bleedCrimson.net: What has this first 48 hours of so been like for you, has it sunk in yet that you’re now a head coach?
Paul Weir: It has not. It’s been an intense 48 hours with not very much sleep and just trying to get as immersed into the head coaching position as quickly as possible. Player meetings, staff meetings, auxiliary staff meetings, phone calls, emails, supporters, everything. It’s been kind of non stop since it happened. Hopefully here as things settle down here I’ll be able to really sit back and enjoy the moment. So far it’s jus been working.
bc.net: You’ve got several coaching mentors who are head coaches and you also mentioned your relationship with Coach Henson. what advice have they given you on what to expect as a first time head coach?
PW: I think a lot of them were very adamant that I need to fine the best staff that I can, particularly for me and that’s really my first challenge especially given that our roster is relatively intact. My number one objective right now is to find the absolute best staff I can. That was pretty unanimous, from coaches, even through Mario. Several people have been very consistent about telling me the same thing and I felt it before but hearing that has been reassuring that that is my number one thing to do right now. Continue Reading This Post >>