29 Resume Mistakes Every Coach Makes and How To Avoid Them

by Chris Fore
29 Resume Mistakes Every Coach Makes and How To Avoid Them


How great do you feel about your resume? 

The purpose of a resume is to get YOU in to the interview room.  Is it working?  Are you getting every interview you want?  Or are you not hearing back? 

Are you not hearing back because your resume isn't very good?  Avoid the common pitfalls and traps that many coaches make on their resumes with this course. 

Chris Fore of Eight Laces Consulting has been consulting coaches on the job search process since 2012.  His expertise in this area has helped many coaches at both the high school and college levels land positions they had previsouly been denied interviews for.  He has been hired by NCAA Division 1 basketball coaches, Candian Football League coaches, high school football coaches, NCAA coaches, and has represented clients in just about every sport known to man!

“When the right job opened up for me, I looked for the best support person I could find to make sure I would get an interview. Chris was able to help me organize my resume and supported me in producing an infographic that got my foot in the door. Thanks Chris!”  – Ian Shoemaker, Head Football Coach, Central Washington University

“Thanks to your advice and help in creating my resume, I’ve been hired as the Head Girls Basketball Coachat Westmont (IL) HS in suburban Chicago.   It took only 35 days from when you finalized my resume until the School Board approved my hiring!  Specifically, here’s why I know you played an important role in helping my resume get to the “top of the pile”: I had absolutely NO connection to anyone on the Search Committee.  Thanks again!”  – Jeff Pearson

Coach Fore shares many of his secrets to developing a dynamite resume in this tremendous course. 

Nobody in American knows more about coaching-specific resumes than Chris Fore.  Nobody has written more coach specific resumes than he has.  Take advantage of his education, background and real world experience in the resume business to help yourself build a dynamite, eye-catching resume.  

This course explains in detail how to navigate the most common errors on a resume, and how to avoid making those errors so that you can get into the interview room of your choice.

For just a few bucks, you just might find that next dream job you've always wanted!


The Coach


Chris Fore

Specializes in Special Teams and Job Search


Chris Fore is a veteran Athletic Director, Football Coach and Teacher from Southern California.  Currently, he teaches Special Education at Sultana High School, and also serves as the Varsity Football Special Teams Coordinator.  Fore also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Kinesiology program at Azusa Pacific University where he teaches Leadership and Administration of Athletic Programs in the graduate program.

He has coached high school football for sixteen years (eight as a Head Varsity Coach), and has been an Athletic Director for six.  His education includes: a Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration, Education Specialist Credential (CA), and a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies.  He has also earned an Administrative Services Credential in California, allowing him to become an Administrator.  

Fore has earned the Certified Athletic Administrator distinction from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  He has served on the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Football Coach’s Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the Boards of both the California Coaches Association and Southern California Football Coaches Association.

Since August of 2016 Fore writes a weekly column called “Coaches Corner” for Max Preps, America’s #1 source for high school sports.  Coaches Choice published his first book: Building Championship Caliber Football Programs in 2013, and his second book Shield Punt in 2018.  Fore’s third book, An Insider’s Guide To Scoring Your Next Coaching Job, gives readers a blueprint for securing a job in the field of athletics.

He has also published several manuals that have helped coaches in building their programs, and navigate the job search process:  Outside The Lines Manual For Football Coaches,Outside The Lines Manual for Athletic Directors, and the Shield Punt E Clinic.  You can find each of these items at

Fore has been solicited to write for national magazines such as National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, Coach and Athletic Director, and American Football Coaches Association.  He has also been featured in articles on some of football’s best websites: Football Scoop, X and O Labs, Coach XO, My CoachBook and more.  Fore has been a guest on High School Football America’s radio show, as well as Fox Sports AM 570 Los Angeles, San Diego’s Mighty 1090, and has also appeared multiple times on

Because of his strong background, training and experience in high school athletics, Coach Fore has been called as an expert witness in several different lawsuits regarding concussions, equipment, and athletic eligibility.

Chris married Christine in 2004, and they have three elementary aged children.  The Fores reside in Apple Valley, California.

Ratings and Reviews (0)

This Course Includes

24 hours on-demand video
Streaming from mobile and TV
Lifetime access
Certificate of completion
100% money back guarantee

Course Info

Rating: (0)
Caterory: Coach Development/Career Advancement
Bookings: 121
Videos: 11