The Passing Lab – Andrew Coverdale, Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach, St. Xavier High School (OH) (PART 2)

The Passing Lab – Andrew Coverdale, Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach, St. Xavier High School (OH) (PART 2)

In part two of this two-part episode of our “Passing Lab” series, Andrew Coverdale covers a number of topics, including bunch, compressed sets, fast motions, empty, spray releases, and more.

“Take the five routes that you have that are the best things that you do… and have a version of them with compressed splits.”
– Andrew Coverdale

Andrew Coverdale is the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Before joining the Bombers staff, Coach Coverdale had a successful run as offensive coordinator with Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky. He has also served as a head coach and anchored coaching staffs at multiple schools.

In sum, Coach Coverdale is a 12x state champion in his illustrious career. He is a true student of the game and a teacher of its nuances.

Follow Andrew Coverdale on Twitter @AndrewCoverdale.
Follow guest host Josh Herring on Twitter @joshherring1.

In our “Passing Lab” series, guest host Josh Herring, QB Coach at Lassiter High School (GA), sits down with passing game experts on the leading edge of offensive strategy.

“When you’re attacking a defender’s width and depth at the same time, it’s very disorientating for them.”
– Andrew Coverdale

Show Notes:

>Duo as a Run: Need to Build Bunch into the Offense
>GI’s: Gather Information
>Limit the Defense’s Inventory
>Have a Way to Compress Your Five Best Routes
>Tempo of Motions
>Escort Motion
>Seeing the Evolution of a Play Caller Over a Season
>Discussion on Empty and Protection
>Empty Is an Info Gatherer
>Passing Is Really About the Protection Piece
>Use Fast Motion to Try to Distract a Defender You Are Trying to Control
>Spray Release and Speed Out

Listen to Part 1 with Andrew Coverdale

Additional Resources:

Andrew Coverdale Video Course: Boundary Pass Concepts
Josh Herring Video Library