Quotes for Coaches: A Coaches Quotes for Reflection
Quotes for coaching looks at inspirational and motivational quotes for coaches. At times when the role of coaching is a little challenging and you need to find some light at the end of the tunnel then reflect back on these quotes especially selected for coaches.
Maybe use the quotes as a way to start each week with a new focus or motivation?
The quotes below have been selected to help give something especially for coaches:
- “It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings” – Ann Landers
- “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty” – Unknown
- “Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see” – Confucious
- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why” – Mark Twain
- “Teachers who inspire realize, there will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones – it all depends on how we use them” – Unknown
- “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart” – Ancient Indian Proverb
- “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–which is: Try to please everybody” – Herbert Bayard Swope
- “The best revenge is massive success” – Frank Sinatra
- “To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says: Leave no stone unturned” – Edward Bulwer Lytton
- “Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out” – John Wooden
- “Many a man’s reputation would not know his character if they met on the street” – Elbert Hubbard
- “Coaches have to watch for what they don’t want to see and listen to what they don’t want to hear” – John Madden
- “No great man ever complains of want of opportunities” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
- “We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own” – Ben Sweetland
- “There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way” – Christopher Morley
- ”As the leader, part of the job is to be visible and willing to communicate with everyone” – Bill Walsh
- “Do first things first, and second things not at all” – Peter Drucker.
- “Careful thinking and hard work will solve nearly all your problems. Try and see for yourself” – Ullery
- “The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook” – William James
- “To be as good as it can be, a team has to buy into what you as the coach are doing. They have to feel you’re a part of them and they’re a part of you” – Bobby Knight
- “Impatience never commanded success” – Edwin H. Chapin
- “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently” – Henry Ford
- “Try not to become a man of success but a man of value” – Albert Einstein
- “Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you” – Walt Whitman
- “Leadership is more about responsibility than ability!” – Jim Tunney
- “Nothing will work unless you do” – John Wooden
As a coach there will always be challenges and problems faced. How you move through these is the difference between a good and poor experience. Always remember that you need to develop a support network to help with issues you might be facing. Quotes are great, but they only go so far.