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Your Game Results / Re: Won Championship
« Last post by Coach Wayne145 on Today at 10:01:39 AM »
Thanks Dusty
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General Discussion / Re: Why I Dont Recuit
« Last post by user007 on Today at 09:13:01 AM »
No worries, good question

The deal is this- we are in a tiny community that is about 20 miles from the edge of Lincoln
We have a very limited number of kids here AND the other program has been here for 40 years or so. They have the High School name and colors- they are not in our league
If we aggressively poach their kids that causes issues- its a very small community
They won their league title this year and we could definitely use some of their kids- but we are hands off

I WANT another program here- we want there to be a choice- not have people play here because if they want to play football here they have to play for us
If we aggressively take a bunch of kids from the other program- and that program would fold- that would create lots of very bad blood here. IN some grades we have had participation rates (combined program) nearing 40%-50%. Having a choice definitely helps that number.

If we go to Lincoln aggressively and displace our local kids (playing time wise) with a bunch of kids who dont attend HS here that causes another set of problems
We use the HS stadium and practice field

We have always had 3-4 kids come here from Lincoln- friends of friends, co workers etc- who really like our approach and are cool with the drive. Ive never personally recruited any of them-
 as my network and close friends are all still in Omaha about 90- miles from here.
Sometimes the Lincoln kids come here because of our MPR approach- so some are MPRS.   But here everyone is used to being able to get wherever you need to be and park where you need to be in 10-15 maybe 20 minutes. If you are anywhere but far South Lincoln- that wont work here.

Could we do it? Yes- to an extent
But then we would be viewed as a Select program- which is 100% ok in our league- but not who we are and would be far more trouble than it's worth

We are cool with trying to max out the dealt hand- its fun- a challenge, especially when you play the select teams
I love your approach in that it sort of fits who I am, but I really like your approach because the decision to join is two sided. Which is, as you know, a big a deal
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General Discussion / Re: Why I Dont Recuit
« Last post by davecisar on Today at 09:05:42 AM »
In no way is this a criticism.  I know that some of your players have went on to success at the higher levels. In fact, I've taken a lot of what I've learned about recruiting directly from you.  Allow me to pose a question directly to you:  You go out of your way to build the best possible program for your players to attend.  Why not go out of your way to recruit the best possible players to attend your program?  It's good for them.  And, it's good for your program.   

I am not suggesting abandoning the widespread recruiting efforts.  One philosophy that I learned from this site is 'If your son comes to play for us, we will win games and play for championships.  If your son does not come to play for us, we will win games and play for championships.'

Why not go after special players in a special way as long as it doesn't hurt your general recruiting practices or, hurt your program? Yes, you could end up with a jack-ass like Ball.  But, you could also end up with someone like Kyrie Irving. http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/21705059/personal-touches-kyrie-irving-works-every-pair-sneakers-wears

I'm just being curious.


No worries, good question

The deal is this- we are in a tiny community that is about 20 miles from the edge of Lincoln
We have a very limited number of kids here AND the other program has been here for 40 years or so. They have the High School name and colors- they are not in our league
If we aggressively poach their kids that causes issues- its a very small community
They won their league title this year and we could definitely use some of their kids- but we are hands off

I WANT another program here- we want there to be a choice- not have people play here because if they want to play football here they have to play for us
If we aggressively take a bunch of kids from the other program- and that program would fold- that would create lots of very bad blood here. IN some grades we have had participation rates (combined program) nearing 40%-50%. Having a choice definitely helps that number.

If we go to Lincoln aggressively and displace our local kids (playing time wise) with a bunch of kids who dont attend HS here that causes another set of problems
We use the HS stadium and practice field

We have always had 3-4 kids come here from Lincoln- friends of friends, co workers etc- who really like our approach and are cool with the drive. Ive never personally recruited any of them-
 as my network and close friends are all still in Omaha about 90- miles from here.
Sometimes the Lincoln kids come here because of our MPR approach- so some are MPRS.   But here everyone is used to being able to get wherever you need to be and park where you need to be in 10-15 maybe 20 minutes. If you are anywhere but far South Lincoln- that wont work here.

