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1 Coach Knight: The will to win Coach Knight: The will to win Florine Lazard Mauricio Batista Gloria Cuervo Aldow Garcon Windy Pierre Professor Arturo Rabade Man 4892
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2 Coach Knight: The will to win Bob Knight was born on October 25, 1940 in the small northeastern Ohio town of Massillon. After graduating from Orville High School, Knight enrolled in Ohio State University where he played basketball for three seasons (1960-1963) including Ohio State’s 1960 national championship team. Knight assumed his first head coaching position at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1965. He achieved a record no other basketball coach in West Point history has been able to duplicate. On April 1, 1971 he began what would become 29 year tenure as head coach at Indiana University, one of the top collegiate basketball programs in the country. During this period he won the first of what would eventually become three NCAA National Championships. Before being forced to leave Indiana in 2000 he had compiled a record of 763-290. He then assumed the head coaching position at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. In his first two years at Texas Tech he took a basketball program that had a history of losing seasons to two NCAA appearances. He was elected to the International Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991. Robert Montgomery Knight had a remarkable career and achievements. He became famous for his work at Indiana University because of his passionate and dominant styles of leadership, eventually Knight was given complete controls over every aspect of the basketball program. He not only generated extraordinary accomplishments, but equally stunning controversies. Knights’ leadership style was taught with discipline, hard work and passion allowing no rooms for failure. He had a leadership role as a coach, as well as an educator. He used methods of styles of power, influence and persuasion. Bob had a passion for what he did and this was what makes him so successful. He expected from his players nothing less than their absolute
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3 Coach Knight: The will to win best, all the time. There is absolutely no question regarding the vision, the goal, the commitment,
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course BUSINESS 201 taught by Professor Chess during the Spring '12 term at Miami Dade College, Miami.

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