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  • Coach Kraus
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    Coaching Decisions Tim Harris Eng 102-17 Paper #1 February 5, 1997 705 words On December 20, 1996, Granite City's girls' basketball coach, Chuck Kraus, appeared to be agitated during the halftime conference with his players. After minutes of yelling, he began to use profanity. Five minutes later, he picked up bench and threw it across the locker room. Assistant coach John Moad tried to settle Kraus down, but he failed. The coach pushed him into the lockers and tossed chalk into his face. This ha...
  • Coaches During Pre Game Pep
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    Personal Writing: The Evaluation of My Coaches Throughout my high school basketball career I experienced several different coaches. Every new coach brought a different approach to coaching. The varying techniques of coaching brought about different attitudes and expectations during practices and games. I found that during practice, coaches had either the nice-guy or the drill sergeant approach. They also had different methods of coaching during and after the games. Practices are very important t...
  • Professional Basketball Players Role Models
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    Assault on the Courts Fighting has become a habitual event seen in professional basketball. There has been a consistent decline in professionalism and morals predominately in young athletes. Before the Ron Artest event, most players were idolized as gods and portrayed as today's heroes. However, a shocking phenomenon has risen as newer and younger athletes have entered the "new" NBA. Professionalism, morals, and integrity have taken a back seat to greed and selfishness. On November 1st, 2004, du...
  • Hickory Coach Dale
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    Coach Norman Dale embodied a number of personal characteristics which enabled him to be the quality leader he was in the movie Hoosiers. His toughness, optimism, motivation, farsightedness, and self confidence assisted Coach Dale in gaining the loyalty of the team and the attention of the town. They also helped him to change the losing ways of the early team into the state champion team they ended up to be. Additionally, a number of environmental factors played a role in his success. The almost ...
  • Mike Ditka Into A Great Coach
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    12. Anderson, Dave, The Football Story, New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1985. "THEY CALL IT COACHING", VINCE LOMBARDI ONCE SAID, "BUT IT IS TEACHING". Coaching is not only showing a team what to do, but explaining to them why it is so. Each game, the coach is accountable for getting all 11 players on the field working as one unit. He's responsible for preparing his team for battle each week and for making sure his game-time decisions are flawless. The coach is not only the head of the...
  • Cooperative Style Coaches
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    For this assignment I wanted to focus on baseball coaches. However, I was unable to attend two games each on a different level because at this point in time only the college season is underway. So instead of attending a game at a level other than college, I attended a high school practice session. At first the coach was a bit apprehensive about allowing me to attend, but he eventually allowed me to after a younger brother of a friend of mine who was on the team assured him that I wasn t a spy fo...
  • Coach Boone In The Movie Remember The Titans
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    Remember the Titans In the movie 'Remember the Titans', there are many management concepts covered throughout the movie and he is the agent in the movie. The players on the Titans are the targets of the influence. 'Remember the Titans' is the perfect movie for Exam 3. It covers many topics that were on the exam, and this class has given me a different way of looking at the movie. I have seen the movie many times, but I never looked at it from a management perspective. It now makes sense to me to...
  • Coach Lira And Carla
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    No one is alike, everyone has there own way of doing things. For example, I was coached by two different basketball coaches in my high school years; both of whom had their own unique style of coaching. Coach Lira and Carla coached the same sport even though each had different strategies for their athletes. Coach Lira was forty years old and had coached for ten years. She coached for the same high school she played basketball at, and has a lot of experience in coaching as well as playing the game...
  • Coach Dale
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    Hoosiers As driving into Hickory, Indiana, a tiny town, I see that every house has a basketball hoop on the side of their barn. The little town consists of one main street. It has the local supermarket, barbershop, hardware store and some other small stores. While driving on the main street, I noticed that everyone notices a stranger coming into town. That is how small Hickory is. Driving into the high school parking lot I see that the girls dominate the young men by far. Looking around I also s...
  • One Player On The Team
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    The Spirit of the Game This was one of the most inspiring books I have ever read. It spoke about periods of time throughout the evolving of one of Americas most intense and loved games. The book was split up into two large sections and then divided into chapters inside the sections. The first section was called The Spirit. The first chapter of this section deals with the early stages of development in the game. From the beginning hockey was known as a sport of integrity, grit, hard work all mixe...
