[PODCAST] Coach and Coordinator: Mike Emendorfer (9/1/17)

By Katelyn Lemen | Posted 9/1/2017

On today's episode of the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast, Mike Emendorfer joins the show. Emendorfer is the head coach at Wisconsin-Platteville, where he's coached for the past 19 years, breaking numerous offensive records in the process. Emendorfer's teams at Wisconsin-Platteville routinely appear in national rankings and he's taken home Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year honors twice.

Show notes

  • 1:19       How Emendorfer adds wrinkles to the game plan
  • 3:14      Creativity sparked by opponents’ film
  • 4:48     Weighing pros and cons when adding concepts to playbook
  • 6:06     Method for beginning a game
  • 7:19      Breaking down game day communication
  • 10:48   Keeping simple concepts
  • 12:28    Changes made in practice throughout the season
  • 14:13    How to mentally prepare players
  • 16:45    The winning edge


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