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The 2019 coaching carousel continued as summer workouts move into July.The Albertville Aggies lost head coach Dale Pruitt who took the job at Dade County High School in Trenton, Georgia. They replaced Coach Pruitt with longtime assistant Cliff Mitchell.Mitchell had been with the Aggies as an assist ...
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What Makes a Team Great

There is no doubting that Bill Parcells is one of football's greatest coaches, regardless of the level of play. Parcells was definitely old school. His football coach at River Dell High School in Oradel, New Jersey was Tom Cahill, who would later become the head coach at Army.His basketball coach a ...
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Chris Metcalf is the regional sports editor of the Batavia Daily News in Batavia, New York.On May 22nd, he wrote a column about "old school coaches," and stirred up memories of some of the great coaches of the past. Chances are, he may remind you of one of your old coaches or he might even be talki ...
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Teams are finishing up school and get ready for summer and preseason practice. There are a lot of summer distractions and every coach deals with the often trying task of getting his players present and excited about football summers.Which brings about the question. How much enthusiasm is there in y ...
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No school really cherishes looking for a new head football coach.Either your last coach left to take another job, retired, or the school asked him to leave. There are usually hurt feelings on one or both sides and lives are suddenly in turmoil.For the seniors on the team, they must often adapt to a ...
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There has been some major movements among the north Alabama coaching fraternity in the off season and there are still some schools needing leaders as teams approach spring football by the end of the month.In November, Tripp Curry retired after 23 successful years as head coach at Cherokee County. Th ...
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The Alabama Football Coaches Association is supporting an effort to keep the high school football coach involved in the recruiting of the high school athlete. This program is called Straight Line Recruiting. This program originated in Texas to help limit the influence of the third party ha ...
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One month after Briarwood Christian's legendary coach Fred Yancey retired, the Lions elevated Matthew Forester to the head job. Forester had served as defensive coordinator for eight years and been at the school for 13.An All-State linebacker at Briarwood in the 1990s, Forester's roots in the progr ...
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It has been a busy off season as the domino effect has led to more coaching turnover over the past few weeks. Several are quality leaders who have been around the coaching game for quite a while.The Mobile - Baldwin County area has seen a flurry of changes.Muskingum Barnes left Murphy after two sea ...
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Understanding the important factors that allow you to get a quality coaching job can help you prepare for that opportunity when a job becomes available.But a coach’s understanding of other factors is important in helping him keep that job.Here are three of the most important reasons that coaches e ...
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