  • Coaches And Players Need
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    Findings After reading these three articles between how coaches and players do not get along with them attacking each other and when a player does something terrible and the coach defends them. We all have been in a situation where we do not want to be talked to by a family member or friend just because he had a bad day, but when you bring that attitude to a sporting event or practice sometimes the player or coach my lose their composure. Which happened in the three articles that I read, dealing...
  • Experience In My Coaching Career
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    There are many reasons why I want to coach. First of all I love basketball so much that I want to teach other how to play it. I don't want to just inform them about the game, I want to spend my time developing, training and supporting my team. I truly believe that by shown my team that I care about them and their success will help me get closer to them. This will make my job much easier knowing that they are like my own kids. Second, it is a challenge to take a person and develop the skills they...
  • Coach Knights Record
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    Bobby Knight Barry Woodward Bobby Knight, longtime Indiana mens head basketball coach, was recently fired. This firing sparked a controversy among basketball fans throughout the nation; did he deserve to be fired I believe that Bobby Knight deserved to be fired. Although coach Knight is one of the best coaches in the nation and has earned the respect of countless numbers of fans including myself, I do not believe that a coach should be able to act the way he acted and get away with it. Coach Kni...
  • Parents Of The Player
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    Coaching Youth Soccer Coaching children at a young age is an extremely rewarding and challenging experience. Over the last two years I have had the privilege of organizing and coaching my sons soccer teams. These teams consisted of six, seven, and eight year old children, many of whom were playing soccer for the first time. Coaching inexperienced children is a unique challenge, and a good coach strives to give everyone a rewarding experience by establishing a positive foundation in soccer. There...
  • Freshman Football Coach At Fordham University
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    Vince Lombardi Vince Lombardi was a father, and a husband, and he had a great impact on today's view on professional football as well as other sports. On Jun 11, 1913 born (and grew up) in Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, NY; first of five children (2 sisters, 2 brothers) to Henry Lombardi and Matilda Izzo Lombardi. And in the 1920's experimented with boxing as a teenager and didn't like it. In 1928 started his studies for priesthood at Cathedral Prep in Brooklyn. 1930 decided not to become a...
  • Coaches Including Vince Lombardi
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    Winning isn't everything it's the only thing" is a harsh reality in today's dog eat dog society. Vince Lombardi the author of this quote was a football coach who took the worst team in the league, the Green Bay Packers, and made them into a perennial powerhouse. He was and still is considered to be one of the best coaches ever to coach in the sport of football. His statement holds true in today's game because it is both the athletes and the coach's goal to be the best in their profession. Other ...
  • Coach Boone
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    Remember The Titians was a great film to view for all student-athletes. It shows a great deal of behaviors not only from coaches but the way people are treated throughout life. Many different situations were faced in this film. Such as coaching styles, racism, friendship, and many others. This has been the first time I seen this film. It was one of the most inspirational films ever. It was all the beginning of a new year for one high school called T.C. Williams had many changes done to it. In Vi...
  • Good Soccer Coach
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    What makes a soccer coach good? Topic: what makes a soccer coach good. Purpose: to describe the things a coach does to make him a good coach. Audience: coaches, or people who are thinking about becoming a coach. In the past I have had many soccer coaches. Sme had qualities I believe to be good and some not so good. Every person has there own perception on what makes a soccer coach good. My perception is, they have good organization skills, can form positive relationships with the team, parents a...
  • Drug Use By An Athlete
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    Nature always has a way of balancing itself out, and in my opinion, deviant behavior is no exception. For every report we read about how playing in a sports program has kept someone off the streets and out of a life of crime, we come across another about excessive violence or drug use by an athlete. Sports definitely discourage off the field problems, but they also bring about a whole new set of on the field problems. Playing sports brings out the competitive sides of many athletes. To most athl...
  • Player's Percentage Score
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    Analysing Sports Statistics Aim Analysing Sports Statistics Essay, Research Paper Aim 3? The first two aims have been relatively straightforward to accomplish, the next objective should be slightly more complex.? I have plotted a scatter graph using the data and plotting Total time on the field against the Coaches percentage score. As these points are reasonably close together, and around the same line, I can assume that there is a correlation between the points, which allows me to take the aver...

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