The Manny Matsakis Show is hosted by Manny Matsakis, who is the founder of American Football MonthlyTM, a blogger on his website (https://mannymatsakis.com/), and the current football coach of the Defiance College Yellow Jackets. Episodes of this podcast alternate from interviews with football professionals to others where Coach Matsakis analyzes and applies knowledge gained from a book, or some other type of media as it relates to American Football.
The Manny Matsakis Show encourages coaches and football enthusiasts to listen and gain profound knowledge that applies to “Winning on the Field & Optimizing Your Life!”
Episode 13: George Matsakis (University of North Texas)
Manny sat down with his brother, George Matsakis (University of North Texas), at the AFCA Conference in Nashville. They discuss George's career path and how he got into Football Operations. For coaches wondering about what goes into the administrative side of running a football program, this episode will definitely open your eyes to some of the things that goes into it.
Inside Access: Reading is Fundamental for Leadership
Special Report: The State of Football in America!
The Covid-19 Pandemic has taken a strong hold on our country, and football in the fall is slowly slipping away from a lot of different areas and leagues. On this episode, Manny sits down with Lynn Groll of Black Swamp Football, and Jerry Buti, the Athletic Director at Defiance High School. They discuss what is currently happening in Northwest Ohio at all levels of football, as well as around the country. A great listen to stay up to date on what's happening with fall football, as well as getting an inside perspective on how different places are dealing with the pandemic.
Inside Access: The Unfair Advantage of Aging
Episode 12: Dale Carlson (Program Creator)
Dale Carlson spoke with Manny at the 2020 AFCA Convention in Nashville about his career in college football. The former Head Coach at Tri-State (now Trine University), Ohio Dominican, and Valparaiso, Dale discusses what it's like starting programs from scratch and also walking into some different situations. This interview is a great listen for anyone wanting to know more about what goes into creating a successful program, and how to avoid some mistakes along the way.
Inside Access: Creating and Sustaining Rapid Growth
Coach Matsakis is a quality coach in every sense and his shows tell you everything you need to know about him. He can talk X’s and O’s but his bigger focus is the development/organization of self, his staff, and his players. Not just at football, but in life. You get all of that with his show.