LSG Texas High School Football Coaches Show
Season 03 – Episode 16
The AUTHORITY on Texas High School Football!
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.
- Schools that played a role in Coach McBride’s career, including: Brownwood, Lewisville, Texas Tech University, Angelo State University, San Angelo Central, Magnolia, 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!
The 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.