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Napoleon Banks

Football Coach/Personal Athletic Coach


Innovative, high energy coach, experienced on cultivating hardworking and focused athletes and teams with an emphasis on perseverance. Excellent at teaching values of teamwork, commitment, discipline, respect, accountability and motivation required to achieve the highest levels of success. Dynamic interpersonal and communication skills, effective at interacting with players and people of diverse backgrounds.

Work experience

May 2012Nov 2013

Head Football Coach

West Adams Preparatory High School

Responsible for planning and developing a depleted football program that provided successful athletic/academic opportunities for players from diverse backgrounds with not a lot of football experience.

Implemented coaching philosophy to coaching staff to build a cohesive and comprehensive football program.

Mentored and monitored student-athletes in their academic performance to assure progress and success in the classroom.

Developed and managed the program budget and increased the budget through fundraising; spearheaded all team fundraising projects to provide new uniforms and equipment.

Responsible for program expenditures and managing equipment, supplies and uniform inventory.

Mar 2010Feb 2012

Quarterbacks Coach/Fitness Instructor

Santa Monica College

Recruited and met with prospective student-athletes to discuss their experience and goals. Was able to assist in bringing in local talented players.

Footwork, throwing in the pocket, throwing on the run and pass accuracy.

Lead team meetings and film sessions, watched practice and game film with quarterbacks and wide receivers. Film breakdown of defensive schemes.

Provided feedback on athletic ability of players and assisted player development. Installed pass offense, weekly practice and game scripts.

Fitness Instructor; taught a class to students emphasis on strength and conditioning, core and stretching exercises and circuit training.

Mar 2009Feb 2011

Varsity Assistant Football Coach (Quarterbacks)

Venice High School

Taught quarterbacks footwork drills and throwing mechanic drills. Proper 3, 5 & 7 step drops under center & out of the shotgun.

Drills to move in and around in the pocket and be balanced for better weight transfer & power on passes.

Pass accuracy and transitioning out of the hitch step to go through pass progression. Installed offense and weekly game scripts.

Lead quarterback meetings, watched video and taught defensive coverages and defensive strategies. Installed offense and weekly game scripts.

Mar 2008Mar 2009

Varsity Assistant Football Coach (Quarterbacks)

Narbonne High School

Created and ran up to date offensive drills. Proper 3, 5 & 7 step drops under center & out of the shotgun.

Move better in the pocket & be a threat when escaping the pocket. Throwing effectively on the run.

Taught quarterbacks proper footwork and throwing mechanics. To be balanced for better weight transfer & power on passes.

Watched film with quarterbacks to gain knowledge  of defensive schemes.

Taught how to pre snap read, recognizing & attack coverages. Popular disguises & blitzes used to confuse the quarterback.

Head Football Coach

Head Coaching perspective and assistant coaching agenda that takes to establish a successful program.



Aug 2003Present

Coaching Principles

American Sport Education Program (ASEP)
Training program from the supporting organizations for National Standards for Sport Coaches