Coaching Quotes (94) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Coaching. Coaching is a form of development in which a person called a coach supports a learner or client in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training and guidance

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
~ Stephen Covey

Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
~ John Wooden

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
~ Vince Lombardi

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
~ Abraham Lincoln

Does coaching work? Yes. Good coaches provide a truly important service. They tell you the truth when no one else will.
~ Jack Welch

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.
~ Vince Lombardi

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
~ Peter Drucker

Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.
~ Tom Landry

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
~ Vince Lombardi

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
~ Albert Einstein

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
~ Vince Lombardi

Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.
~ Lou Holtz

There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
~ Pat Riley

Coaching is effective self-expression in the coach/client relationship so that you catalyze your clients' manifestation of their own desired outcomes.
~ Patrick Williams 

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
~ John Wooden

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
~ John Wooden

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
~ John F. Kennedy

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
~ John Wooden

Remember this, the choices you make in life, make you.
~ John Wooden

Professional/personal coaching addresses the whole person - with an emphasis on producing action and uncovering learning that can lead to more fulfillment, more balance, and a more effective process for living.
~ Laura Whitworth

Coaching is not a natural way of life. Your victories and losses are too clear cut.
~ Tommy Prothro

Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
~ Pat Riley

There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
~ Pat Riley

Nothing happens without personal transformation.
~ W. Edwards Deming

Before you can win, you have to believe you are worthy.
~ Mike Ditka

Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
~ Mike Ditka

As the leader, part of the job is to be visible and willing to communicate with everyone
~ Bill Walsh

You win games with your strengths, not your weaknesses.
~ Bear Bryant

Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
~ Vince Lombardi

Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings everyday.
~ John Wooden

The absolute bottom line in coaching is organization and preparing for practice.
~ Bill Walsh

People don't choose their calling, it chooses them.
~ Richard Leider

One of the reasons people get old - lose their aliveness - is that they get weighed down by all of their stuff.
~ Richard Leider

The goal of coaching is not in fixing what is broken, but in discovering new talents and new ways to use old talents that lead to far greater effectiveness.
~ Gifford Pinchot

I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
~ Tom Landry

No question about it: potential is wrapped in great mystery. Like rainbows, which are really circles-we see only the upper halves, the horizon hides the rest-potential never reveals its entirety.
~ Max De Pree

Your life is not your own: it belongs to God. To "be yourself" is to be and do what God wants you to be and do, knowing that God created you for a mission and knows you and your mission better than you do.
~ Leonard Sweet 

That which dominates our imagination and our thoughts will determine our life and character.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are pleased with what you are, you have stopped already. If you say, "It is enough," you are lost. Keep on walking, moving forward, trying for the goal.
~ Saint Augustine

Our emphasis is on execution, not winning.
~ Pat Summitt

Every start on an untrodden path is a venture which only in unusual circumstances looks sensible and likely to succeed.
~ Albert Schweitzer

As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has-or ever will have-something inside that is unique to all time.
~ Fred Rogers

People don't need to be managed, they need to be unleashed.
~ Richard Florida

You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.
~ Galileo Galilei

What makes a good coach? Complete dedication.
~ George Halas

Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching I've learned from making mistakes.
~ Rick Pitino

Happiness begins where selfishness ends.
~ John Wooden

Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.
~ John Madden

The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.
~ Tom Landry

All coaching is, is taking a player where he can't take himself.
~ Bill McCartney 

It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
~ John Wooden

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
~ Vince Lombardi

Be quick, but don't hurry.
~ John Wooden

A coach's greatest asset is his sense of responsibility - the reliance placed on him by his players.
~ Knute Rockne

Either love your players or get out of coaching.
~ Bobby Dodd

We probably spend more time talking about individual players in our coaching sessions than anything else.
~ Hayden Fry

Coaching is easy. Winning is the hard part.
~ Elgin Baylor

I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
~ Warren Buffett

We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests.
~ Nadia Comaneci

Coaching really is an individual philosophy.
~ Mark Messier

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
~ John Wooden

In the future, those who are not coaches will not be promoted.
~ Jack Welch

If one is true to one's inner self, and follows its wisdom, who is without a teacher?
~ Zhuangzi

Sooner or later we will come to the edge of all that we can control and find life, waiting there for us.
~ Rachel Naomi Remen

The will is transformed by experience, not information.
~ Dallas Willard

I'll bet most of the companies that are in life-or-death battles got into that kind of trouble because they didn't pay enough attention to developing their leaders.
~ D. Wayne Calloway

It's not too far; it just seems like it is.
~ Yogi Berra

What is the good of life if its chief element, and that which must always be its chief element, is odious? No, the only true economy is to arrange so that your daily labor shall be itself a joy.
~ Edward Carpenter

You've never heard of them- and you never will .
~ John Wooden

One of the great misconceptions about spiritual growth that develops in a lot of churches is that information alone is adequate to produce transformed human beings. So if we want to have a church of spiritually mature people, let's just keep cramming more and more information into them... Information alone is not adequate for the transformation of the human personality.
~ John Ortberg 

Coaching will become the model for leaders in the future... I am certain that leadership can be learned and that terrific coaches... facilitate learning.
~ Warren G. Bennis

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.
~ Casey Stengel

There is no need for me continuing unless I'm able to improve.
~ Knute Rockne

If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
~ Pat Riley

We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose.
~ Knute Rockne

No coach has ever won a game by what he knows; it's what his players know that counts.
~ Bear Bryant

One loss is good for the soul, Too many losses is not good for the coach.
~ Knute Rockne

Attitude is the whole thing in football. Every team has the talent and the coaching. Motivation makes the difference. The teams that win stay healthy and interested.
~ Sid Gillman

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.
~ Theodore Roosevelt

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
~ Aristotle

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
~ Vince Lombardi

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
~ Max Lucado

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
~ Vince Lombardi

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
~ Thomas Jefferson

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
~ John Wooden

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
~ William Arthur Ward

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
~ Michael Jordan 

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