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    Coach For a day

    There is a new coach for a day for the game against Texas A+M. Right now, the bid is only at $160. I think we need to get more people getting excited about stuff like this. Let's get another CF "coach"



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    Re: Coach For a day

    I'm surprised McDermott has no problem with these gimmicks. If I were coaching there's no way this would be going on and especially not multiple times in a season. He must be a good sport. I can't imagine like Bobby Knight letting people be coach for a day and have all that access.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    It's really not bad as far as a distraction. It's more of a sit and watch kind of thing and it brings in a little extra money for the program - although not a heck of a lot this season.


    A program isn't built on one player and it doesn't succeed because of one player, thus a program won't fail if it doesn't get that one player.

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    Re: Coach For a day

    Right...the access is fantastic - don't get me wrong. But it's not like there is a ton of interaction with the players/coaches.

    It is well worth it though, something I plan to do again sometime.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    I would do it again in a heartbeat.

    As for an intrusion to Coach Mac, he only had to deal with us once and that was a walk by thank you with a handshake.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    One other thing, 22 and myself are 1-0 as head coaches. The other 2 can't say that.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    Where do you get to sit during the actual game for this thing?



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    Re: Coach For a day

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    Where do you get to sit during the actual game for this thing?
    No actual guarantee. We were given tickets for the balcony, but were able to sit next to the recruits in the front row of the student section since there was extra room.

    Thanks to Ryan.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    No actual guarantee. We were given tickets for the balcony, but were able to sit next to the recruits in the front row of the student section since there was extra room.

    Thanks to Ryan.
    That seems kinda stupid to me that they wouldn't give you better seats than the balcony. I know these are goin for less than $200 right now, but even that should be worth getting better seats if your adding to that Athletic Department's funds...



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    Re: Coach For a day

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    That seems kinda stupid to me that they wouldn't give you better seats than the balcony. I know these are goin for less than $200 right now, but even that should be worth getting better seats if your adding to that Athletic Department's funds...
    We were told it is up to the ticket office and what they have left.

    I do agree with you that lower level seats should come with the bid.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    They're at the mercy of the ticket office for those, as far as the actual tickets.

    But Ryan and Ron Smith made it clear we wouldn't have to sit up there.

    They really can't give us tickets in Cyclone Alley, but we sat there and Jeremy sat there when he lost his debut as ISU coach - so that should give you an indication where they prefer to put folks for this.



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    Re: Coach For a day

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Right...the access is fantastic - don't get me wrong. But it's not like there is a ton of interaction with the players/coaches.
    There was at least a little interaction, because when Oklahoma State closed the gap late and we called a timeout, I specifically noticed Coach Mac looking over at the lower corner of Cyclone Alley and gesturing like he needed some advice!! It must have worked because we went on to win the game!


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    Re: Coach For a day

    I still have to say that the coaching I put in when I was the coach for the Minnesota game is what helped us go on the mid season run - it just took them a while before the realized what I was saying was the right way


    A program isn't built on one player and it doesn't succeed because of one player, thus a program won't fail if it doesn't get that one player.

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    Re: Coach For a day

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsmydog View Post
    There is a new coach for a day for the game against Texas A+M. Right now, the bid is only at $160. I think we need to get more people getting excited about stuff like this. Let's get another CF "coach"
    Mrs.ISUFan22 and I are considering the A&M day, but both that one and the Colorado one got a lot more expensive than the other ones have been.


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    Re: Coach For a day

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Mrs.ISUFan22 and I are considering the A&M day, but both that one and the Colorado one got a lot more expensive than the other ones have been.
    Sell me your credits....



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