Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, guest host Joel Nellis continues the Home Team series with guest Kevin Bullis. Coach Bullis is the head coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Coach Bullis was hired in 2015, and since his hiring Wisconsin-Whitewater has an overall record of 44-7, and a conference record of 26-2. Coach Bullis talks about the integration of family in his career as a coach, and how having them involved with his career has made him a better family man and coach.
03:42 Coach Bullis meeting his wife
04:50 Managing time together
05:30 What makes Bullis’ wife so invaluable?
06:10 The sacrifice of time
07:10 Coach Bullis’ kids
08:40 Coach Bullis’ son Joseph on staff
10:10 The dynamic of Coach Bullis and his son as coaches
11:05 Coach Bullis’ negotiation with his wife about moving to UWW
13:05 Discussion of having kids
14:45 Coach Bullis' advice on moving
18:00 Small things Coach Bullis does to help the marriage and family
24:45 Importance of family
27:30 Importance of execution in football
30:30 Challenges as coach
33:00 Coach Bullis’ approach to coaching as father
34:55 Making players feel valued off the field
36:50 Ramping up team discipline
39:20 Coach Bullis’ desire to teach and learn life lessons
Photo Courtesy: The Fergus Falls Daily Journal
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