85 Player To Coach Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of player to coach quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about good coach.

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The Most Famous Player To Coach Quotes (Best in 2024)

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

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

Coaching doesn’t start with X’s and O’s. It starts with believing that players win games and coaches win players. — Bill Courtney

Coaches win practices, players win games — Pete Carril

Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate. — Vince Lombardi

Mediocre athletes that tried like hell to get good are the best coaches. — Mark Rippetoe

I love football so when I finish playing I would like to still be involved in it somehow and a ­manager would be my first choice. — Wayne Rooney

Over coaching is the worst thing you can do to a player. — Dean Smith

I didn't get into teaching and coaching for the number of wins or the money. It was a passion for trying to help young people — Bo Ryan

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

Short Player To Coach Quotes

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  • Victory is in having done your best. If you've done your best, you've won. — Bill Bowerman
  • You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours. — Herb Brooks
  • I try to be the best and give the maximum so that people can say I’m among the top players. — Antoine Griezmann
  • The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy. — Jerry Tarkanian
  • The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players. — Don Coryell
  • I try to be a complete player – in attack and in defense – and to improve every year. — Antoine Griezmann
  • Winning is about having the whole team on the same page. — Bill Walton
  • We get nose jobs all the time in the NHL, and we don't even have to go to the hospital. — Brad Park
  • I want to be a player that does everything he can to reach his ability, and I’ll do that. — Harry Kane
  • Help your players to control their emotions - do this through example. — Norm Sloan

Player To Coach Image Quotes

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Player to coach quote by Bill Walton

Winning is about having the whole team on the same page. — Bill Walton

Player to coach quote It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.

Coaches And Players Quotes

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Teamwork is the foundation of success. The three universal questions that an individual asks of his coach, player, employee, employer are: Can I trust you? Are you committed to excellence? And, do you care about me? — Lou Holtz

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. — Knute Rockne

You need a lot of leaders, but a hockey team needs a voice, not only in the community, but more importantly between the coaching staff and the players. There are always ups and downs in a season; the captain is the guy players look to in those situations. — Joe Sakic

Player to coach 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.

The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team. — Frosty Westering

Every day is important, every act is important. The secret is that the people, players and staff have to believe what you are trying to deliver. — Mikel Arteta

If one of our players gets his second foul in the first half, then he must come out of the game and not re-enter until the second half. To play defense and not foul is an art that must be mastered if you are going to be successful. — Chuck Daly

Player to coach 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.

It has been an honour to be the coach of the best player (Messi) I have ever seen and probably the best I will see. — Pep Guardiola

We ask these players to do some very difficult things, for the team, the coaching staff, the school - at risk of injury. And when they do those things, I feel as if I'm in their debt. It's an honor to coach those guys. I want to be of service to them. — Les Miles

To see the line between being good and bad is really thin. It’s not easy for anyone, not the manager, the players or the staff. — Mikel Arteta

As a coach, your high standards of performance, attention to detail and - above all - how hard you work set the stage for how your players perform. — Don Shula

Good Coach Quotes

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

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. — Bill Belichick

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

Player to coach quote A coach is someone who can give correction without resentment.
A coach is someone who can give correction without resentment.

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

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

I don't even know what a traditional producer is or does. I feel like the job is like being a coach, building good work habits and building trust. You want to get to a point where you can say anything and talk about anything. There needs to be a real connection. — Rick Rubin

Player to coach 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.

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. — Joe Paterno

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

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. — Woody Hayes

I was in the right place at the right time. — Mel Allen

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More Player To Coach Quotes

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Perhaps the toughest call for a coach is weighing what is best for an individual against what is best for the team. Keeping a player on the roster just because I liked him personally, or even because of his great contributions to the team in the past, when I felt some one else could do more for the team would be a disservice to the team's goals. — Tom Landry

Player to coach quote Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play ve
Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father.

After a while, your coaching development ceases to be about finding newer ways to organize practice. In other words, you soon stop collecting drills. Your development as a coach shifts to observing how great coaches teach, motivate, lead, and drive players to performances at higher and higher levels — Anson Dorrance

They said you have to use your five best players but I found you win with the five who fit together the best. — Red Auerbach

I tell you that the coaches are like cardiologists – they have to enter the player in their hearts so that the message reaches them. — Mikel Arteta

I saw greatness in John and he lived up to it. I also saw a tremendous competitor who loved to win. John is a standard bearer, someone that players, coaches, fans and the Raider Nation can all look up to. One of his great virtues, the fire that burned brightest in him, was his love and passion for football, which was seldom ever equaled. — Al Davis

I make my practices real hard because if a player is a quitter, I want him to quit in practice, not in a game. — Bear Bryant

I continually stress to my players that all I expect from them at practice and in the games is their maximum effort. — John Wooden

The glory of sport is witnessing a well-coached team perform as a single unit, striving for a common goal and ultimately bringing distinction to the jersey the players represent. — Dick Vitale

The players fire the coach, and as long as I'm on the same wavelength with them, I can coach as long as I want to. — Woody Hayes

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. — Phil Esposito

I have tried to convince the players that if we work on certain things in training, they will happen in games and we will score goals from them. — Mikel Arteta

I'm ex-player, ex-technical director, ex-coach, ex-manager, ex-honorary president. A nice list that once again shows that everything comes to an end. — Sayings

You definitely see a difference in some guys’ games when they do get paid. I’m trying to make sure I’m not that player. — Kawhi Leonard

College coaches measure success in championships. High School coaches measure success to titles. Youth coaches measure success in smiles. — Paul McAllister

I want to become one of the best players, so if you want to be one the best, you have to elevate all aspects of your game. — Giannis Antetokounmpo

You don't have enough talent to win on talent alone. — Herb Brooks

It’s always good to play with big players, you know. — Paul Pogba

I want to play every game, as does every player. But sometimes, you just have to listen to the manager. — Harry Kane

I've never felt my job was to win basketball games - rather, that the essence of my job as a coach was to do everything I could to give my players the background necessary to succeed in life. — Bobby Knight

The only thing I pay attention to with free throws is what a guy does in the final four minutes of a game. If you can improve players' self-esteem and confidence, get them to relax, teach visualization and routine, they will shoot as well, or better, with the pressure on. — John Calipari

Because I’m fairly big, I like to use my body. So I’ll control the ball, even when there’s a player on me, and then I’ll pass. — Paul Pogba

It is up to the players and their advisers to see what is best for the player. — Didier Deschamps

You and I are players, God's our coach, and we're playing the biggest game of all. We have a loving God that made us. We need to get on His team. It says in His word, there's only one way to Him and that's through Jesus Christ. — Joe Gibbs

Sportsmanship is that quality of honor that desires always to be courteous, fair, and respectful, and it is interpreted in the conduct of players, spectators, coaches, and school authorities. — Fielding H. Yost

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. — Vince Lombardi

Coming in, I wanted to be a great player, and right now at the beginning of my career, I’m showing some slight sunshine that I can be the player I want. — Kawhi Leonard

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