ScoutTV: Professor Gill's Teaching Philosophy

Pop quizzes, checking notes, assigned seats — Spartan defensive line coach Ted Gill runs a disciplined learning environment as part of his coaching duties. GSN caught up with Coach Gill on media day and found out all about his classroom philosophy.

EAST LANSING — Ted Gill assigns seats according to position: tackles sit with tackles, ends with ends. He requires his players to take detailed notes, that he then checks. He makes them explain concepts in front of the group at the white board. His aim is to create a genuine classroom environment.

GSN caught up with the Spartan defensive line coach and learned the reasoning behind his rigorous teaching techniques and how such pedagogy helps mold players on the field.


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