My mission is to share my knowledge and experience with fellow coaches and athletes alike. The game of football has blessed me beyond my wildest dreams and now I am trying to pay it forward and give back to the game. Whether you are a coach or player, I will incorporate base fundamental teaching that will develop the necessary skills in order for you to improve your craft. I will help you build a solid foundation, and then apply a process for sustained learning and growth.
I am David Walker,
a veteran football coach who loves the game and has used it as a vehicle to shape and educate young people throughout my career. With over 20 years of coaching experience spanning High School, College, and professional level teams, including for the NFL Pro Bowl. I have been fortunate to work for and learn from several great coaches including Jim Caldwell, Dave Wannstedt, and South Florida high school legend Walt Frazier.
As a player, I was an all-league running back, captain at Syracuse University, and played for the Miami Dolphins. After my brief professional player stint, I traded my cleats for a clipboard, transitioning into coaching with Coach Frazier's staff at Carol City High School. My career then took me to college teams—Syracuse University and the University of Pittsburgh—before I joined the NFL to coach the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions. At least a dozen of my former college players went on to have careers in the NFL, including perennial Pro Bowler LeSean McCoy. Additionally, I have coached for multiple conference championship appearances, including the Fiesta Bowl, the Orange Bowl, and several playoff NFL games. Counting the AFC Conference Championship Game as one of these and falling just one game shy of the Super Bowl.
My coaching philosophy has always centered around my three F's: Firm, Flexible, and Fun. Firm enough to demand a player's best effort, flexible enough to treat each player as an individual and coach them accordingly, and the fun part is seeing personal growth both on and off the field in each player.
Listen to an interview with Coach Walker, Here.
Provide professional level coaching and insights on all aspects of the game of football. The journey will inspire, educate, and provide a blueprint for continual growth in individual coaches and staffs.
We help you with:
Organization - Develop your staff, practice plans, game plans, after action reports, player evaluation, winning the situations, motivation, leadership, and more
X's and O's - Installation and coaching points on specific concepts and plays in both run and pass game
Drills/Skills - Teaching progressions for position; taking the meeting to the field
Improvement - We will not implement our own system, but rather help you improve yours