END OF SEASON EVALUATION 10 MUSTS FOR PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT
© December, 2010
by Coach Bruce Reynolds Former Head Coach • William Penn High School, New Castle (DE)
The football season never really ends for the coach. When the last game has been played, the planning for next season begins immediately. The first thing on a coach’s mind must be an honest and thorough evaluation of the season. It must be a top to bottom analysis of the entire program. It has to be a “no stone unturned” look at all aspects including an honest self-evaluation of the head coach himself.
In order to do this, a detailed list of the items to be scrutinized must be done. Listed below are my areas of concentration for the “End of the Season Evaluation.” I have only outlined some of the areas that are obvious but have gone into more detail with some of the areas that are often overlooked or neglected.
1. Equipment: This should be number one on your priority list. The obvious reason why is simple – safety of your players. You must make sure that aside from the mandatory inventory of equipment, the equipment is properly re-conditioned and safety inspected. Your players’ health and safety should always come first.
2. Player Evaluation: This should be in two par ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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