On this “Best of Coach and Coordinator” episode, we share simple ideas from five coaches on how to build a strong player-coach relationship. These methods can be incorporated at any level and require only the focus and work of the coach to build the bonds that lead to individual, unit, and team success.
(3:57) Walk and Talk with Your Players: Ola Adams, Assistant DB Coach, Denver Broncos
(9:12) Schedule CPR Time: Bill Durkin, OL Coach, Coastal Carolina
(14:07) Create Environments for Relationships: Bob Wylie, OL Coach, Vegas Vipers
(19:36) Take the Message, Not the Method: Terry Joseph, Passing Game Coordinator and DB coach, Texas
(26:17) Listen Intentionally: Brian Polian, Special Teams Coordinator, LSU