Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together

By |2019-11-08T12:56:48-07:00November 8th, 2019|Articles|

Play Hard, Play Smart, Play Together by Coach Dean Smith Playing Hard: Maybe a player wasn’t the fastest, the tallest, or the most athletic person on the court.  In the course of any given game that was out of his control.  But each of them could control the [...]

John Wooden on wisdom

By |2015-02-17T11:26:33-07:00February 17th, 2015|Stories|

we should NEVER let ambition cause us to SACRIFICE our integrity or diminish our EFFORTS in other [areas]. However, we need to REMEMBER that we never REACH a serious goal unless we have the INTENTION of doing so.

Brian Kelly’s Paradigm for Winning

By |2014-05-30T14:14:45-06:00June 3rd, 2014|Quotes|

We have a paradigm for winning.  It’s something we talk about actually in our locker room.  It’s called four quarters of winning, It starts with getting off to a quick start.  We talk about getting off to that quick start how important that is in the first quarter.  Second quarter [...]

Total Effort

By |2014-04-30T12:50:03-06:00May 10th, 2014|Quotes|

I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me.  I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.  - Arnold Palmer