Key Football Power Foods for Natural Energy

Broccoli benefits

We tell our athletes all the time that their body will only run as good as the food they put into it. For me coaching football goes well beyond the X’s and O’s- we are life coaches. We want what is best for our athletes in the classroom, with family, with HEALTH, and in football. Here are some uncommon foods that your players can eat that will inject a boost of clean and natural energy. I recommend having your child try these foods if they haven’t already. You might be surprised, they may actually like them.

Key Football Power Foods for Natural Energy

Kidney Beans 

Athletes will benefit from this nutrient dense super food, high in fiber, plant protein. The iron found in kidney beans plays a role in healthy bones.


Loaded with beta-carotene broccoli is considered one of the most nutrient-rich powerhouse foods your kids can eat.  Lutein found in broccoli helps support and maintain children’s vision.


A true vitamin and nutrient powerhouse, loaded with potassium that is good for athlete’s energy. The healthy fats found in avocados helps kids absorb nutrients from other foods.


Possessing important nutrients such as phosphorous, artichokes are an idea food for strengthening bones. Vitamin K found in this food has been found to boost cognitive abilities.

Play Action Passing Off of Zone- Double Post Concept 

No Offensive system is complete without some type of Play Action Passing schemes. These play action shots are designed to not only keep the defensive players out of the box, but also take shots and make big plays when the Offense needs them.

5 Powerful Run Plays out of the Spread Formations

When you tell a youth football coach you run ‘spread’ they automatically think you’re all about throwing the football. Just because you spread the field doesn’t mean you can’t have a physical run game.

Scouting Opponent’s Defense-What to Look For

When you go to break down a future opponent there are a variety of different things that you can look at as you prepare your game plan. Regardless of your style of offense, there are a few basic things that stay consistent as you are evaluating future opponents.