There are two things cool guys don't do: look at explosions, and try to be cool.
There's nothing less cool than going over the top impress people—which is a pitfall sports coaches can stumble into.
Between their responsibilities to recruit talent, promote their program and keep up personal appearances, coaches can get carried away and pull some regrettable stunts in the name of fulfilling their duties (or stroking their vanity).
The following are some examples of coaches’ pathetic attempts to look cool. They started out with good intentions, but their execution wasn't half as slick as they had hoped for.