Tempo Is a Lifestyle: Keith Barefield, Analyst at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, we welcome back coach Keith Barefield. Currently a defensive analyst at Louisiana Lafayette, Coach Barefield was previously the offensive coordinator at the University of Quincy. Under his guidance, Quincy broke 14 school records on offense and had the fastest offense in D2. Tune in and learn how Coach Barefield values tempo and how he installed his philosophy at Quincy.

2:46 Journey across the country
3:26 Shift to the defensive side of coaching
6:13 Learning both sides of the ball
7:09 Achievements at Quincy
9:35 Transitioning to uptempo
14:21 Training to be the fastest offense
17:41 Goals as a play-caller
21:24 Installation during practice
24:23 Making corrections
27:50 Managing reps during practice
31:00 Lining up the scout team

You can follow Coach Barefield on Twitter here: @rkbarefield

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– Keith Barefield Jr. – Southeastern University (Lakeland, Fla.): https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/keith-barefield-jr-southeastern-university-lakeland-florida

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