Colts HC Frank Reich said he wants to improve on helping other coaches improve and holding them “accountable” going forward.
“One thing I definitely want to get better at is I think I can do a better job supporting the coaches in all three phases,” said Reich, via Kevin Bowen of 1075TheFan. “I felt like you gear so much energy and effort towards the players but part of being the head coach is coaching the coaches and holding the coaches accountable and being involved on every level as the head coach. I think I can do a better job there just giving coaches feedback along the way, encouragement along the way, observations. So that’s definitely one area that I think I can grow in.”
Reich mentioned that he wants their coaching staff to examine times their offense begins to struggle and study himself as a play-caller.
“Just taking a look back at some of those games. Trying to figure out, ‘Hey, when we get in a lull offensively, what gets us out of the lull?’ Studying those kinds of things as a play-caller and seeing it, ‘When we did this, that helped to get us out, or this didn’t work.’ What are those little things that gave us a spark? How can we do more of that? Those are a couple areas that I’ve looked at.”
Reich called their 7-9 finish in 2019 a “small step back” but that the organization continued to improve in other aspects.
“In some ways we took a small step back, but what I see and what I envision is while we took a step back as far as results, there are a lot of other things that made us better,” Reich says. “Having to go through the adversity that we went through, it helped us build in other ways that I think are going to help sustainable, long-term success.”
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