Now Available: Coaching Canadian Football
Comprehensive coverage of the 12-player Canadian game
Being a successful football coach requires proficiency in the Xs and Os and the techniques and tactics of the game. It also requires the ability to manage off-the-field tasks critical to a well-organized, high-performing program.
With Coaching Canadian Football, you’ll expand your knowledge of every aspect of coaching and emerge as a more complete and effective coach. written by coaches for coaches, Coaching Canadian Football represents the collective knowledge and experience of Canadian football’s most respected and renowned coaches, as selected by Football Canada. Each coach shares personal insights, strategies, and advice, addressing all facets of the 12-man player game.
About the editors
Football Canada is the national governing body of Canadian amateur football, which represents tackle, touch, and flag components, including players, coaches, officials, and administrators. Football Canada’s mission is to initiate, sustain, and encourage programs, services, and activities targeted at all levels, from the novice to the elite, that foster safe and ethical participation in amateur football.
Football Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) provides coaches the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge of coaching tactics, player development, strength and conditioning, and leadership. Football Canada’s membership of nearly 7,500 Canadian coaches participate in the NCCP and its Safe Contact program.
Ryan Hall has spent several decades as a high school teacher (English, psychology, and physical education) and football coach. Hall has coached at every level of the sport, from youth flag football to Football Canada’s under-20 junior national team. He has coaching experience with organizations such as Football Saskatchewan, Football Canada, the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association, and Regina Minor Football. Hall is also a National Coach Certification Program (NCCP) master learning facilitator in the areas of competition introduction, competition development, and safe contact. In 2015, he received Football Saskatchewan’s Darcy Bussee Award for lifetime contribution to coaching in Saskatchewan. In 2007, he garnered the Outstanding Coach Award from the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association.
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