[PODCAST] Coach and Coordinator: Kyle Ralph (6/16/17)
Posted 6/16/2017 By Stephen Spiewak
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Kyle Ralph is today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast. Ralph, a graduate of St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati), is currently the head coach at New Palestine (Ind.), which he’s led to a 22-2 record over the last two seasons. He discusses how he disguises his Inside Zone, his use of Power Spread and how he builds culture through a leadership council of players.
:32 Start as a football coach
2:37 Key takeaways as a young coach
4:40 Impact on coaching philosophy
6:25 "The kids are always first."
8:05 Establishing culture and Ralph’s “Leadership Council” of players
12:55 Power Spread
14:37 Disguising inside zone
18:05 Adjusting week to week
22:54 3x1 Flood
25:49 Mistake as a young coach
32:04 Young coaches need to be prepared to work hard
33:45 Concerns for the game
38:29 "We do the shoulder tackling stuff"
40:33 Two-minute drill
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