This week on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, Keith Grabowski is joined by Sam Parker, offensive line coach at Ferris State. Coach Parker was a former offensive lineman for Ferris State and joined the Bulldogs’ staff in 2016. Ferris State had one of the top Division II offenses and finished the season as Division II’s national runner-up. Grabowski and Coach Parker discussed the Bulldogs’ offensive success, importance of involving all the players and how Coach Parker’s professional skill set helps him develop his players.
01:05 Coach Parker’s journey into coaching
06:12 Lessons that developed Coach Parker
09:22 Focus with Coach Parker’s professional development
12:02 Building the culture of the offensive line
16:07 The players want to contribute
18:50 Coaching up the mental reps
21:25 Continue to coach the younger guys
23:55 Coach Parker’s unique use of film
29:10 Key to being effective offensively
32:16 Rocket sweep
37:00 Winning edge
38:55 Connect with coach
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