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Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant

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It Don’t Cost Nuthin’ to be Nice

What goes into greatness? In this simple speech, you can see what made Alabama football legend Paul “Bear” Bryant so successful. The message comes courtesy of John McCarthy at Montclair State University in New Jersey. I don’t know the original source; if anyone knows, please tell me so I can give credit. Here it is: […]

How Football Coaches Think

With football training camps underway, it seems like a good time to check out some of the musings offered by championship football coaches. “ Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.” — Joe Gibbs “The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. Our vision is what we […]

What It Means to Be a Coach

“When all is said and done, teaching is what I try to do for a living.” – Jack Welch, CEO, General Electric from ‘Jack: Straight from the Gut’ You can bet that the players (and coaches) in today’s Final Four matchups have received great coaching at some point. But what IS great coaching? John Kessel […]