quote by Phil Jackson

Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We.

— Phil Jackson

Dreamy Good Coaches quotations

The boss drives people; the leader coaches them. The boss depends on authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says I; The leader says WE. The boss fixes the blame for the breakdown; the leader fixes the breakdown. The boss says, GO; the leader says Lets GO!


Good coaches quote The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch the
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.

I am who I am. In the end, I feel that what I'm accountable for is doing a good job as a football coach.

Good coaches quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
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A good football coach needs a patient wife, a loyal dog and a great quarterback - but not necessarily in that order.

A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.

A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.


Good coaches quote Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks diff
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.

Work hard, stay focused and surround yourself with good people.

To do the right thing at the right season is a great art.

They ask me what I'd like written about me when I'm gone.

I hope they write I made Penn State a better place, not just that I was a good football coach.

Good coaches quote Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.

Basketball is a beautiful game when the five players on the court play with one heartbeat.

I don't apologize for anything. When I make a mistake, I take the blame and go on from there. I just despise to lose, and that has taken a man of mediocre ability and made a pretty good coach out of him.


I was in the right place at the right time.

Good coaches quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams players hold players accountable

It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day.

If you see players who hate practice, their coach isn't doing a very good job.

Good coaches quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.


The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.

I try to help developing junior chess.

When I lived in USSR, I got a lot of free help from very good coaches - now I am trying to repay that debt.

Good coaches quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

When we're playing a good scoring center, we tell our team that it is not our defensive man's job to stop the center. It's the responsibility of our perimeter people to stop the ball from going inside.

It's a market economy. Apparently the demand for great coaches exceeds the supply, so of course the price of good coaches is going to be high.

Good people are happy when something good happens to someone else.


Good coaches quote Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live throu
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?

Great pilots are made not born. . . . A man may possess good eyesight, sensitive hands, and perfect coordination, but the end result is only fashioned by steady coaching, much practice, and experience.

Recognize and reward players who put the team first, not just the gifted ones.

I tried to talk my daughter out of going with a hockey player but, he's a good kid. He asked me if he could marry Carrie before he asked her. I said: You want to what? I thought he was just going to ask for more ice time.

Good coaches quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

Criticize on defense and encourage on offense.

I don't hire good coaches, I hire good people.

If they turn out to be good coaches, too, that's a plus.


Good coaching may be defined as the development of character, personality and habits of players, plus the teaching of fundamentals and team play.

Good coaches quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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A good coach will evaluate your performance against your potential.

A coach helps you measure your performance against your strengths instead of against someone else's. A coach will know what you are capable of and will push you to your limit.

When you watch the game, be a student of the game.

Some citizens are so good that nothing a leader can do will make them better.

Others are so incorrigible that nothing can be done to improve them. But the great bulk of the people go with the moral tide of the moment. The leader must help create that tide. Some coaches pray for wisdom. I pray for 260-pound tackles. They'll give me plenty of wisdom.

Good coaches quote Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
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If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes real good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.


Not only is there more to life than basketball, there's a lot more to basketball than basketball.

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.

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.

I could sum it up in one thing: A guy has to be what he is.

He's got to coach and have a philosophy based on his own personality. You see too many coaches trying to imitate other coaches, trying to be someone else. It's all right to emulate the qualities of good coaches but I don't think you should imitate. You've got to be yourself.