The four Cs of making dreams come true: Curiosity, Courage, Consistency, Confidence.— Walt Disney
Massive Sports Leadership quotations
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I have often been asked whether I am a women or an athlete.
The question is absurd. Men are not asked that. I am an athlete. I am a women.
If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out.
There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
There is no mat space for malcontents or dissenters.
One must neither celebrate insanely when he wins, nor sulk when he loses. He accepts victory professionally, humbly; he hates defeat, but makes no poor display of it.
The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb.
To be a back, you only have to be dumb.
The most important thing in coaching is communication.
It's not what you say as much as what they absorb.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
One man's Poison Ivy is another Fellow's Spinach.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.
I hope I epitomize the American dream.
For I came against long odds, from the ghetto to the very top of my profession. I was not immediately good at basketball. It did not come easy. It came as the result of a lot of hard work and self-sacrifice. The rewards, where they worth it? One thousand times over.
If Kyle Korver blocks your shot there should be a penalty box you should go to!
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character - teaches people about leadership and cooperation.
Sport fosters many things that are good; teamwork and leadership.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
Beaten paths are for beaten men.
Sport is not about being wrapped up in cotton wool.
Sport as about adapting to the unexpected and being able to modify plans at the last minute. Sport, like all life, is about taking risks.
Girls playing sports is not about winning gold medals.
It's about self-esteem, learning to compete and learning how hard you have to work in order to achieve your goals.
Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
Practice the game the way you're going to play the game.
Practice hard and play hard. Run hard and above all else, hustle every moment you're on the field where you are practicing or playing in a game.
Teachers who are not actively involved in the learning process themselves, force their students to drink from stagnant water
Personal sacrifices are really the beginning and the end of everything, because you don't win because you do one thing right or two things right. You win because you do 1,000 little things right throughout the year.
In the name of all competitors I promise that we will take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by all the rules which govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honour of our teams.
I have a bumper sticker that Bowen created that says Regardless of my kids grades, they have an 'A' in my book'. Without play the child that still lives in all of us will always be incomplete. And not only physically, but creatively, intellectually, and spiritually as well.
The word coach comes from the old English word coach, which was a vehicle, a carriage that took royalty or very important people from where they were to where they wanted to go. That's really what a coach is. He or she tries to create a vehicle that will help you get where you're going, not where the coach wants you to go.
It was always fun for me, I loved baseball so darn much.
By the hours I practiced, you'd have to say I was working a lot of hours, but it was pretty near tireless fun for me. I'd rather swing a bat than do anything else in the world.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
You can't teach court savvy
Set a goal and make a commitment to meet that goal.
Do the best you can, but never forget your roots, never forget where you came from. After you have succeeded, look back and see if there are others that you might help to achieve what you have accomplished.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
We play with enthusiasm and recklessness.
We aren't afraid to lose. If we win, great; but win or lose, it is the competition that gives us pleasure.