Heading into “clinic season” and with the AFCA National Convention convening in Louisville, Kentucky this week, I thought it was an opportune time to re-blog this post from a year ago.
This is the second of three posts referencing the AFCA convention that I will re-run this week. They were from quite a while ago, so they have been buried with 200+ more recent posts and can be difficult to find. All are still relevant.
If you are at the convention, enjoy and do me a favor. If you read my blog, and like the content… share it (youcandomore.net) with a colleague in the lobby!
You Can Do More… your brain is lying to you…. Don’t Believe It!
It was with much dismay that I heard a comment that was made by a fellow coach the other day. He said that he doesn’t really do the “coaching clinic thing” because “he has all the football knowledge he needs right up here”… (pointing to his head).
I was given an excellent piece of advice during my first year of coaching at Blue Springs High School. Fred Merrell was my head coach when I attended Blue Springs, and I was fortunate to be able to go back after college and work with Fred at Blue Springs for three seasons. It was after my first season as a member of Fred’s staff and I was getting ready to attend my first coaching clinic. Coach Merrell could tell I was excited – there were several big name college coaches and many legendary Missouri and Kansas high school coaches. …
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