A Sports Coach Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 46 Quotes About A Sports Coach

#1. I said, 'You missed practice yesterday didn't you?' The player replied, 'No coach, not a bit.' - Author: Vince Lombardi
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#2. Changing from a player to a coach, I felt like a mosquito in a nudist colony. I didn't know where to begin. - Author: Pee Wee Reese
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#3. Jagdish Singh was my basic coach, and he trained me from my very early days in boxing, teaching me the fundamentals of the sport. He was the one who shaped me into a boxer, disciplined me when I required disciplining. - Author: Vijender Singh
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#4. As a coach, your high standards of performance, attention to detail and - above all - how hard you work set the stage for how your players perform. - Author: Don Shula
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#5. I have three kids, and I'm a coach for a lot of their sports, so I'm around them a lot, but I see friends of mine with older kids and they don't really interact so much, other than giving them a place to live. - Author: Mike O'Malley
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#6. My job is to call attention to the things that I think are the difference between winning and losing. If I can't do that then I have failed as a coach. - Author: Bill Parcells
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#7. He was a professional athlete and coach, a Ferrari who lived his life in the fast lane. She was a girl-next-door kind of girl, closer to a golf cart than a sports car. - Author: Emily March
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#8. No jockey ever won a race by carrying the horse across the finish line; no coach ever won a volleyball match by touching the ball during play. - Author: John Kessel
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#9. Sometimes people say that coach is a winner, but everyone wants to win. You must know how to behave in victory and in defeat, to look after what is our sport, football. - Author: Vicente Del Bosque
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#10. A good coach must celebrate in private. He cannot gloat to the press after a victory or criticize heavily after defeat ... His game is of such motivation and strategy that only a few people understand his craft. - Author: Bill Bradley
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#11. I liked the energy of cooking, the action, the camaraderie. I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach. There are a lot of similarities to it. - Author: Todd English
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#12. I am here to give my players the little push they need, just like they needed long ago, when first learning the art of the swing. All you needed then was a little push, and quickly you were pumping away, flying higher and higher, without any more help from the 'coach.' - Author: John Kessel
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#13. Positioning yourself and effective branding should not be left to sports and movie stars. Your need a personal coach, manager or mentor otherwise your expertise, skills or talent will not go far. You might have what it takes but sometimes you lack strategy and some finer elements. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#14. There's never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach. - Author: Rick Reilly
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#15. If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept. - Author: James Collins
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#16. The coach's job is twenty percent technical and training, and eighty per cent inspirational. He may know all there is to know about tactics, technique and training, but if he cannot win the confidence and comradeship of his pupils he will never be a good coach - Author: Franz Stampfl
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#17. When you are discussing a successful coach," sports psychologist Bruce Ogilvie once said, not of Ramsay but of the entire profession, "you are not necessarily drawing the profile of an entirely healthy person. - Author: David Halberstam
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#18. Coach Landry was a master at maintaining discipline and creating an environment where ordinary people could achieve extra ordinary results. - Author: Danny White
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#19. My first act after being named head coach of the Bulls was to formulate a vision for the team. I had to take into account not only what I wanted to achieve, but how I was going to get there. - Author: Phil Jackson
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#20. Harvard coach Bill Reid would later credit Teddy Roosevelt with saving football. But words in a rule book are one thing. Someone had to show the nation a new way to play the game. The Carlisle Indians did that. - Author: Steve Sheinkin
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#21. To be as good as it can be, a team has to buy into what you as the coach are doing. They have to feel you're a part of them and they're a part of you. - Author: Bobby Knight
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#22. My coach told me, "Larry, no matter how much you work at it, there's always someone out there who's working just a little harder - if you take 150 practice shots, he's taking 200." And that drove me. - Author: Larry Bird
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#23. If there is something a coach might wish to see changed in a player or team, the first place to check and see if it could not be done better is in yourself. - Author: John Kessel
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#24. Tennis is not like other sports where the coach is hired by an independent entity, and that makes a huge difference in the dynamic. - Author: Ivan Lendl
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#25. I'd like to coach the Liberty. That's my dream. But maybe I'd coach a college team. Either way, I'd like to stay involved in sports and to coach. - Author: Sue Wicks
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#26. Through sports a coach can offer a boy a secret way to sneak up on the mystery that is manhood. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#27. Maybe one of the qualities of being a great coach is being [a jerk]. There are quite a few of them around. - Author: Larry Robinson
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#28. Understatement has become part of the tradition. A proposal to build a history room to house the football team's memorabilia was immediately shelved when many former players complained. What makes this program so special is what you carry in your heart, they argued, not what you hang on the wall. - Author: Neil Hayes
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#29. There are two things you can be certain of: dying and getting the arse as a football coach. - Author: Royce Hart
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#30. Football is such a team sport, so no one individual does it. No one coach or no one assistant coach or no one player, it's a great team sport, so I don't get carried away with a bunch of accolades. - Author: Jimmy Johnson
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#31. A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are. - Author: Ara Parseghian
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#32. Coaching is something that takes place only when learning does. No matter what you are doing in your practices, if your players are not learning something significant, you're really not coaching. If a player fails in a game, the coach may have failed in practice. - Author: John Kessel
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#33. There is something about Game 7 that there's a memory there for you for sure. You want to be a coach or a manager or a player or a goaltender that gets it done, because to me, that's all part of sports. That's what you dream about when you're a little kid - scoring the winning goal. - Author: Mike Babcock
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#34. We have a high ceiling. We're still young. We're still learning coach's system and we're still learning how to play hard every night. I think that's been a bad habit of ours the last few years. It's a habit that's hard to shake, too. I think if we keep pushing, we'll be alright this season. - Author: Andrew Bogut
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#35. Mourinho is a coach of titles, not football. Or rather, not a football coach if we understand the sport is a spectacle or entertainment for those who watch it, either at home or live in the stadium. - Author: Johan Cruijff
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#36. The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break. - Author: John Madden
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#37. I like Barack Obama as a person. He's articulate, he knows sports, his brother-in-law's a coach. He always has the athletes to the White House. But I don't know about some of his policies and some of these people in Congress. - Author: Pete Rose
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#38. A successful coach is one who is still coaching. - Author: Ben Schwartzwalder
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#39. Basketball, like all sports, is predicated on the execution of fundamentals. The coach is a teacher. His subject: fundamentals - Author: Jack Ramsay
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#40. A coach must sometimes see players with his heart, and hear them with his eyes. - Author: John Kessel
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#41. If we had played Poly a hundred more times that year we wouldn't have beaten them again. On that night we found a way. It was an unbelievable thing. It was a marvelous, miraculous win." -Coach Frank Allocco - Author: Neil Hayes
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#42. When you're playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. - Author: Pat Riley
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#43. My sports were team sports: ice hockey and baseball. The whole team dynamic is similar in business. Leadership is earned - the captain earns that role; it's not because he's the coach's son. These are all things we know, but in today's world, it's not a bad idea to remind ourselves. - Author: James McNerney
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#44. In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure. - Author: Mike Krzyzewski
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#45. A coach is someone who always makes you do what you don't want to do, so you can be who you've always wanted to be. - Author: Leeman Bennett
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#46. Winning isn't worthwhile unless one has something finer and nobler behind it. When I reach the soul of one of my boys with an idea, or ideal, or vision, then I have done my job as a coach. - Author: Amos Alonzo Stagg
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