"Teamwork: The fuel
that produces uncommon results in common people."
"Extra discipline makes up for a
lack of talent. And a lack of discipline quickly siphons away extra
talent. That's why it's frequently the most disciplined rather than
the most gifted rise to the top".
"Success is setting a goal and
accomplishing it. Significance is understanding how the goal was
accomplished. We want to be significant."
- Matt Rogers
"Tradition never graduates."
- Scott Sieling
"Basketball is a game that gives
you every chance to be great, and puts every pressure on you to
prove that you haven't got what it takes. It never takes away the
chance, and it never eases up on the pressure."
- Coach Bob
"When you have the attitude of a
champion, you see adversity as your training partner."
- Conor Gillen
"In life you are given
two ends, one to think with the other to sit on. Your success in
life depends on which end you use the most. Heads you win, tails
"Remember this, the
choices you make in life, make you"
"What to do with a
mistake--recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it."
"There are two pains
in life, the pain of discipline, and the pain of regret. Take your
"If you think small
things don't matter, think of the last game you lost by one point."
"The Harder you work
the harder it is to surrender."
measure success in rings. College coaches measure success in
championships. High School coaches measure success to titles. Youth
coaches measure success in smiles."
McAllister, Youth Coach
I hear and I
forget, I see and I remember,
I do and I understand.
- Chinese Proverb
is not attainable but if we chase perfection we can catch
- Unknown Irish
concerned with your character than your
- John Wooden
together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working
together is success.
- Henry Ford
"Discipline builds winners, Winners stay disciplined!"
complain, they are too busy getting better."
"There are really only
two plays; Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket."
"A Loser says, "Well
at least I tried!" When in reality, at most he tried; A
Winner doesn't have to say it, he just does it...be a doer,
not a tryer.."
Randy E. Johnson
"Always keep an open
mind and a compassionate heart."
"Don't tell me how
good you are, show me!"
- Jack Michels Sr.,
"The harder I work the luckier I get."
"Success is that place in the road where
preparation meets opportunity."
- Branch Rickey
"They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you
practice makes perfect. I wish
they'd make up their minds"
"Attitudes are contagious...Is yours worth catching?"
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a
only statistics worth keeping can't be measured"
"Excellence is the unlimited ability to improve the quality
of what you have to offer."
"What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as
a basketball player"
"Winning is about having the whole team on the same page"
doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to
only important shot you take is the next one. Because no matter how
hard you try, that is the only one you can still have an effect on!"
"The idea is not to block every shot. The
idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot."
"nothing will work unless you do."
A Spelling Lesson: "Unity begins with you."
"90% of the game is
played above the shoulders."
"If you pay attention to the grandstands...it
won't be long before you join them."
"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with
what you can do."
"Don't give up, don't ever give up."
"Having a great game is not the result of
spontaneous combustion. You have to light yourself on fire."
"You don't demand respect, you earn it."
"Nothing great was ever achieved without
"Great teamwork is the only way we create the
breakthroughs that define our careers."
"Players are made in the off season, teams
are made during the season."
"We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust
"Success is never final, failure is never
fatal. It's courage that counts."
"The measure of who we are is what we do with
what we have."
"Coaches build teams, parents build players."
"It takes no talent to hustle."
"The best teams have chemistry. They
communicate with each other and they sacrifice personal glory for the common
"Victory or defeat is not determined at the
moment of crisis, but rather in the long and unspectacular period of
an old textbook
"Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in
-Dr. James Naismith, the father of
what you learn, after you know it all, that counts."
responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the
front of the jersey, not the one on the back."
between an extraordinary player and an ordinary player is that
"It is not how big you are, it is
how big you play."