The theme of the January edition of FNF Coaches is “Coaches of the Year”.

The theme of the January edition of FNF Coaches is “Coaches of the Year” – with a focus on state-champion coaches. FNF Coaches names St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) coach Roger Harriott and Highland Park (Texas) coach Randy Allen as co-recipients of 2016 National Coach of the Year honors.

View the digital edition of the February issue of FNF Coaches

Some stories include:

X’s and O’s: Install an Explosive Play-Action Passing Game

Antioch (Calif.) is known for running the ball with more than 8,000 rushing yards the last two years. However, coach Brett Dudley’s play-action game has given the team its most explosive plays on offense.

X’s and O’s: Defending the Power Read

The power read is one of the spread offense’s hardest plays to defend for the modern defensive coordinator. Lovejoy High (Texas) cornerback coach Cody Alexander, who heads up MatchQuarters.com, writes about his strategy.

 

A Strength Program That Helped Limit Concussions

Since installing a new strength and conditioning program in 2015, Colleyville Heritage (Texas) coach Joe Willis has seen the offseason participation numbers increase by 70 percent and concussions drop by 50 percent.

 

10 Tips for Speed Training in February

Matt Capolongo is a performance coach for football players at the Professional Athletic Performance Center (Garden City, NY). He shared 10 tips for helping a player improve his speed during the offseason.

Do you have a story idea for a future edition of FNF Coaches that you would like to share? If you do, email managing editor Dan Guttenplan at dguttenplan@ae-engine.com. Tweet us @fnfcoaches.

 

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