In youth football, coaches encounter multiple situations that call for quick-thinking. Whether you run the West Coast offense or I-Formation, among the beauties of football is that there's more than one way to win a game. Three USA Football coaching members recently shared their ideas on how they'd attack various in-game scenarios.
OK, be honest. How many times have you driven home after a tough game thinking, "That coach was unbelievable. No matter what happened, he was never satisfied. Doesn't he understand the game at all?"
Certainly officials get frustrated by coaches for good reason, and it's true that there are coaches who shouldn't be coaches. But even if we don't want to learn from coaches, should we at least try to understand their game views to help with in-game management? Here are some thoughts worth pondering.
Coach Tom Bass brings more than 30 years of coaching experience to USA Football. Along with answering youth coaching questions, he also receives emails from young players. You can email the coach at NFLAskTheCoach@aol.com.
Nathan sent the following question: