Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

03.06.24 Memo Sifuentes’ Halftime Framework for Young Athletes

  Memo Sifuentes coaches the u14s (and formerly the u12s) at Austin FC’s Youth Academy. I always find him incredibly thoughtful and intentional about the teaching part of his job. We’ve been talking a bit over the past year about game day coaching: what to do to maximize long-term learning at halftime, in pregame talks, during…