Successful programs consist of people working hard, working together, while never worrying about who gets the credit.
Recognize and reward players who put the team first, not just the gifted ones.
Complacency is the forerunner of mediocrity. You can never work too hard on attitudes, effort and technique.
If you can do something and not blow your own horn, it sure sounds a lot better.
When you watch the game, be a student of the game.
Positioning, anticipation and technique create quickness. Therefore, you can always get quicker
Discover your gift, develop your gift and then give it away every day.
Tough minded enough to do the necessary things--this is the epitome of what a team is.
Coach like the coach you want to be ten years from now.
Be what ya is, 'cause if ya be what you ain't, ya ain't what ya is.
It is foolish to expect a young man to follow your advice and to ignore your example.
Players who are late say that their time is more important than the team.
Your program must have an overriding purpose which is clearly visible and which teaches lessons beyond winning.
If you are a good team, your offense is born on the defensive end.
When I go in for heart surgery, I want a full-time surgeon. I don't want some guy who just does it part-time between rounds of golf. You want a guy who is doing it all the time and is always reading and learning about the most recent techniques.
There is nothing more important than rebounding... don't just give it lip service.
Shout praise and whisper criticism.
Defense involves three things: courage, energy, intelligence.
To be a team, you must be a family.
As a coach, you're just trying to figure out how to keep a team on edge. You've got to find that edge.
It doesn't cost nothing to be nice to people
To those who much has been given, much is expected.
You can pick captains, but you can't pick leaders. Whoever controls the locker room controls the team
Discipline and demand without being demeaning.
If a farmer and his family can get up at 5:30 every morning to milk cows, surly we can get up at that time to practice basketball.
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