Could we do it? Yes- to an extent
But then we would be viewed as a Select program- which is 100% ok in our league- but not who we are and would be far more trouble than it's worth

We are cool with trying to max out the dealt hand- its fun- a challenge, especially when you play the select teams
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Single Wing Football / Re: Dave Cisar Clinics
« Last post by C-Rob on Today at 08:46:18 AM »
Thanks for asking

I wont have my clinic schedule firmed up until Jan- Feb and then there are always the private ones that get scheduled throughout the year
Looking forward to the Cincy clinic assuming that is still on your list of cities to hit in 2018. 
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Clinics / Tournaments / Jamborees / Camps / Re: DumCoach Clinic
« Last post by C-Rob on Today at 08:44:36 AM »
Not as much as I hoped, but we were able to send MosleyTheCat a total of $102.68 from proceeds received from this clinic. 
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Single Wing Football / Re: Dave Cisar Clinics
« Last post by davecisar on Today at 08:44:05 AM »
Thanks for asking

I wont have my clinic schedule firmed up until Jan- Feb and then there are always the private ones that get scheduled throughout the year
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General Discussion / Re: High School vs Youth Coaching
« Last post by ddcoach on Today at 01:40:35 AM »
I have been a HC at the youth, frosh and JV level.  Been a OC at the varsity level.  Enjoy all but got out mainly because of the politics and parents.  I started coaching youth gosh must be 30 years ago.  Baseball. basketball, football and even soccer.  When I was a NCO in the military I use to say give me your difficult ones (not the lazy ones just the ones that needed guidance) took the same attitude in youth sports which is mainly why I got involved.  When we moved into this small town 17 years ago I got into youth sports.  If the probation officer got a good kid who got into trouble he would recommend they move over to us.  Really accelerated once I got into high school.  I seen us turn so many kids around. 

Then the state decided any kid who got into trouble would be banned from sports for 2 weeks (first offense no matter how small), banned for a year (2nd offense no matter how small) and for life 3rd offense (no matter how small).  Of course it was all self reporting and small schools like ours report every thing and the big schools from Vegas and Reno would report nothing.  I seen so many kids we could have saved by keeping them in a structured program basically wash out because they were banned.  These weren't criminal kids, maybe they were riding in a car that got pulled over and had weed in it.  Maybe they were kids who got in fight at school because the skaters were pissed because they left their "crowd" to try and make their life better.  Never mind we had their GPA up 2 or 3 points. 

I am rambling now, but it still irks me because I know these kids and parents, been over to their houses.  Some came from bad homes, the only structure they knew was our program.  Two kids in particular I can think of, one dropped out after a freshman could have played FCS-great athlete.  The other could have played high level D1. I had scouting services calling me when he was a freshman.  Actually this kid could have played d1 in baseball, track, basketball or football.  They are both very successful kids in the military right now, they just craved and needed the structure.  Damn shame.  I got into coaching to build young men, not for ego.  When that stopped I got out.   
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General Defense Discussion / Re: I am an idiot
« Last post by ddcoach on Today at 01:06:49 AM »
Anybody, including me who thinks I know anything? Let me just do this; LMAO!!!!!!
I continue to learn how little I know, which again, is nothing. I watched a youtube video, which anybody who does that with any sort of regularity will know exactly what I am talking about.
Coordination of front (dl), linebacker and secondary support?
9 tech is fast support? equivalent to the  SS in cover 3? Like cover 2 corner?
Slow support would quarters? and? I don't know...

Then I want to talk about how linebacker fit over the top and come under based on the front and coverage...

Actually this just shows how smart you are.  When you stop learning you are dead
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With 6-7 studs I am playing a 4-4 with the studs at backers and corners.

Your best stud in the 4-4 has to be your safety
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Used to see the DW once per season. Its been probably 10 years now but this did well for us.

Maybe I am reading your alignment and assignments wrong but that is a recipe for disaster.  I don't know how that could possibly stop toss or trap.  I can't see the alignment in the post but i think I would include buck sweep as well.  You may fool me for a quarter or even possibly a half but our adjustments would destroy that.
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