Developing a Football Program From A-Z

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Vince Suriano
142 pages
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Developing a Football Program From A-Z, by Vince Suriano, is written to help coaches who have aspirations of becoming head football coaches or are just beginning their careers as head coaches. It is a guide and a model to help those coaches in their journey to build a winning program and help their teams achieve success. This book is written from many years of experience and hours of preparation in building a football program. It covers every aspect of a football program development that a coach would encounter in his time period as a head coach. It details facets of coaching both on and off the field, from game and practice preparation to off-season development—with both coaches and players.
This book also delves into parent/coach relationships and ideas on how to build parental support. It will give coaches ideas on how to handle the college recruiting process from the eyes of a high school coach and the perspective of a college coach. Finally, the book delves into the process of how to build and develop the junior high and youth leagues that feed into a coach’s program so that they can be beneficial and assist in the program’s continued success throughout the years.
Chapter 1: Head Coaching Musts
Chapter 2: Program Foundation and Vision
Chapter 3: Assessment of the Climate and Mood of the Program
Chapter 4: Develop the Culture
Chapter 5: Coaching Staff Selection
Chapter 6: Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program
Chapter 7: Off-Season Strength and Speed Program
Chapter 8: Multiple-Sport Participation
Chapter 9: Relationship Building With Parents
Chapter 10: College Recruiting—Parents, Players, and Coaches
Chapter 11: Organizational Staff Meetings
Chapter 12: Relationship With Youth League and Junior High Coaches
Chapter 13: The Keys to a Structured Offensive and Defensive System
Chapter 14: Football-Specific Installation
Chapter 15: Weekly In-Season Plan and Practice Organization
Chapter 16: Video Prep and Game-Plan Responsibilities
Chapter 17: Press Box Assignments and Game Management
Chapter 18: Scripting the First 20 Plays
Chapter 19: Post-Season Evaluation—Players, Coaches, and System
Chapter 20: Coaching Incidentals