Pat Summitt has established one of the greatest programs in the history of the game. She shares how to build a championship basketball team with her "Definite Dozen," a guideline for on and off the court character traits. A beginning coach is not provided with an instruction book for coaching. Coach Summitt believes that your instruction book comes directly from your system. Respect is another cornerstone of the system. Responsibility is all about team - that is, knowing your job and the job of everyone else on your team. Good coaches exhibit good listening and communication skills to relate to players and coaches. Communication on and off the floor is crucial. 52 minutes. 2008.