[Podcast] All in On Offense - The Networks of Systems Builds the Culture w/ Bobby Acosta, OC St. Scholastica

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 7/9/2019

On today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, host Keith Grabowski is joined by Bobby Acosta, offensive coordinator at The College of St. Scholastica (Minn.), for an “All In on Offense” segment. Prior to being brought in as OC this year, Acosta spent two seasons as the offensive coordinator at Bucknell University (Pa.), two more as the wide receivers coach at Syracuse, one season as head coach at Widener University (Pa.) and two seasons as tight ends coach at the University of Delaware, where he assisted in the development of Super Bowl champion quarterback Joe Flacco. Acosta joined the podcast today to share his ideas on building a culture through a network of systems.


Show Notes:

2:25 Coach’s culture

5:27 Putting together a playbook

7:17 Breaking down the playbook into different concepts

9:14 Finding out what plays work based on personnel

12:28 Evaluating the right fit when accepting a job

15:08 Evaluating your own system

17:58 Finding the right way to teach

21:31 Guided learning

24:10 Communicating with players in an easy way

29:08 Making meetings engaging

31:53 Game planning

36:35 Practice scripting

40:57 Formations vs. execution

44:48 Building RPO options in       

46:27 Pillars of his culture

48:36 Coach’s videos


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