[PODCAST] Coach and Coordinator: Todd Drury (8/9/17)

By Katelyn Lemen | Posted 8/9/2017

Todd Drury is in his fourth season on the Missouri University of Science and Technology coaching staff and third as the team's defensive coordinator. Drury also served as the Miners’ defensive line coach during his first season on the staff in 2014. Drury played tight end at Evangel (Mo.) University from 2005-08 and served as a team captain during the 2008 season. He joins the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast to discuss his start in coaching, defense philosophy, and the future of football.

Show notes

  • :52        Why Drury became a football coach
  • 1:31       Transition from a player to coach
  • 2:27      Keys to coaching development
  • 3:47      Three characteristics for building culture
  • 5:21       Drury’s defensive philosophy
  • 8:18       Teaching players quickly and efficiently
  • 11:09     Game planning starts at camp
  • 13:23     Advantages of zone defense
  • 17:58     Mistakes made in his early years as a coach
  • 19:02    Best advice he’s received
  • 23:56    Technology used day-to-day
  • 25:42    How Drury maintains a work-life balance
  • 27:45    Concerns for the future of football
  • 30:04   Two-minute drills
  • 31:58    The winning edge


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