Guide for the Rookie Youth Coach

Topics Covered:

1.   My Coaching Philosophy
2.   What to expect from your opponents
3.   What to expect from your team (talent)
4.   What to expect from your parents
5.   “Daddy-Ball”
6.   Safety
7.   Hitting – Physical approach to the game
8.   Organization
9.   Rules of Football
10. Offense
11. Defense
12. Special Teams

Summary of Presentation:

Intended audience is the rookie head football coach or 2nd year coach who made “all the mistakes” the first time around.


2 hours, 21 minutes.


$5 – See Note Below

Coach Gombos’ (Coach Gumby) Bio:

– 9 Seasons as an assistant football coach, ages 7 through 13
– 15 Seasons as a hockey coach, roller and ice
– 7 Seasons coaching “other” sports
– 4 Years as a volunteer board member for youth sports organizations
– Survived 2 winless seasons
– Best season was 7-3, losing in OT in the semi-final
– Experienced everything in-between
– Learned the “hard way” what works and what doesn’t
– Consulted for 4 “rookie” coaches
– Coached 3 Bronze medal and 1 Runner up in Roller Hockey National Championships


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