Selling Duck Football: A Tale of Five Coaches

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Coaches as Salesmen Coach Willie Taggart inherits the legacy of the past five coaches and, as explained below, his ability to sell the program will be a major influence on its success. Signs so far should lead you to be very optimistic. A football coach sells to sets of customers. Number one, the most important, is the fan base and is …

One Troubling Thing About Coach Taggart

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Wow!! Willie T. hits all the high notes. More top-notch recruits than ever believed possible! Excitement! Energy! Success! He and his Pepsi-powered assistants are everywhere meeting with everyone. He takes losing teams and makes them winners. Taking an Oregon team with all the parts should make winning a tradition again. All this should happen, shouldn’t it? Perhaps – most likely …