Coach Related Quotes
“We are delighted to add Keith to our staff. In his years as both a player and a coach, he has shown that he is a quality person who also possesses a tremendous knowledge of the game. He will be a great benefit to our team as we continue to develop and improve.”
All I did from day-to-day is coach. That's what my job was, that's what my passion was, and the fact that now it's something I'm being considered for is just mind-blowing to me, that I would ever be in that kind of company.
“It would be a big statement. It would show how much Coach Cohen has done bringing the program to prominence. It would be great.”
“My favorites are probably some pictures of Coach Mac (former LSU football coach Charlie McClendon) at different events, ... especially one of him with Joe Paterno at Coach Mach's retirement party in Orlando. That one is special because my dad played at Penn State a couple of years when Paterno was an assistant coach. Paterno was my dad's hero at Penn State.”
You should always want your coach to be critical. It gives you an opportunity to learn and to overcome adversity
“[Olivo praised Padres hitting coach Dave Magadan, who, as a minor league instructor, had given Olivo good grades when the 6-foot, 220-pounder was hitting line drives up the middle for Chicago's Double-A club.] Here, the hitting coach said see the ball and hit it, and swing how you want to, ... That's what I'm doing now.”
If a child is poor in math but good at tennis, most people would hire a math tutor. I would rather hire a tennis coach.
“I had hired coach Frank Nails that season and he asked me to speak at the pep rally. I am -- and was then -- 5-foot-3, 138 pounds, and I stood next to 6-foot-6, 240-pound linemen and scolded them, telling them if they hit a little harder we might win a few games.”
“It's mainly just being in this spot where Coach Robert said we're going to take players out of our own school and groom them into football players.”