The Virginia Tech Friday Q&A: Player Development Roles, ROE Campaign, And More

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Jafar Williams, Virginia Tech
On-field coaching is only a part of player development at Virginia Tech. (Will Stewart)

1) What are the coaching responsibilities for player development? i.e. – Position coaches vs coordinators vs. head coach. – vtbball80

Chris Coleman: Coordinators are really only involved in on-field player development with their own specific positions.  During individual drills, Brad Cornelsen is with his quarterbacks, and Justin Hamilton is with his safeties.  They have little to do with the player development of the other positions.  When it comes to the skills development of the individual players – such as route running by wide receivers, the footwork of the quarterback, or the hand placement of offensive linemen – that is 100% on the position coaches.

However, there’s a lot more to player development

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