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Title: Jason Mensing Head Football Coach Tecumseh High School 517-862-9511 wmensing@yahoo.com

Jason MensingHead Football Coach Tecumseh High
The Program A Total Double Wing System
  • The methods of program development for our Double
    Wing system are ideal, however, many youth
    programs and school systems have different
    philosophies and structures, it has been proven
    successful utilizing both methods. We feel
    blessed to have so many folks that are dedicated
    in having one philosophy for our entire community.

The Double Wing The Only Program System
  • Double Wing has been proven successful at all
  • Lower levels when well instructed can have
    increased success and in turn, an appreciation
    for the sport.
  • Skills develop overall athlete not just position
    specific fundamentals for positions they may or
    may not ever play.
  • Develop an appreciation for contact, not
  • Emphasis on TEAM and character development
  • Teaches the importance of Giving Glory

The Double Wing The Only Program System
  • Instructs coaches at all levels to teach
  • Benefits kids to have consistent year-to-year
  • Develop a Community Culture, this is what we do!
  • Educates greater number of community members on
    the philosophy of the system.
  • Young children can see what they do while
    watching Friday Night Heroes.
  • Coaches can easily switch levels.

Negatives to a Total Program
  • Double Wing does not require as much skill skill
    is needed at the top.
  • Must avoid the development of complacency
  • Must avoid pigeon holing kids into positions,
    one year a QB, next a guard.
  • Coaches who fail often blame the system.
  • Quarterback/Receiving Development
  • Punt Game Development
  • Must keep exciting steps for future.

The Youth ProgramStructure/Off-season
  • Tecumseh Youth Football community run.
  • President Eric Long, strong desire for total
    program development.
  • Four teams for two grades.
  • Community members/fathers coach.
  • Evaluation of participation
  • Sign-ups
  • Student Meetings
  • Varsity player involvement

The Youth ProgramStructure/Off-season
  • Open door policy for all coaches.
  • Clinics
  • Spring Clinic X and O on board
  • Fall Clinic practice in gym
  • Welcome to attend all practices and camps.
  • Varsity Liaison Dave Haesler
  • Two former Youth coaches have become our
    Freshman staff.
  • Coaching staff stays after one day a week.
  • Teams play on our game field coaches attend
    Saturday games.

Middle School
  • Varsity Program oversees M.S. Program.
  • Director of M.S. operations oversees his specific
  • Pressure on coaches to perform.
  • Coaches attend MHSFCA Clinic.
  • Coaches invited to all H.S. staff meetings.
  • Coaches welcome to come to Youth Coaching Clinics
  • Coaches welcome to all camps.

Middle School Player Recruitment
  • Two 7th grade teams, two 8th grade teams,
    encourages participation.
  • Egocentric age, they all play.
  • May Pep Rallies
  • August 1 Mail letter
  • Mid-August phone calls
  • Mid-August Equipment handout
  • End of August, practice begins parent meeting.

Middle SchoolPlayer Development
  • Middle-level Camp fun, evaluation period, and
    skill development.
  • Morning QB sessions
  • Weightlifting train balance and technique, 2
    days a week.
  • Practice/Teach
  • B.E.E.F.
  • Pull Steps
  • Bird-dog drills
  • Triangle drill

Middle School Player Development
  • Top 15-18 players on each team play defense
    defense develops first.
  • Two offensive units per team alternate series.
  • Three running backs per offensive unit
    developing 12 backs per grade level.
  • Develop running QB
  • 2 QB/FB per team developing 4 QB/FB per grade
  • Ideally, two full lines.
  • Still play competitively, teach them all, ONLY IN
    THE DW!

Youth/MS Playbooks
  • C-Gap Power, M.S. runs two variations.
  • D-Gap Power
  • Wedge
  • Counter
  • Striker
  • Roll Pass
  • Striker Pass, M.S. runs two variations.

Freshman Football
  • Three coaches, one team
  • Varsity staff oversees Freshman staff.
  • Head Freshman coach in charge of team and
  • Attend MHSFCA Clinic
  • Attend all H.S. staff meetings out of season.
  • Attend all summer Freshman workouts.
  • Run M.S. strength and conditioning program.
  • Tremendous pressure to perform.

Freshman Football Player Recruitment
  • Tough year, retention is huge!
  • Middle School Pep Rally in May.
  • Letter sent to all parents the following week
    with summer camp.
  • Summer weight room accountability program.
  • Strength Coach Joe Linde, Freshman Coach Dave
    Haesler run summer strength program. Build

Freshman FootballPlayer Recruitment/Development
  • Practice begins with Varsity/JV
  • Practice in evening for 3 intense hours, varsity
    coaches present to assist and build
  • Middle Level Camp fun, skill, and evaluation.
  • Morning QB sessions
  • Spring of Freshman-year footwork.

Freshman FootballPlayer Development
  • Top 1 to 3 players will be moved to the Junior
    Varsity level, Look for the physically mature.
  • Top 15-18 players play defense.
  • Two offensive units alternate series with
    coaching option late in games, prefer 6 WB
  • Build on basic skills taught in M.S.
  • Play to win games, play everyone

Freshman FootballPlaybook
  • All plays from M.S., plus
  • Rocket
  • Power Keep
  • Joker
  • Trap
  • All pass variations, welcome to use any run
    variations deemed necessary.

Junior Varsity Football
  • Everything is with the Varsity
  • Practice with Varsity
  • Coached by Varsity Coaches
  • All workouts/camps are together.
  • Necessary for proper evaluation of Varsity level

Junior Varsity FootballPlayer Development
  • Top 15-18 Players play defense
  • Top Offensive players play, plus rotators,
  • Ideally
  • 4-6 WB get carries
  • 2 FB play
  • 3 G, 3 T, 3 TE get reps.

Junior Varsity FootballPlaybook
  • Same as Varsity book
  • Less Variations
  • No Specials
  • Slower instructional pace.

Varsity Football
  • 5 Coaches including Head Coach, coach JV/Varsity.
  • Best players play, as many one way starters as
  • Year round program, work with and encourage kids
    to work hard all year round, (academically,
    socially, and athletically).
  • Meet twice monthly in winter months in

Varsity Football Player Development
  • Weight training program, Linde
  • Four phases
  • In-season
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Footwork Sessions
  • 9 Spring sessions, condition body for summer
    drill work.
  • Summer Camps
  • Tecumseh Camp
  • Prior to 7-on-7s
  • Petoskey Camp
  • Get away for team building

Varsity Football Player Development
  • Summer 7-Man drills
  • 7 lineman stay before/after weights to rep, play
  • 7-on-7
  • Attend 6 sessions, work on our stuff.
  • Quarterback Footwork
  • Feb. through summer
  • Parent Meeting/Equipment handout
  • Cover expectations for players
  • Cover expectations for parents.

Varsity FootballPlayer Development
  • Move up 1-3 Sophomores to develop for future,
    make sure they play.
  • Play as many young players as possible as often
    as possible for development.
  • Honor your Seniors
  • Team dinners every Wednesday
  • Parent Film Sessions every Tuesday.
  • Senior Speeches at Banquet
  • Highlight Video

Varsity FootballPlaybook
  • The entire book
  • Four Specials per week.
  • Always have something they dont know is coming.
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