A coach should be able to draw on a whiteboard in 15 seconds how they want to break a press. Middle school coaches are capable of doing this and middle school players are capable of comprehending.
Of course it should be easy to draw up a plan! But executing that plan isn't so simple, and I know you know that. That's something that takes repetition, in practice. I mean, they were playing a team that specializes in pressing, not just a team that's decent at it.