[Podcast] Coaching Up-Tempo Offense: Lucas Lueders, Offensive Coordinator at the University of Central Missouri

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 4/16/2020

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, your host Keith Grabowski welcomes back Coach Lucas Lueders onto the show. Currently the offensive coordinator at the University of Central Missouri, Coach Lueders previously led the offense at Morningside College, where as the offensive coordinator, he helped guide them to a 2019 NAIA National Championship. Tune in and see how Coach Lueders utilizes tempo in his offense, and how he is a emphasizes the pillars of leverage, numbers, and grass to his players.


2:56 Transition to Central Missouri

7:20 Things to account for in coaching move

10:52 Having continued success

14:47 Meaning and usage of tempo

26:27 Complex, yet simple tempo

36:21 Confusing the defense

40:29 Creativity on offense

42:11 Catching the defense off-guard

44:08 Recruiting areas

You can follow Coach Lueders on Twitter here: @CoachLueds

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- Running a Pro-Tempo Style Offense: Eliah Drinkwitz, Head Coach at the University of Missouri: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/running-a-pro-tempo-style-offense-eliah-drinkwitz-head-coach-at-the-university-of-missouri

- Tempo, Offensive Design, & Organization: Matt Drinkall, Tight End Coach at Army West Point (Part 2): https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/tempo-offensive-design-organization-matt-drinkall-tight-end-coach-at-army-west-point-part-2

- College Champions - Casey Jacobsen, Morningside College: https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/college-champions-casey-jacobsen-morningside-college 

- Casey Jacobsen - Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa): https://soundcloud.com/user-804678956/casey-jacobsen-morningside-college-sioux-city-iowa

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