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What Steve Kerr Learned From Pete Carroll

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Chris Ballard (@SI_ChrisBallard) is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated most known for long-form articles on basketball and his books on the sport, including Hoops Nation and The Art of a Beautiful Game. His coverage of Golden State Warriors Coach and PCA National Advisory Board Member Steve Kerr and many other top players and coaches, along with Chris’ own youth sports coaching experience, uniquely qualify him to explain how best practices of pro sports coaches can translate to youth and high school sports.

In this video, Chris details a meeting between Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll and Golden State Warriors Head Coach and PCA National Advisory Board Member Steve Kerr. Carroll emphasized to Kerr the importance of identifying core values and turning them into a team's tenets.

After describing the meeting and conversation between Carroll and Kerr, Ballard explains how Kerr exemplifies and cultivates the Warriors' four core values: joy, compassion, competition, and mindfulness.