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Ohio State No. 1 in Preseason Amway Coaches Poll

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With all the talent returning to Columbus following a national championship, there wasn’t much doubt that Ohio State would open the 2015 season with the No.1 ranking in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll. The only question: Would the vote be unanimous? And now we have an answer — not quite. The Buckeyes were picked No. 1 on 62 of 64 ballots in the 2015 preseason Amway Coaches Poll, released Thursday. Second-ranked TCU and No .3 Alabama each claimed one first-pl...

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Grant Teaff to Step Aside as AFCA Executive Director

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Grant Teaff will be stepping aside as executive director of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) in February 2016. Under Teaff’s leadership, membership has increased eight-fold, a new national headquarters was built, as well as expanding the educational and professional development of thousands of members.

“I have been truly blessed to serve our great game and the coaching profession as executive director of the American Football Coaches Association,” Teaff said....

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AFCA to Partner with USA Football for Coaching Lessons

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The American Football Coaches Association, the American Football Coaches Foundation and USA Football have partnered to offer positive life lessons to coaches of all sports through a new webpage at The website, accentuates aspects of AFCA executive director, Grant Teaff’s book, A Coach’s Influence: Beyond the Game. Written in 2012, Teaff stresses the import...

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Greg Abel to Receive 2015 CEO Coach of the Year Award

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WACO, TEXAS – The American Football Coaches Foundation® today announced that Gregory E. Abel, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, is the 2015 recipient of its CEO Coach of the Year® Award.

This is the highest honor bestowed by the organization, whose inaugural recipient in 2006 was Jeffrey R. Immelt, the CEO of General Electric. Former Domino’s Pizza CEO David Brandon, former MidAmerican Energy Holdings CEO David Sokol, former HP CE...

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