First Practice Youth Football 2014

Today’s is our first youth football practice for 2014.  I am getting very excited.  Since our old team graduated to 7th grade Intermediate school football last season, we dropped back down in the KYA league and picked up a 10U / 3rd grade team. We had an incredible player draft allocation on Saturday getting 7… Read More

Teach Youth Football Basics

Your main goal as a youth football coach is to teach youth football players the basic fundamentals of football which are: Blocking Tackling Running Passing Catching Proper Football Stance Rules of the Game Position Names Offensive Concepts Defensive Concepts Special Team Concepts Sportsmanship How to be a Teammate How to win and lose like a… Read More

Boys of Fall Moments ~ “Coaches” Video – Youth Football Coaches

Coach BK sent this video link to me today, and I wanted to share with you too.  Thanks Coach!  I hope everyone enjoys this video as much as I did watching these great players and coaches talk not X’s and O’s but about Coaching’s personal relationships and how coaches assist the maturation of many young… Read More

Expect more from student-athletes

The article below  is a great article about expecting more from our students and athletes.  I wrote an article a few years ago very similar about making sure we expect more from our kids, Expect More or Lose.  This is not only a youth sports issue but is becoming a societal issue is killing the… Read More