Best of Coach and Coordinator: Coaching Is Teaching

Best of Coach and Coordinator: Coaching Is Teaching

On this “Best of Coach and Coordinator” episode, host Keith Grabowski shares the insights of ten coaches on teaching the game. Understanding that coaching is teaching is such an important part of this profession, and it is what makes all schemes and diagrams come to life. As Coach Bob Wylie has reminded us plenty of times on the podcast, as the great Paul Brown used to say, it’s about getting it from the chalkboard to the grass.

Show Notes:

(2:41) Race Against Time: DJ Eliot, Defensive Coordinator, Temple University
(7:47) See the Player Perspective: Jeff Howard, Passing Game Coordinator and DB Coach, Cleveland Browns
(10:18) Create a Backward Design: Dan Carrel, Defensive Coordinator, Michigan Panthers
(12:04) Employ Visual Repetitiveness: John Tomlinson, Offensive Coordinator, Pittsburgh Maulers
(16:06) Start with a Lesson Plan: Alex Mirabal, OL Coach, University of Miami
(20:20) Set a Purpose: Mike Westhoff, Retired NFL Coach
(24:35) Be Efficient with Language: Jeff Reinebold, Montreal Alouettes
(27:35) Feel the Technique: Eddy Morrissey, OL Coach, Marshall University
(31:01) Check for Understanding: Matt Guerrieri, Senior Analyst, The Ohio State University
(34:24) Promote Learning and Communication: Dante Scarnecchia, Five-Time Super Bowl Champion

Additional Coaching Is Teaching Episode:

What It Means to Play Fast, Featuring Andrew Coverdale, St. Xavier High School (OH)