Category Archive: Coach Jared Van Acker

Jul 24

Bobcat Legs’n’Lungs Summer Off-season Program

The countdown continues, with under one month left before we strap up the helmets and shoulder pads to begin the 2016 football season. Many coaches are finishing up their final phase of the off-season during the summer months. Conditioning and strength training will begin to be reduced in exchange for more fundamental drills and X’s …

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Jul 01

Spread Single-Wing Offense: Basic QB Run Plays

Traditionally, I have always been a Spread Wing-T offensive guy incorporating both versions of the two most powerful offenses on the high school level, the Spread and Wing-T offenses. However, over the last couple of years, my offensive philosophy has had to adapt to a couple of scenarios placed before my staff. First, we have …

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Sep 06

SHIELD PAT/FG

The 2013 football season is upon us and it’s time for some pigskin!  One thing I look forward too is the new and innovative schemes implemented by high school, college, and professional football teams. I have been somewhat considered a “new-age innovator” when it comes to my special team units. I have always been a …

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Jul 22

PRE-SEASON PEP

By: Jared Van Acker, Head  Coach Freedom High School, South Riding, Virginia I can smell it now, the fresh cut grass, the fresh scent of new field paint, and the bright lights on the practice field – football season is back! With the majority of states beginning practice in early August, I wanted to give …

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