9 episodes

A podcast focused on the offensive strategies and schemes of American Football. Hosted by Chris Vasseur, AKA Coach Vass, who also hosts the "Make Defense Great Again" podcast.

Run Vass Option Coach Vass Football

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A podcast focused on the offensive strategies and schemes of American Football. Hosted by Chris Vasseur, AKA Coach Vass, who also hosts the "Make Defense Great Again" podcast.

    S01E08: Developing the Complete QB & Tweaking Your Offense w/ Will Hall, HC-OC-QBs at So Miss

    S01E08: Developing the Complete QB & Tweaking Your Offense w/ Will Hall, HC-OC-QBs at So Miss

    Season 1 Episode 8 features new Southern Mississippi Head Coach, Offensive Coordinator, and QB Coach, Will Hall. We discuss adjusting an offense to your strengths, the 7 reads Coach Hall teaches, his initial teaching progression, as well as topics we don't usually talk about on the show: constructing a staff and developing culture

    SHOW NOTES
    6:32 Welcome Will Hall
    8:00 Constructing Your Staff
    17:03 Culture vs. Strategy Argument is Terrible
    20:10 Coach Hall's Coaching Journey
    27:18 Adjusting the Offense to Your QB
    31:26 Initial QB Teaching Progression
    34:24 7 Reads for the QB
    56:30 Adapting Your Offense to Your Personnel
    1:06:37 Coaching a Collective Sport in an Individual Country
    1:11:44 6 Core Values of Southern Miss Football
    1:18:18 Getting Kids to Compete
    1:22:40 Championship Question
    1:27:27 Checklist for Creating Dropback Passes

    Follow Coach Will Hall on Twitter @Coach_Hall7. Follow me @CoachVass, and the podcast's account @RunVassOption, as well as the defensive podcast, @MDGAPodcast. Come join us on Twitter to discuss the episode!

    COACHVASS COACHTUBE COURSE OF THE WEEK
    Nick Sheridan - Indiana - Quarterback Play & Pass Game Organization
    https://coachtube.com/course/football/quarterback-play-pass-game-organization-nick-sheridan/14160054

    To see the new Coach Vass Football YouTube Page
    www.youtube.com/coachvassfootball

    To join the Coach Vass Football Patreon, go to www.patreon.com/CoachVass

    Visit our website at www.coachvass.com to view more information on the podcast, the link to his YouTube channel, CoachTube videos, Patreon, Pop-Up Clinics, blog posts, and articles from Coach Vass, as well links to join Coach Vass' email list, and a form to contact him for off-season consulting.

    SPONSOR LINKS:
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    www.coachtube.com

    • 1 hr 35 min
    S01E07: Coaching QBs in the NFL w/ Mike Kafka of the Kansas City Chiefs (QB Coach & Passing Game Co)

    S01E07: Coaching QBs in the NFL w/ Mike Kafka of the Kansas City Chiefs (QB Coach & Passing Game Co)

    Season 1 Episode 7 features Mike Kafka, QB Coach and Passing Game Coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs. We discuss the different elements of coaching Quarterbacks in the NFL.

    SHOW NOTES
    5:17 Welcome Mike Kafka
    10:40 Evolution of the Chiefs Offense
    11:54 % of Weekly Additions/Tweaks
    16:03 Developing Opponent Driven Packages
    19:30 Training Camp Inventory
    27:35 Planning Ahead for Certain Looks
    33:31 Game Week Schedule
    44:54 QB Fundamental Drills
    55:01 What It's Like to Coach Patrick Mahomes
    56:55 Best Part of Mahomes' Game
    58:13 Championship Question & Playcalling Mechanics

    Follow Coach Mike Kafka on Twitter @MikeKafka3. Follow me @CoachVass, and the podcast's account @RunVassOption, as well as the defensive podcast, @MDGAPodcast. Come join us on Twitter to discuss the episode!

    COACHVASS COACHTUBE COURSE OF THE WEEK
    Jeff Steinberg - Steinberg QB Academy Chapter 5 Drills to Develop Your QB
    https://coachtube.com/course/football/steinberg-qb-academy-ch-5-drills-to-develop-your-qb/13429887

    To see the new Coach Vass Football YouTube Page
    www.youtube.com/coachvassfootball

    To join the Coach Vass Football Patreon, go to www.patreon.com/CoachVass

    Visit our website at www.coachvass.com to view more information on the podcast, the link to his YouTube channel, CoachTube videos, Patreon, Pop-Up Clinics, blog posts, and articles from Coach Vass, as well links to join Coach Vass' email list, and a form to contact him for off-season consulting.

