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Inside the Headset with the AFCA takes you in-depth with interviews, anecdotes, and breakdown of X&O's with football coaches around the country.

Inside the Headset with the AFCA American Football Coaches Association

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Inside the Headset with the AFCA takes you in-depth with interviews, anecdotes, and breakdown of X&O's with football coaches around the country.

    PJ Fleck, Head Coach - Minnesota

    PJ Fleck, Head Coach - Minnesota

    This week on Inside The Headset we are featuring Minnesota Head Coach, PJ Flecks’s kickoff session speech from the 2020 AFCA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Coach Fleck discusses how he works to build a strong culture, the story behind his famous “Row the Boat” mantra, as well as five things he learned as a head coach.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    2020 AFCA Convention Playbook

    2020 AFCA Convention Playbook

    This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring the annual AFCA Convention Playbook. The AFCA's Mario Price and Mike Cross break down everything you need to know going into the 2020 AFCA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. They highlight the convention schedule, including what sessions they are looking forward to most, as well as different tips and tricks to help maximize your time in Nashville.

    • 51 min
    Willie Fritz, Head Coach - Tulane

    Willie Fritz, Head Coach - Tulane

    This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring the first-half of Tulane Head Coach, Willie Fritz's general session speech from the 2019 AFCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Coach Fritz breaks down his program's five-part, "Plan to Win" philosophy.

    • 16 min
    Justin Fuente, Head Coach - Virginia Tech

    Justin Fuente, Head Coach - Virginia Tech

    This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring Virginia Tech Head Coach, Justin Fuente's general session speech from the 2017 AFCA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Coach Fuente shares the importance of developing your players on and off the field, the crucial role strong leadership on your team, and what it means to be committed rather than involved.

    • 50 min
    Mike Gundy, Head Coach - Oklahoma State

    Mike Gundy, Head Coach - Oklahoma State

    This week on Inside The Headset we are featuring Oklahoma State Head Coach, Mike Gundy's general session speech from the 2017 AFCA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Coach Gundy shares how he got into coaching at Oklahoma State, how he keeps his players fresh all season long, and how his staff builds credibility with his players.

    • 58 min
    Ken Niumatalolo, Head Coach - Navy

    Ken Niumatalolo, Head Coach - Navy

    This week on Inside The Headset we have a special two part episode in honor fo the Army Navy game this up coming weekend. Part two features Navy Head Coach, Ken Niumatalolo's general session speech from the 2016 AFCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Coach Niumatalolo shares the importance of building a strong culture, the value of knowing the "who, how, and why" for your football program, and the importance of leading by example.

    • 59 min

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