Butch Stockton //
Butch Stockton

Butch Stockton’s 597 career victories and three straight Metro Coach of the Year awards are important to him, but no one is keeping track of the numbers that really matter to him. No one is counting the basketball scholarships his players have earned or the former players who still call him just to talk hoops or the number of miles Stockton has flown to watch his boys play in college and in the pros. “The victories are great,” Stockton has said, “but seeing kids get better is more important.” “You can’t just let a good player be good. You have to make him want to be great,”

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