Author Archives for Rick Stewart


November 25, 2015 10:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In my defense the outside linebackers are critical…just as important as the safeties in the 4-3.  The small difference is this:  In the 3-4, they are asked to come up & play on the LOS vs TE sets.  They can be overmatched in this scenario.  In... View More

Off Season Strength and Conditioning

November 15, 2015 9:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

15,484 high schools played 11, 9, 8, or 6-man tackle football in 2014.  Over 1.1 million boys and 1,698 girls participated, more than double the next closest sport, basketball.  All participation numbers are available on the National Federation of High Schools website.  Maxpreps lists a... View More

Wing T at 4th grade level

November 15, 2015 6:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Coach Stewart, I want to thank you for making the Youth Pistol Wing T series of DVDs. They are awesome and have helped me a ton.  I also want to thank you for offering your email for coaches to reach out to you, as well... View More

Some Ideas to Balance Coaching and Family

March 8, 2015 3:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Any dedicated coach struggles with balancing the demands of coaching with family responsibilities.  Running a football program with 150-250 players and 10-20 adult coaches is a full-time job, especially when you add on managing a booster club and connecting with youth teams.  Even the off... View More