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They Call Me Coach Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 4 & 5 Summary

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Chapters 4 & 5 Summary and Analysis

Wooden talks of his respect for high school coach Glenn Curtis. He admires the man's teaching ability but does not care for him personally. Wooden feels like Coach Curtis never gave his brother Cat a chance to realize his full potential as a high school team player. He walks off the team but returns after the coach talks with him several times.

Wooden says he was stubborn but knows he stood up for what he believed was right. This incident is why he always tries to understand his own players who have stood up to him and that's why he almost always takes back one who has walked off the team.

Coach Curtis later became principal and superintendent of Martinsville schools, then went on to coach at Indiana State. Wooden replaces him as coach at the university.

One concept Wooden does not share with Coach...

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