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Old 07-15-2013, 07:30 AM   #28
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Our college coach was maybe 45 and as expected got stomped by the kids. Yet I don't think he needed to be a great player or needed to win sets against us to do his job effectively. He was a teacher for 20+ years and that certainly contributed to him being a decent coach.

Now what if a coach were 70 years old - would you expect him to be a "good" player? Most likely his ability to move around the court would be poor and he'd never beat any of his kids. Yet he may have a lot of smarts and experience to pass along.
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