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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Nov 5, 2020

This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring Henry Wise High School Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach Steve Rapp. Coach Rapp discusses the importance of developing a team identity, highlights the significance of running a fast-paced offense, and shares some fun and impactful drills to incorporate at practice.

Steve Rapp joined Wise High School (MD) as a in 2013. He is responsible for all offensive-related game planning, alignment, and technique. Prior to joining the Pumas, Rapp served as the offensive coordinator at Northwestern High School (MD), where he also handled all recruiting responsibilities for Division I, II, and III institutions.

Before taking over as the offensive coordinator, Rapp spent time as the quarterbacks coach, passing game coordinator, and head junior varsity coach at Northwestern High School. He is also an avid academic mentor for students.

  • [0:30] Start of interview
  • [0:52] Making the decision to coach football
  • [1:45] One word tempo play
  • [3:14] The difference between good and great
  • [5:03] Forming a team identity
  • [6:48] The importance of numerous plays
  • [8:28] Offensive philosophy
  • [11:37] Developing buy-in for tempo
  • [14:07] Incorporating fun drills that emphasize technique