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Creating Roles For More Players – Justin Hamilton, Defensive Coordinator, Virginia Tech

Today’s Quickcast is form a clinic talk which Keith moderated at Lauren’s First and Goal Clinic. Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Justin Hamilton talks about a changing landscape of college football and how coaches must adapt or die. To do this, he sees that it’s necessary to rethink how players fit within a system and find…

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Coach Profile: Who is Kyle Segler?

The Inspiration to Coach: Segler is a fourth generation coach. His grandfather coached college and high school basketball.  His father was a basketball coach at the collegiate and high school level, and his brother is a college basketball coach. While he didn’t follow the hoops coaching path, he grew up being around people and having…

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Navigating a Coaching Transition- Kyle Segler, TE’s Coach, UMASS

Today on the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski welcomes the new Tight Ends Coach at the University of Massachusetts, Kyle Segler. Coach Segler has had multiple stops on his 12 year coaching career including at Marshall, Louisiana Monroe, Sam Houston State and Lon Morris College. Segler has mostly coached the tight ends and…

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“Connection” from Season 1 With Brian Kight

From Season 1 of the Leadership Journey: Brian Kight and Keith Grabowski team up for this special Leadership Journey edition of the Coach and Coordinator podcast. Keith and Brian Kight discuss building connections in today’s podcast. 1:17 Breaking down the word “connection” 4:32 Relationships are built around 3 things 7:50 Players want to know if…

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Making Gains Year Round – Brian Hess, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, UNC

Today’s episode is a session from Lauren’s First and Goal Clinic which Keith moderated. Brian Hess, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at UNC, shares the Tarheels’ approach to making gains year round, including during competition periods. He talks about how they look at the year and understand the demands of practice so their players are…

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Coach Profile: Who is Lewis Caralla?

Lew Caralla is the head strength and conditioning coach at Georgia Tech University.  He’s a key piece of the culture that head coach Geoff Collins is building in the 404.  Caralla joined Keith Grabowski on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast to discuss the mindset he developed early on that has become a big part of…

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Following Your Passion- Phoebe Schecter-LB and Assistant Defensive Coordinator, Potsdam Royals

On today’s podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Phoebe Schecter, Linebackers and Assistant Defensive Coordinator for the Potsdam Royals. Schecter has had an unusual journey throughout her career as she actually adopted the game while she was in the UK working for an Equestrian team. Once she got her feet wet, her drive and…

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Become a More Effective Leader by Improving Your Emotional Intelligence – Victor Santa Cruz, DC, Hawaii

How strong are your relati​onship​s? That depends on the strength of your emotional intell​igence. Hawaii DC Victor Santa Cruz explains. The number 1 key indicator of success is emotional intelligence. Those who have strong emotional intelligence are more effective coaches and leaders. On today’s podcast, Keith shares a segment of a talk he moderated at…

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Creative Coaching in Strength & Conditioning- Lew Caralla, Head Football S&C Coach, Georgia Tech

On today’s episode of the Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach, Lew Caralla. Coach is in his second season as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Yellow Jackets. In 2018, Caralla was named Football Scoop’s Strength Coach of the Year for his work at…

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Baylor’s Pyramid of Success – Dave Aranda, Head Coach, Baylor University

Today’s Quickcast is from Lauren’s First and Goal Clinic with Dave Aranda. In this segment of the clinic, Coach Aranda shares Baylor’s pyramid of success. It is built on the foundation of trust and transparency, communication, always learning and growing, owner set mindset, focus, and shared commitment. Coach then talks about the levels stacked on…

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