Wildcat Football OUR HISTORY AT NEW LONDON - SPICER

FIRST THREE SEASONS: RECORD PTS PTS AGAINST GR.9-12 RECORD 2000 2-6 44 256 4-19 2001 1-7 101 219 5-18 2002 0-8 122 243 5-18 TOTALS 3-21 267 (11) 718 (30) 14-55 *WE WERE THE HOMECOMING TOUR

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LAST 3 SEASONS
RECORD 2008 10-3 2009 14-0 2010 9-2 TOTALS 33-5 PTS. PTS. AGAINST GR.9-12 REC. 480 195 23-6 458 136 25-1 315 190 24-2 1253(33) 521(13) 72-9

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First (I) We needed to develop a plan or a philosophy on what we wanted to be as a staff and as a team.

Wildcat Football 1) Look at a successful program near you “What do they do to be successful?” → Albany – Offense/Sp.Passing Game/Shotgun Spread → Benson – Bubble Screens/Fake Punt → Concordia Cobbers: Brian Westby D/C This is an ongoing process! . Grand Forks . Teams → Melrose/E.

USC → Positive/Upbeat Coaching . John’s University → Preparation of players → Very Little Hitting at Practice B) Pete Carroll .Wildcat Football 2) Look at successful programs at all levels A) St.

Wildcat Football 3) Get Advice from other Coaches → Learn/Listen Clinics / Go to practices → Hall of Fame Coaches → Mentoring Program .MFBCA .

Wildcat Football 4) Football/Philosophy/Players/Plays → Lots of Different Systems… → Lots of Different Ways to do Things… → Lots of Different Ways to Accomplish Things… As a coach you have to believe in what you are doing to sell it to your athletes. .

Wildcat Football 5) Player Development A) WEIGHT ROOM – MAKE IT GREAT! BOOSTER CLUB BFS / HUSKER POWER / SPARQ 6 ATHLETES TO 60 ATHLETES / DAY START THE SUMMER GOING INTO 7TH GRADE YOU HAVE TO STRONGLY ENCOURAGE .

1/2 OFFENSIVE PLAYS * SPECIALTY CAMPS – QB / SNAPPERS .Wildcat Football B) SKILLS – BLOCKING / CATCHING / THROWING / SNAPPING / KICKING / PUNTING * REPS AND MORE REPS *SUMMER SKILLS SESSIONS 1/2 SKILLS .

Wildcat Football C) SPEED DEVELOPMENT * ADVANCED CONDITIONING * TRACK * SQUAT AND CLEANS IF YOU WANT TO BE FAST – TRAIN FAST YOU CAN’T TACKLE WHAT YOU CAN'T CATCH ALL THINGS BEING EVEN THE GUY THAT WORKS OUT PLAYS – THEY CARE MORE .

VARIETY OF PERSONALTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES PLAYER TREATMENT POSITIVE AND UPBEAT AS POSSIBLE “YELLERS” WE DO HAVE OUR MOMENTS .Wildcat Football CONSISTENT COACHING STAFF • TRY TO GET PEOPLE THAT ARE SOLID IN CHARACTER AND COMMITMENT.

Wildcat Football GAME ATMOSPERE PARENTS – PAINT / GROUNDS CREW / LOGIC GOALPOSTS / MARKERS MUSIC – PARENTS. COACHES PICK CANNON ANNOUNCER – ATTENDANCE BOOST 50 / 50 MAKE IT AN EVENT. AS WELL AS A GAME .

. HIGH TO START HELPING. BANNERS – MOMS “VOLUNTEER WEDS. NIGHTS” – DADS PHOTOGRAPHERS – MOM OR DADS (3) GET THEM WHEN THEIR SON IS IN JR.Wildcat Football PARENT PRIDE : DECALS ON CARS TEE – SHIRTS TEAM MEALS. YOU WOULD BE SURPRISED HOW MANY WANT TO HELP.

52 GPA TO HOPEFUL GRADUATES IN A YEAR.Wildcat Football CHARACTER BUILDING *TEAMWORK *ATTITUDE *TOGETHERNESS – MEALS BEFORE AND AFTER *DE-EMPHASIS STATS – AS BEST YOU CAN *GRADES / ELIGIBILITY: 3. FOOTBALL MATTERS .

Wildcat Football “INSANITY” : DOING THINGS THE SAME WAY AND EXPECTING DIFFERENT RESULTS EVALUATE YOUR PROGRAM AFTER EACH YEAR * WHAT DO YOU NEED TO IMPROVE ON? * WHY IS THE TEAM LOSING THE GAME OR GAMES THAT THEY ARE LOSING? .

.60 % PARTICIPATION 10TH GRADE .60 % 11TH GRADE – 50% 12TH GRADE – 40%: SEE THE WRITING ON WALL WE WENT FROM 80 – 85 – 95 – 110 PLAYERS THE LAST 4 SEASONS.Wildcat Football * STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – 9TH GRADE .

Wildcat Football RANDOM ITEMS FUNDRAISERS COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES ON GAME NIGHT AWAY GAME JOBS DELAGATE RESPONSIBILITIES PRESSURE OFF ME – DEFENSE AND 4TH DOWN PRACTICE DRILLS SPECIAL TEAMS .

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