Interim Head Coach Roose Webless: Memorable Quotes
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~Its not whether you win or lose, its how you lose.
~A lot of persons want to win. Some have the will to prepare to win. But the will to prepare to lose, that is what separates interim coaches from coaches.
~We left it all in the toilet tonight.
~I’m proud of our kids: we raised the bar on quitting.
~The truth is Xs and Os are not what matters, only the Xs matter.
~We worked hard all week at learning to seal ourselves off.
~Anyone can come up big and win. The question is: can you come up small and win. We came up small alright, but we couldn’t win it.
~We beat ourselves the first half and then we ran ourselves out of the gym the second half.
~I try to stage a mock burial of the coach I replace, BEFORE they bury me.
~The only thing more overrated in coaching than motivating players is being a good people person.
~Five minutes into every game all pre-game strategy is obsolete; so I teach the boys: think nihilism.
~Beating yourself hurts less than being beaten by an opponent.
~Developing young men is a process…of futility.
~I’ve learned it is best to hire the man that will replace you as an assistant, rather than give the AD the chance to replace you with someone better.
~A team has to learn how to lose, before it can lose; that’s where I come in.
~Defeat instills humility. Humility instills patience. Patience instills distraction. Distraction instills paralysis. Paralysis precedes death. Death is a meaningless void. Remaining optimistic is what its all about.
(Note: All fiction. No malice.)