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      Head Coach Openings 2017   10/17/2016

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Patch33

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    Westfield
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  1. Tippy valley coach suspended?

    Soooooooooo a tie makes you a classy person? That is the measuring stick? Hitler wore a tie every day. Class guy.
  2. Coaching Stipend

    It allows for these coaches to actually get a stipend that makes sense. Folks in the public don't realize most of those stipends amout to about 25 cents an hour (less in years where you advance farther). Columbus has a great deal in which they get their normal stipend for the normal season and then get bonus money for each play off game they win. For example in football: 10 games under contract, then another 1/10 for each game past the 1st sectional game.
  3. Coaching Stipend

    Here it is Football/ Volleyball in the fall and Boys and girls basketball in the winter. Spring sports get nothing... lol
  4. Coaching Stipend

    Yes, it is very common. Probably should be the rule rather then the exception.
  5. Tippy valley coach suspended?

    I absolutely wear a shirt on the sideline every week. Going shirtless would absolutely be unprofessional. Never do I wear a tie. The norm today is to wear a coaching polo sans tie. Not sure what a tie has to do with coaching ability (NICK SABAN). I do always wear slacks though, never shorts. But I do not care if others wear shorts, just not my deal. Some traditions have just changed. Most people don't dress for church anymore either. Not sure it lessons their commitment to worshiping though.
  6. Tippy valley coach suspended?

    You just don't get it. To lump it all in one ball is irresponsible. You really have not read anything I have written, if that is all you have taken from the posts. I am done. I am not sure what qualifies you to decide what is professional or not in this profession. I am sure however you spent at least a few days with all these men you are judging and actually saw how they interacted with their student athlete at practice and in school. Young coaches, learn your craft and don't stop learning, coach with energy and excitement, love your players, hold them accountable, push them and do your thing. Be true to yourselves and only worry about results and relationships. Sometimes you just have to remove the Energy Vampire from the BUS!
  7. Tippy valley coach suspended?

    I can assure you that our staff is included in many aspects of our athletes lives outside of football. I will not go into the things each of us does to ensure that our players know we love and care about them, but I assure you they know. Each of us is very involved with our kids off the field as well as on. Again, when we say we are family here, it is not just a saying. I'm also not saying there is not a place for yelling and getting after it, but for anyone to say that because you get excited for your players and show emotion creates a "Bro" culture is just silly. Coaching for me is very personal, and I try to coach other peoples children as I want my sons coached. I want them pushed outside of their comfort zones constantly, physically and mentally so they can discover what their best is. (This is the essence of great coaching) I want them held accountable when their effort or focus is less then their potential. How often do we really get pushed in our daily endeavors to find out what we are truly capable of? However, I think we can challenge and prod a lot harder if kids know you care and love them. If you are going to get after them hard when they make mistakes, it only makes sense to celebrate when they do something extraordinary.
  8. As a program, they have won 7 less then Bud Wright..... LOL Not making fun of FC, but shows how phenomenal Coach Wrights record is.
  9. Tippy valley coach suspended?

    Showing excitement by fist pumping and cheering on your players, is not a "Bro Culture". You can be a leader of Young men and Grown men by creating a culture in which kids and people want to be in. It does not mean that you treat them as peers. It means they understand that you care about them and can rejoice in a moment with them, you aren't afraid to celebrate their successes. I have found in my years of coaching that I am a much better coach when they know I care, rather then when we have dictitoral type of relationship. None of this means there is not discipline and order. You all would hate watching Westfield play. We celebrate with our kids all the time. We even celebrate a turnover and try to be enthusiastic as possible at all times. We have built a team dedicated to family, service and hard work. Our numbers continue to grow from the youth leagues up. Our mission statement is to "make playing football at Westfield one of the most incredible experiences of your life." We take kids to College game, to a haunted house, we host a Special Olympics football camp, we have won the Indiana Blood Drive 3 of the last year, we have raised almost $50.000 for cancer. Oh and by the way, we won a State Championship and were runner up once. We won 4 sectionals in a row, won two regionals, won 2 semi-states. We fist bumped and chest bumped and encouraged all the way in all of these endeavors! We are in the business of building young men who will be future leaders and what a great forum football is to do that. Building leaders doesn't have to be mean and uncaring. Read the book, " Lead for Gods sake". Read, " The Energy bus". People will follow those who they know care for them and root for them. The do as I say because I am coach days are over. I for one say " Thank GOD"!
  10. Turf fields

    They also Honored Taylor Great GID Legend Jime Rome and had him guest emcee the event..
  11. Turf fields

    I think they paid for it with a Welcome back John Custer night! Greatest basketball coach in Taylor History!