Developing a Game Plan with Kenny Simpson & Cody Alexanderby Cody Alexander
The design of this course is to help coaches and staffs streamline their weekends and help with practice planning during the week.
Coach Simpson takes a Head Coach's and offensive approach detailing how he addresses game week and developing practice for the week. Detailed in Coach Simpson's part of the clinic are scouting tips, creating a practice plan and structure, how to get the ball to your best players, and developing film time for your athletes.
Coach Alexander approaches the clinic from a defensive perspective. Starting on Saturday, Coach A. details how to take the data from your opponent scout and create a cohesive plan for the week. Efficiency is king and Coach A. details ways to help create a streamlined plan using your entire staff. Vertical alignment, practice schedule, card building, and how to develop your data into a game plan is discussed.
Coach Simpson is currently the Head Football Coach at Southside High School, a 4A school in Arkansas. Taking over a program that had won eight games in five seasons and had been on a 20+ game losing streak, Simpson has led Southside to the playoffs for four consecutive seasons and won two conference titles in the past three seasons. For his efforts, he was named 4A-2 Conference Coach of the Year (2017), named to the as a finalist for Hooten's Coach of the Year (2017) and has been the All-Star Nominee for the 4A-2 (2016 and 2019). He was also selected to coach in the 1st FCA Texas-Arkansas All-Star Showdown (2020).
Coach Simpson wrote his first book in 2019. Another book is already in the works and will be available in 2020. Find A Way: What I Wish I'd Known When I Became A Head Football Coach, has already been a best seller on Amazon in several categories.
Coach Alexander is the author of MatchQuarters.com a site dedicated to the defensive side of the ball. Along with the website, Coach A. has written three books on defense, Cautious Aggression: Defending Modern Football, Hybrids: The Making of a Modern Defense, and most recently Match Quarters: A Modern Guidebook to Split-Field Coverages.