In a great article on ESPN.com Ivan Maisel says “The hardest job for a first-time head coach is not learning a locker room full of new names, or persuading those players who came to play for someone else to play for him. Everything flows from solving the jigsaw puzzle of assembling a staff. Someone who has never been in charge before must hire nine coaches who are communicative teachers and engaging recruiters, who can work long, caffeine-fueled hours together under competitive pressure and not rip out each other’s throats.” Maisel takes us through how Justin Wilcox went about putting together his first staff at Cal. CLICK HERE. I think you’ll enjoy it.
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