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Jim Burson

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Jim Burson is known as a “coaches' coach” (Sports Illustrated) for his lifetime commitment to improving the quality of the game and his passion for working with coaches to help them become the best they can be.

Consultant, motivational speaker and author, Burson published the best-selling book, "The Golden Whistle ~ Going Beyond: The Journey to Coaching Success," which was launched at the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) annual conference held during the 2014 men's Final Four tournament.

Burson is past president and life member of the NABC, “Guardians of the Game,” and is co-chair of the annual Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held each May at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. He is an OBHF inductee (200
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“Love the game. Love the players. Love to be in the gym. Love to coach. Love to teach.”
Jim Burson, The Golden Whistle: Going Beyond: The Journey to Coaching Success

“The game, win or lose, must be played today. Try to enjoy it, challenge it, prepare for it, love it, hate it, whatever your emotion shows, then let it go.”
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“A coach who really sees into the hearts of his players knows what to overlook.” –Fred Taylor, Ohio State University coach”
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