Youth Football Scrimmage Highlights

Our KYA youth football game today is rained out, so I thought I would write a post about our first scrimmage on 8/25/18. We had a pretty good first outing on Offense and Defense. I would grade us a B+. Rookies need some work but good surprises from many new experienced players to our system. … Read More

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Youth Football Craziest Play at KYA Pee Wee Football Spring 2018

This is one of the craziest youth football plays I have seen in my 20 plus years coaching youth football / sports. Watch closely as the Tigers’ Center snaps the football over his head hitting an opposing player on the helmet and then bouncing back into the hands of the not so surprised Tigers’ running… Read More

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Youth Football Spring 2018 at KYA

I am starting an in-season journal for the KYA Football Spring 2018 youth football season.  This is a continuation / expansion of my autopsy review of last season.  Hopefully by writing this in-season journal along with some of my notes, practice plans and games plans, I can better reflect on this season when its over… Read More

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Challenging Season Leads to Super Bowl Win

When you think you can’t, you really can if you work hard and stay focused on the prize. The 2017 Spring KYA Football 12u Senior season was one of my most challenging youth football seasons to coach in all my 20 plus seasons coaching tackle pee wee football. Even before the Spring season started, the… Read More

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Youth Football Special Teams – Coaching Clinic

Here is another episode, Special Teams, in my Youth Football Coaching Clinic Series that I developed for KYA Football.   Kick Off – Onside Kicks most popular Deep kicks allow for long returns dangerous unless practiced Directional Kicks to sidelines – hit number sideline #40 or #30 marked on field Kick to your sidelines majority… Read More

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Youth Football Offense – Coaching Clinic

Here is another video on my youth football coaching clinic series, Youth Football Offenses. Enjoy the video.   Youth Football Offense Tips Have a “real” playbook not napkins Base Offense on Personnel not Scheme Start learning holes, positions, play calling language day 1 Work on your QB / Center Exchange everyday The Sweep and Run… Read More

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Parent Communication – Youth Football Coaching Clinic

This is the seventh post of a multi part Youth Football Coaching Clinic presentation that I developed for KYA Football in Keller, TX. In this post I will be discussing Parent Communication. Find Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6. This post is a video blog post with two… Read More

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Football Coaching Clinic – Part 5

This is the fifth post of a multi part Youth Football Coaching Clinic presentation that I developed for KYA Football in Keller, TX. In this post I will be discussing what do youth football players want from you and football.  Find Part 1,   Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Below is a great quote… Read More

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Pee Wee Football Coach’s Clinic – Part 4

This is the fourth post of a multi part Youth Football Coaching Clinic presentation that I developed for KYA Football in Keller, TX. In this post I will be discussing coaching football fundamentals.  Find Part 1,   Part 2, Part 3. Football is Blocking and Tackling You just drafted your youth football team and now the fun begins.… Read More

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Youth Football Coach’s Clinic – Part 2

This is the second post of a multi part Youth Football Coaching Clinic presentation that I developed for KYA Football in Keller, TX. You can find the first post here. Part Three The last post in this series asked, Why you wanted to coach youth football? Hopefully you found your answer and are ready to plan… Read More

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