[PODCAST] Coach and Coordinator: Tom Wilson (2/1/18)

By Nick Caputo | Posted 2/1/2018


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Today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast is Tom Wilson, head coach at Dowling Catholic High School (West Des Moines, Iowa). Wilson is a six-time state champion, and led Dowling to its fifth straight this past season. This episode was recorded live at the 2018 USA Football National Conference in Orlando, Florida. Wilson and host Keith Grabowski talk about the current state of the game and look back at Dowling’s 2017 season.

Show Notes

  • 0:35   Wilson talks about the USA Football National Conference
  • 2:55   What Wilson learned from the 2017 season
  • 5:30   Something new implemented this past season
  • 7:20   Keeping a consistent coaching staff
  • 9:50   How the offense evolved during the 2017 season
  • 11:45   How the coaching staff prepares in the offseason
  • 14:50   Challenges facing the game of football
  • 20:50   Youth player development
  • 23:10   The winning edge

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