I’m sure this is something he will be very proud of ... He might not mention it, but when he looks back on things, how he got started and where he came from … to join such a quality group will be pretty special for him. When you look at the guys in that club, they’re all hall of famers.
Rick really appreciates the patience she's had and the rock she's been through all the situations he's had to face in his career ... She's been with him for the whole journey. It's hard on coaches' wives in this league. The job is very demanding. If her condition doesn't get to a level where Rick and the family are comfortable with, I'm sure it will be something he has to address.
I've been fortunate to be on both sides in helping him reach this goal ... It's one of the most unbelievable achievements when it comes to coaching. What it says is that longevity is very important. During the process, no coach is able to reach 1,000 wins in one spot. You have to go to multiple places, which mean there are multiple adjustments you have to make based on your style and the roster you have.More quotes »
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