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Lessons from the Field: Insights from Pete Costanza’s Football Coaching Journey

Justin Titchenell and Coach Pete Costanza, the pass game coordinator for the Toronto Argonauts, recently sat down for an engaging discussion on Episode 53 of First Down by CoachTools. This episode delves deep into Coach Costanza’s illustrious career in football coaching. They spoke about the life lessons both have gleaned from their experiences in the… Read More »

Football Player Grading: Embracing CoachTools Over Traditional Player Grading

Football player grading software for coaches.

As football coaches, it’s our job is to set players up for success – both on and off the field. Now more than ever, football coaches have information and countless tools at our fingertips to make our jobs easier. CoachTools is another resource that many innovative high school and small college coaches are embracing to… Read More »

Monte Vista Christian (CA) Head Football Coach: Spencer Ferrari-Wood

Football Player Grading

On Episode 51 of First Down by CoachTools, the founder of CoachTools football player grading software, Justin Titchenell, had a conversation with Spencer Ferrari-Wood, the head football coach at Monte Vista Christian near Santa Cruz, California. Episode 51 offered a deep dive into Coach Ferrari-Wood’s rich background in football, his transition from playing to coaching,… Read More »

Winning Strategies: Merging Sports and Business with Nick Lord

NOCAP Sports

On Episode 49 of First Down by CoachTools, Justin Titchenell spoke with NO CAP Sports CEO, Nick Lord. Nick is a rising entrepreneur and alumnus of Gettysburg College basketball. Nick and Justin spoke about the parallels between college athletics and entrepreneurship. As the founder of NOCAP Sports, Nick brings a unique perspective, blending his experience… Read More »

LockedIn Athlete CEO: Austyn Carta-Samuels on Athlete Development – Episode 42 of First Down

On Episode 42 of “First Down by CoachTools,” Justin engaged with Coach Austyn Carta-Samuels, shedding light on his journey as CEO of LockedIn Athlete. Carta-Samuels spoke about being a major proponent of focusing on athlete development, starting at a young age. Journey from Player to Coach Austyn’s football roots began at Wyoming University. Despite early… Read More »