Famous Short Coach Quotes About Sports And Life

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In this article, you will read some short and inspiring quotes about coach, quotes from the coaches that will surely motivate you.

Short Coach Quotes

“Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us.”

– Earl Nightingale

“You don’t have to be great to get started but you have to get started to be great.”

– Les Brown

“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”

– Vince Lombardi

“The interesting thing about coaching is that you have to trouble the comfortable, and comfort the troubled.”

– Ric Charlesworth

“Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.”

– Joe Gibbs

“Set goals – high goals for you and your organization. When your organization has a goal to shoot for, you create teamwork, people working for a common good.”

– Bear Bryant

“A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.”

– Billie Jean King

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“The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.”

– Bobby Knight

“A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.”

– John Wooden

“Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.”

– Bill Gates

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“Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it’s important.”

– Eugene McCarthy

“I wasn’t naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that’s the way I’ll be as a coach.”

– Wayne Gretzky

“All it takes is one coach that believes in you.”

– Jon Gruden

Quotes About Coaching And Mentoring

“If you win a Super Bowl before you’re fired, you’re a genius, and everyone listens to you. But a coach is just a guy whose best class in grammar school was recess and whose best class in high school was P.E. I never thought I was anything but a guy whose best class was P.E.”

– John Madden

“A Michigan man is going to coach Michigan.”

– Bo Schembechler

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“I think I’m telling the truth. I sat by Ray Perkins at the Hall of Fame dinner in New York, and at that time he didn’t know he was our coach and I didn’t either.”

– Bear Bryant

“If you think about it, I’ve never held a job in my life. I went from being an NFL player to a coach to a broadcaster. I haven’t worked a day in my life.”

– John Madden

“I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I’ve done that in my 33 years as a head coach.”

– Don Shula

“The coach doesn’t have to play the sport as well as you do. They have to watch you and get you to be your best.”

– Eric Schmidt

“Some people say I don’t love the French national team. If that were the case, I would have said so directly to the coach, because I’m a big boy.”

– Karim Benzema

“I’m a strong believer that coaches coach and players play.”

– Jameis Winston

“It’s hard when your father’s the coach. Sometimes you don’t know where one leaves off and the other begins.”

– Pete Maravich

Coaching Quotes Leadership

“As a coach, one thing that used to frustrate me was one player would make a bad decision, and that’s all you would read about in the papers all over the country. We have so many athletes do so many wonderful things for other people, and you never read about it.”

– Lou Holtz

“To have the kind of year you want to have, something has to happen that you can’t explain why it happened. Something has to happen that you can’t coach.”

– Bobby Bowden

“We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don’t like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.”

– Barack Obama

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“I was born in a very poor family. I used to sell tea in a railway coach as a child. My mother used to wash utensils and do lowly household work in the houses of others to earn a livelihood. I have seen poverty very closely. I have lived in poverty. As a child, my entire childhood was steeped in poverty.”

– Narendra Modi

“In football, it’s the job of the player to play, the coach to coach, the official to officiate. Each guy is charged with upholding his end, nothing more. In golf, the player, coach and official are rolled into one, and they overlap completely. Golf really is the best microcosm of life – or at least the way life should be.”

– Lou Holtz

Player And Coach Quotes

“The fundamentals, what I want, which is to take the ball, try to play as offensive as possible and dominate the game through the ball, is the same. I grew up with that; I was a player with that idea, and I am a coach with that idea.”

– Pep Guardiola

“I just bring energy, try to put myself in a good mood, because you’re not going to get through practice if you’re drowsy, don’t feel like doing nothing. Then it’s going to be a long practice and coach is going to be all over you.”

– Bam Adebayo

“Unlike badminton playing major nations of the world, we never had a specialist doubles coach and so the discipline remained neglected.”

– Jwala Gutta

“Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don’t have to do anything else. We don’t have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.”

– Margaret J. Wheatley

“While the coach is entitled to celebrate the team’s victories, there is a manner and a way of doing so without aggravating the opponent.”

– Diego Maradona

“Ask any player. You’re only as good as your coach allows you to be.”

– Rajon Rondo

“My dad was my best friend and greatest role model. He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.”

– Tiger Woods

Famous Short Coach Quotes

“Trust me, people that know me know I ain’t perfect, but I do try to live my life in a way that hopefully can be pleasing to my maker because I know I’m going to meet Him one day, and He’s not going to pat me on the back and talk about how many wins I had or how many Coach of the Year trophies we got or how much money I made.”

– Dabo Swinney

“As a coach you can influence the diet of your players. You can point out what is wrong.”

– Arsene Wenger

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“I miss my coach. I love my coach. I miss Chuck Noll.”

– Terry Bradshaw

“The Duke family, those are my brothers, and it’s something I’ll always take with me. Coach K, he gives me a lot of motivational things and checks in on me and my family. He knows where my heart is.”

– Brandon Ingram

“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

“The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.”

– John Madden

“A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.”

