In Coaching Football: Principles and Practices, Tom Olivadotti shares his thoughts on several key aspects of coaching football. The book forces a coach to go beyond easy answers and think outside the box. It will help a coach to improve not only his knowledge, but the process of learning. The second edition includes a new appendix presenting common problems that defenses face. The author coached football for 42 years on every level. Although he spent most of his career in the NFL, he came up through the ranks from high school coach to small and major college coach, giving him insight into every level of coaching. His career highlights include one Super Bowl, many NFL playoff appearances, a college national championship, and a high school state championship.