5 Podcasts Designed for Football Coaches


In a world full of cell phone rings and social media notifications, it can be hard to stay up to date on helpful or interesting coaching content. So, our team at Guardian put together a list of our favorite coaching podcasts that help you level up as a coach and leader. Check out the list below of some of our favorite podcasts to keep you sharp on and off the field!   

Coach and Coordinator Podcast

Former High School Coach, Keith Grabowski, interviews head coaches, coordinators, and professional athletes about their football insights. With guests such as James Franklin, Mack Brown, and Matt Rhule, each podcast has a handful of tangible takeaways for the field. 

Inside the Headset with AFCA

If you are a football coach on any level, you’ve probably heard of The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). AFCA provides professional development and educational resources for coaches across the nation. Check out the Inside the Headset podcast to hear a breakdown of Xs and Os from coaches at prestigious programs like the New York Jets, Green Bay Packers, Stanford, Notre Dame, and many more!  

Coach and Doc Podcast

The Coach and Doc Podcast features Oxford (MS) High School Football coach, Chris Cutcliffe and University of Mississippi professor, Dr. Hunter Taylor. In fall of 2017, Coach Cutcliffe and Dr. Taylor gathered weekly to explore ways on how to improve the Oxford football program. Using improvement science methods, the team won the 6A state championship two years later and Cutcliffe won Mississippi Coach of the Year. The podcast is packed full of techniques on how to build long term success in teams.

Run the Power : A Football Coach’s Podcast

The “Run the Power” show is a podcast made by football coaches for football coaches. Coach Rowdy Harper and Coach Brady Walz love talking football and speak the language fluently.  Check out the podcast to learn how to better game plan for the run game, design state championship offensives, and build mental performance and mindset in players. 

Compete with the Stack Podcast

Compete with the Stack podcast is designed for defensive coaches wanting to gain an advantage on the field. Hosted by Grayson (GA) High School Head Football Coach, Adam Carter, the podcast gives overview to philosophies, strategies, and schemes used by coaches to build successful and dominant football programs.

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