quote by Kevin Garnett

We know that in order for us to turn this around, it doesn't matter how many coaches they bring in here, assistants, weight trainers, whoever, we're the ones that are going to have turn it around. And I think just took that responsibility on ourselves.

— Kevin Garnett

Perspective Assistant Coaches quotations

Coach Graham rode you pretty hard, didn't he?" he said.

I could barely muster a "yeah." That's a good thing," the assistant told me. When you're screwing up and nobody says anything to you anymore, it means they've given up on you.


Assistant coaches quote Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

Picking an assistant coach, the first thing I was interested in was the man's character.

Assistant coaches quote A coach is someone who tells you what you don't want to hear, who has you see wh
A coach is someone who tells you what you don't want to hear, who has you see what you don't want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.
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And I coached against Mike when he was an assistant with the Bears and they won that football game.

My first assistant-coaching job in football was at William & Mary in 1961.

The pay wasn't much, so to get $300 more per year, I agreed to coach the golf team. I didn't even know how to keep score, and really, my main job was not to wreck the van on the way to tournaments.

If you want to drop off the face of the earth, just be an assistant coach.


Assistant coaches quote A good coach will make his players see what they can become rather than what the
A good coach will make his players see what they can become rather than what they are.

I know that Martin Johnson [the England coach] was in the stands, but I didn't feel it was up to me to impress them. He and his assistant [Brian Smith] were here to support me.

The Coach is the antidote to the Victim's Rescuer in the DDT.

..Mainly, a Coach supports, assists, and facilitates the Creator in manifesting a desired outcome. A Coach holds others to be whole, resourceful, and creative...They help you dig deep inside yourself to gain clarity about what you want to create in your life.

For me, it is just the total experience - from the time I first started as an assistant coach until I wound up at the University of Texas for 20 years.

Assistant coaches quote A coach is someone who can give correction without resentment.
A coach is someone who can give correction without resentment.

If I were a young coach today, I would be extremely careful in selecting assistants.

I know a lawyer who'd love to retire and be an assistant coach. I mean, it's fun.


I think I've got an outstanding defensive assistant staff that's really going to help us have consistent, strong defenses. And offensively, we have an excellent staff. We've got some younger guys on offense, but that's what I coach and have my entire coaching career.

Assistant coaches quote To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you
To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.

When I was a kid growing up, my dad being a football coach, he asked the same question of all the assistants that he ever hired: 'Is your goal to be a head football coach?

But it's still a coach's game. Make no mistake. You start at the top. If you don't have a good one at the top, you don't have a cut dog's chance.

Anytime you get an award as a coach, you've got to be the ultimate fool to think it wasn't your assistant coaches and all the players responsible for the award.

Think like a head coach, but act like an assistant coach


Coach Bruce Weber told me in a meeting that all I have to do is play pretty well. The rest of the guys are doing well now. It takes a lot of pressure off Dee and especially myself. Luther and Deron and all the assists and rebounds and all the points that were lost, somebody has to make them up. In reality, you can't do all that.

I've been an assistant for seven years now and I haven't had one head coaching interview. I'm doing something wrong.

I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament.

When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament.

You look at the assistant coaches under [Pat Riley] that played and they have become prosperous within this game. It triples all the way down from the assistant players to the coaches. Patrick Ewing went into coaching as well as myself.

My son plays football so I coach a couple of his teams.

My youngest son just started playing last year and I assistant coached for one of his teams. I try to be there as much as I can. I also want to kill the stereotype. I want them to respect me as a man and a father first and then if you like hip hop go buy my album.


I learned through apprenticeship. I was an assistant to a defensive coach, and I'm still learning.

You can't have assistant coaches who aren't loyal - but you can learn a lot from your assistant coaches.

I put myself around good people, including my assistant coaches.

A lot of head coaches are intimidated by their assistant coaches, they'd rather get people that are far less talented than them because it's not threatening.

The relationships that I've built and the connections and the network that I have created playing on these multiple teams, playing for these multiple coaches and assistant coaches - I wouldn't give that back for anything, because I believe that's going to prepare me for my next step, whether that's going to be on the floor coaching or in an office doing some type of management work.

We talked about it. An assistant coach suggested fouling, but I rejected it because I was afraid we'd foul them shooting and get beat that way. Hindsight couldn't have been worse than what happened to us.


Assistant coaches become a little bit more buddies to the players than a head coach.

I tell everyone that I have 25,000 assistant coaches.

If I want to know something, I just go to the grocery store.'