Category Archives: Coaching

What Nick Saban learned from Bill Belichick

1. Saban took a chunk of his coaching philosophy from Bill Belichick thanks to the four years he spent as the Browns’ defensive coordinator from 1991-94 before leaving to take the Michigan State job before the last of Belichick’s five … Continue reading

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NY Times: Spurs Take Another Step Toward Redemption

“What matters in a game is execution and mental toughness,” San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich said. “You have to execute, and you have to play with passion. So it’s like the old Dean Smith, Larry Brown thing: Play harder and … Continue reading

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Nick Saban: 60 Minutes

For Theo and Kip

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ESPN: A Beautiful Mind Conor McFadden

Future Coach? This is an awesome story!

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Tom Thibodeau: On the Importance of Practice

Coach putting Bulls through rare back-back practices this weekend as season draws nearer Tom Thibodeau’s initial training camp plan always had Saturday marked as a practice day, a rare time the Bulls’ coach has worked his team with two days … Continue reading

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Coaching U, Coach Cal: Share, Sacrifice, Together

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Jon Gordon: Are You a Real Team?

A great read for all. Please share with your organization, team, colleagues and players. There’s a difference between being on a team and being a real team. People who are on a team focus on their own goals. People who … Continue reading

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Bo Schembechler “Team First”

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Nick Saban: Trust & Communication

Excerpts from an article on Trust & Communication. “Something as simple as being on time,” Saban said Tuesday after practice. “Being on time is important because it shows that you care, it shows that it’s important to you. It shows … Continue reading

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How John Beilein Deals with Adversity

DETROIT — While Michigan coach John Beilein hates losing, he has learned to sleep well after losses. That’s what Beilein said last week at the Michigan Elite 25 coaching clinic, explaining that winning is what wreaks havoc on his sleep … Continue reading

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