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The education of a coach

Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Bill Belichick's 31 years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success--most recently, his Super Bowl wins with the New England Patriots have made him surpass Vince Lombardi. In this book, journalist Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it. Halberstam writes. "There was, I thought, a certain signature to a Belichick game ... I was fascinated ... by the fact that he seemed so  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halberstam, David.
Education of a coach.
New York : Hyperion, c2005
(OCoLC)647059002
Named Person: Bill Belichick; Bill Belichick; Bill Belichick
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Halberstam
ISBN: 1401301541 9781401301545
OCLC Number: 62120413
Description: 277 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Bill Belichick's 31 years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success --
most recently, his Super Bowl wins with the New England Patriots have made him surpass Vince Lombardi. In this book, journalist Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it. Halberstam writes. "There was, I thought, a certain signature to a Belichick game... I was fascinated ... by the fact that he seemed so un-coachlike, or perhaps the prototype for a very different kind of modern coach in what is an increasingly complicated game. He wasn't in any way charismatic, and he made no attempt to be charismatic --
if anything, quite the reverse, but he always seemed to be one step ahead of everyone else."Set apart by his Wesleyan education, Belichick approaches coaching differently than anyone else in the NFL. Here, we learn why and how. --
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Bill Belichick's 31 years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success--most recently, his Super Bowl wins with the New England Patriots have made him surpass Vince Lombardi. In this book, journalist Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it. Halberstam writes. "There was, I thought, a certain signature to a Belichick game ... I was fascinated ... by the fact that he seemed so un-coachlike, or perhaps the prototype for a very different kind of modern coach in what is an increasingly complicated game. He wasn't in any way charismatic, and he made no attempt to be charismatic--if anything, quite the reverse, but he always seemed to be one step ahead of everyone else." Set apart by his Wesleyan education, Belichick approaches coaching differently than anyone else in the NFL. Here, we learn why and how.--From publisher description.

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