[Podcast] 10 Tips for Coaches from Jon Gruden, Head Coach Oakland Raiders at USA Football National Conference

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 2/8/2019

Show Notes:

Today on the Coach and Coordinator podcast, Keith Grabowski shares Jon Gruden's presentation from the 2017 National Conference. The Oakland Raiders head coach shared 10 things he believes will help grow and advance the game of football, issuing a challenge to coaches to keep the fraternity strong and support one another. This year’s National Conference speaker lineup features NFL and college coaches along with some of the top high school coaches in the country. Be sure to check out the full lineup.

05:25 Thanks for being a football coach

06:20 Honorable profession of being a coach

08:00 Coach Gruden's high school experience

09:22 Coach Gruden's 10 thoughts for coaching

09:53 Recruit your own high school

10:25 Coach's three buzz words

12:55 Look at your calendar

13:40 Formulate a drill book

14:05 Evaluate your staff

14:56 Have a contingency plan for adversity

16:15 Preparation and presentation go hand in hand

18:30 Four E's

19:18 Keep the coaching fraternity strong

20:02 Keep promoting the game

21:00 Fight together

21:10 nationalconference.usafootball.com

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Address some of your biggest programmatic challenges and celebrate your biggest wins at the 2019 USA Football National Conference!

This one-of-a-kind event is more than just a coaches' clinic. In addition to schemes, drills and techniques, you'll amp up your team's performance by discovering topics on leadership, health and safety, and participation.