Looking for some good coach quotes? We all have moments when just need an extra edge to propel ourselves forward. The path to achievement is paved with dedication, passion, and the unwavering belief that you are capable of achieving greatness. Whether it’s breaking barriers, conquering challenges, or fostering personal growth, quotes from great coaches can give some inspiration. So. I’ve decided to share my collection of great coaches’ quotes to inspire you on your journey!

40 powerful quotes from great coaches 

So, here are timeless inspirational quotes by coaches:

20 inspirational quotes from life and business coaches

“The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.” — Joel Brown

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” — Jim Rohn

“The future depends on what you do today.” — Mahatma Gandhi

best coach quotes

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” — Sam Levenson

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill

“The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.” — Aristotle Onassis

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Success is not in what you have, but who you are.” — Bo Bennett

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis

“The harder the conflict, the greater the triumph.” — George Washington

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” — Maya Angelou

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” — Theodore Roosevelt

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” — Thomas Jefferson

“The best revenge is massive success.” — Frank Sinatra

“Success is not just about making money. It’s about making a difference.” — Unknown

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” — Lao Tzu

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” — John D. Rockefeller

quotes from great coaches

“It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” — Scott Belsky

“The only thing standing between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.” — Abraham Lincoln

20 powerful quotes from the best coaches of all time

“It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” — Paul “Bear” Bryant

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” — Vince Lombardi

“Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.” — Vince Lombardi

best coaching quotes

“You don’t inspire your teammates by showing them how amazing you are. You inspire them by showing them how amazing they are.” — Robyn Benincasa

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.” — Billie Jean King

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” — Archie Griffin

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” — Phil Jackson

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky

inspirational quotes from coaches

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” — Vince Lombardi

“Success is not about the destination, but the journey.” — John Wooden

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” — John Wooden

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” — Michael Jordan

“The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” — Charles Kingsleigh (Lewis Carroll)

“Leadership is not about being in charge. It is about taking care of those in your charge.” — Simon Sinek

“The only limits are, as always, those of vision.” — James Broughton

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Nelson Mandela

“Success is not in the trophies, but in the pursuit.” — A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” — Les Brown

good coach quotes

“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.” — Babe Ruth

Sum Up

The journey of an entrepreneur is not without its hurdles. These quotes from great coaches resonate across generations, inspiring athletes, entrepreneurs, and anyone striving for greatness. They remind us that success is about skill, determination, teamwork, and the relentless pursuit of excellence.



Tetiana is a business coach and owner of IStartHub, a business media for ambitious female entrepreneurs and small business owners.