Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle is a licensed pilot
Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle has an impressive list of skills to his name.
The first, of course, is his basketball coaching prowess. But Carlisle is also a pretty impressive pianist, and now, he's also a licensed pilot.
Here's more form Tim MacMahon's profile of Carlisle for ESPN:
"And Carlisle is now a licensed pilot on the brink of achieving his instrument rating. Carlisle understands the pressure in aviation literally can come with life-and-death consequences. Asked what he thought about his coach being a part-time pilot, Mavs owner Mark Cuban replied, "I hope he's a good one."