On top of seeing their athletes develop into young adults — and if things go right, collecting a few victories along the way — college athletics coaches also carry a healthy yearning for control.
Whether it’s a carrot or a stick, getting those student-athletes to adopt healthy practices habits, keep their grades in good standing and simply become productive citizens often requires an abundance of control.
Andy Shaw, head men’s basketball coach at Allen Community College, admits he’s no different.
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