Présentation de l'éditeur
The Football Coaching Bible features many of the game s most successful coaches. Each shares the special insight, advice, and strategies they ve used to field championship-winning teams season after season. The 27 chapter contributing coaches span six decades of the sport and reach into every corner of the United States. The impressive list of contributors: Joe Paterno Hayden Fry Phil Fulmer Dick Foster Grant Teaff Gene Stallings Jim Tressel R.C. Slocum LaVell Edwards Bobby Bowden Jim Young Jerry Sandusky Frosty Westering Mack Brown Larry Kehres Bill Snyder Lou Holtz Ken Sparks Tom Osborne Sonny Lubick Mike Bellotti Barry Alvarez Fisher DeBerry George Curry Bo Schembechler Joe Tiller Frank Beamer They cover every aspect of the game: coaching principles, program building, player motivation, practice sessions, individual skills, team tactics, offensive and defensive play-calling, and performance evaluation. Developed by the American Football Coaches Association, this coaching guide establishes a new standard of excellence in the sport.
Biographie de l'auteur
Since its establishment in 1922, the American Football Coaches Association has provided a forum for the discussion and study of all matters pertaining to football and coaching. It also works to maintain the highest possible standards in football and the coaching profession. These objectives first declared by founders Major Charles Daly, Alonzo Stagg, John Heisman, and others have been instrumental in the AFCA s becoming the effective and highly respected organization it is today. The AFCA now has more than 10,000 members, including coaches from Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Russia. Through annual publications and several newsletters, the association keeps members informed of the most current rule changes and proposals, proper coaching methods, innovations in techniques, insights in coaching philosophy, and business conducted by the board of trustees and AFCA committees. A convention is held each January to give members a special opportunity to exchange ideas and recognize outstanding achievement. The association promotes safety in the sport and establishes strong ethical and moral codes that govern all aspects of football coaching. In addition, the AFCA is involved in numerous programs that ensure the integrity of the coaching profession and enhance the development of the game. The AFCA works closely with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the National Football League, the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, Pop Warner, and other organizations involved in the game of football. Indeed, one of the goals of the association is to build a strong coalition of football coaches Team AFCA who speak out with a unified voice on issues that affect the sport and profession.