Youth Football Coaching Summary Fall 2011

Its been a couple of weeks since winning the Fall 2011 KYA Sophomore Super Bowl and our end of season team party.  I’ve had some time to reflect on the Fall season and some of the things I learned this youth football season.  The number one thing I learned this season is make sure you… Read More

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Game 3 and Standings Fall Youth Football 2011

I am the Asst Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator for Falcons, a KYA Sophomore (9U) Tackle Football team.  We are off to one of the best seasons I’ve had coaching youth football at 3-0. We have most of our backfield from our Spring Super Bowl team and made some outstanding additions to our team in… Read More

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Pre Game Speech List

I decided to keep it Simple Stupid, KISS, this Saturday and I must say it worked.  We won our KYA Sophomore Division season opener against a good team 32-0.  Falcons Attack. This is what I told the team in our pre game meeting…. Have Fun Hit Hard Block Tackle Create Turnovers Score Play for Fun… Read More

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We Can’t Run the Outside Sweep

So after your first tackle youth football scrimmages or games you realize you can’t run the outside sweep play.  That happens many times in youth football.  The team with speed can run the sweep and stop the sweep.  If your team is a slower team in your league then you probably aren’t going to be… Read More

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Our Child Wants to Quit, What Should We Do?

Many youth sports players are signed up by mom and dad to play sports without asking the potential young athlete the most important question, “Do you REALLY want to play Sport X?” Like me, moms and dads assume their kids will love everything they loved and played in their youth.  NOT! Communication is key in… Read More

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