Bill Libby wrote numerous books on sports figures, including Reggie Jackson, Jerry West and Richard Petty. Libby was a sports editor at the Yonkers Herald Statesman and later worked at the New York Post.
by Bill Libby
cover by Kevin Stone
Garrett County Press
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This classic book on coaching has been used as a reference guide for generations of coaches in football, baseball, basketball, soccer, gymnastics and swimming. Sports journalist Bill Libby collected wisdom from over 50 different coaches including Vince Lombardi, Bill Russell, Lefty Phillips, Billy Martin, Casey Stengel, Tom Landry, Woody Hayes, Leo Durocher, Bear Bryant, and Red Auerbach. While there are plenty of books that serve as technical manuals to the profession, The Coaches covers the reasons, tricks, motivations and passion behind this most unusual pursuit. It's why some of the most famous names in contemporary coaching keep coming back to this quintessential work of sports journalism.