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  • Brandi Chastain
    Brandi Chastain
    American soccer player 1968-
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    And then ultimately what I tell the kids is: coaches can give you information, they can give you guidelines, and they can put you in a position. But the only person who can truly make you better is you.
  • Bob Knight
    Bob Knight
    American basketball coach 1940-
    Bob Knight
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    As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years.
  • John Madden
    John Madden
    American Football broadcaster and coach 1936-
    John Madden
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    Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
    Vince Lombardi
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    Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
    Pat Riley
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    Coaches who let a championship team back off from becoming a dynasty are cowards.
  • Herbert Kaufman
    Herbert Kaufman
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    Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ''coaches'' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
  • Bobby Bowden
    Bobby Bowden
    American football coach 1929-
    Bobby Bowden
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    Faith is the most important thing in the world to me. It's the greatest strength I've had. It's helped me get through the hard times. You're not going to win every one of your football games. I've always said I'm not going to make football my god. A lot of coaches put so much into coaching football games that they have nothing left.
  • Bud Grant
    Bud Grant
    American football coach and player 1927-
    Bud Grant
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    I happened to be in a position in Superior where I could play three sports, and when I came to Minnesota, I had the understanding they would allow me to play three sports. Kids now don't have the same amount of time. You have coaches that think baseball is 10 months a year. Hockey is 11 or 12 months a year.
  • Arsene Wenger
    Arsene Wenger
    French football manager and former player 1949-
    Arsene Wenger
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    I think training of better Youth Coaches is essential.
  • Barry Sanders
    Barry Sanders
    American football player 1968-
    Barry Sanders
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    It was a wonderful experience to play in the NFL, and I have no regrets. I truly will miss playing for the Lions. I consider the Lions' players, coaches, staff, management and fans my family. I leave on good terms with everyone in the organization.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
    Benjamin Watson
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    It's been a constant struggle with my athletic career to identify myself as a child of God and understand that His love is unconditional for us; it's not conditional like fans, or coaches, or even myself.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
    Bill James
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    None of us are claiming that the statistical analysts understand the game of football as well as the football coaches do, or that our analysis should take precedence over the informed opinions of experts. I'm not saying that at all.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
    Bill James
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    The fact is that everybody around a college basketball game - the coaches, the announcers, even the referees at a lower level - calculates when the game is really over. They calculate it with intuition and guesswork.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
    Eric Hoffer
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    The real persuaders are our appetites, our fears and above all our vanity. The skillful propagandist stirs and coaches these internal persuaders.
  • Bobby Bowden
    Bobby Bowden
    American football coach 1929-
    Bobby Bowden
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    The thing that drives most coaches out of coaching in college is they get tired of the grind of recruiting.
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