- Travis Haney, ESPN Staff Writer
Spring ball is in session throughout the country, and it’s a vitally important time for new coordinators.
They were brought on board to help teams where they were lagging, or possibly to sustain what those before them had established. In either case, the spring represents the first time to get on the field with their new personnel.
The coordinators will learn by seeing what they have (or do not have). And the players will learn both a new language and new scheme.
Both sides get only one crack at a first impression.
The following is the top priority that needs to be addressed this spring by each of the country's top 10 new coordinator hires: