10 Best Basketball Coaching Quotes

As a basketball coach, you can either learn through personal experience, or you can learn from other coaches who have gone before and already done it. It is a lot easier and takes a lot less time if you can take something away from other great basketball coaches.

Here is a list of the 10 best basketball coaching quotes and lessons from some of the greatest basketball coaches to ever be a part of the game. This is a great way to get a look inside the minds of these legendary coaches and get some quality insights. As a coach, you must develop your own game plan and basketball philosophy to coaching, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from other great coaches.

What is interesting to me about this list of great coaches is the differences between coaching styles. Coach Bob Knight and John Wooden had very different coaching methods, yet they are both considered some of the best coaches to ever coach basketball. This just shows that there is more than one way to be successful, and in basketball coaching, you have to find the one that works best for you and your team.


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2 Responses

  1. a great coach is somebody that believes in them and coach them the right way and sit them down and talk to them about their goals and you half to know the what is right and tell them the way win a game is great sportsmanship and teamwork

  2. Youth coaching particularly basketball,
    where most coaches pre-experiences are either parenting, playing or both, is more about becoming the best ‘teacher’ and ‘loyal fan’ you can be.

    This requires complete separation from your pass experiences being chastised or sternly disciplined as a
    child or player, removing your ego, and/or living vicariously through the child your attempting to develop and improve.

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