Coaching sports is often called the most thankless job in the world. When the team wins, the fans say the coach and team had a good game. But when the team loses, the coach is the first to blame. Coaching sports is a difficult and important job. Depending on the sport, coaches have to organize practices, training sessions, manage the team roster, maintain a strong staff of coordinators, and prepare a strategy for the upcoming games. To be a good coach it starts with a solid understanding of the sport. From there, building the best team is about surrounding yourself with the right support staff. Of course, no coach can succeed with a stellar team of players. Coaches can look to history and past games to better plan and prepare their players for games.