All American Speakers Bureau is a celebrity booking agency and talent buyer which supplies celebrity talent worldwide. Carter turned things around in a hurry. San Diego Union-Tribune, January 13, 2005, p. He was a high school All-American on not only the basketball court but also the baseball diamond, where he played shortstop. In 2005 he announced plans to return to coaching in Richmond—this time at the junior high school level. Every one of his players at Richmond, where he coached from 1997 to 2002, graduated.
We encouraged them to think big and dream big. These movies are not known for originality. While the community was outraged at first, public opinion eventually changed, and Carter was praised for his determined emphasis on prioritizing good values for his team. It also hits on key points to assist and show others how to lead more productive and successful lives. He had seven sisters and one brother. Public Health Service in 1990.
Carter continues to coach sports teams, except basketball. In 2002, Carter became the head coach of the Rumble, a SlamBall team in ; SlamBall was a new team sport that combined basketball, football, and gymnastics, being fought out on a floor-level trampoline surface. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive agent or management of Coach Ken Carter or any artist on this website. When he was a teenager, he recalled, his classmates might try to steal sodas from a neighborhood shop, but he was more likely to find the store's owner and ask whether he could sweep the floor or do something else to earn the soda. We were just coming off a big tournament victory.
To call Coach Carter's methods old school would be both a cliché and an understatement. He won the crowd over. When famed high school basketball coach Ken Carter literally locked his undefeated, state play-off bound team out of the gym and forced them to hit the books and stop counting on athletic potential as the only ticket out of a tough, inner city life, he sent a powerful message. Among his many awards was his selection as torchbearer in advance of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. When they can no longer plausibly play professional athletes, male movie stars turn to on-screen coaching, which is rewarding and -- in spite of all the yelling and speechifying -- generally undemanding work. His life was stable enough that he could dream big dreams.
Jackson as the Coach, is just one more testimony to the strength of his convictions. The team finished with a 19-5 record and lost in the state playoffs—something Carter insisted be accurately represented in Coach Carter, over the objections of studio executives who wanted to give the film a storybook ending. When he was a teenager, he recalled, his classmates might try to steal sodas from a neighborhood shop, but he was more likely to find the store's owner and ask whether he could sweep the floor or do something else to earn the soda. Being the coach I am, I cut them short at two. At the podium, Coach Carter scores with hard-hitting advice about accountability, integrity, teamwork and leadership to succeed both on and off the basketball court. The content files usually are stored on external sites like Movshare, Divxstage, Realvid, Vodlocker any others.
A successful businessman when he accepted the head basketball coach position at Richmond High School Richmond, California in 1997, Carter had a monumental task at hand. A19; March 1, 2000, p. Married and with a son coming up on high school and college, Carter was proud of these accomplishments but looked to wider horizons. He is also founder and chairman of the Coach Ken Carter Foundation, a non-profit organization which develops, promotes and provides education, training and mentoring programs for minority youths. If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please.
Part of his success was due to the interest he took in his players off the court. Born in tiny Fernwood, Mississippi near McComb around 1959, Carter grew up in a close-knit family and community. On-line Coach Carter, June 18, 2005. By January of 1999, perennial loser Richmond had amassed a 13-0 record and was regarded as a contender for the state championship. The contract called for players to turn in all homework, not be tardy to class, sit in the front row in each of their classes, and to be good examples and leaders on campus. We are continually improving the quality of our text archives.
The new level of discipline Carter demanded worked wonders on the court. A brick was thrown through the window of Carter's sporting-goods shop, and a passer-by spat on his car. We planted ideas in their heads. Lucrative lecture opportunities came his way, and he was paid a consulting fee for Coach Carter, personally approving the casting of Samuel L. The Great Lockout made Carter famous. The Great Lockout made Carter famous.
But all was not well from Carter's point of view. This belief was put to the test when, as a high school basketball coach at , he locked out his undefeated team for not honoring academic and behavioral contracts. Content on this website is from high-quality, licensed material originally published in print form. We never upload any files or allow movie streaming from our site. Part of his success was due to the interest he took in his players off the court.
A successful author and speaker, Coach Carter brings the hard-hitting advice about accountability, integrity, teamwork and leadership to succeed both on and off the basketball court. He was a high school All-American on not only the basketball court but also the baseball diamond, where he played shortstop. Carter's action, which the Richmond High student body termed the Great Lockout, gained widespread publicity. He marched the players down to the school library, where tutors were waiting. When famed high school basketball coach Ken Carter literally locked his undefeated, state play-off bound team out of the gym and forced them to hit the books and stop counting on athletic potential as the only ticket out of a tough, inner-city life, he sent a powerful message.