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Football Coaching Geared to Kids of Different Ages

Part of your football coaching responsibility is knowing and understanding what to expect — both physically and emotionally — from youngsters who play the game at a particular age level. [more…]

Coaching Football by Motivating Players

Football is the ultimate team game, and you need to motivate your players to work as a team. Although the sport allows individuals in some positions (such as quarterbacks, who can elude defenders and scramble [more…]

Fitting Football Equipment on a Child for Safe Play

When playing football, kids must be outfitted for safety. In addition to organizing practices and teaching skills, good football coaches need to know how to properly fit equipment, such as helmets and [more…]

Football Coach's Halftime Talk to the Team

While coaching your football team for the first half of a game, you see all sorts of things: players scoring touchdowns, dropping passes, making diving tackles, and fumbling the ball, among others. So, [more…]

Motivating Your Football Players through Smart Coaching

Here are some coaching guidelines to help motivate your football players to give their best efforts, not get discouraged, and become the best they can be on the playing field: [more…]

Coaching Supplies for Football Practice and Games

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 [more…]

Football Coaches' Pre-Game Responsibilities

Before you send your football team out on the field and call those plays you have worked on for weeks, use this checklist to attend to your pre-game responsibilities as football coach: [more…]

Coaching Football during Pre-Game, Post-Game, and Halftime

Keeping your football players focused, positive, playing hard and having fun before, during, and after a football game is your job as their coach. Here are some tips to keep in mind when you gather your [more…]

Coaching Football For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Coaching football involves motivating your players; supplying the right equipment for practice and games; and having the facilities and your team ready before, during, and after a football game. [more…]

The Role of General Managers in American Football

On many NFL teams, general managers are the eyes and ears of the owner, and they oversee the day-to-day operation of the team. They must be cold and calculating people because they have to make a lot of [more…]

The 10 Greatest Coaches in the History of Football

Most of the following men were innovators, and all of them were winners. Everyone speaks of playing hard, win or lose. But a football coach is special when he molds 30 to 50 men into a championship team [more…]

Different Football Coaching Styles and Philosophies

Without question, a coach can have a dramatic impact on a football team. Some coaches want to control the emotional pulse of their teams; others attempt to use their influence by establishing good rapport [more…]

What Football Coaches Do When They're Not Yelling on the Sidelines

Coaching a football team is a full-time job. While players rest during the offseason, coaches are busy planning for the season ahead. Following is a quick look at what coaches do during the season and [more…]

The Football Team's Public Face: The Owners

People buy football teams for many different reasons, but most owners simply want to be public figures. The NFL is structured financially so that every club receives an equal share of television revenue [more…]

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