Coaching Difficult Players

Unguarded, the ESPN documentary about former NBA player Chris Herren and his struggle with addiction, received tons of positive reviews last night. A powerful story of redemption and hope that with help, we can overcome the addictions that seek to destroy us.

Though Kevin Cook found success as an assistant at Kansas and for the four-time WNBA champion Houston Comets, he may be experiencing his most rewarding success at Division III Gallaudet University, the world’s only all-deaf college. When he arrived in September 2007, he didn’t know sign language or that the team hadn’t won a conference …