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Successful Athletes Who Love Being Coached

NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers is one of the best pro football players of all-time, but he still listens to his coaches. "I love being coached," Rodgers said. "I love talking football with smart coaches. I love the input, the dialogue, the conversation." His team's head coach, Mike McCarthy, added, "Aaron is a really good student. He wants to be coached, and he likes to be coached hard."

Steph Curry, one of the best basketball players in the NBA, has the same attitude. One of his coaches said, "He's the most educable player I've ever known—both in terms of his willingness to listen and in his ability to absorb and execute."

Possible Preaching Angles: (1) Wisdom; Teachability—The essence of wisdom is the ability to listen and learn from others; (2) Father's Day—These two men provide a good example for all people, especially men, about the need to listen and learn from others.

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