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Episode 70: Getting Ready for the 2021 Spring Season

With the 2021 Spring Season fast approaching, Coach Matsakis discusses the latest happenings with the Yellow Jackets in an interview with Lynn Groll. They touch on topics of weightlifting and training camp, the schedule and outlook for the season, and being on the maintenance department’s good side to help out with the facilities. A little more than a month away from week 1, start keeping up with what’s happening around the DC football program!

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Navigational Highlights

[0:00] Show Intro and Sponsors

[1:31] Coach Matsakis and Lynn Groll get right into it

[1:50] The upcoming schedule and plans for the Yellow Jackets

[2:49] What the weightlifting and player development program looks like when the players are back on campus

[4:49] Keeping the maintenance crew on speed dial and preparing for the cold weather

[6:23] Coach Matsakis discusses where he thinks the team is at after the fall

[8:29] What are the strengths of the team and how are they approaching the season mentally

[11:02] How weather may effect the way the team plays

[16:25] Will there be scrimmages leading into the season and how the HCAC is handling the schedule

[18:05] Covid protocols and what that looks like for the spring

[19:09] How the fall will look in 2021 after playing a full season in the spring

[23:42] Old school ways of coaching in today’s era; Lynn tells a story about a local high school coach

[26:48] Show Outro

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