Lessons from the Legends: Beyond the X's and O's

Lessons from the Legends: Beyond the X's and O's

by Jerry Krause, Ralph Pim


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Offering valuable lessons in leadership from some of the greatest basketball coaches in history, including John Chaney, Phog Allen, “Big House” Gaines, and many more, Lessons from the Legends is a collection of leadership advice for both on and off the court. The greatest coaches in basketball are great for a variety of reasons: some are brilliant offensive minds; others are geniuses at creating unyielding defenses; all, however, are exceptional leaders. No matter their methods, each coach in this book has a legacy of life and leadership that coaches and fans alike will find worthwhile and useful.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572437265
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 09/28/2005
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jerry Krause is the director of basketball operations for Gonzaga University and has coached and taught basketball for more than 40 years. He has written or edited 27 coaching books and has developed more than 30 instructional videos. He has been inducted into the NAIA Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame and the National Association for Sports and Physical Education Hall of Fame as a coach and physical educator. Ralph Pim is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Education at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He serves as the director of instructional administration and is a basketball sport educator. He is the author of Winning Basketball and coeditor of Coaching Basketball.

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