Home → Competitive → Football → Coaching Football Assist Hudl Coaching Recap: Hudl Beta Roundtable Aug 31, 2020 2 Min Read We gathered top high school football minds to talk about the new beta that is supercharging the way coaches scout. On Aug. 26, we held a live roundtable for nearly 150 coaches to walk through our new Hudl Beta. With the help of a decorated panel, led by Chris “Coach Vass” Vasseur, we explained how the beta works and covered best practices. Intro: Our Story and How You Can Get Started Nate PattersonHudl Patterson, one of the lead architects of the Beta, talks about how we came up with the idea and the best ways to start using it. Nate Patterson from Hudl on Vimeo. How Coach Vass Changed his Workflow Chris VasseurCoach Vass Football Coach Vass shows how much time he’s saving, how easy it is to make playlists, and how the smallest details add up to enhance your analysis experience. “All these tiny things, when you put it all together, the time I saved was fantastic,” he says. Chris Vasseur from Hudl on Vimeo. Whittling It All Down Jeremy FisherBeechwood High SchoolFort Mitchell, Ky. Fisher, a finance techie by day and defensive coach by night, gave us a peek at his elaborate system of football data tracking. Then he showed us how he uses it all in the Hudl Beta. Jeremy Fisher from Hudl on Vimeo. What the Efficiency Column Reveals Adam DonnellyLake Mary High SchoolLake Mary, Fla. Donnelly wasn’t happy with what the efficiency numbers told him about his team’s third-down performance. He concluded: They were living and dying by the big play.They weren’t putting themselves in great distance situations.He needed to reevaluate his own playcalling. “If you don’t think I’ve talked about that at every workout since then,” he said. “This is awful. I was embarrassed to look it up. But I was glad to have that information.” Adam Donnelly from Hudl on Vimeo. Understanding Value of Tendencies by Quarter Freezy SmallsDallas, Texas Smalls, an alpha tester for the Hudl Beta, didn’t always consider looking at tendency data by quarter before this beta. Now he’s seen the light. Freezy Smalls from Hudl on Vimeo. The Scouting Checklist Coach Vass Vass shares and explains his ultimate scouting checklist for getting the most out of this new tool. Chris Vasseur 2 from Hudl on Vimeo. It’s Saturday. You Have All Your Film and Data. Now What? Freezy Smalls and Adam Donnelly We discuss how the beta impacts the front of your week during the season. Freezy Smalls and Adam Donnelly from Hudl on Vimeo. Future Updates Nate Patterson Patterson gives us a peek at what’s coming to the Beta, including shared sessions and customization. Nate Patterson 2 from Hudl on Vimeo. Q&A Coach Vass, Adam Donnelly, Freezy Smalls, Jeremy Fisher When do you stop tracking data in a blowout? What’s the best place for a new coach to start? The panel answered a few questions from the audience. Q&A from Hudl on Vimeo. Putting It All Together: Scouting Coach Vass Adam Donnelly and Coach Vass Donnelly gives us his scouting report on Coach Vass, based on his findings from the Hudl Beta. Adam Donnelly and Coach Vass from Hudl on Vimeo.