Articles by: Sonny Wolfe

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WOLFE: So You Wanna Play Quarterback?

July 21, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Who should play this complex position? Many (including me) feel that quarterback is the most difficult and exhilarating position to play, of any position, in any sport. Furthermore the QB is often times the most important member of the team. A quote by hall of fame coach Bud Grant, perfectlyRead More

WOLFE: Bengals/Bears Camps – “Inside Stuff”

WOLFE: Bengals/Bears Camps – “Inside Stuff”

July 14, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The previous two articles included what might be described as football specific info. The following anecdotes did not fit into those pieces. They are in no specific order, but were all major discussion items on the long long, Chicago to Montreal return trip.

Wolfe (2): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

Wolfe (2): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

July 10, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

This is part 2 to the Football Coaching Fraternity. To view part 1, CLICK HERE.

WOLFE (1): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

WOLFE (1): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

July 7, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

To be a great coach one has to be a great teacher – coaching is teaching. To be a great teacher one has to be a great student. In this case, I am referring to being a student of the game of football. As I often tell our players; footballRead More

WOLFE: “Coaching is coaching at any level”, high school versus university

WOLFE: “Coaching is coaching at any level”, high school versus university

June 25, 2017 at 8:34 amby 0 comments

My experience at the high school level is restricted to 4 years; while I coached college age athletes 45 years. Not being a great mathematician, I believe that is approximately a 10 to 1 ratio in favour of the older group. I had always looked forward to coaching at aRead More

WOLFE: Does football face a dwindling numbers problem?

WOLFE: Does football face a dwindling numbers problem?

June 9, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

During my second coaching tenure at McGill, at a social meeting that included coaches of various sports; the discussion turned to the sports being played by the province’s best athletes. What sports were being chosen by the biggest, fastest, and strongest?

WOLFE: Sherbrooke’s American Connection

WOLFE: Sherbrooke’s American Connection

May 31, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

How did the University of Sherbrooke recruit and get commitments from three talented athletes who hail from the state of Florida? That was the question I asked the new head coach of Sherbooke Vert et Or. was on his way to Montreal with his assistant coaches, to visit and recruitRead More

WOLFE: Levis-Lauzon and International Connections

WOLFE: Levis-Lauzon and International Connections

May 26, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

This is a two-part report; it starts with a game played on May 21. The game, “La Classique Quebec-USA”, is an annual meeting of Les Faucons de Lévis-Lauzon (Cégep division 1) and a US team from the Division 3 Empire 8 Athletic Conference. This year’s opponent, the Utica College Pioneers.Read More

Tim Hortons All-Star Game 2017

WOLFE [RECAP]: 2017 Tim Hortons All-Star game top performers

May 13, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

.@TimHortons All-Star Game: ✅. Team @JC_Beaulieu wins it! #AlsMTL pic.twitter.com/oE98Mr1T6T — #AlsMTL (@MTLAlouettes) May 7, 2017 2017 Tim Hortons All-Star Game The Tim Hortons Classic; an all star game for the best secondary four players in the province of Quebec, was held Sunday May 7th. The players had three practices;Read More

WOLFE: Recruited Player – How Do I Decide – Part 2

WOLFE: Recruited Player – How Do I Decide – Part 2

May 9, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

This the second part of how a recruited athlete can insure he has investigated the issues most important to him as he looks at various university options. Part 1 centered on some of the more “social” aspects of the decision – location, school size, community size, residence (residence life); asRead More

WOLFE: Recruited Player – How Do I Decide??

WOLFE: Recruited Player – How Do I Decide??

April 27, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Having spent approximately 40 years coaching at the university level, I have great respect for the importance of recruiting. From the university’s perspective; recruiting effectively is the primary requirement of all successful teams. From an athlete’s perspective making the best possible choice of school is necessary to thrive and enjoyRead More

WOLFE: The Quebec Advantage

WOLFE: The Quebec Advantage

March 24, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Why have Quebec University teams won 9 of the last 14 Vanier Cups and 4 of the last 5? Many, perhaps most fans would look to the huge budgets of Laval and Universite de Montreal. Can you buy a championship? Perhaps not, but money certainly helps. Laval and Montreal haveRead More

 
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