2 Oakridge High School Background and Foundation Division 5 Enrollment 531 (No School of Choice Students)18 Conference Championships – 19 Playoffs Appearances 3 State ChampionshipsIt Starts with Head Coach Jack Schugars and the Program he has build.Great Staff and Support Staff. Surrounded by Loyal People.Winning – We believe and so do our Players!2
3 Defensive Philosophy Keep it simple Know your position (alignment, technique, and responsibility)Know the weakness of the defense.Know your opponentStunt as little as possibleGet to the ball and make the play3
5 PREPARATION Scouting – Jim Smith (4 to 5 films on each opponent) We expect our players to study film.Jim or I will break down the films (by hand)I compile the Tendencies by formation. Draw up plays.The staff meets to discuss defense.In practice we rep & reinforce, rep & reinforce the opponent offense.
6 TEAM TACKLING Proper technique 2 days / week Four Stations – four coaches1. Sideline Tackling2. Open field tackling3. Tackling Dummy4. Agile hole tackling1/2 minute / station – Total 6 to 8 minutesSubstitute pursuit drills on days not tackling
7 GROUP DEFENSE 20 Minute period Base sets, formations, and keys Alignment and CoverageD – Line, Linebackers, and D – Backs at technique stationsBagologyReads & key drills with all playersScript plays for scout team
8 TEAM DEFENSE 25 – 30 minute time period Script all plays include punt blocks and P.A.T.Tendency plays, routes, situational, down and distance, and specialsLearn adjustments and stunts