    SPONSOR LINKS:
    www.hudl.com
    www.coachtube.com

    • 1 hr 10 min
    S01E06: Capology w/ Dub Maddox, Owner of R4 and OC/QBs at Union HS (Tulsa, OK)

    S01E06: Capology w/ Dub Maddox, Owner of R4 and OC/QBs at Union HS (Tulsa, OK)

    Season 1 Episode 6 features Dub Maddox, Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach, of Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as well as the creator of the R4 system. We talk about his new book, "Capology," and the concepts he explores in his latest work.

    SHOW NOTES
    2:31 Welcome Dub Maddox
    10:20 What is Capology?
    18:42 Capology & R4
    25:05 The Impetus for Capology
    35:26 Deeper Dive into Capology
    44:14 Doubling up on Language
    52:48 Survival Bias & Explanation of CAP
    57:20 Studying Every Interception in the NFL
    1:04:58 Most Common Mistake QBs Make
    1:07:31 Players' Vision
    1:25:06 QB Scan Strategies & Processing the Field
    1:34:06 Getting into Coaching
    1:43:33 How To Get the Book!
    1:50:00 Championship Question

    Follow Coach Maddox on Twitter @CoachDubMaddox. Follow me @CoachVass, and the podcast's account @RunVassOption, as well as the defensive podcast, @MDGAPodcast. Come join us on Twitter to discuss the episode!

    COACHVASS COACHTUBE COURSE OF THE WEEK
    Greg Studrawa - Zone Read & Perimeter Run Game Fundamentals & Techniques @ COOL Clinic
    https://coachtube.com/course/football/greg-studrawa-ohio-state-read-and-perimeter-run-fundamentals-and-tech/14255755

    To see the new Coach Vass Football YouTube Page
    www.youtube.com/coachvassfootball

    To join the Coach Vass Football Patreon, go to www.patreon.com/CoachVass

    Visit our website at www.coachvass.com to view more information on the podcast, the link to his YouTube channel, CoachTube videos, Patreon, Pop-Up Clinics, blog posts, and articles from Coach Vass, as well links to join Coach Vass' email list, and a form to contact him for off-season consulting.

    SPONSOR LINKS:
    www.hudl.com
    www.coachtube.com

    • 1 hr 54 min
    S01E05: Spread, Stories, and Super Power w/ Steven Lo, OC at St. John Bosco (Bellflower, CA)

    S01E05: Spread, Stories, and Super Power w/ Steven Lo, OC at St. John Bosco (Bellflower, CA)

    Season 1 Episode 5 features St. John Bosco (Bellflower, CA) Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach (and by best friend), Steven Lo. We talk offensive evolution, inserting country football into your Spread, and tell lots of stories... lots of stories, so be prepared!

    SHOW NOTES
    4:03 Steven Lo and My Journey Together
    35:16 Offensive Philosophy & Top Personnel & Calls
    40:45 Gap vs. Zone
    45:54 Favorite Pass Plays & Offensive Evolution
    1:15:40 Tweaking the Offense to Fit Personnel
    1:26:25 Rotating Quarterbacks
    1:41:01 Grading Film for Competition
    1:57:01 Running the Double Wing as a Package
    2:15:00 Double Wing Blocking Schemes
    2:20:03 Using the Hash to Teach Plays
    2:26:53 HOT TAKE: Better Ball? TX or CA?
    2:28:33 Championship Question
    2:31:26 Most Embarrassing Vass Story

    Follow Coach Lo on Twitter @coachstevenlo. Follow me @CoachVass, and the podcast's account @RunVassOption, as well as the defensive podcast, @MDGAPodcast. Come join us on Twitter to discuss the episode!

    COACHVASS COACHTUBE COURSE OF THE WEEK
    Brent Dearmon - "Identifying & Attacking Coverages with the RPO"
    https://coachtube.com/course/football/identifying-attacking-coverages-with-the-rpo/949147

    Bobby Peters: "The 2020 Green Bay Packers Complete Offensive Manual"
    https://www.amazon.com/Green-Packers-Complete-Offensive-Manual/dp/B08YDB697B

    Alex Kirby: "101 Red Zone Plays"
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    To watch the replay of the Kurt Warner webinar:
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5Hkp-43zFI

    To see the new Coach Vass Football YouTube Page
    www.youtube.com/coachvassfootball

    To join the Coach Vass Football Patreon, go to www.patreon.com/CoachVass

    Visit our website at www.coachvass.com to view more information on the podcast, the link to his YouTube channel, CoachTube videos, Patreon, Pop-Up Clinics, blog posts, and articles from Coach Vass, as well links to join Coach Vass' email list, and a form to contact him for off-season consulting.

