The Education of a Coach
Pulitzer Prize-winner David Halberstam's bestseller takes you inside the football genius of Bill Belichick for an insightful profile in leadership. Bill Belichick's thirty-one years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success--most recently with the New England Patriots. In this groundbreaking... show more
Pulitzer Prize-winner David Halberstam's bestseller takes you inside the football genius of Bill Belichick for an insightful profile in leadership. Bill Belichick's thirty-one years in the NFL have been marked by amazing success--most recently with the New England Patriots. In this groundbreaking book, David Halberstam explores the nuances of both the game and the man behind it. He uncovers what makes Bill Belichick tick both on and off the field. "Halberstam does for the three-time Super Bowl winner what Moneyball did for the Oakland A's Billy Beane." --Best Life "If you want to learn about schooling and allegiance and leadership and, most of all, football, by all means--slip inside the sweatshirt." --The Wall Street Journal "Halberstam takes the classic sports-bio formula--one stellar performer's rise to the pinnacle of American sport--and transforms it into a nuance-rich story of individual triumph and social history." --Booklist "In describing the triumph of 'an unadorned man,' a coach without artifice, Halberstam has created a tale of excellence." --The New York Times Book Review
Publish date: November 1st 2005
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I really enjoyed reading about the background and behind the scenes stories of Bill Belichick. As a life-long New England Patriots fan, the stories in this book are outstanding. It is great to hear about where he came from and how he operated with the other coaches around him. There were not quite a...
If you decide to read this you're going to want to be a Patriots fan. If you're not, you run the risk of projectile vomiting. In The Education of a Coach, Halberstam has crafted an excellent treatise on the coaching aspect of Bill Belichick's life and it's almost nothing but praise. It stops short o...