"If you don't have to bounce back from a perceived failure at some time in your life, you lie about other things too! Given today's economic times, we're all bouncing back in some way. Let Coach Calipari guide you through your bounce back. I'm a big Coach Cal fan and this is a must-read." -- Ken Blanchard, bestselling author of The One Minute Manager
"This book provides valuable honesty, perspective, and an empowered plan of action for not if, but when, hard times hit. None of us, even those at the very top of our fields who seem golden, are immune from shattering life experiences. Coach Calipari, pulling unflinchingly from his own personal pain, shares critical truths. Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional, bouncing back is what winners like Coach Calipari do." -- Ashley Judd, Human Rights Activist, Actor, Kentucky fan
"Perhaps the ultimate challenge in sports is how you bounce back when you've been knocked down. John Calipari might be the best ever at responding to such adversity." -- Bob Rotella, bestselling author of Life Is Not A Game of Perfect
"When the ball doesn't bounce your way, you have to find a way to Bounce Back. Coach Calipari provides you with the playbook to rebound from life's many setbacks. -- Harvey Mackay, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive
"The essence of Coach Cal's motivational speech that the Yahoo! sales force was fortunate enough to hear in person, is echoed and amplified in this book. Here, the reader has personal access to Coach's tips, real life experiences and his seemingly bottomless reserve of enthusiasm and optimistic determination." -- Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz
About the Author
John Calipari is currently head coach of the University of Memphis Men’s basketball team. A recipient of the Naismith National Coach of the Year award in 2007-2008 (for the second time in his career), he has also coached for the University of Massachusetts, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Philadelphia 76ers. His previous books include Refuse to Lose and Basketball’s Half-Court Offense.