Athletes Who HAVE to Become Coaches (Part 4)

Peyton Manning

Playing experience: 18 years

Demaryius Thomas once shared his thoughts about his quarterback, Peyton Manning, was like another coach. Thomas said, “It helped being coached by him. I feel like he knew what was going on and had all the answers”

Manning has always been considered as a “cerebral” QB for his football knowledge, mixed with ability to encourage other players, which would make him a wonderful coach one day in the future.

Manning recently shared he is not sure if he can be a good coach, but he wouldn’t rule out, and he enjoys teaching football and he kinda feel like he would do it.

Andre Miller

Playing experience: 16 years

Andre Lloyd Miller was born in 1976 in America. He is a former professional basketball player of different teams, including Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs. Currently, he was rated as eleventh all-time legend in NBA who missed only three games to injury throughout 17-year of career. He is the only player in NBA to have 16,000 career points, 8,000 assists and 1,500 steals without winning an NBA All-Star Game.

Andre Miller is the definition of an NBA journeyman with eighth different clubs. When it comes to coaching, he had advantages working with many different players, environments and schemes.

Known with the nickname “The Professor,” Miller has long been popular for his on-court intelligence. George Karl, former coach of Miller in Denver and Sacramento, shared that, “Miller was my team’s security blanket because we know him and he understands every player. And when the team get in that zone of what the hell is going on out there, what to do next, he’s the one who can work the way out.”