Georgia Tech Head Football Coach Paul Johnson’s Teaching Progression on the Triple Option: Part One

Georgia Tech Head Football Coach Paul Johnson’s Teaching Progression on the Triple Option: Part One


Part One: Install the Rules

Playside Receiver- Stalk Deep Defender (Block for Pitch)

Playside A- Dropstep-Crossover-Block Run Support

Playside Tackle- Easiest Release for Mike 

Playside Guard- Base to Ace

Center- Playside A-gap

Backside Guard- Backside A-gap (Scoop)

Backside Tackle- Backside B-gap  (Scoop)

Backside A- Pitch

Backside Receiver- Cutoff

B- Mesh Track.  1. 1st step at Playside Guard; 2. run through ball; 3. Read block of 1st Defensive Lineman inside the read.

Quarterback- 1. Open and get two steps in the ground; 2. make read; 3. step around; 4. get downhill.


 

 

Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of the Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cellacollege and high school level.  


Over the last five years, Dr. Cella assisted in the turnaround of numerous high school football programs through his triple option-based camp system. Just months after Dr. Cella served as camp director, Cashmere (WA) and Timmonsville (SC) went to the state semifinals, Bayfield (CO) went to the state championship game, and Falls City (TX) won their first regional and first state championship in school history.


In addition, Hereford (MD), Johnson (NJ), Lakewood (SC), Petaluma (CA), Piedra Vista (NM), Poland (ME), Riverwood (GA), San Benito (CA), Seminole County (GA), and Temple City (CA) posted drastic turnarounds just months after Dr. Cella served as their camp director.


Dr. Cella possesses four degrees with an A.S. in Education, a B.S. in English, a M.Ed in Information Technology, and a Psy.D in Psychology, Sport Performance Psychology.  Both the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy and the Triple Option Football Academy are governed by AFSSMCA, LLC.  At the heart of the American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA) and the Triple Option Football Academy is the mission to lead the high-performance football environment through sports science and mental conditioning coaching practices.