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April 2005

April 2005


Redefining Murphy\'s Law

In eleven years as Harvard\'s head coach, every one of Tim Murphy\'s players have won an Ivy League Championship and, more importantly, all have graduated.
by: David Srinivasan
© April 2005

Harvard coach Tim Murphy is enjoying rare success despite dealing with handicaps many Division I coaches might bristle at facing. He works at the nation’s oldest college, one of the world’s elite educational institutions, so Murphy and his teams must live up to traditions nearly as old as America itself. He must also recruit student-athletes who can handle academic standards that might appear impossibly high. In addition, Murphy has zero athletic scholarships to offer his players.

So how does Murphy deal with these and other constraints?

First, he makes a strong pitch to recruits about the school and his program. As Murphy says, “whether you’re in marketing, car sales or coaching, if you can’t sell yourself in a very sincere, clear way, you’re not goin....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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