From Intern to Head Coach: Mickey Mental, Head Coach at Notre Dame College (Ohio)

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast we welcome in the new head coach at Notre Dame College (Ohio), Mickey Mental. After spending 11 seasons previously on staff, Coach Mental has worked his way up the coaching ladder to the head coach position. Coach Mental began his career in 2009 as a graduate assistant. He was promoted to Recruiting Coordinator in 2013, before being named the Offensive Coordinator prior to the 2015 season, and he then became the Assistant Head Coach in 2016. Now Coach Mental is in the head coach and he gives insight into his experiences and his offense during this episode.

2:42 Dream of being a coach
8:17 Training regimen
9:33 Climbing the ladder
11:08 First play-call
12:00 Coaching team to success
12:58 Enjoying the process
14:03 Excelling in recruiting
15:31 Building the program
16:43 Process for developing an offense
18:01 Favorite RPO
19:36 Transition to head coach
20:51 Coach Mental’s program
23:00 A rewarding process
24:39 The Winning Edge
25:19 Recruiting areas

You can follow Coach Mental on Twitter here: @mmental7

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