September 26, 2012 - November 17, 201211:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: UNF University Center
For all of you avid football fans, get the real story from someone who has firsthand knowledge of the inner workings of football. This course provides insights from the coaching perspective into the strategies behind the game. An overall discussion of coaching philosophy, organizations and management styles is followed by detailed descriptions of the three major teams—offense, defense and special. When discussing offense, Coach Pasquale covers terminology, cadence, formations, personnel and use of films and tape. On defense he explains the terminology, position groups, use of personnel, types of defenses and film/tape usage. Special teams include a discussion of the strong convictions of team members, coordination with the head coach, personnel placement, evolution of staff and the use of film/tape. Pasquale also describes general team issues such as off-season training, scouting, the draft, trainers, facilities, travel arrangements and salary cap management. Participants gain a full understanding of the game of football. “Hike!”
Course Fee: $25
Larry Pasquale, a former American and Canadian football coach, spent 39 years coaching football with multiple teams in the NFL, CFL and several colleges and high schools. Regarded as one of the most respected special teams’ coaches in the NFL, he earned Special Teams Coach of the Year honors. After retiring from coaching, Larry enjoyed an eight-year career as a television and radio sports broadcaster. He was an analyst for the New York Jets and the YES Network, including a weekly “Coach’s Class” video segment and the Jets and Giants game plans column on YES Network.com.
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