Coach Mike Pence | 11U HC
Coach Mike has been coaching youth sports for the past 8 years, including football, soccer, and
basketball. His primary focus as a head coach has been football for the past 4 years, both flag and tackle, concentrating on player development across all experience levels. He guides players who have never played the sport before by instilling fundamentals first and a core understanding of the game. He challenges experienced players with more complex offensive and defensive theories, as well as encourages them to become mentors to less experienced players. Focus, Discipline, Effort is the mantra of every team he coaches.
Mike’s career background is in operations, management, and leadership. He translates these skills into his coaching style in numerous ways. He requires accountability from every player he coaches to themselves and the team as a whole. He approaches every practice and game with total commitment to improvement and demands the same of his players, always focusing on every opportunity for positive reinforcement. He uses his role as a mentor to his players to encourage them to develop their abilities as leaders.
An accomplished football player and multi-sport athlete in his younger days, Coach Mike enjoy every opportunity to live his passion for football while giving back to the community by guiding the next generation of student-athletes.