The Quotable Coach

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Quickly and effectively, coaches must communicate to their players all that it takes to win. Using short, inspirational phrases that crystallize the concepts of motivation and determination, many coaches -- known and unknown, at high schools, colleges, or with the pros -- have mastered the fine art of summing up a key point in a single sentence or phrase. Sports coaches, perhaps more than any other professionals in America, are able to quickly deliver short, pithy, and ...
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Overview

Quickly and effectively, coaches must communicate to their players all that it takes to win. Using short, inspirational phrases that crystallize the concepts of motivation and determination, many coaches -- known and unknown, at high schools, colleges, or with the pros -- have mastered the fine art of summing up a key point in a single sentence or phrase. Sports coaches, perhaps more than any other professionals in America, are able to quickly deliver short, pithy, and meaningful sayings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564146458
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/15/2002
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 0.61 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Introduction 9
Ability 11
Accomplishments 11
Accountability 11
Adversity 12
Advice 12
Age 13
Anthems 13
Arrogance 13
Attitude 13
Authority 14
Awards 14
Sparky Anderson 15
Red Auerbach 29
Ballplayers 37
Baseball 38
Basketball 41
Beauty 42
Biorhythms 42
Boss, The 42
Yogi Berra 43
Bobby Bowden 51
Bear Bryant 61
Cards 71
Challenges 71
Champions 71
Championships 72
Character 73
Cheating 73
Clothes 74
Coaching 74
Commissioners 79
Committees 80
Commitment 80
Communication 80
Competition 81
Complaining 82
Confidence 82
Consistency 82
Credit 83
Crime 83
Criticism 83
Cursing 83
Dancing 85
Death 85
Dedication 86
Defeat 86
Defense 86
Demons 86
Desire 87
Details 87
Determination 88
Discipline 89
Dreams 89
Drinking 89
Dynasties 90
Education 91
Effort 91
Emotion 92
Excellence 92
Excuses 92
Experts 92
Faith 93
Fans 94
Fear 96
Fighting 96
Flexibility 97
Food 97
Football 97
Friendships 99
Fundamentals 99
Eddie Futch 101
Goals 109
Greatness 110
Golf 110
Hockey 111
Home field 112
Home runs 112
Honesty 112
Humor 113
Hustle 113
Ignorance 115
Individualists 115
Injuries 115
Intelligence 116
Intensity 118
Jobs 119
Bobby Knight 123
Leadership 135
Learning 135
Leisure 135
Life 136
Losing 136
Luck 140
Tom Landry 141
Tommy Lasorda 149
Vince Lombardi 163
Managing 175
Marriage 177
Mistakes 178
Money 179
Morale 179
Motivation 180
Offense 181
Olympics 181
Opening Day 181
Opportunity 182
Owners 182
Passion 183
People 183
Performance 184
Persistence 184
Perspective 184
Physique 185
Pitching 185
Players 186
Politics 187
Popularity 187
Potential 187
Practice 188
Praise 188
Preparation 189
Pressure 190
Pride 190
Problems 190
Joe Paterno 191
Race 201
Referees 202
Rejection 202
Revenge 203
Respect 203
Responsibility 203
Retirement 203
Rivalries 204
Rules 204
Eddie Robinson 205
Frank Robinson 211
Knute Rockne 219
Sanity 227
Scandal 228
Schedules 228
Selfishness 228
Selflessness 229
Service 229
Sex 229
Sleep 229
Smoking 230
Soul 230
Sportsmanship 230
Sportswriters 231
Spouses 231
Stadiums 231
Statistics 232
Strategy 232
Stress 233
Success 234
Superstitions 234
Casey Stengel 235
Talent 251
Teaching 255
Teams 255
Teamwork 256
Temper 258
Thinking 258
Ties 258
Trades 258
John Thompson 259
Umpires 269
Underachieving 270
Uniforms 270
Values 271
Winning 273
Work ethic 276
John Wooden 277
About the Author 287
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