Angus Reid Show Notes:
Today’s guest on the USA Football Coach and Coordinator podcast is Angus Reid. Reid is a former CFL offensive lineman whose 13-year career brought championships and multiple awards of accomplishment. Keith Grabowski brings Reid on to discuss his TED talk on why kids need high school football, and his book “Thank You Coach: Learning How to Live, by Being Taught How to Play”. In this podcast Reid highlights what the game of football does for young people, and the everlasting impact he received from his coach in the CFL which Keith believes should be a coach’s ultimate goal.
01:53 Reid’s TED Talk
08:35 Reid’s relationship with Dan Dorazio
11:39 Football is a people business
14:56 Are you impacting players beyond the game?
16:12 Coach Dorazio’s player to coach relationship
18:50 You must know people and treat them individually
22:05 Coaches must maximize what’s in front them
25:19 You’re not going to rise to the occasion, you’re going to sink to your training
28:28 Coach Dorazio’s use of humor
33:20 Excelling at the game with skill and technique
34:45 Practice: focus and frequency
36:15 If something matters you do it every single day
37:45 Make your standard crystal clear
41:25 How Dorazio looked at film
45:45 Dorazio’s personal letters
54:47 The “Thank you”
55:48 Keith’s thank you from a former player
57:35 Where to get “Thank You Coach”
58:38 National Conference
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