Firing a Lousy Coach Rarely Brings Wins


When your team is losing, everyone wants to fire the coach to get the team back on the right track. If only that worked, it would be great. A study led by a political scientist at University of Colorado, Boulder says athletic directors should think twice before firing losing coaches. Not only does tossing a coach rarely help, it can make things worse, according findings published in Social Science Quarterly. Ah shit.

Read more at wired.com

9 comments
Stoops
Stoops

Woody Johnson must have read this study.

Clover leaf
Clover leaf

If only we could fire bad owners instead. *cough* chiefs *cough*

Fart Monster
Fart Monster

Study funded by the Andy Reid Foundation

drikulus
drikulus

Yeah, didn't work at all for Notre Dame...

Pool Keepers Son
Pool Keepers Son

I think the Colorado university head coach was the sponsor of this study, he has only 1 win this year

sterlingblue
sterlingblue

Great movie getting rid of Coach Dooley Tennessee! I mean, he is a lawyer... I am sure it won't work out badly.

CamfromToronto
CamfromToronto

@HummusMagnate I'm assuming Ashley Judd was in it?