Central Bucks West Football:Mission Statement Mission Statement: To establish an environment that offers student-athletes an opportunity to compete in an interscholastic program that supports the highest levels of commitment, personal growth, respect, enthusiasm, integrity, and excellence.
A Coaching Philosophy Brian Hensel Central Bucks HS – WestFootball
Who is Brian Hensel and how will his presence affect my son? • 20+ seasons of high character football coaching. • Experience at various educational settings including the collegiate and high school levels. • National Board Certified Science teacher • Currently teaching Chemistry and Forensic Science at CB West High School. • Integral member within the larger framework of the CB School District.
Who is Brian Hensel and how will his presence affect my son? • Organization, preparation, motivation, and personalization have defined my successes in both the classroom and the football field. • I will NEVER be outworked as a coach or teacher and as a result I refuse to ever be out-coached by the opposition. • I am fully committed to the pursuit of excellence that has long been the hallmark of Central Bucks Football.
Coaching Philosophy • Team Concept Above All Else • Goal-oriented • Roles for All Program Members • Enthusiasm • Individual Hard Work and Growth • Self-worth and Contribution • Sportsmanship and Respect • Progression and Repetition • Development and Improvement • Pride • T.I.D.E.
What is T.I.D.E.? • Dedication - Demonstrate a sense of purpose in all that is done. • Tempo - Keep the rate of activities appropriate for the situation. • Intensity - Exhibit an exceptional focus and concentration. • Enthusiasm - Have fun and enjoy the game of football!
Central Bucks West Football:Beliefs • Football at CB West will be a positive experience for everyone involved. • Sportsmanship will be a top priority in our football program. • Every member of this program will have a value and participation at some level will be the cornerstone to the success of our program. • Academics, athletics, and strong, healthy relationships are the foundation of building a successful school culture and will be interwoven into the fabric of our program.
Central Bucks West Football:Beliefs • All program members will be encouraged to contribute to our community beyond their own personal focus. • Wearing the colors and representing Central Bucks High School – West will be a positive endeavor, that leaves indelible, life-long memories. • The football program will demonstrate dedication, preparation, and competitive spirit at the highest possible level.
Individual Communication Plans • A. Communications with Players and Parents • Communication expected from Head Coach: • Coaching Philosophy • Expectations of individual players and the team as a whole • Locations and times for all workouts, practices, and contests • Team rules, guidelines, and expectations • Team participation requirements, such as practices, special equipment, off-season workouts, training, and opportunities • Lettering criteria
Individual Communication Plans • B. Communications with Players and Parents • Communication expected from Player: • Advanced notification of any scheduled conflicts • Immediate notification of injury or illness • Concerns expressed directly to position coach, then head coach • Communication expected from Parents: • Communication with college recruiters • Concerns expressed directly to the head coach, by appointment*
Individual Communication Plans • C. Communications with Players and Parents • Appropriate concerns to discuss with a coach: • Concerns you are having with your son’s behavior • Ways to help your son improve • The treatment of your son within the program • Inappropriate concerns to discuss with a coach: • Playing time • Team Strategy • Play Calling • Other student-athletes
Individual Communication Plans • D. Communications with Players and Parents • * Procedures for communicating concerns with a coach are as follows: • Encourage your child to speak directly with his position coach FIRST. Many times natters can be resolved in this manner. • Call the coach in advance to set up a meeting appointment. It is never recommended to attempt such a meeting as one is entering or leaving the practice or game field as these can often be emotionally charged times for all. • If a coach cannot be reached, contact the athletic director’s office to assist you in making an appointment for a meeting. • If the meeting with the coach does not provide a satisfactory resolution, call and set up an appointment with the head coach. • If the meeting with the head coach does not provide a satisfactory resolution, call and set up an appointment with the athletic director to discuss the situation.
Individual Communication Plans • E. Communications with Players and Parents • Expectations of Parents/Guardians: • Assist your child in establishing challenging, but realistic goals. • Make an emphasis of “Personal Improvement” and not on “Just Win”. • Promote team unity above individuality. • Provide a healthy environment for training and competition. • Provide the nutrition necessary to compete a high level. • Provide an example of respect for your son’s coaches. Communicate with them in a positive way and encourage others to do so. • Try your very best to control your emotions during and following games. • Cheer loud for your child as well as his teammates. • Continue to be a positive force in your child’s life. • Love your child after every game like the first time you held him in your arms.
Individual Communication Plans • F. Communications with College and University Recruiters: • Establish and maintain traditional mail and email links to all colleges and universities in the region as well as for those that have recruited the area and the school’s student-athletes. • Be truthful of student athlete’s ability levels to create a level of trust in the CB West football program. • Promote players who are suitable candidates for the recruiters and do not recommend those student-athletes that will not qualify or cannot compete at a specific level.
Individual Communication Plans • E. Communications with College and University Recruiters: • Make sure all players are aware of the NCAA Clearinghouse requirements for participating in an NCAA affiliated program. • Make sure all players are aware of your communication and recommendations to colleges and universities before their names are passed on to recruiters. • Encourage recruiters to invite players to camps and combines. • Encourage recruiters to set up appointments to meet with players and coaches in advance of their arrival at school.
Coaching Staff for 2014 Season Offensive Coordinator: Paul Winters Defensive Coordinator: Joe Wade Kicking Coordinator: Chuck Rocconi Assistants: Len Hulme, Gio Thomas, Brandon Gordon, Mike Hallman, Dan Pfeiffer, John Arena, and Frank Pacifico Head Freshman Coach: Greg Trimbur
2014 CB West Football Schedule Please visit the website at www.westfootball.com