11:30 a.m. | March 1st | JW Marriott | 3rd Floor
TEAMWORK + WINNING ATTITUDE = SUCCESS
Widely known as the former head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers, Coach Knight is rather famous for his coaching genius and amazing track record of winning teams including at Texas Tech University. He was named the National Coach of the Year four times, Big Ten Coach of the Year six times and led the USA to Olympic Gold in 1984. Coach Knight has become one of only three basketball coaches to win an NCAA title, NIT title, and an Olympic gold medal! He also served as an analyst for ESPN from 2008 to 2015.
Mr. Bob Hammel served as the Sports Editor of the Bloomington Herald-Times from 1966-1996. In May of 1995, he received the highest honor given to a basketball writer, the Curt Gowdy Award, from the Naismith Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. He’s been selected as the top sportswriter in Indiana 15 times by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, has written five books about Hoosier basketball and was editor of the Bob Hammel Indiana Basketball Magazine.
During this presentation, Bob Knight and Bob Hammel will discuss highlights of their careers and the how winning attitudes, teamwork and goal setting can lead to much success. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from two of Indiana’s greatest sports legends.