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Inside the Headset: Brian Metz [PODCAST]

This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring Ohio University Tight Ends Coach, Brian Metz. Coach Metz shares his unique journey to collegiate coaching, discusses the importance of creating a game plan for networking, and highlights key reasons for establishing a growth mindset.

Brian Metz completed his first season as the Ohio football program’s tight ends coach in 2020 under 16th-year head coach Frank Solich. Metz spent the 2019 season as a graduate assistant at UNLV, working with the Rebels’ quarterbacks. Prior to UNLV, Metz worked as an offensive graduate assistant from 2016-18 with the Ohio football team. Metz spent the 2015 season at Memphis, where he served as an offensive intern working with the wide receivers.

  • [1:00] Start of interview
  • [1:28] Personal coaching journey
  • [4:16] Networking within the coaching profession
  • [7:47] Having a game plan for the AFCA convention
  • [12:41] Approaching convention without a job
  • [16:15] Creating a growth mindset
  • [19:58] Structuring your time to become a better coach
  • [22:29] Valuing influential relationships

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