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Joe McBride – LSG Texas High School Football Coaches Show

LSG Texas High School Football Coaches Show

Season 03 - Episode 16

The AUTHORITY on Texas High School Football! ™

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Chris Doelle sits down with Coppell ISD Athletic Director Joe McBride. In each episode of this groundbreaking series on Lone Star Gridiron, we celebrate the coaches that have made a difference in the lives of people around them.

Listen in as we discuss:

  • Schools that played a role in Coach McBride's career, including: Brownwood, Lewisville, Texas Tech University, Angelo State University,  San Angelo CentralMagnolia, Austin High, Lewisville Hebron, Frisco Liberty, Coppell, Dripping Springs,
  • Coach says he is who he is because of great men
  • Smaller colleges are a great learning ground for young coaches
  • How recruiting was different "back in the day"
  • How his recruiting trips led to great contacts
  • Learning offense and defense
  • Moves are often about much more than just the position and offer
  • Times when you "keep choppin' wood - wake up every day and put on your hard hat"
  • Missing the job of being a coach as Athletic Director
  • The freedom to play other important roles
  • There is no struggle between keeping good coaches and helping them get new gigs
  • The transition from focusing on the X's and O's to focusing on lives you touch
  • Kids can see if you're phony or real
  • The importance of the teenage years in these kid's lives
  • The games fade but the times with great men last forever
  • Coaches are needed more now than ever
  • How to share the value of football
  • Adversity will come but football will help you believe you can overcome those trials
  • Coach McBride's goals that yet remain
  • and much more!
  • COACHES: we want to hear your story as well.  If you are a current or former Texas high school football head coach, contact us and we will set up a time for your interview!

All I Need to Know I Learned From Texas High School FootballThe LSG Texas High School Football Coaches Show series is brought to you by the  book, All I Need to Know I Learned From My Texas High School Football Coach: A handbook of wisdom for parents, young people and yes, even coaches! by Ken Purcell and Chris Doelle.

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