Coach Tom Crean, in this article, shares what he learned post-Indiana…and he learned a ton. He learned from other great coaches in a variety of sports to build on his leadership, management, and teaching skills.
Do take the time….there are some good coaching and teaching nuggets in here!
On the second Sunday of his unemployment Crean attended a 76ers practice. Freed of responsibility, he could look and listen and watch how others performed in his line of work. “Something clicked,” as he put it, and this led to his embarking on…well, what exactly? Maybe a cross between a gap year and a traveling sports professional development seminar. As Crean puts it, “I want to become a better leader, a better manager, a better coach, a better man—by watching the best.” Here’s what he learned.