Webster’s II New College Dictionary defines “coach” as “one who gives private instruction…a private tutor.”
That kind of reminds us of the role of a parent. We give our children private instruction—we tutor them.
So even if you’ve never officially been a coach on the sports field, if you are a parent, you are a coach as well!
More from Coach Denny Welter and why he was so inspired by Bill’s stories of grandfather Roddy.
36. Don’t ask for something that you can do for yourself.
37. Never accept anything from anyone that you don’t earn.
38. How to refrain from getting young girls pregnant and should focus on going to college.
39. Make something out of yourself by going to college and getting an education.
40. My grandparents never talked to us about finances.
41. Study halls were temporary holding pens as far as I was concerned. Respect education.
42. Obey the family values or there will be hell to pay. Case closed.
43. Live under my grandparent’s strict, non-negotiable code of values.
44. Basketball is a chess game in motion. You have to use your mind and intelligence to perform consistently and grow as a player. First you have to master the fundamentals and then the sky is the limit. Becoming a great basketball player is a long process. It takes dedication and many hours of practice.
45. Use education to better yourself.
46. Ernest – What we talked about when we were together was more important than the amount of time we spent together.