Tag Archives: Coach K

Coach K’s Pre-Training Camp Speech

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Jim Boeheim & Coach K Talking Shop

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Coach K on How to Connect

I believe that my work is as much about words as it is about basketball. Choosing the right words is no less important to the outcome of a game than choosing the right players and strategies for the court. As … Continue reading

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Team USA

1. Winning is more important than ego! Right after winning the gold medal, Coach K bragged about his players. He said there were zero complaints throughout the Olympics about playing time. I just sat back and thought “Wow!”. They’re all … Continue reading

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Jerry Colangelo Rebuilding the USA Basketball Program

Recapturing Gold, Restoring Pride After developing successful professional sports franchises, Jerry Colangelo took on a bigger challenge: rebuilding a demoralized USA Basketball Team As the USA Men’s Basketball Team heads to London as the favorite to win gold, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Great Coaches: Hold Their Players Accountable

Discipline and accountability go hand in hand. Accountability comes first… followed by discipline… followed by success. Coaches who have won consistently throughout their career demand accountability from their players and won’t tolerate players who make excuse after excuse for making … Continue reading

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It’s Important to Reflect On The Season

“Sometimes if you leave a tournament earlier, you are more truthful with yourself, not just about that game but about everything,” Krzyzewski said Wednesday. “If you would have won, say, two games and lost in the Sweet 16. Well, we … Continue reading

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Coach K On Being A Coach

“I’m a basketball coach all the time. That’s what I do. I don’t play golf. I chase my dog, or he chases me, and I whack down some trees and bushes and play with my grandkids and drink a little … Continue reading

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