8 STEPS TO BUILDING A PROGRAM-MARK FARLEYby #PoweredUp Clinics
ONE OF THE TOP D-1AA PROGRAMS THE PAST 10 YEARS.
STOP THE BLEEDING
Coach Farley is 110-9 when the opponent scored less than 20 points.
Everyone today is talking about OFFENSE, but you win with DEFENSE
What is the best way to stop a No Huddle, Hi Tempo Offense?
Where do 60% of the penalites come from?
What is the #1 penalty in football?
GET YOUR OWN QUARTERBACK
Won the National Title with a scrawny kid who had the weakest Arm of his 16-year coaching career
Presence and Leadership. You feel it. Don't Judge a book by its cover.
Where is the Best Place to Find Leaders?
This applies to Coach Staff and Weight Room.
Find a way to give ownership of the team to the players.
Driver's Ed: Coach Farley will let a captain or asst coach drive the car, but he is going to ride shotgun for awhile before letting him drive himself.
MANAGE THE MESSAGE
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Everyone says that they are going to make them Bigger, Faster, Stronger. But How?
Learn about mindset from an 8-time Coach of the Year
STICK TO YOUR PHILOSOPHY
Win with Toughness and Attitude. Find out how Coach Farley turns "silk" into "toughness
Coaches can evolve and change, but stick to your philosophy.
University of Northern Iowa – Head Coach
2005 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
2001, 2008 SEMI-FINALS
2003, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 QUARTER-FINALS
134-67 in his 16 years at the helm of the program.
2007 Led UNI to first perfect regular season in Gateway history
2007 Eddie Robinson Award; American Football Monthly FCS Coach of the Year; Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year finalist
2005 Northwest Region Coach of the Year
2001, 2007 AFCA Coach of Year; Gateway Bruce Craddock Coach of the Year
University of Northern Iowa, 1983-86
Three-year starter at inside linebacker for Northern Iowa. Led team in tackles and was Conference Defensive Player of the Year