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What would legendary Boston Celtics coach and 16-time NBA champion Red Auerbach say is the most critical quality for a person to be successful? Would his advice differ from 10-time NCAA championship coach John Wooden's? What would each say to a young person just starting out in pursuit of their dreams? What is the best advice they were ever given?It took author Christian Klemash more than two years of research, persistence, and original interviews, but now he's ready to pass on the best advice you'll ever get in the paperback edition ofHow to Succeed in the Game of Life. Only the rare individual has had the opportunity to pick the brain of just one legendary sports coach--let alone thirty-four of the best sports coaches of all time. Klemash gives sports fans a once-in-a-lifetime chance to learn valuable life lessons from the most famous, intelligent, and victorious coaches ever. The legends span the sports world, from gold medal-winning gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi and three-time college football championship coach Tom Osborne to four-time World Series-winning baseball manager Joe Torre and hall-of-fame boxing trainer Angelo Dundee.These coaches know how to teach top athletes about character and winning, how to manage pressure at crunch time, and how to bring out the best in their players when it matters most.How to Succeed in the Game of Lifeshares their insights into sports, life, and the most vital keys to sustain success."I'm still a little shocked that I got to speak to all of these great coaches. The best advice they gave me has helped me realize a dream of my own in writing this book. I'm sure it will help and inspire you to achieve some of your own dreams." --fromHow to Succeed in the Game of Life
Christian Klemash is a lifelong sports fan. He is also an actor who has appeared in major motion pictures, including Only the Strong and American Me, and on television's NYPD Blue. He's written and directed a national public service announcement for Partnership for a Drug Free America and penned screenplays. He and his wife, Jennifer, and their two children live in New Jersey.