    SPONSOR LINKS:
    www.hudl.com
    www.coachtube.com

    • 2 hrs 46 min
    S01E04: The Power-T Offense with Gus Kapolka (Cedar Springs, MI) & Dave Poltrock (Milwaukee, WI)

    S01E04: The Power-T Offense with Gus Kapolka (Cedar Springs, MI) & Dave Poltrock (Milwaukee, WI)

    Season 1 Episode 4 features two Power-T gurus, Gus Kapolka and Dave Poltrock. We discuss all things Power-T including theory, philosophy, and top plays, plus much more!

    SHOW NOTES
    7:58 Welcome Coach Kapolka & Poltrock
    14:57 Job Security & Regional Flavors
    24:22 Who's More Secretive? Slot or Power-T Coaches?
    39:07 History of the Offense
    49:55 Main Tenets/Philosophy of the System
    1:02:00 Power-T Alignments, Cadence, Etc.
    1:17:49 Directional Balance/Personnel Placement
    1:42:30 1st 2 Plays: Trap & Power
    2:01:19 Adapting to Defensive Answers
    2:23:18 Auxiliary Plays
    2:39:34 Using the Power-T as a Package
    2:59:55 Favorite Playaction Pass
    3:09:31 Championship Question

    Follow Coach Kapolka on Twitter @Gus_Kapolka and Dave Poltrock @rockpoltrock. Follow me @CoachVass, and the podcast's account @RunVassOption, as well as the defensive podcast, @MDGAPodcast. Come join us on Twitter to discuss the episode!

    COACHVASS COACHTUBE COURSE OF THE WEEK
    Jake Timmerman - "Mastering Pass Pro Fundamentals for Offensive Linemen"
    https://coachtube.com/course/football/mastering-pass-pro-fundamentals-for-offensive-linemen/13324979

    To watch the replay of the Kurt Warner webinar:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5Hkp-43zFI

    To see the new Coach Vass Football YouTube Page
    www.youtube.com/coachvassfootball

    To join the Coach Vass Football Patreon, go to www.patreon.com/CoachVass

    Visit our website at www.coachvass.com to view more information on the podcast, the link to his YouTube channel, CoachTube videos, Patreon, Pop-Up Clinics, blog posts, and articles from Coach Vass, as well links to join Coach Vass' email list, and a form to contact him for off-season consulting.

    SPONSOR LINKS:
    www.hudl.com
    www.coachtube.com

    • 3 hrs 22 min
    S01E03: Wide Zone and Complimentary Tags-Calls w/ Nick Codutti, HC/OC at Fulshear HS (Fulshear, TX)

    S01E03: Wide Zone and Complimentary Tags-Calls w/ Nick Codutti, HC/OC at Fulshear HS (Fulshear, TX)

    Season 1 Episode 3 with Nick Codutti, Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator at Fulshear HS in Fulshear, Texas. We discuss Wide Zone - how to install, the tags & adjustments, as well as solutions to common defensive counter punches.

    SHOW NOTES
    4:25 Welcome Nick Codutti!
    7:39 Wide Zone, Outside Zone, or Stretch!?
    14:29 Wide Zone
    20:30 Starting Point to Install Wide Zone
    24:15 Advancing to Combo Blocks
    28:40 RB's Path Under Center vs. the Gun
    29:57 RB Reads in Wide Zone
    32:41 WR Blocking
    35:54 Tags/Adjustments for Wide Zone
    42:58 Solutions to Common Problems
    1:03:30 Coach Codutti's System Info
    1:06:38 The YouTube/Catapult Fiasco
    1:20:42 Coach's Contact Info
    1:21:32 Championship Question

    Follow Coach Codutti on Twitter @CoachCodutti and Coach Vass @CoachVass, and the podcast's account @RunVassOption, as well as the defensive podcast, @MDGAPodcast. Come join us on Twitter to discuss the episode!

    COACHVASS COACHTUBE COURSE OF THE WEEK
    Jim McNally - "Rules and Techniques for Blocking Inside, Outside, & Wide Zone"
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    To register for the Kurt Warner April 5th Q&A
    bit.ly/kurtqaregister

    To submit a question for the webinar
    bit.ly/kurtwarner13

    To see the new Coach Vass Football YouTube Page
    www.youtube.com/coachvassfootball

    To join the Coach Vass Football Patreon, go to www.patreon.com/CoachVass

    Visit our website at www.coachvass.com to view more information on the podcast, the link to his YouTube channel, CoachTube videos, Patreon, Pop-Up Clinics, blog posts, and articles from Coach Vass, as well links to join Coach Vass' email list, and a form to contact him for off-season consulting.

    SPONSOR LINKS:
    www.hudl.com
    www.coachtube.com

    • 1 hr 27 min

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