assistant coaching

/Tag:assistant coaching

Coaching: What Drives You PART II

To continue the series I am not concentrating on X's and O's but on the cognitive part of coaching. I want to look at information, action, and personal philosophy. Note this philosophy has nothing to do with X's and O's or play calling. Plenty of clinics out there for that.  I have been reading a book called The Slight Edge "turning simple disciplines into massive success," by Jeff Olson. I have to say I was somewhat skeptical because I thought it was a self-help book but was greatly surprised it was not. I have pulled some points from the book

By | 2018-03-12T10:27:08+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Coaching, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Defining A Position Coach

At the beginning of a career every coach wants to be a coordinator. I strictly believe that every young coach should have goals in place and path to reach them, but do not be in a rush to climb the top. Promotions will come from the success of your players in your position. If you are placed in a higher position before you are ready, the title will become more of a weight instead of an accomplishment.  Frustration will set in and you will find yourself complaining more than coaching. So lets destroy some myths: Becoming a coordinator means it will be

By | 2018-03-05T21:25:30+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Coaching, Defense, Featured, Offense|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Being on a Great Staff can be more Valuable and Rewarding

The aspirations of every coach starting out, is to have their own program. As well as it should be, many overlook the value of being on a great staff. Those of us who have been been coaches for some time can really appreciate this. We have seen how great staffs produce a coaching tree that branches greatness for decades to come.While dreams and aspirations can make someone anxious, being an assistant coach on a great staff can be just as refreshing. A solid staff is the backbone of a team, and being on a staff that is constantly refreshing their