States… and Goodbye

by June 16, 2014, 6:05am 2

Jackson takes a long look at States in his last blog post of the season. Saying goodbye isn’t easy when you spend more time with the team you coach than you do with your friends.

175 Grams: Savages

by June 4, 2014, 9:10am 2

AP exams rule all as Jackson’s team readies for States.

175 Grams: The Running Game

by May 27, 2014, 7:32am 7

As his team gets closer to States, Jackson explains a throwing drill that gives kids a feel for how big a margin for error they’re working with.

I Got This

by May 22, 2014, 9:09am 2

When the conditions aren’t fun or your team’s energy is low, somebody’s gotta step up. Who’s your team’s I Got This?

175 Grams: No More Tournaments

by May 13, 2014, 8:55am 22

Jackson thinks tournaments should be a thing of the past for young ultimate players. Find out why in this week’s 175 Grams.

175 Grams: The Foul Monster

by May 6, 2014, 7:15am 1

Teaching kids the rules and how to apply them on the field is tough business. This week’s 175 Grams includes a look at how to do it, along with recaps of Varsity and JV’s recent games and bear talk.

175 Grams: Rivalry and Romance

by April 25, 2014, 9:05am 4

Jackson on teaching zone to his JV team, stepping up to beat a rival, and just about the cutest little prom story we’ve ever heard.

175 Grams: Thursday Night Lights

by April 14, 2014, 4:34am 0

One of Jackson’s star players didn’t quit this winter. He just took a hiatus because he really hates the cold. Get your weekly dose of 175 Grams to keep up with the joys of coaching high school.

About 175 Grams

In his series about building a high school team, Jackson Dolan will explore the challenges and triumphs of being a new coach.