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My reply to the following comments, to clarify my last statement:Not sure I understand your last comment/question. Are you saying thathaving an opened door to take advantage of is a bad thing? No by no means, he had contacts, proved himself at USC and has a greatopportunity. If you have contacts use them, but you still have to dothe job.

Surely with all of your contacts someone has done the same for you? (I mean this with all due respect) –Certainly not starting out. I had NO contacts. I started as Junior Highschool teacher. It was not until I had coached eight years that I wasable to develop some contacts. I had to prove myself every step of theway. I think that is what Kiffin has had to do. I am sure his nameopened some doors but he had to do the job or he would not be where heis today.

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Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

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Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
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