Steve Kerr on Finding A Balance with Team Emotions
Steve Kerr (@SteveKerr) is the Golden State Warriors Head Coach and a PCA National Advisory Board Member. Kerr is a five-time NBA champion and former General Manager of the Phoenix Suns. He entered the NBA as a second-round selection by the Suns (50th overall) in 1988. He played for six teams during his 15-year tenure (Phoenix, Cleveland, Orlando, Chicago, San Antonio and Portland). He was a part of NBA championship teams in Chicago in 1996, 1997 and 1998, and then won two more rings with the Spurs in 1999 and 2003. As a coach, Steve Kerr has won three championships with the Golden State Warriors in 2015, 2017, and 2018.
During a series of losses, Coach Kerr tries to stay positive with his team. After a series of wins, Coach Kerr becomes more critical of his team. Kerr explains that finding this balance of emotions during different scenarios is crucial, and is the reason why coaches like Phil Jackson and Gregg Popovich have each coached for 20 years.