FNF Coaches Talk Podcast

FNF Coaches Podcast – Bishop Miege (Kan.) Coach Jon Holmes


Holmes, who led the Bishop Miege football team to six consecutive Kansas state championships from 2014 to 2019. Holmes, who started as the Bishop Miege head coach in 2012 after eight years as an assistant.

Topics with Holmes include:

What are the expectations at Bishop Miege? (2:15)

Why is it important to include the parents in the goal-setting? (3:30)

Meeting with other coaches outside the program (6:00)

Individual meetings with 108 players (12:00)

How he gets a 12-month commitment from coaches and players (15:15)

How do you fill out a coaching staff? (21:00)

What if the most talented players don’t commit? (25:00)

What are some challenges you’ve encountered related to establishing a culture? (30:45)

How do you get incoming freshman integrated? (34:15)

How he develops a pipeline development at the youth level (38:00)

What is a new piece of tech he’s using? (41:15)

Fundraising during a pandemic (43:45)

How he focused on mental performance this season (46:45)