9 Coaches And Managers Who Walked Away


A lot of people dream of one day becoming professional coaches and managers. Thus, even though such a job comes with an extraordinary amount of pressure, it’s pretty rare to see somebody just up and resign rather than get fired. And yet that’s what Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg did on Friday. Saying he was tired of losing, the Baseball Hall of Famer just walked away from his dream job.

Sandberg’s not alone, though.  Here’s a list that includes eight other pro sports coaches and managers who decided to spend more time with their families—or whatever it is people actually do when they quit their high-profile jobs.

Take a look.