RPO Offense

This article is published here with consent of the author. RPO Offense Coaches, I’d like to introduce myself, I’m Coach Johnson. I’m currently a student assistant at Tyler Junior College located in East Texas in a town called Tyler, Texas. I started out coaching football at age 17 after my senior year of football was…

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Game Planning the Passing Game with Dan Gonzalez

Dan Gonzalez is former Texas High School football player, college player, and coach. He is now a consultant, helping teams with their passing game. To read his articles and learn more about his system, check his website dan gonzalez passing game

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Coaching in the Car #TXHSFBCHAT Recap

“It is my belief that this game and the men that coach it are one of the last bastions of good influence for our kids” #TXHSFBCHAT Chris Doelle of Lone Star Gridiron joins us on the podcast to re-cap the #TXHSFB CHAT in which he moderated for coaches last night. Chris is the founder of…

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Summer Programs

Q1: What opportunities do you provide your team to work together during the summer?
Q2: Are you allowed to coach your athletes in the summer?
Q3: What role does 7on7 play with your program?
Q4: How do you get your athletes to the weight room to work out together?
Q5: What skills camps do you host during the summer and what age do you target?
Q6: What is the most important activity you want your athletes doing each summer?
Q7: What message do you tell your athletes when they leave school for the summer to be prepared for the fall?

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Coaching Responsibilities

Q1: How does your head coach decide who fills each position on staff?
Q2: What responsibilities does the OC have through the season and the rest of the year?
Q3: What responsibilities does the DC have through the season and the rest of the year?
Q4: How does an assistant show they are ready to handle the responsibilities of a coordinator or become a head coach?
Q5: Are you provided a written description of what your responsibilities include?
Q6: What do you consider “other duties as assigned” to be pretty typical for a coach?
Q7: What advice for coaches new to the profession can you provide regarding their new responsibilities?

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Offseason Football

Q1: How do you balance offseason strength and speed acquisition with teaching football skills and scheme?
Q2: How do you focus instruction in the spring without the end goal of winning a game?
Q3: If you spend your athletic period focused on football, how do you encourage the athletes to lift?
Q4: When you start phasing in football specific work, where do you want to be once you start Spring Ball?
Q5: To end the chat, please go over a drill or two that you enjoy doing that doesn’t involve pads

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Zone Scheme and Drills

Q1: What zone scheme do you use (IZ, OZ, MZ, SZ) and how do you install it?
Q2: A)Do your OL all step in the same direction or do you look for double teams? B)What drills do you use?
Q3: A)What do you teach your RB to read? B)What drills do you use?
Q4: How do you work your QB reads for give, keep, or RPO?
Q5: How do your personnel packages impact what you do with your zone scheme?

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