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Author Blair, Gary, 1945-

Title A coaching life / Gary Blair, Rusty Burson ; foreword by Mike Neighbors and Nels Hawkinson
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Swaim-Paup-Foran spirit of sport series
Swaim-Paup-Foran spirit of sport series
Contents Stories, memories, and victories worth preserving -- Growing up and outgrowing the "meathead" phase -- Seize your opportunities ... any opportunities -- Building a dynasty in Big D -- Investing time wisely pays off -- Things are never as good-or as bad-as they initially seem -- Building a winner in the Piney Woods -- Early years in Arkansas: hog heaven and frustration-ville -- Good Morning America's Team and goodbye -- One direction: starting to write "the story of my coaching life" -- Maneuvering through March -- Perspective is everything -- Mission accomplished -- Success is a journey, not a destination
Summary "It's still difficult to describe the scene after the final buzzer sounded, because the moment was just so damned surreal," writes head coach Gary Blair following the conclusion of the title game of the 2011 NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament. "So many things happened that I will never forget ... kissing my wife on the floor of Conseco Fieldhouse ... looking toward the stands, where my grandson was ... flashbulbs popping as the Aggie Band played triumphantly ... our players and coaches wildly celebrating the biggest win in women's basketball history at Texas A & M ... tears
Notes Includes index
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Subject Blair, Gary, 1945-
Blair, Gary, 1945-
Texas A & M University -- Basketball -- History
Texas A & M University.
Basketball coaches -- United States -- Biography
Basketball for women -- United States
College sports for women -- United States
Basketball coaches.
Basketball for women.
College sports for women.
United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Burson, Rusty, author
LC no. 2016039830
ISBN 1623495377
9781623495374 (ebook)