Share a Day With a Pistol Expert!

I am extremely excited to announce the following:

coach-bA longtime friend, great coach, and awesome clinician, Coach Scott Baumgartner, will be coming to the Kansas City area to hold a one-day clinic on Saturday, March 4.  Coach Baumgartner and I were on staff together at UCM where he coached receivers.  He is currently coaching RB’s at the University of New Mexico under head coach Bob Davie.  The Lobo’s pistol offense led the FBS in rushing this year.

coach-b2This is truly a rare opportunity.  Coach Baumgartner is considered one of the top experts in the country regarding the Pistol Offense.  He was on staff for 9 seasons at the University of Nevada under Chris Ault, and was QB coach there the year (2005) the Pistol was invented by Ault and the Nevada staff.

The clinic will be held at the Lecture Hall at Truman High School in Independence, MO, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Many of the KC area coaches know Coach B.  He is a regular on the Glazier circuit and is a polished presenter… sharing very good information from drills, game cutups, philosophy, etc.

The cost of the clinic will be $10 per coach.  You can pay with a Credit Card via the PayPal link on my site, or cash/ check (made out to Jeff Floyd) the day of the clinic.

Here is some additional information regarding Coach Baumgartner and his coaching experience:

Considered one of the leading experts on the Pistol Offense, University of New Mexico running back coach, Scott Baumgartner has over 20 years of coaching experience.

Baumgartner has roots in the Kansas City area through his years as wide receiver coach at the University of Central Missouri from 1996-2003 … this prior to his stint as QB/WR coach at the University of Nevada under Pistol Guru, head coach Chris Ault from 2004-2012

NCAA Football: Gildan New Mexico Bowl-Arizona vs New MexicoCoach Baumgartner begins is fourth season at the University of New Mexico, and his second year of coaching the running backs. The Lobos led the FBS in rushing this past season, his first with the RB’s. Prior to coaching the backs, Coach Baumgartner guided the wide receiver corps that established record production in the UNM pistol offense during the Bob Davie (head coach of UNM) era.

nm-bowlThe Lobos have earned bowl berths the last two seasons under Davie, their first since 2007. Davie has turned around the New Mexico football program that had won 3 total games in the 3 previous seasons prior to his taking the helm.

Before arriving at UNM, Coach Baumgartner was an assistant at the University of Nevada under head coach Chris Ault for nine seasons. Baumgartner was a member of the Nevada staff (QB coach) that in 2005 invented the pistol offense. During his tenure at Nevada, the Wolfpack had seven finishes in the top 15 nationally in total offense.

I hope you will be able to join us for this single day of offensive football learning.  I know this is fairly short notice, so I am hoping you will help me in disseminating this information to interested coaches!

  • Coach Scott Baumgartner – University of New Mexico RB Coach
  • Truman High School, 3301 S. Noland Road Independence, MO 64055
  • Lecture Hall
  • Time – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Cost $10

Any questions, contact me via phone (214.385.8695) or the twitter or email links below!

Remember – You Can Do More… your brain is lying to you…. Don’t Believe It!

Jeff Floyd –

A Busman’s Holiday

This week I took what my father would have called a Busman’s Holiday…. which basically is doing something on vacation that you do at work… like a bus driver taking a vacation driving across the country… or a football coach taking vacation to watch football practice.  I think coaches in general are notorious for this… sneaking in a basketball clinic, or a softball tournament, or a football practice under the guise of “vacation”.

lobos football

I had the chance to travel with my wife this week.  As I have mentioned before, she flies frequently… in fact she logs so many miles that I have a “companion pass” (thank you Southwest Airlines) and can travel for free with her anywhere in the country.  This past week she was heading to Albuquerque, NM to one of her communities … so I tagged along and had the opportunity to watch the first day of practice at the University of New Mexico.

It is always good to watch coaches at the top of their game work, and this was the case at the Lobo’s practice under Coach Davie’s guidance.  Very organized, great teaching, very efficient, up tempo work by the coaches and players.

lamarThis trip was especially fun for two additional reasons.  I got to see a former player who is playing at New Mexico this season, Lamar Jordan.  Lamar, from Frisco, Texas, is a freshman QB in the Lobo’s pistol offense.


boomI also had to chance to touch base with longtime friend and colleague, Coach Scott Baumgartner, who is the WR coach for the Lobo’s.  This is Coach Baumgartner’s first season with New Mexico, after spending the last nine at the University of Nevada.  Coach Baumgartner was on Coach Chris Ault’s staff at Nevada when they first installed the Pistol offense.  If you want to talk to an expert on the Pistol, Coach Baumgartner is the guy.  His talks at the Glazier clinics are always standing room only.  Scott and I were on the same staff at the University of Central Missouri.

Have a great week.. You Can Do More… your brain is lying to you… Don’t Believe It!

Jeff Floyd –