[PODCAST] Coach and Coordinator:Matt Drinkall (8/18/17)

By Katelyn Lemen | Posted 8/18/2017

Photo via Karen Bonar

Matt Drinkall joins Keith in today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast. Drinkall started as head coach at Kansas Wesleyan in 2014. After his arrival, the team has had great success, winning a school-record 10 games last year and earning a spot in the NAIA Football Championship Series for the first time since 2002. Drinkall discusses his rocky start with the Coyotes, how his team has fun, and breaks down his offense in the podcast.

Show notes

  • 1:10    Drinkall’s start at Kansas Wesleyan
  • 3:50    Balancing fun and hard work
  • 7:07    Defining success and failure outside wins and loses
  • 8:58    How Drinkall prepares incoming freshman
  • 10:21    Why seniors are responsible for creating a legacy
  • 13:11    Breaking down the power spread offense
  • 19:15    Why he keeps a thin playbook
  • 23:31    Focus on being a teacher of the game
  • 27:38    Breaking down the weekly practice schedule
  • 34:10    The benefits of shoulder tackle
  • 40:14    Why the team tackles QB during practice
  • 41:51    The winning edge

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