Rick Pitino
Championship-Winning Head Coach of Louisville Cardinals

Rick Pitino is the head basketball coach at the University of Louisville. He won the NCAA Championship in 2013 with the Louisville Cardinals and the 1996 NCAA Championship with the Kentucky Wildcats—the only basketball coach to win national titles at two different universities. He will formally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame on September 8, 2013. Pitino also was head coach at Providence College during its remarkable NCAA tournament in 1987, and in the NBA as head coach of the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics. He has written five business and leadership books, Rebound Rules, Lead to Succeed, Full-Court Pressure, Born to Coach, and the #1 New York Times bestseller Success is a Choice. Pitino’s incredible capacity to lead to victory–as his basketball coaching shows–inspires audiences at events everywhere as he helps provide people with the advice and words necessary to find their own success.

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The One-Day Contract
How to Add Value to Every Minute of Your Life
St. Martin's Press

A life-changing guide to achieving your goals, by the 2013 NCAA champion college basketball coach and #1 New York Times bestselling author.

One-Day Contract: Pitino details his key to success, on the court and in life: to focus on making the most of each day, by creating a contract with yourself. Coach Pitino was able to turn Louisville into NCAA champions by applying this idea to everything he and the team did—every practice, every recruiting visit, every game preparation, every scouting report, every instruction that he gave players and coaches, and everything he did himself. Each day became just as important as reaching the national championship, and so, by honoring the one-day contract, he and Louisville moved through adversity toward their goal.
A Conversation with Coach Rick Pitino: Rick Pitino has worked with many teams as a head basketball coach. From his time in the NBA with the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics, to his successful run as NCAA head coach at Boston University, Providence University, University of Kentucky, and, most recently, University of Louisville, Pitino looks backs at his illustrious career. This is one speech that fans of basketball and sports alike won't want to miss!

Praise for Success Is a Choice “So much more than another Armani suit, Pitino has done a job of psychology and salesmanship that should serve as a how-to manual for his profession.”
Chicago Sun-Times

“Pitino’s track record is extraordinary . . . his personal style is also winning.”