POINT-COUNTERPOINT HALFTIME ADJUSTMENTS Grabowski & Shepas
© February, 2014
by JohnAllen W. Snyder Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator • Phoenixville High School (PA)
What are the priorities for the offense and defense as the teams head to the locker room at halftime?
Halftime adjustments can mean the difference between winning the game and losing it. It is here that coach’s debate what needs to be changed and analyze what the other team is doing to limit them both offensively and defensively. All of this goes on in a 20-minute period. It’s at this time that coaches must be organized and have a well thought out plan of attack to squeeze each second out of the halftime period because they know the staff in the other locker room is doing the same thing. Gridiron Strategies spoke to two coaches about halftime adjustments. What is their philosophy and strategy based on what happened in the first half?
Coach Rick Shepas is the Head Coach at Waynesburg University and a defensive specialist. Coach Keith Grabowski is the offe ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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