[Podcast] Training Camp Series - Prep for Season with Mike Fox, DC, College of Brockport

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 8/15/2019

Mike Fox, defensive coordinator for Brockport College (N.Y.), one of the top Division III defensive powerhouses, joins us for today’s Coach and Coordinator podcast. Fox began his tenure with the Golden Eagles in 2016 after serving 12 seasons on staff with St. John Fisher College (N.Y.), eight of which he spent as the defensive coordinator. Over his career, Fox has mentored over 50 All-Conference players, two All-American linebackers, an Empire 8 Conference Player of the Year and a d3football.com All-Decade selection. For today’s continuation of the “Training Camp” series, Coach Fox shares his thoughts on preparing your defense going into next season.

2:20 Defensive installation

7:30 Coach Fox’s thoughts on rule changes for practices

9:40 Keeping things fresh in training camp and practice

12:20 Best methods to reinforce learning during training camp

14:30 Evaluating the defensive scheme

16:45 Running the scout team against the defense

19:10 Putting together practice schedules

21:55 Keys to making tackles for loss

24:35 Playing time from the starter to the backup


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

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