Player To Coach Quotes

Player To Coach Quotes by Pat Riley, Knute Rockne, John Wooden, Mike Ditka, Duffy Daugherty, Vince Lombardi and many others.

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Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.
Pat Riley
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
If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
John Wooden
You’re never a loser until you quit trying.
Mike Ditka
Football isn’t a contact sport, it’s a collision sport.
Duffy Daugherty
Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
Vince Lombardi
What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player.
John Wooden
You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.
John Wooden
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
Vince Lombardi
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
John Wooden
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John Wooden
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Lou Holtz
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
Herb Brooks
Winning takes talent; to repeat takes character.
John Wooden
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.
Martina Navratilova
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
John Wooden