Back-End Concepts: Nick Davis, Defensive Coordinator at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, we continue our interview with Nick Davis, the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Tune in and hear how Coach Davis devises his defensive scheme and how he installs the various coverages and fronts he utilizes. Learn how to discover your teams best coverages for various situations during practice.

3:14 Concept overview
4:56 Being flexible
6:43 Word association
8:29 Beginning teaching method
12:13 Disguise aspect
15:58 Disguise coverages
18:49 Gap reads
21:13 Coverage structure
23:45 Man-match coverage
27:39 Play-calling on the field
30:12 Diverse defensive concepts
32:15 Installing concepts
39:43 Practice structure
41:16 In game adjustments
43:36 Converting to the system
46:04 System development
51:02 Technology as learning tool
52:01 Audio playbook
56:30 Mobile learning

You can follow Coach Davis on Twitter here: @Spread_Defense

Related Content:
– Spread Defense with Rose-Hulman DC Nick Davis: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/spread-defense-with-rose-hulman-dc-nick-davis
– Deep Dive On Defense: Utilizing movement and Multiple Fronts with Defensive Coordinator Nick Davis: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/deep-dive-on-defense-utilizing-movement-and-multiple-fronts-with-defensive-coordinator-nick-davis
– Analytics, Adjustments, Efficiency and the Power-Drew Liddle, Kansas State Offensive QC Coach: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/drew-liddle-kansas-state-university-offensive-quality-control-coach

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