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Great Coaches Are Only Found in Big Budget Sports

By Brittany Jacobs On December - 21 - 2009

I recently came across a list entitled 50 greatest coaches of all-time , yet I was horrified to see that all of the "greatest coaches" were really just the most well-known and nationally-televised coaches of all time.

Now don't get me wrong, the coaches on this list are great...but to say that there isn't a great coach in the world of soccer, lacrosse, skiing, college ice hockey, track, or women's sports in general is absolutely ridiculous.

When you think of a great coach, what pops into your mind? 

Is it their win-loss record? 

Is it the number of championships that they've won?

The duration of their coaching tenure?

The number of players that they've had go on to the next level?

The school/team that they coach for?

All of these things play a role in spotlighting a coach, but I have a hard time believing that these factors apply only to coaches of televised sports.

There are countless "great" coaches all across the US of A, but the only ones that we, as fans, even hear about are those who are ...

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