Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Coaches, Scotty Bowman, NHL, Phil Jackson, NBA
Coaches (Athletics); Bowman, Scotty; National Hockey League; Jackson, Phil; National Basketball Association
This past week both Phil Jackson and Scotty Bowman won a record ninth championship in their given sports. These two coaches now join the elite in the coaching fraternity and just in their own sports. Bowman and Jackson have become two of the great coaches in the history of professional sport in North America. When the names of the great coaches like Lombardi, Auerbach, McCarthy and Blake are cited, the names of Scotty Bowman and Phil Jackson must now be listed with them.
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Crepeau, Richard C., "Phil Jackson and Scotty Bowman in The Coaching Elite" (2002). On Sport and Society. 577.