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Middletown High School
200 Schoolhouse Drive
Middletown, MD 21769
Phone: 240-236-7400
Fax: 240-236-7450

Coaches' Corner

"Coaches who can outline plays on a blackboard are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate."
- Vince Lombardi
Shepherd University athletic director Karl Wolf provided our students with a behind-the-scenes tour of the university's athletic facilities.


Students enrolled in the Introduction to Athletic Coaching class will participate in a variety of activities:
  • Learn about effective coaches
  • Identify your leadership style
  • Develop a coaching philosophy
  • Work with youth leagues
  • Participate in field trips to colleges
  • Plan practice sessions
  • Teach fundamental skills
  • Create a plan for your season
  • Motivate your student-athletes
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations
  • Develop nutritional plans
  • Create off-season training programs
  • Learn safety and first aid
  • Prepare scouting reports

Introduction to Athletic Coaching