IMPLEMENTING THE ALLEY SCREEN
Andrew Coverdale – Head Football Coach – Castle High School,Newburgh, IN
I.Background – Toledo•Off-season thought processA. 4 major questions:
Does it fit our philosophy?Does it fit our kids?Can we coach it and fix the problems?Does it help us beat the key teams on our schedule?
B. Making it fit
1. Situation sheet2. Needs chart 3. Breakdown grid4. Pre-season rep allotment5. Installation calendar 6. Skills sheet
•Pre-season: Teaching & InstallingA. CD Playbook
Philosophy – Instructional – You Draw it - Video
B. Installation day
Walk through – Practice schedule – Installation drill (phases)
•In-season: Putting it to work game week*The big question: What JOBS do we hav to get done this week,and how are our Quick Screens going to help us get them done?
WEEKLY IMPROVEMENT – PERSONNEL – SITUATIONS – FORMATIONS
A. Scouting report: Bring focus to the work to be done in practice, present a plan to win!B .Scout tape: Time efficiency – Coach from ‘remote’ – Reinforce points f/Scout reptC. Practice rep allotment: Make every rep count, organize thought processD. Screen weekly practice progression: M time-up / W TTO/Screen period / Th Review / Importanceof W-T!E. Formation considerations/goals
1. Know who your best screener is!2. Create lateral movement and/or a false eye fix by the G’sman!3. Create a bubble between C’s man and G’s man!4. Get a hat assigned for rolled down safety support5. Force their stiffest/slowest guys into space6. Hold pursuit with run actions off formationsthey’ve seen (self-scout)