Coaching Up External Stakeholders: Kirk Fridrich, Head Coach at Union High School (Okla.)

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast we welcome back head coach Kirk Fridrich onto the show. The head coach at Union High School, Coach Fridrich has led the Union Redskins to a record of 117-18, with eight state final appearances and five championships during his tenure. When we think of football, our first thoughts are about the coaches and players. However, there are waves of external stakeholders from fans, to parents, to administrators that are crucial to the success of your team. Tune in and hear how Coach Fridrich works to develop the external stakeholders in his community.

4:06 Coaching up external stakeholders
6:55 Different perspectives to meet needs
11:09 Finding problem solvers
13:26 Goals of the athletic department
18:02 Developing district relationships
20:11 Communicating with technology
21:42 Enthusiastic fans and community
27:12 Involving educators in your program
28:54 End of season meet-ups

You can follow Coach Fridrich on Twitter here: 
@Coach_Fred

Related Content:
– Week 1 Preparations with Kirk Fridrich, Head Coach Union HS: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/week-1-preparations-with-kirk-fridrich-head-coach-union-hs
– State Champion: Kirk Fridrich – Union High School (Tulsa, Okla.): https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/kirk-fridrich-union-high-school-tulsa-okla

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