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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Dec 28, 2023

On this week’s episode of Inside the Headset presented by CoachComm, we are featuring Texas Tech Head Coach, Joey McGuire’s High School Academy talk from the 2023 AFCA Convention. In this conversation, Coach McGuire expresses his passion for high school football, discusses how he has created cultures at each school he has coached at, and talks about how High School football relates to College Football. Coach McGuire just finished his second season leading the Red Raiders.  

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Show Notes:  

1:06 Introduction 

1:37 When did you know that you wanted to be a football coach?  

4:10 What have you done to create a culture of success in your programs?  

6:27 What are the commonalities and differences between High School and College football? 

8:27 Who are some coaches who have influenced you?  

10:51 How have analytics changed the game? 

15:31 What things do successful coaches have in common? 

18:12 How do you go about promoting High School players to college coaches 

22:00 Preparing High School players for NIL and the Transfer Portal 

29:10 What’re traits of a great assistant coach? 

32:11 Why is High School football important today?  

35:28 Conclusion