16 October 2014 0 Comments

“Coach, Competitor, Friend: Brian Ching looks back on his time with Dominic Kinnear”

From HoustonDynamo.com (article excerpt): 

One trait that is obvious to us all is his passion. He is a competitor and hates to lose — even more than most of his players. Of course it’s obvious when you see him yelling on the sideline at a fourth official, but he brought this intensity to every training session. He demanded that every player have the same mentality and workrate. Another quote I still remember from him was “you perform how you practice.” So it came as no shock to me hearing players who got traded to our team say that training was the most intense that they have ever had. His intensity often carried over even after practice, where he rarely lost any of the games that he challenged players to: soccer horseshoes, soccer tennis, crossbar game, etc. As much as it pains me to say it, I was on the receiving end of many of those beatings.

Full article: http://www.houstondynamo.com/news/2014/10/coach-competitor-friend-brian-ching-looks-back-his-time-dominic-kinnear

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