Quotations on Coaching

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I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Hope, Basketball, Coaching, School)

No, I'm not coaching. It's a huge responsibility to coach somebody.
- Oksana Baiul
(Keywords: Coach, Coaching, Responsibility)

My job, when it comes to free agency, trades, is not to pick players, but support the personnel department and the coaching staff. We have to have the financial resources to make things happen and that's my job.
- Arthur Blank
(Keywords: Financial, Coaching, Job, Support)

If I miss coaching that much, I could go to some little school where they didn't recruit, where all the kids wanted to go. I believe I could find somewhere to coach.
- Bear Bryant
(Keywords: Coach, Coaching, Kids, School)

We draft mostly high school kids and we have one of the finest, if not the finest, player development programs and coaching staffs and we teach our players the right way to play. We also have a game plan in scouting, and there are certain types of players that we look for.
- Roy Clark
(Keywords: Development, Coaching, Draft, Kids, Play, Right, School, Scouting)

You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then - you didn't have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available today - so from that standpoint, playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life.
- Bob Cousy
(Keywords: Life, Coaching, Today)

I could stay in Germany and start my coaching career there. I did not want to.
- Thomas Dooley
(Keywords: Career, Coaching, Germany, Want)

I was a pretty good coach and working with marketing was like coaching.
- Bernie Ebbers
(Keywords: Coach, Coaching, Marketing, Pretty)

I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame.
- Curt Flood
(Keywords: Money, Coaching, Fame, Jobs)

Never be possessive. If a female friend lets on that she is going out with another man, be kind and understanding. If she says she would like to go out with the Dallas Cowboys, including the coaching staff, the same rule applies.
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Keywords: Friend, Coaching, Cowboys, Man, Understanding)

We probably spend more time talking about individual players in our coaching sessions than anything else.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Time, Coaching, Talking)

I love to promote our sport. I love grass-roots tennis. I love coaching. I love all parts of the sport. I love the business side.
- Billie Jean King
(Keywords: Business, Love, Coaching, Tennis)

I always stressed that I didn't have coaching experience, but that I did have a deadline: June 9.
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Keywords: Experience, Coaching, June)

And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit.
- Bobby Knight
(Keywords: Humor, Time, Coaching, First, Press, Sense)

My father's coaching Misha and I just might help from time to time.
- Richard Krajicek
(Keywords: Time, Father, Coaching, Help)

Coaching helps you take stock of where you are now in all aspects of your life, and how that compares to where you would like to be.
- Elaine MacDonald
(Keywords: Life, Coaching, Now)

Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes.
- Rick Pitino
(Keywords: Failure, Coaching, Mistakes)

I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I've done that in my 33 years as a head coach.
- Don Shula
(Keywords: Hope, Winning, Ability, Coach, Coaching, Years)

Well my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favorable, but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching.
- Mark Spitz
(Keywords: Thoughts, American, Coaching, Gold, May)

I think I've got an outstanding defensive assistant staff that's really going to help us have consistent, strong defenses. And offensively, we have an excellent staff. We've got some younger guys on offense, but that's what I coach and have my entire coaching career.
- Steve Spurrier
(Keywords: Career, Coach, Coaching, Help)

It is time for everyone to sit down - the NCAA, the NBA, the players union and the coaching fraternity - and come up with suitable solutions to these problems.
- Dick Vitale
(Keywords: Time, Coaching, Problems)

Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game. I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.
- Steve Waugh
(Keywords: Thought, Coaching, Cricket)

But with the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear.
- Reese Witherspoon
(Keywords: Fear, Determination, Accomplishment, Coaching, Film, Overcoming, Right)

Since the season ended, I've let things settle down, and I have to talk to the coaching staff and management. I really don't want to turn this into a big drama. So I plan on making a definite decision relatively quickly.
- Steve Yzerman
(Keywords: Decision, Management, Coaching, Drama, Talk, Want)









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