Monday, 14 January 2013 20:25

Wrong Positions - Right Coach

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One of the most important functions for a coaching staff is to evaluate their player’s talent. Then to play them at the best position that maximizes their skills and helps the team win.

Rick Neuheisel's tenure as head coach was a major disappointment. One reason for his failure was his and his staff’s inability to evaluate their player’s skills. If done more

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