Inside the Headset: Ryan Day

This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring Ohio State’s Head Coach, Ryan Day. Coach Day discusses his experience at previous conventions, being successful at a historic university, and maintaining efficiency within his football program.

Coach Ryan Day is currently in his 4th year as the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes football program. Coach Day will be leading his program as the 4th seeded team in this year’s College Football Playoff. At the conclusion of this season, Coach Day will have completed his 21st year of coaching football in the collegiate/professional ranks. He has seen success at Ohio State in the form of 2 Big Ten championships, and Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl victories, and 3 CFP appearances.

Show Notes:

1:22 Beginning

2:50 First Experience at Convention

3:55 What coaching stop was impactful on your career?

5:24 Difference in player relationships between NFL and collegiate level

6:57 What NFL experience have you translated to Ohio State

9:10 How do you handle pressure?

10:30 How do you keep guys invested?

12:50 How do you handle losing?

15:05 Halftime communication

16:56 Leadership Values

20:34 How have you developed as a leader?

25:50 Characteristics of an efficient staff

29:25 Hiring process for staff

32:25 Recruiting

36:24 Competition in the spring

38:50 When did you know you wanted to stay in coaching?

40:10 Conclusion

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