon

Originally posted on June 3rd, 2015 on texasredzonereport.com Methods of communication for high school football coaches have changed over the years. While tried and true methods still have their place on the sidelines, technology has changed those methods over the years. Social media has long been thought of as a kid’s game, something you are…

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Mike Collins – Sam Houston State University Defensive Coordinator

Joining the Bearkat staff in May 2013, Mike Collins begins his third season as defensive coordinator for the Sam Houston football program. In his first two seasons, the Kat defense has played an important role as the program has as Sam Houston has rolled to 22 victories, a Southland Conference championship and two FCS playoff…

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