Vince Lombardi, legendary coach of the NLF’s Green Bay Packers, was arguably the greatest football coach of all time. What made him a great coach was his ability to motivate his players, and get their best out of them. His coaching philosophy came largely from his Catholic education, and sounded a lot like how Catholics talk about virtue. As a coach he never had a losing season, and took the Green Bay Packers from a decade of futility to a decade of success, including winning the first two Super Bowls. But the sudden onset of cancer took his life after just one season of success with the Washington Redskins.
- The Remnant Newspaper – Vince Lombardi: How the Catholic Church Formed One of the Greatest Coaches of all Time
- Vince Lombardi | Official Site
- Gospel of St. Vince
- Vince Lombardi – Wikipedia
- A Reverential Biography of the Patron Saint of Green Bay Football, Vince Lombardi – Chicago Tribune
- Vince Lombardi – “Strive” – Roman Catholic Man
- 115 Vince Lombardi Quotes for The Game Of Life | Keep Inspiring Me
- When Pride Still Mattered : A Life Of Vince Lombardi
- What It Takes to Be #1 : Vince Lombardi on Leadership
- That First Season: How Vince Lombardi Took the Worst Team in the NFL and Set It on the Path to Glory
- The Essential Vince Lombardi : Words & Wisdom to Motivate, Inspire, and Win
- Vince Lombardi on Leadership: Life Lessons from a Five-Time NFL Championship Coach
- Green & Gold Memories: Growing up in Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay
- Winning Is A Habit: Vince Lombardi on Winning, Success, and the Pursuit of Excellence
- More about Vince Lombardi…
- The American Catholic Almanac
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