Dean Smith: More Than A Coach by The Charlotte ObserverDean Smith: More Than A Coach by The Charlotte Observer

Dean Smith: More Than A Coach

byThe Charlotte ObserverForeword byPhil Ford

Paperback | March 10, 2015

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A tribute to the late Dean Smith, who was a basketball coaching legend at North Carolina as well as a socially conscious person who did what he thought was right, no matter the consequence. When he retired in 1997, he was the winningest coach in NCAA Division I men's basketball history. Beloved by fans and players alike, Coach Smith's legacy was apparent well before his passing in February 2015. In Dean Smith: More Than A Coach, the Charlotte Observer's commemorative tribute features rare stories and photographs from the newspaper's archives, with a powerful foreword by Phil Ford, one of North Carolina's all-time great players, as well as the writing of acclaimed Observer columnist Scott Fowler. Whether celebrating Smith's two national championships or his leadership in integrating the North Carolina basketball program, the book is a moving tribute to a beloved man. 
The Charlotte Observer is the most-circulated newspaper in North Carolina. Its original incarnation was founded in 1886, and the paper has been awarded four Pulitzer Prizes. Phil Ford was the National Player of the Year and NBA Rookie of the Year in the late 1970s. He was an assistant under Coach Smith in the late 1980s and 1990s. He l...
Title:Dean Smith: More Than A CoachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 10, 2015Publisher:Triumph BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629371726

ISBN - 13:9781629371726