Coaching Philosophy

August 2017

Instilling a Culture of Fun

Well, we are off and running! We just finished up fall camp and our first game is next week Saturday. Many of us already have one game in the books. So, with that in mind, I thought I would entitle this post…”Remember THIS at the start of the season.” Remember to HAVE FUN! It was […]

May 2017

February 2017

Spread Running Game Tips

SPREAD RUNNING GAME TIPS Hey Coach, thanks again for checking out this post and for being a loyal subscriber. I really appreciate it. Today we are going to look at a few spread running game tips. I had a question this week on the blog and I thought that our conversation might benefit everyone, so […]

October 2016

Spread Offense And Air Raid Gameplans

Hey Coach! Ok, for the last couple of weeks we have been exploring practice plans and gameplans. I just wanted to let you know that if you didn’t get last week’s email, I attached a call sheet in excel format as an example of how I go about constructing a gameplan. Today I want to […]

September 2016

Course Update

Gameplanning – Spread Offense Tips

Today’s post comes from an email question from Coach Jeff Governale. He had a few questions about a few topics related to Gameplanning that I thought were relevant to all of us. So, I thought I would let you in on a little part of our conversation. GAMEPLANNING WITH SCOUT CARDS Let’s start with this…I […]

July 2016

Why I Love The Spread Offense (Part 3)

The last two blog posts have been about why I think the Spread Offense is the perfect offense for high school. In the first article we looked at some of the philosophical reasons why this system works…it attracts kids, it keeps you efficient, etc. In the second article, we started looking at some of the […]

June 2016

Why I Love The Spread Offense (Part 2)

Last week’s post was entitled Why I love The Spread Offense. If you missed that, I definitely recommend going back and reading it. It is basically a discussion of my personal philosophy regarding how and why we choose to run certain systems and why I choose to run the spread offense. To summarize, the main […]

November 2015

I Hate Banquets

Our culture loves awards. But I hate banquets. I hate awards. I hate all-conference voting. I hate newspaper articles. I hate stats. Maybe it’s just this time of year as fall sports are winding down and people are starting to get recognized (or not recognized) for their on-field achievements. Or, maybe I have just reached […]

October 2015