My recruiting key -- I looked for PEOPLE first, athletes second. I wanted people with a sound value system as you cannot buy values. You're only as good as your values. I learned early on that you do not put greatness into people...but somehow try to pull it out.
On this day in 1980 a group of American college kids won a hockey game that lifted a nation. The architect of the team was a guy named Herb Brooks.
originally published on The Minot Voice: February 22, 2015