– Chuck Noll

“Around the age of 14, I was very discouraged from a coach. It was my first youth club team while playing soccer. She told me at the time that I wasn’t good enough to play on the team, that I would never get into the game.”

– Alex Morgan

“As a head coach, you’re on two lists. You’re the guy that might get fired, or you’re the guy who might go somewhere.”

– Mike Leach

Random Sports Coach Quotes

“I don’t think a coach becomes the right coach until he wins a championship.”

– Kobe Bryant

:There’s nobody as sexy as Robinson Cano in the box. I had a coach, Chris Sheff, who always told me to be as sexy as you can in the box.:

– Bryce Harper

“In golf, the player, coach and official are rolled into one, and they overlap completely. Golf really is the best microcosm of life – or at least the way life should be.”

– Lou Holtz

“I’m very fortunate to have a coach that I got to stay with all this time. Every year the bond gets stronger and better, and we understand each other more. And it’s like she can tell if I walk into the gym what kind of mood I’m in, what she has to fix for the practice I need, or how I’m feeling.”

– Simone Biles

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“I’m no longer the head football coach at Ohio State.”

– Woody Hayes

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“A team takes on the personality of the head coach.”

– Ricky Williams

“If you take golf, you have a teacher for the drive, a teacher for the approach play, and a teacher for the putt. That’s three specialist coaches for one player. In football, one coach looks after 25 players.”

– Johan Cruyff

“If you’re versatile, there’s no reason a coach can’t have you in the game. That’s what my dad’s philosophy was, so from a young age, he taught me to be a guard first and a big second, though I don’t think he had a crystal ball to be able to see what the NBA would become.”

– Karl-Anthony Towns

“When I work a game as an analyst, all I do is look at the game like a coach.”

– Lou Holtz

Coach Quotes About Sports And Life

“It was when my American coach Dan Pfaff came over from the States in 2009 and started working with me that we really began to look at my diet. He decided I was eating too many carbohydrates, so I cut back on bread. Over the next year I lost weight and became leaner.”

– Greg Rutherford

“I believe in believing. My coach John Kavanagh is a big atheist, and he is always trying to persuade people to his way of thinking, and I think, ‘What a waste of energy.’ If people want to believe in this god or that god, that’s fine by me; believe away. But I think we can be our own gods. I believe in myself.”

– Conor McGregor

“Behind every great athlete is a masterful coach that inspires the athlete to evolve into the strongest performer they can become.”

– Cathy Engelbert

“One of the things that first attracted me to chess is that it brings you into contact with intelligent, civilized people – men of the stature of Garry Kasparov, the former world champion, who was my part-time coach.”

– Magnus Carlsen

“In college, the students and alumni are generally 100 percent behind the team. Only the coach gets the blame when something goes wrong.”

– Cris Collinsworth

“The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My mentor was Clara Ward of the famous Ward gospel singers of Philadelphia. And my dad was my coach. He coached me. And just my natural love for music is what drove me.”

– Aretha Franklin

“My dad’s a teacher and a football coach, and he found a job in New Jersey.”

– Sadie Sink

“I’m not going to be the Alabama coach.”

– Nick Saban

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Interesting Quotes About Coach

“People always think they know better. In football, everybody thinks they can be head coach and do it better. It’s the same in F1: they always know better, even if they have no experience of it.”

– Max Verstappen

“I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.”

– Alfred Hitchcock

“Honestly I knew from the very youngest age that I was going to play football, then coach, then die. I never thought about a deviation from that plan.”

– Jim Harbaugh

“My old drama coach used to say, ‘Don’t just do something, stand there.’ Gary Cooper wasn’t afraid to do nothing.”

– Clint Eastwood

“You can’t win unless you have good people with great attitude. They are the ones who won the games. I didn’t win any games. You never saw a coach make a tackle anywhere. My philosophy was to get the best players and then try to do something new with them.”

– Hank Stram

“No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it’s what his players know that counts.”

– Bear Bryant

“George Perles at Michigan State was the first coach that gave me responsibility as far as being a coordinator. I learned a lot from that experience.”

– Nick Saban

“Selecting the right person for the right job is the largest part of coaching.”

– Phil Crosby

“Coaching is an action, not a title, and actions result in success.”

– Unknown

“The interesting thing about coaching is that you have to trouble the comfortable and comfort the troubled.”

– Ric Charlesworth

Short Quotes About Coaching And Mentoring

“To be as good as it can be, a team has to buy into what you, as the coach, are doing. They have to feel you’re a part of them, and they’re a part of you.”

– Bobby Knight

“Coaches have to watch for what they don’t want to see and listen to what they don’t want to hear.”

– John Madden

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“Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.”

– Vince Lombardi

“Coaching is 90% attitude and 10% technique.”

– Unknown

“A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness.”

– Elaine MacDonald

“Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.”

– Barbara de Angelis

“Life’s short. Live passionately.”

– Marc A. Pitman

“It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.”

– Les Brown

“You can’t stop negative thoughts from coming in, but you can make sure they leave as quickly as they enter.”

