Getting to Us: How Great Coaches Make Great Teams

  • 9h 43m 44s
  • Seth Davis
  • Random House
  • 2018

What makes a coach great? How do great coaches turn a collection of individuals into a coherent "us"?

Seth Davis, one of the keenest minds in sports journalism, has been thinking about that question for 25 years. It's one of the things that drove him to write the definitive biography of college basketball's greatest coach, John Wooden, Wooden: A Coach's Life. But John Wooden coached a long time ago. The world has changed, and coaching has, too, tremendously.

In this Audiobook

  • Urban Meyer: “Foolish is the Appropriate Word.”
  • Tom Izzo: “I Like Smelling My Neighbor's Cookout.”
  • Mike Krzyzewski: “I Believe in Ethnic Pressure.”
  • Jim Harbaugh: “People Can Work with the Truth.”
  • Jim Boeheim: “It's All About Losing.”
  • Geno Auriemma: “Women Take All the Credit, Trust Me.”
  • Doc Rivers: “You Can Get a Great Speech from a Therapist.”
  • Brad Stevens: “All the Good Ones Want to Be Coached.”
  • Dabo Swinney: “God Never Says, ‘Oops.’”