Quotations on Coach

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

Let them police themselves, and then it goes another step past them to my coaches and there a coach that is responsible for a different area and different category on the field.
- Dusty Baker
(Keywords: Coach, Coaches, Past, Police)

In life it wasn't what you know, but who you know. I had people who were trying to buy teams and had they bought the teams, I would have gotten to coach because they wanted me to coach. But the people who have the teams hire their friends.
- Rick Barry
(Keywords: Life, People, Coach, Friends, Trying)

I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble.
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Manager, Coach, Reading, Television, Tennis, Thinking)

I don't want to lose myself in football and that's what a coach has to do to be successful.
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Keywords: Successful, Coach, Football, Want)

When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.
- Barry Bonds
(Keywords: Baseball, Coach, College)

I don't want to be a Major League coach.
- Barry Bonds
(Keywords: Coach, Want)

People respected my experience, they hire me, they pay me what I am worth to coach their team.
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Keywords: Experience, People, Coach, Worth)

To have the kind of year you want to have, something has to happen that you can't explain why it happened. Something has to happen that you can't coach.
- Bobby Bowden
(Keywords: Coach, Want)

The more games you coach, the more comfortable you feel.
- Scott Brooks
(Keywords: Coach, Games)

I can't coach anymore. I want to run a team.
- Larry Brown
(Keywords: Coach, Want)

Being a full time coach doesn't mean that we practice more than other teams. In fact we have strict regulations about the length of our practices and playing season. The academic schedule here means that I rarely have a full team at any one practice!
- Tony Brown
(Keywords: Time, Being, Coach, Fact, Practice)

Nearly every coach I've talked with tells me that the attention you get from media and other people is the thing you miss most. I don't know if that's right.
- Bear Bryant
(Keywords: People, Attention, Coach, Media, Right)

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)

I didn't have a thing to do with picking a coach, and didn't want to. But I didn't think they'd pick one I didn't like.
- Bear Bryant
(Keywords: Coach, Want)

I think I'm telling the truth. I sat by Ray Perkins at the Hall of Fame dinner in New York, and at that time he didn't know he was our coach and I didn't either.
- Bear Bryant
(Keywords: Time, Truth, Coach, Fame)

The strategy of my coach and me was that we looked at pictures of all the best pole vaulters from around the world, and we took the best parts from them, and we created a person that had never existed. We then started to work toward being such a person.
- Sergei Bubka
(Keywords: Work, Strategy, Being, Coach, World)

Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can't overlook that, but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character, it's going to be very difficult to coach that person.
- Tim Buckley
(Keywords: Talent, Character, Coach, Order, Play)

I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament.
- Tim Buckley
(Keywords: Coach, Fact, First, Hurt, Job, Security)

I manage a team, for beach soccer. I'm the coach. Player, coach.
- Eric Cantona
(Keywords: Beach, Coach, Soccer)

I coach a few guys and they work very, very hard, but in our day we did it because we just loved it.
- Linford Christie
(Keywords: Work, Coach, Day)

Working with my new coach has helped a lot. I've been a lot more focused and I'm doing all the little things in order to get faster. It's been a total lifestyle change really.
- Tyler Christopher
(Keywords: Change, Coach, Order)

My family has always been there to support me along the way. My coach, John Nicks, is a great influence.
- Sasha Cohen
(Keywords: Family, Coach, Influence, Support)

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.
- James Collins
(Keywords: Sports, People, Ideas, Coach, Deals)

You've got to be actively involved in the process yourself and you've got to listen carefully to what the coach is saying, take that on board yourself and implement what the coach is saying.
- Lynn Davies
(Keywords: Coach, Saying)

My old drama coach used to say, 'Don't just do something, stand there.' Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing.
- Clint Eastwood
(Keywords: Coach, Drama, Nothing, Old)

The coach's job is to get the best players and get them to play together.
- Bernie Ebbers
(Keywords: Coach, Job, Play)

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

The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Coach, Feet, Man)

I played from the time I was seven years old. My father was my first baseman coach. I had opportunities that I never really pursued - with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges, and then I ended up bailing and began cooking.
- Todd English
(Keywords: Time, Father, Coach, Cooking, First, Old, Years)

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.
- Todd English
(Keywords: Sports, Action, Coach, Cooking, Energy, Kitchen)

I had a coach that was not a great player, but he taught with kids and juniors so that by the time he was 50 he was great. He helped me make the top 5 in the world and yet he wasn't a great player himself.
- Guy Forget
(Keywords: Time, Coach, Kids, World)

My first career was as a coach and a teacher.
- David Friedman
(Keywords: Career, Coach, First)

I learned a great many things in the Marines that helped me as a football coach. The Marines train men hard and to do things the right way, just as a football team must train.
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Men, Coach, Football, Marines, Right)

How can a coach have any influence over a player that's making over five times more than he is?
- Hayden Fry
(Keywords: Coach, Influence)

I would love to see Flip get back into the league. I think he can definitely still coach in this league. I think he will be in this league quicker than sooner.
- Kevin Garnett
(Keywords: Love, Coach, Will)

So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.
- Kevin Garnett
(Keywords: Basketball, Coach, Perspective)

I love my relationship with Coach Vermeil because it is one of the few genuine relationships that I have.
- Dante Hall
(Keywords: Love, Coach, Relationships)

I started when I was six years old. My first coach was my granny, she was the best player in Slovakia.
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Keywords: Coach, First, Old, Years)

The accent got lost somewhere along the way. I'm a little embarrassed about it. When I arrived in LA I assumed I'd be able to put on the American accent. It proved difficult so I had six months working with a dialect coach and it's become a habit.
- Martin Henderson
(Keywords: Habit, American, Coach, Months)

A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can't fire you.
- Lou Holtz
(Keywords: Coach, Fire)

Nobody gives a crap about hockey down here - nobody. I coach kids' hockey down here and you can start to see the disinterest in the game here with the kids.
- Bobby Hull
(Keywords: Coach, Kids)

We had a very exhaustive, extensive search for the guy that is going lead our football team over the next few years. We spent about two months in an in-depth interview process, and Bret came out with flying colors. We are absolutely thrilled that he is our head coach.
- Ron Jaworski
(Keywords: Coach, Colors, Flying, Football, Months, Years)

I'm a bit surprised that the Raiders turned to Art Shell to be their new head coach, not because Shell isn't a good head coach - he had success before as the Raiders' head coach - but because he's been away from the game so long and the game has changed a lot in those years.
- Ron Jaworski
(Keywords: Art, Success, Coach, Years)

I have no desire to coach basketball.
- Kevin Johnson
(Keywords: Basketball, Coach, Desire)

The main thing I do now is I coach kids, and all of these stories along the way are based in reality.
- Craig Johnston
(Keywords: Coach, Kids, Now, Reality)

But after a few minutes of convincing myself that I really wanted to go - telling myself that I love skating and that my coach is there waiting for me - I would get up and go. And my mother would always get up and eat breakfast with me!
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Keywords: Love, Mother, Coach, Waiting)

If the national coach lets decisions be made from outside, he's lost the team.
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Keywords: Coach, Decisions)

In 16, 17 years as a pro I was used to the head coach doing it alone. He might have asked his people for advice, but he made the decisions on his own. In order to learn quickly I couldn't do that.
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Keywords: People, Advice, Coach, Decisions, Order, Years)

If I came in to recruit your son, I would tell you, your wife, and your son, that I will be the most demanding coach your son can play for.
- Bobby Knight
(Keywords: Wife, Son, Coach, Play, Will)



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