– Nkem Mpamah

“When you encourage others, you in the process are being encouraged because you’re making a commitment to that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.”

– Zig Ziglar

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

– Carl Jung

“Opportunities don’t knock, they whisper. So shut up and listen.”

– Thomas Leonard

“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.”

– Abraham Maslow

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotes About Importance Of Coach And Leadership

“There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.”

– Tom Krause

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

– Fred DeVito

“It is action that creates motivation.”

– Steve Backley

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“In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh, I’m going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow, here’s a chance to grow.”

– Carol Dweck

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

– Neale Donald Walsh

“Being ourselves means sometimes having to find the courage to stand alone, totally alone.”

– Brené Brown

“A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because its trust is not on the branch, but on its own wings. Always believe in yourself.”

– Charlie Wardle

“Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.”

– Aristotle

“Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly.”

– Plutarch

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.”

– Plato

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”

– Socrates

“Even while they teach, men learn.”

– Seneca the Younger

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“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

– Confucius

“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.”

– Thucydides

“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.”

– Epictetus

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Some More Short Coach Quotes

“So while the complexities change, the work of coaching stays the same keep your clients at the center of the work, push them to use their strengths more and to temper their weaknesses, and illuminate blind spots because these are what really get in the way.”

– Stacy Feiner

“The best coaches know what the end result looks like, whether it’s an offensive play, a defensive play, a defensive coverage, or just some idea of the organization.”

– Vince Lombardi

“Good coaching is good teaching and nothing else.”

– Pat Conroy

“Everything in coaching hinges on listening because what we are listening for affects where we are speaking from and unfolds how we are being with and for each other.”

– Marilyn Atkinson; Rae Chois

“What I learned is that if a coach lacks sufficient persistence, he will be unable to complete the critical task of finding growth opportunities out of adversity.”

– Seth Davis

“When it comes to getting the best out of life – whether in your own life or from your team, there is no doubt that good coaching can play a pivotal role. Getting it right is about learning how to motivate yourself and others in a way that works. It means listening to yourself and others rather than just speaking at them. The good coach knows that they may not have all the answers.”

– Steve Gold

“As a life design coach, I am passionate about changing lives . . . I’ve learned through my own self-discovery work that sharing authentically is the best way to make a real difference in others’ lives.”

– Julie Reisler

“Now, coaching is basically like what it is, it is someone that you have that is working with another person to help the other person’s goal.”

– Randy Wayne

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“The power of coaching is this – you are expected to give people the path to find answers, not the answers.”

– Tom Mahalo

“Successful coaches are visionaries. They have a picture of success set in their minds.”

– Gavin McGinnis

“An evolutionary coach needs to instill five qualities in their clients to support them on the journey to full self-realization – adaptability, emergent learning, the ability to bond, the ability to cooperate and the ability to manage complexity.”

– Richard Barrett

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“I played catcher on the baseball team – a leadership position. But during those years that I was busy being a leader at my high school, I never thought about what it meant to be a leader. What’s more, no adult ever mentored, taught, or coached me in the practice and principles of leadership.”

– Pat Williams

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“A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life.”

– John Wooden

“A good coach passes on information quickly.”

– Byron and Catherine Pulsifer

“A good coach passes on information quickly. They do not hold back information that affects my job.”

– Byron and Catherine Pulsifer

“As their coach, your job is to set the bar high, inspire them to reach this bar, encourage them, and most of all, guide them in the best possible manner and in the most supportive environment.”

– John Popovich

“In a coaching role, you ask the questions and rely more on your staff, who become the experts, to provide the information.”

– Byron and Catherine Pulsifer

“Coaches and the people they coach know that for the future to be different, we need to change the way we do things in the present…. More often, changes involve shifts in attitudes, thinking, perceptions, and behavior.”

– Gary Collins

Interesting Random Sports Coach Quotes

“The actual awareness that the person opposite you is an entire world and isn’t lacking anything, and that you yourself are an entire world, allows you to coach him and to think about him in a positive way, from a place of reality and abundance.”

Benny Gal

“Coaches have to watch for what they don’t want to see and listen to what they don’t want to hear.”

– John Madden

“I never cease to be amazed at the power of the coaching process to draw out the skills or talent that was previously hidden within an individual, and which invariably finds a way to solve a problem previously thought unsolvable.”

– John Russell

“Team coaches can help teams to improve how they manage their collective emotional well-being and learn how to moderate their responses to success and setbacks.”

– Peter Hawkins

What YOU Learn From This Article

It’s not just about be a coach or not. Sports can teach us lots of important things in our life. I am not saying that you should become something “BIG” in sports, what I am saying is that simply participate in sports can teach lots of things like.

My Favorite Quote From This Article And Why..


Practicing alone is not perfect. Which method you are practicing is very important. If you are asked to hammer a nail on an iron wall, you will never be able to hammer a nail.

Not because your nails are lacking or you do not know how to hammer nails, but because you are hammering nails in the wrong place. Same if you hammer a nail on the wood, the work will be done with one force.

So, that’s why how well you are doing the practice is very important.

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