Coaching Supplies for Football Practice and Games

Part of the Coaching Football For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Being prepared for football practice or the big game is your responsibility as the coach. Keep these items with you so you’re prepared for an emergency and have enough of the right equipment for football practices and game day.

What to bring to practice

  • Properly stocked first aid kit. Here’s a quick glimpse of some of the most important items:

    • Sterile gauze and athletic tape

    • Bags of ice

    • Bandages

    • Latex gloves

  • Pylons or other markers needed for any drills you’ll be running that require them.

  • Extra footballs and kicking tees.

  • Practice plan for the day broken down by time segments.

What to bring to games

  • A fully stocked first aid kit.

  • Cell phone in case of an injury emergency

  • A few extra gallons of water for the players

  • Your roster of players and the positions they’ll be playing

  • Sheet with your substitution rotation spelled out to ensure equal playing time for all the kids

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