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Interview WIth Pop Warner National Champion and WInning Youth Football’s Coach of the Year Dan Schlager

Interview With Dan Schlager, Winning Youth Football’s Coach of the Year and 2011 Pop Warner Midget National Championship Winner Dan Schlager from Jupiter, Florida was named by Winning Youth Football to be our 2011 Youth Football Coach of the Year award winner. Dan’s Pop Warner Midget team finished 16-0, winning a Treasure Coast League Championship, […]

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Learning From the Best- Andrew Goodyear- Pop Warner Treasure Coast

The goal of this blog is to equip and empower youth football coaches so they may be more effective coaches which in turn improves the youth football experience of thousands of young men. One way to get better is to learn from those coaches that have had significant success, that is why we interview coaches […]

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Learning From The Legend AYF Coach of the Year Joe Cianflone

Learning From the Best  One of the things that I try to do is learn from other successful coaches, there is no shame in copying the best and that goes for yours truly. When I went to the AYF and Pop Warner National Championships in December I got to meet Joe Cianflone, the head coach […]

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Coaching Football- The Turnaround Artist

The Turnaround Artist There is a tiny niche of football coaches at the High School level that thrive on going into downtrodden programs and turning them completely around in short time frames. These are a rare breed of coach who welcome the daunting challenge to help improve the fortunes of long suffering players and fans. […]

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Interviewing for Youth Football Coaching Positions

Coaching Youth Football- The Interview In many parts of the country getting even a volunteer assistant coaching position can be very difficult. Many of the better youth football programs have long lists of coaching candidates and getting a coveted head coaching or coordinator position can be nearly impossible without the right connections. On the other […]

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Dealing With The Oppressive High School Football Coach

What to Say to the Local High School Coach, Pressuring You to Run His System? I love going to places where football is important. The Bay Area has good football and there are plenty of good youth football coaches I’ve met over the years from that area. My wife and I had the good fortune […]

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The Turnaround Template- Worst to First

The Jupiter Christian “Miracle”   This past weekend I was a speaker at the Pop Warner Treasure Coast coaches clinic held in the West Palm Beach, Florida area. Also speaking was Bill Powers, head football coach at Jupiter Christian High School. Bills teams have won back-to-back State Championships and are on a 28 game winning […]

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Interview With 2001 Heisman Winner Eric Crouch

 Interview with 2001 Heisman Trophy Winner Eric Crouch, April 10, 2009.  Eric Crouch won the 2001 Heisman Trophy playing for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Eric finished his career at Nebraska with 59 rushing and 29 passing touchdowns. He was the first Division I player to pass and run for 1,000 yards in the same […]

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