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ATHLETICS MARRIED TO ACADEMICS
Bruce Anderson
November 07, 1988
José Elgorriaga is both scholar and big-time coach, a rare double these days
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November 07, 1988

Athletics Married To Academics

José Elgorriaga is both scholar and big-time coach, a rare double these days

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It stuck with him in a way he didn't even realize until five years ago, when Elgorriaga remembered that this was also the final exhortation in Voltaire's tale: "That is very well put," said Candide, "but we must cultivate our garden."

"All of a sudden, I was talking and I was realizing, my God, I'm teaching this thing, and that's what he was telling us. I could not believe it. What a coincidence. I don't know, was he thinking about that or what?"

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