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Offline spud

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hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« on: July 18, 2014, 01:41:35 AM »
New to DC and fairly new to coaching

Played football in school and now I have sons in a small community program I want to be involved as much as I can.   Head coached my oldest on's flag team last year and now we have moved up to tackle freshman (ages 7-8).
Also have a 5 year old that will play flag next year.

Been lurking for a week after stumbling onto the site and decided to join.  Not a professional or paid coach, just a dad wanting to invest in son and the community.  Our league consists of about 18 small Texas towns.  Most, ours included, is an evaluation camp and draft.

Always looking for advice and ways to teach kids how to play the game and how to have fun.  Get tired of seeing the hat throwing coaches..   

Looking forward to reading and learning from DC. Glad to be here

Offline bigshel

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2014, 01:48:09 AM »
Welcome to the forum!

Offline Luc

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2014, 06:06:47 AM »
Welcome Coach.
That's exactly how many of us got started.
Beware.
Coaching is a demanding mistress ;)

Luc
To be good you have to work hard. To be better, you have to work harder. To be great, you have to keep working when the good ones stop.

Offline spidermac

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2014, 08:44:01 AM »
Welcome coach!

Learn and have fun...great group of men on this board.
None of them suck, they just haven't found what the kid is good at yet.

Offline belebuch

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2014, 09:22:55 AM »
Welcome, you've come to the right place.

Offline DREagle

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2014, 10:41:32 AM »
Welcome Coach.
That's exactly how many of us got started.
Beware.
Coaching is a demanding mistress ;)

Luc

That's no mistress, that's my wife!

at least according to my wife...

Offline CoachJohn

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2014, 06:21:03 PM »
That's no mistress, that's my wife!

at least according to ...

That's YOUR wife!  Its been five seasons and I am just learning this now.  Accept my sincerest apologies, I didn't know.   :P

On a lighter note.  Welcome Spud.  It is always nice to have coaches join the forum.
"One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity." - Albert Schweitzer

Offline Dusty Ol Fart

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Re: hi! my name is spud and im a rookie!!
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2014, 12:14:30 AM »
Welcome:

With that Name you bring the Beer

Not MPP... ONE TASK!  Teach them!  :)