Do you think this team will ALWAYS hire francophone-only coaches?(or bilingual)
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03-07-2009, 12:14 PM
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If, hypothetically, the team had a choice between Mike Babcock or Michel Therrien (you don't have to use these coaches, you can use coach A and coach B if you want, where one is clearly better than the other), and they took Therrien because of his ability to speak French, then the team is placing a lesser priority in communication skills over a higher priority in developing a winning team.
This is where my problem is -- there is still a means for a non-French-speaking coach to communicate to the fans and media, but because he can't do it in French, he would get shunned.
This is pretty much exactly what I was intending with the thread. I guess you're just better with words.
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