Quote Originally Posted by Raps08-09 Champ View Post
Yes it is a contradictory statement. You want him to do something but you don't give him the time to do it.

Can't have it both ways. Give him a long contract or forget it.
no way. if i've been on the job for 4 years and haven't done a particularly good job, why would my boss offer me a long contract without seeing first if i could start to turn things around?

you are assuming that the only barometer of success would be a rise to power in the conference. i'm sure it was agreed upon that simply making progress towards being a good team would be enough to talk long term deal.