Dante Scarnecchia, New England Patriots - Things I`ve Learned Along The Wayby COOL Clinic
Join former New England Patriots Offensive Line Coach Dante Scarnecchia as he breaks down some of the coaching lessons he’s learned in his 41 year career in the NFL.
Following his stories and advice, coaches have the opportunity to create stronger bonds with their teams and lean in on the role as a mentor that they build for their students/players.
This course focuses on the value of communication and what that means to each player on the team.
Coach Dante Scarnecchia begins by discussing the influence people have on others while also talking about ways to be a better coach.
He discusses the importance of communication on and off the field and the value of listening in a team environment.
He finishes his discussion by focusing on values as an assistant coach, including following the chain of command, putting in a true effort, and other similar principles. Ending his lessons with a prerecorded question & answers session.
Bob Wylie said of this clinic talk, “Every head coach should get this and watch it with their staff.”
Though it has no film or graphics, the lessons and details shared by Coach Scarnecchia make this a valuable resource for a coach at any level.
Dante Scarnecchia coached the New England Patriots offensive line for 36 seasons in the NFL. Scarnecchia attended Taft Junior College before transferring to California Western University in 1966, where he played football as an offensive lineman. Scarnecchia began his coaching career with his alma mater California Western University. He then moved to Iowa State University, and Southern Methodist University soon after. He then went to coach at the University of the Pacific before spending a year at Northern Arizona University.