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Offline mahonz

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Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« on: September 22, 2018, 06:35:08 PM »
Gonna start sharing some of the laughs im experiencing.

Last night I asked the kids to think of a question they might have and I will answer them tomorrow ( today) as we breakdown.

So I did.

About 5 kids raise their hands so I start going around the "room" answering questions.  I come to one kid and ask him...whats your question?....

Oh nothing ...I was stretching my arm.

During our Promise Keepers...my Grandson promises to get what amounts to a pick 6.

He does not play any Defense !

We are allowed one coach in the field. Last game there were about 12 TD's scored all tolled so Im out on the field a lot as the ST's Coach. Trying to line them up is most certainly organizing ants on the ant hill dealing with so much space. I would quickly get them placed on one side only to find half of them are following me as I moved on to the other side.

So on one KOR I wasn't done and the other team kicks it....right at me. I was 1/4 of a second from just fielding it and running with the football. Now I have to wonder....what is the assessed penalty had I done that?  :P

Bob?

Anyway....0-3 and having a blast.  :)
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2018, 09:51:12 PM »
My younger son did some pretty funny things as a super Smurf. He was five at the time and this was his first year playing. During one game he just froze in his tracks right in the middle of it play to watch a jet that was flying overhead. He was totally oblivious to everything else that was going on around him. In another game while waiting on the sidelines he noticed that there was a bunch of Skittles on the ground. Mind you we were playing on a grass field that was nice and muddy at the time and it looked like these Skittles had been stepped on more than once. That didn't stop him. Hey, free Skittles what would you do?

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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2018, 12:29:04 AM »
Before practice, we run "easy ups", which are just slow motion "go" routes. Today, the line was rowdier than usual. I hear a mom from the sidewalk yelling at her kid, "BRYSON! KNOCK IT OFF!".

I look at Bryson, laughing. "Yeah, Bryson, get it together." Bryson is all smiles until Liam recognizes a defenseless target and knocks Bryson on his ass. "Liam! What is wrong with you? Didn't you hear Bryson get yelled at to knock it off?"

"But Coach, he's not allowed to push me back."


Later . . .

A player comes up to me today with a "flat tire". You know how if someone steps on the back of your shoe, the back part goes under your heel?

"Coach, someone stepped on the back of my shoe and now it's all messed up." (shows me)
"Do you need me to fix it, or can you do it yourself?"
"I can fix it myself"
"Okay. Are you telling on someone, or are you just letting me know?"
"I'm just letting you know."
"Okay. Thanks, I guess." (???)

At the pot luck after practice, we were all sitting in the shade. One of the trees was a choke cherry tree and I was having fun throwing them at Bryson, then looking away. For 10 minutes, he was warning his teammates not to sit under that tree because the berries would fall on them. They thought he was crazy because none of them were getting hit by them, but Bryson would catch one about every 10 seconds. This went on for 10 minutes until another player figured it out and told him.
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2018, 07:34:35 PM »
So after our Captains for Life Drill last night....every week I determine who will be the Captain of the Captains for the coin flip by asking them a question.

Who gets the best grades....does the most chores....never misses school....whatever. Something non football.

These are 7 year olds so they have to think a lot when I ask them something like this. Last night I asked them....

Who has the ugliest girlfriend?

One of the Captains shot his hand up immediately and blurted out....

Oh..... I have two of them !!!!!

No contest. He is my Captain for Captains tonight.  :)
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2018, 07:52:04 PM »
Not really a story but... We have an all sub defense. One day at practice one of my assistants says the kids came up w/ a name for it. He said “they wanna be called Sunny D.” I just started dying laughing. I was not expecting that at all.

And ya, they’re called Sunny D.
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2018, 08:29:49 PM »
In our league it is hard to have a second team defense because the first tie breaker is points given up. Then again if we win every game that wouldn't matter but...

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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2018, 11:13:27 PM »
In our league it is hard to have a second team defense because the first tie breaker is points given up. Then again if we win every game that wouldn't matter but...

Ya, basically they’re encouraging you to MPP kids. Pretty crappy.
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2018, 01:27:29 AM »
Ya, basically they’re encouraging you to MPP kids. Pretty crappy.
You are also the one of the few coaches I have ever met that didn't care if they gave up points or not.

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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2018, 10:25:16 PM »
I said "lets get to the blocking sled on the hop" 10 of 12 kids started jumping. They were 7yrs old and i immediatley knew i was doomed lol
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2018, 10:51:27 PM »
Early in the season, Mahonz was trying out kickers. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw his grandson jump in the air and stomp on a football with both feet. Predictably, he fell on his ass. I walked over to Mahonz and asked, "You told him to jump on the ball, didn't you?"
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2018, 11:33:46 PM »
Not tiny mites or Bobble Heads. A few years older.


WE do Sideline Drills before games.  IOW, we set Offense, Defense, and Special Teams at keast  3 times before games.  We have a fence in our "Warm Up" area, Sideline is "The Fence"  SIDE LINE, the I say O or D, or Return or Kick.   They run out to their positions!  This is repeated at least 3 times before the game.  "Side Line O!  Sideline D!" etc.  All run to their positions and return to the "Side Line" (Fence) and wait for the call!  It's right now, Quick, Quick!  On, Off!  REMEMBER!  We head to the Filed for GAME TIME! 


More than once,  OK Guy's we're kicking.  KICK OFF TEAM GO!  I count 9, count again 9, send "Fill In's" out.  One kid comes up.  UM Coach, I am on Kick Off, should I go out now?  No, wait until the next one! Kid But Coach!  I AM ON KICK OFF!   I reply, then why aren't you out there?  Him  "I didnt think you were serious! Should I go out there?"  ARGH!     
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2018, 07:51:43 AM »
A group of second graders (baseball) had a game where they were just all over the place, no focus, can't get organized. At the next practice, the coach calls them all together and they sit down. He starts talking to the kids about the importance of paying attention, how someone could get hurt and right in the middle of this talk, not 30 seconds in, one of the kids points up and yells, "Hey! An airplane!" and every second grade head turns skyward. The coach just dropped his head, stopped talking and sighed.
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2018, 04:09:53 PM »
Somebody on here talked about one of their players asked if he could " blitz the A hole". I laugh about that for a week.
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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2018, 04:21:35 PM »
I was coaching flag,  6U. I told one of our younger players to remember to chicken wing his guy(what we called our blocking technique). We were going up against a team of monsters and this kid was only 3 at the time. This kid blocked a kid twice his age and size. The kid comes up to me after the play and yells to me,  "I got 'em coach!" One of my best football memories. This kid had and still has no fear.  This kid plays for me this year and is one of the best blockers on the team.

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Re: Funny Super Shrimpie Smurf Stories
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2018, 05:42:54 PM »
There's Zicki (pronounced Zick Eye). He's always the first player to show up to practice and I'm often the first coach. I think we've had about a hundred conversations waiting for everyone to show up. Most of the time, I have no idea what he's talking about because he often trails off before he can finish his thought. I usually just nod, and say "Uh huh", "Wow", "Cool". 3 of my favorite conversations:

1) The special clear gas that they use in race cars.
Me: "Ethanol?"
Zicki: "No"
Me: "Nitromethane?"
Zicki: "No. It's clear"
Me: "Clear stuff?"
Zicki: "Yeah. That's it."

2) "I saw you on your motorcycle on the way to practice. You were leaning pretty far. Probably a little too much." (Makes a finger/thumb gesture to show me how much "a little" is)

3) Another kid (good looking) on the team goes to school with Zicki and has girls following him around everywhere. Zicki acts as sort of a "personal assistant" and controls access to this kid.
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