Coach of the Year


2h 1980

Brief Synopsis

A former football pro comes back from the Vietnam war in a wheelchair and tries to put his life back together by coaching youngsters in a correctional facility. Originally titled "The Coach", and then, until the eve of its premiere, "4th Down Behind Bars", this film -- the first project produced by

Film Details

Also Known As
4th Down Behind Bars, Coach, The
Release Date
1980
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A former football pro comes back from the Vietnam war in a wheelchair and tries to put his life back together by coaching youngsters in a correctional facility. Originally titled "The Coach", and then, until the eve of its premiere, "4th Down Behind Bars", this film -- the first project produced by Robert Conrad's A. Shane Company -- served as the pilot to a prospective series and co-stars Conrad's buddy, Red West, who is featured in nearly all of Conrad's TV movies and series.

Film Details

Also Known As
4th Down Behind Bars, Coach, The
Release Date
1980
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 20, 1980

Original titles: "The Coach" and "4th Down Behind Bars."