The Coach and Administration Relationship with Jeni Neatherlin

Q1-What opportunities do you have to provide input for school
policies? Which policies do you feel could be improved or updated to help improve your program?”
Q2-What meetings do coaches need Admin to be involved in? Which meetings does admin need coaches to be involved in?
Q3-How are you involved in the Master Schedule?
Q4-When was a time you really needed support from your administration?
Q5-How can coaches show support for administration?
Q6-Give examples of showing visibility in the school.

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I’m so glad we played, but let’s not do this again

Now that the Texas High School Football season is over, I can honestly look back and say this was the toughest season I have ever experienced. You do not realize how the added precautions change the way you work, and change the way you feel until you go through it.  The mask wearing;  The extra…

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Using Multiple Fronts

Q1-How do you stay multiple in your defensive front, but stay simple?
Q2-How do your base rules allow you to align in any front quickly?
Q3-How do you know when is the right moment to use a particular front?
Q4-How do you defend against Power and Counter in a 3-4, 4 down, or Bear front?
Q5-How do you create pressure from you base front without bringing multiple backers?

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Off-Season Programs

Q1-What is the priority of the first two weeks of your off-season program?
Q2-How do you divide up the rest of the semester into the phases of your program?
Q3-How do you incorporate culture building/strengthening into your off-season?
Q4-What are the most important lifts in your program?
Q5-What are the most important speed and agility exercises in your program?
Q6-How do you innovate in the off-season with exercises, or any aspect of your program?

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Stacking Offensive Concepts

Q1: If you were building your offense off of one play, what would that play be?
Q2: What are your steps of building your offense off of that play?
Q3: How does this play impact the structure of your run and pass schemes?
Q4: What pass protections do you use that support your base play?
Q5: What concepts and complementary plays are centered around your play?
Q6: What plays and concepts do you not include because they don’t mesh with your play?
Q7: Does your philosophy shape your offensive structure, or does the offensive structure shape your philosophy?

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Matching Your Scheme to Your Personnel

Q1-What skills sets do you look for to fill the positions on your team? ex: What makes a player a DB instead a WR?
Q2-How do you use the scheme of your offense/defense to define each position?
Q3-How do you adjust your system to make up for a player type you may not have in your locker room?
Q4-In what ways does your system adapt to the strengths of the individuals on your team?
Q5-Are there components of your offense or defense that are unable to adapt to certain players?
Q6-When you think of teams or coaches who do a great job of utilizing player strengths, who comes to mind?
Q7-When you think of offensive/defensive scheme flexibility, what qualities or characteristics are included?

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Improving Your Punting Immediately with @4thDownU

Q1: What is your punt team’s optimal total operation time (snap to punt)?
Q2: What are 3 critical coaching points to help high school punters?
Q3: Do you think HS kids should learn more than one thing or specialize?
Q4: In extremely windy conditions, what are your coaching points for the punter?
Q5: What do you have your punter do for a backed-up punt (-5 to GL)?
Q6: Is there a designated training area and plan for your specialists during practice on non-specialist periods?
Q7: Is there a practice script for your specialists? What is the structure of your specialists’ ‘Indy’ time each day and is their kick/punt/snap count monitored?

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