Tutorials

Learn how to use Coach's Office football software

Dashboard

This tutorial explains how to open the Coach's Office software programs.

Chalkboard

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The following is a list of individual mp4 videos hosted on our YouTube Channel. Click a link, and a new window will open to play the video, leaving this Tutorial page open for a quick return. When the selected video is finished, YouTube autoplay starts the next video in our "chalkboard playlist."

1-chalkboard intro: all plays start with the chalkboard (Time 1:54) Play Video

2-chalkboard: offense (Time 3:11) Play Video

3-chalkboard: save and delete (Time 2:09) Play Video

4-chalkboard: working with file names (Time 2:39) Play Video

5-chalkboard defense: fronts & coverages (Time 2:20) Play Video

6-chalkboard: drawing tools intro (Time 0:59) Play Video

7-chalkboard: predefined routes (Time 2:39) Play Video

8-chalkboard: connect-the-dot routes(Time 2:46) Play Video

9-chalkboard: complex routes (Time 1:13) Play Video

10-chalkboard: editing tools (Time 3:03) Play Video

11-chalkboard: drawing blocks (Time 3:41) Play Video

12-chalkboard: 3 independent files - offense, front, coverage (Time 0:52) Play Video

13-chalkboard: change player font (Time 1:11) Play Video

14-chalkboard: flip offense and defense (Time 0:55) Play Video

15-chalkboard: print a single play card (Time 1:56) Play Video

Creating an offense and defense for 12-man Canadian football is easy with these simple instructions.
Learn to copy & paste routes, rotate blocks, zoom in on play box, position plays in play box, resize and move text box.

Playbook

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The following is a list of individual mp4 videos hosted on our YouTube Channel. Click a link, and a new window will open to play the video, leaving this Tutorial page open for a quick return. When the selected video is finished, YouTube autoplay starts the next video in our "playbook playlist."

1-playbook introduction (Time 1:39) Play Video

2-playbook: chapters and pages (Time 1:25) Play Video

3-playbook: define boxes and name page (Time 2:49) Play Video

4-playbook: enter plays on page and edit them (Time 2:54) Play Video

5-playbook: word processing text (Time 1:35) Play Video

6-playbook: print (Time 1:45) Play Video

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The following is a list of individual mp4 videos hosted on our YouTube Channel. Click a link, and a new window will open to play the video, leaving this Tutorial page open for a quick return. When the selected video is finished, YouTube autoplay starts the next video in our "playbook playlist."

7-playbook: changing the box type - play & word (Time 1:39) Play Video

8-playbook: increase size of play inside box - zoom (Time 4:48) Play Video

9.1-playbook: floating text box over a play box - T tool (Time 5:04) Play Video

9.2-playbook: managing multiple text boxes over plays (Time 2:02) Play Video

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The following is a list of individual mp4 videos hosted on our YouTube Channel. Click a link, and a new window will open to play the video, leaving this Tutorial page open for a quick return. When the selected video is finished, YouTube autoplay starts the next video in our "playbook playlist."

10.1-playbook: wristbands to print sheets to insert into player wristband (Time 5:27) Play Video

10.2-playbook: custom create your own wristbands using the table function (Time 3:01) Play Video

The customize video is a good example of how to use the table function and word processing.

10.3-playbook: print wristbands (Time 0:37) Play Video

Create multi-purpose tables right in your playbook.
Learn how to use the Playbook Utility to move pages and chapters.
Print your playbook pages to a PDF and distribute electronically, print on another computer, or display on an iPad.
Use the pro playbook template builder to create customized page templates or modify existing ones.
The PDF file is similar to the video but includes an additional section on custom presentation templates.

Script

In the script tutorial, learn how to script weekly practices and print the practice script and play cards.

Presentations

This tutorial gives instructions on creating and showing a slideshow presentation of the playbook. The presentation is created in the playbook and shown in the slideshow (in Coach's Office).
Use the slideshow ACI to save pages and/or plays in the playbook to Hudl.
This tutorial gives detailed instructions on how to attach video clips to Coach's Office playbook pages and play them in the slideshow.

Utilities

Keep an external backup of your Coach's Office database files: chalkboard, playbook (with wristbands, custom templates), script.