1. At clinics, take only what you can teach; be sure to stay within your personality and personnel. You MUST believe in what you teach 2. Great coaches aren’t afraid to be innovators 3. PLAYERS make the system, not the coach. You NEED players—During the Chicago Bulls’ run during the ’90’s, eight newly-hired coaches installed the triangle offense in their new job, zero, lasted more than 2 years. What happens when you don’t have the players?