This week in the Coach and Coordinator podcast series, Keith Grabowski talks with Morehead State assistant coach Milo Austin. Austin was selected as the AFCA Assistant Coach of the Year. The coaches discuss Austin’s journey, his success, his favorite concept and what it takes to be a good assistant coach.
Austin began his collegiate playing career as a cornerback at Division III Salisbury, where he was named Atlantic Central Football Conference Freshman of the Year in 2001. He was also the Eastern College Athletic Conference Eastern Region Freshman of the Year. He finished his career at West Virginia, where he was a wide receiver on the 2004 Big East Conference Championship team.
00:40 National Conference
02:08 Coach Austin’s start and journey
05:12 What keeps Austin coaching?
06:18 The most important lessons about coaching
07:55 Qualities that got Coach Austin nominated for ACOY
09:17 Coach Austin’s go-to resource to share with players
10:32 Importance of giving back to the community
11:43 Coach Austin’s favorite concept: Post Wheel Shake
15:00 The Post
17:00 The Wheel
19:25 The Shake
21:42 The RB trail route
23:50 What is the QB looking at in this concept?
25:37 Having balance in coaching
27:05 Advice for young coaches
28:18 Winning edge
29:10 Contact Coach Austin:
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