Everyone knows Red Auerbach was one of the greatest basketball coaches and talent scouts of all time.
What you probably didn’t know, is that John Rinka (Rinks) was one of the greatest college basketball players in history, and then devoted his post playing career to mentoring on and off the court.
David shares his stories with Red & Rinks, two men who guided and shaped his life.
The Red Aurbach Connection I’m an ex-athlete, although ex-athletes never think they’re ex, they think they’re still athletes. And as a former basketball player, I was trained years ago by someone you might have heard of named Red Auerbach. How did we meet? I was a bellhop at a hotel in the Catskills […]
INTERVIEW WITH JOHN RINKA College Basketball Star (NCAA Top 10 in all-time scoring) 1966-70 Former Coach at Brandeis University David: I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to speak with my former coach, after all these years, John Rinka. I learned a lot about mentoring from Rinks, as we all call him. I just want […]