"Soul-baring by an author is usually reserved until
he has retired, reformed or rejected his previous path.
In the writing of a text on a coaching system for a
major competitive sport, the author is immediately
under suspicion that he has withheld his own "secret
formula" for success.
So a coach, player or basketball fan who takes a
serious interest in the game that was originated and
has been perfected in the United States may greet
this volume with some trepidation.
Such was my first reaction when asked by Glenn
Brown to write an introduction to this volume on the
art of basketball coaching.
This man, who as a prep and college player,
and head coach of an outstanding U. S. Army team,
coach of an Illinois high school of more than 2,000,
coach of an Indiana high school with the largest
high school field house in the world, seating 10,000,
and now a successful college coach, is still far from
leaving his chosen profession.
Likewise, he hasn't changed his system, nor has he
rejected it—thus willing to reveal what he has been
Here, the man who has compiled a 229-115 all-time
basketball record as a coach of every age and type of
player, has "bared" his basketball soul.
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