Advice to my Younger Self


Really good idea from USA Today’s Nicole Auerbach asking the country’s best college coaches, “Knowing what you know now, what is advice you would give your younger self about coaching and your career if you could?” Some insightful answers (particularly liked Mike Brey’s answer about what he could have done better at Delaware).

Coach K: Get your whole family involved
Jay Wright: Love your players…and your assistant coaches
Tom Izzo: Balance + work with greater efficiency
Roy Williams: It’s a long season – don’t try to win your February games on October 15th
Sean Miller: When you’re emotional, you’re irrational
Chris Holtmann: Stay away from the comparison game
Jim Boeheim: Delegate
Steve Alford: Be true to yourself
Mike Brey: Don’t spread yourself too thin with the details and neglect your main duty: the team

FULL ARTICLE

For more on the subject:
-Don Meyer’s 50 things I wish an older, more experienced coach would have told me when I was younger (LINK)

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