Nov 2, 2023
On this week’s episode of Inside the Headset presented by CoachComm, Braxton Harris, the Head Coach at Houston Christian University, shares his lifelong dream of being a football coach, how he takes lessons from past experiences and applies it to current challenges, and his takeaways from his AFCA 35 Under 35 Experience. Coach Harris is in his first season leading the Huskies and was a member of the 2018 AFCA 35 Under 35 class.
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1:34 Coaching and Recruiting in Houston
5:55 When did you know you wanted to be a football coach?
9:32 How did you go about joining the staff at UMHB?
12:03 Delineating between being a player and a coach
15:27 Opportunity at Waco HS and Experience with Texas Friday Night Lights
19:47 Transition back to college football at Texas Lutheran
21:32 Learning how to coach unfamiliar positions
25:07 Which stops during your career have been special to you?
27:54 Experience in your first head coaching gig
31:22 Taking lessons from previous experiences and applying it to current situations
33:23 Transition from being a HC to a position coach at Campbell
40:34 Learning how to recruit when scholarships are involved
42:24 Transition to Houston Christian
45:44 What tasks did you start doing right after getting the HC job at HCU?
50:13 Experience in AFCA 35 Under 35