What challenges the Steelers face in getting new players up to speed with the team’s culture
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke Monday at his media conference on acquiring new players to fit into the Steelers team’s style of play. Antonio Brown was not mentioned by Tomlinsince Brown was not allowed to talk about his departure from the Steelers during the month of March. While the Steelers were not willing to sell their best wide receiver to an entirely different division, Tomlin did not discuss the matter. Tomlin revealed the way he went about bringing new players into the Steelers.
Mike Tomlin, Coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves , recently spoke about the ways he assists rookie players adjust to the team’s culture. It’s a challenging aspect of coachingbecause the players often have a hard time trying to integrate into. This is especially true in situations where players aren’t used to the routines and culture of the team. It’s a continuous process that requires you to keep in mind that you do not need to hurry.
He served as the assistant defensive backs coach for Tony Dungy before he took charge as the NFL coach. Being the son of divorced parents, he was forced endure a difficult growing up. He had a difficult time trying to manage fatherhood while also coaching. The boy was three months old. Tony Dungy was his father and helped him gain the respect and affection from his team.
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Mike Tomlin, the Pittsburgh Steelers director of football for fifteen years, has been an important figure for the Steelers. Tomlin has been credited with leading the team to an 8-8 record during this year. It’s impressive given that the Steelers ‘ chances to make the playoffs every year. The accomplishments of the new coach has fans excited who have high hopes.
Bill Cowher, former Steelers coach, has recently spoken out about the way he came across Tomlin. Cowher is an inductee into the NFL Centennial Hall of Fame and was inducted recently into the Hall of Fame. The moment Bill Cowher arrived in Pittsburgh the city, he was reported to have put the can of Iron City beer in Tomlin’s refrigerator. Tomlin was astonished by the gift, but he said it was a great feeling for him.
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Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers Head coach, is similar to E.F. Hutton. The NFL accepts the words of his coach. As he relaxed, Tomlin spoke about the culture of Steelers as well as Antonio Brown. The conversation was interesting which gave an insight into Steelers tradition and the Tomlins’ approach in bringing new players onto the team.
The Steelers are welcoming new players however, the team is still bringing in veterans like Ben Roethlisberger. The first week of the season, Mitch Trubisky and George Pickens are part of the squad. Calvin Austin III, Myles Jack, as well as Calvin Austin III are also added. A few new players may struggle to make friends with the older players. It’s up to players acquainted with their new teammates and make sure that everybody is a member of the team both on and off the field.
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It is important to getting players into the culture of your coach. What can you do to achieve this without creating a culture conflict? What can you do? Tomlin provides three suggestions that you can consider:
The first step is to visit the team striving to be the best in the division. The perceptions and culture of the new team members may differ from the players from your previous team. Coaches who’ve been on the same team for many years find themselves awed by the changes that occur when they move to a different city.
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