Marc Crawford didn’t anticipate to be handed the job as the subsequent coach of the Ottawa Senators.
In the long run, he stays hopeful he’ll be the selection of basic supervisor of Pierre Dorion.
Crawford, who was on TSN 1040 in Vancouver Saturday, indicated he was happy Patrick Roy was getting the prospect to take a seat down with Ottawa.
“They’re going after extra large names and that’s a part of the method,” Crawford stated. “They’re doing their due-diligence. It’s all the time good for organizations to interview as many individuals as they’ll as a result of someplace alongside the road you’re going to study one thing a few crew, a company or a approach of doing issues that’s going to assist all people.”
Crawford stated he doesn’t need the group to hurry the choice.
“I’d love to have the ability to have the reply proper now but it surely’s a part of the method and I acknowledge that. Hopefully they acknowledge that I’m the highest man for the job,” Crawford stated. “That’s all that I can do is wait patiently and hope that one of the best issues occur.”
He confirmed he met with Dorion final month and outlined the trail ahead Crawford would take.
“We went by way of a reasonably intensive interview interval and I detailed my plans for the membership and what I might do ought to they offer me the reins this yr,” Crawford added. “It was fairly complete.
“In right now’s day and age you’ve bought to have a reasonably good plan on the way you’re going to work together with right now’s athletes. It’s not solely about the way you’re going to educate them, it’s about the way you’re going to work together. While you have a look at right now’s athletes, most have come up by way of the ranks the place they’ve capturing coaches, energy and conditioning, offensive and defensive coaches, so that they’re used to having enter.
“It’s extra than simply the X’s and O’s and the technical capability that you might have.”
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