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Coach Quotes

These quotes are from some of the top coaches in their sport. Whether it is football, baseball, golf, basketball, or hockey, our quotes are some of the best.

Coaching is not a natural way of life. Your victories and losses are too clear cut.
Tommy Prothro

Make sure that team members know they are working with you, not for you.
John Wooden

Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.
Eddie Robinson

Coaching is a profession of love. You can't coach people unless you love them.
Eddie Robinson

What makes a good coach? Complete dedication.
George Halas

A successful coach needs a patient wife, loyal dog, and great quarterback - and not necessarily in that order.
Bud Grant

I'd rather be a football coach. That way you can lose only 11 games a season. I lost 11 games in December alone!
Abe Lemons

The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.
Tom Landry

Overcoaching is the worst thing you can do to a player.
Dean Smith

It's a very bad thing to become accustomed to good luck.
Publilius Syrus

I learn teaching from teachers. I learn golf from golfers. I learn winning from coaches.
Harvey Penick

In a crisis, don't hide behind anything or anybody. They are going to find you anyway.
Bear Bryant

You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.
Homer Rice

My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.
Don Shula

Either love your players or get out of coaching.
Bobby Dodd