[Podcast] Keep it Fresh - Practice Formats and Segments for Camp and In-Season

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 8/8/2019

For today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast, we dive back into the archives, learning from multiple coaches on how to keep your practices fresh early in the season. We pulled clips from interviews with former NFL coach and general manager Michael Lombardi, director of coaching development at Championship Analytics Inc. Robert Ash, former tight ends coach for the AAF Memphis Express and Bridgewater College defensive coordinator Rob Everett, defensive coordinator at the College of Brockport (N.Y.) Mike Fox, Missouri S&T head coach Todd Drury, and Arizona offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Noel Mazzone. These coaches, along with our very own Keith Grabowski, will provide a multitude of ideas to implement into your practices.

Show Notes: 

0:53 Coach Keith Grabowski on the 10, 10, 10 format

2:33 Coach Grabowski’s 2nd & 8 scrimmage notes

6:57 Coach Michael Lombardi on second and long

9:30 Coach Rob Ash on in-game adjustments

15:46 Coach Grabowski’s take on kicking scrimmage

19:17 Coach Rob Everett on practicing the adjustment period

22:20 Coach Everett on money downs

27:08 Coach Mike Fox on turnover competition

33:02 Working analytical data into practice with Rob Ash

37:54 Coach Todd Drury on practice format for defense

41:30 Coach Noel Mazzone on the team run


Creating Unique Practice - Todd Drury

Coach Keith Grabowski's notebook: Kicking Scrimmage

Coach Keith Grabowski's Notebook - 2nd & 8 and Run Game Analysis

Creating Sacks, TO's and TD's on Defense. NCAA Leaders: Mike Fox, Brockport defensive coordinator

The "Disaster Plan". Tony DeMeo - Retired college football head coach

Coaching analytics and in-game strategy. Rob Ash - Championship Analytics, Inc.

All In On Offense- The Installation Plan And Execution With Arizona OC Noel Mazzone

Gridiron Genius - Michael Lombardi