Re: Pittsburgh Sports Philosophy
yeah, the standard is the standard is just a phrase used to coach up back-ups. Obviously there are some back-ups who are working towards becoming starters, but there are some who are just plain and simply back-up players (I think these are the main players that phrase is directed towards). They need to be able to come in and make a contribution and not make too many mistakes.
What really needs to be avoided though are players who are unprepared or highly unqualified and are on the team because of injuries or something like that.
have you ever wondered what your life would have been like if you became a hired goon right out of school? you would have had a chance to learn the ropes from other goons and rub shoulders with all kinds of seedy characters. oh the stories you would be able to tell.