But whether it’s due to injuries, illnesses or players performing at a less-than-all-star level, things don’t always go as planned — even in the Penn State gym. Regardless of circumstances, Rose stresses the importance of worrying about what you can control as a coach. And for that, he believes a coach’s responsibility is always the same: “You have a team to coach. Make them the best they can be.”
In this video, Penn State women’s coach Russ Rose talks about making the most of any situation you find yourself in. That advice may seem odd coming from a wildly successful coach known for raking in top recruiting classes and winning national titles.