Evolving a Defense: Joey Didier, Co-Defensive Coordinator at the University of St. Francis

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast we welcome in, Joey Didier. He is currently the co-defensive coordinator, defensive backs coach and co-recruiting coordinator at University of Saint Francis (Indiana). On this episode, tune in and learn how you can incorporate new schemes and concepts into your defense by utilizing your players strengths. Instead of changing every signal, play-call, and language of the defense, you can instead evolve your defense to fit new concepts.

3:11 Player led schematics
5:46 Tools to evaluate new scheme
8:48 Translating onto the field
11:34 Evolving the structure of your scheme
14:!5 Applying new scheme to practices
16:30 Managing reps during practice
19:24 Crossovers creating chemistry
21:06 Analyzing trends
23:03 Accounting for new offensive trends
24:22 Match-zone concepts
27:07 Defending route combinations
30:27 Preparing during game week
33:04 Recruiting areas

You can follow Coach Didier on Twitter here: @CoachJoeyDidier

Related Content:
– Joey Didier, St. Francis (Indiana) assistant coach:https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/joey-didier-st-francis-indiana-assistant-coach
– Coaching Up-Tempo Offense: Lucas Lueders, Off. Coordinator at the University of Central Missouri: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/coaching-uptempo-offense-lucas-lueders-offensive-coordinator-at-the-university-of-central-missouri
– Trends-Day Series 2019: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/sets/trends-day-series-2019

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