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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Mar 18, 2021

This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring Ohio University Tight Ends Coach, Brian Metz. Coach Metz shares his unique journey to collegiate coaching, discusses the importance of creating a game plan for networking, and highlights key reasons for establishing a growth mindset.

Brian Metz completed his first season as the Ohio football program's tight ends coach in 2020 under 16th-year head coach Frank Solich. Metz spent the 2019 season as a graduate assistant at UNLV, working with the Rebels’ quarterbacks. Prior to UNLV, Metz worked as an offensive graduate assistant from 2016-18 with the Ohio football team. Metz spent the 2015 season at Memphis, where he served as an offensive intern working with the wide receivers.

  • [1:00] Start of interview
  • [1:28] Personal coaching journey
  • [4:16] Networking within the coaching profession
  • [7:47] Having a game plan for the AFCA convention
  • [12:41] Approaching convention without a job
  • [16:15] Creating a growth mindset
  • [19:58] Structuring your time to become a better coach
  • [22:29] Valuing influential relationships