Complete Guide to Special Teams by Frank Beamer

Another great addition to your youth football coaching library is Frank Beamers Complete Guide to Special Teams (American Football Coaches Ass).  This is a great book on special teams.  My copy is worn, highlighted and notes in different colors along the page edges. I spend a good amount of time on Special Teams in practice, because… Read More

Complete Guide to Installing 44 Split Defense by Joe Roman

One of the many defensive books in my youth football coaching library is Complete Guide to Installing the 44 Split Defense (Art & Science of Coaching)  I am not big on the 44 defense but this book has some very good general defensive coaching information, coverage explanations, communication, linebacker play and a pretty good chapter on the… Read More

Complete Book of Drills for Winning Football Book by Koehler

One of my top books I use to help organize my youth football practices is the Complete Book of Drills for Winning Football by Micheal D. Koehler.  It has over 350 football drills in offense, defense and special teams; agility, quarterback, running back, receiver, offensive lineman, d-lineman, linebacker, tackling, defensive backs, and team drills. It has great… Read More

Single Wing Offense DVD Youth Football Dave Cisar

I am a fan of the Single Wing Offense.  I like to run the Single Wing and Beast formations on short yardage situations in a multi formation offensive scheme.  A couple of years ago, Coach Cisar ask me to review his book and a few of his videos on my blog at CoachParker.org. Coach Cisar’s… Read More

Scouting in Youth Football

I am sure many of you have never scouted another youth football team in preparation for your game against them.  I can’t tell you how important scouting is to your season’s success.  After you scout your first opponent and find out the benefits, you will be hooked.  I don’t scout every team in my league… Read More

Youth Football Defenses

This season I am stepping into a Defensive Coordinator role again.  I missed defense last season and I am happy to be back.  I played linebacker most of my football career so Defense feels like home.  Since the two Keller youth football teams that I will be coaching this fall are under 14 years old,… Read More