Sam Walker is deputy editor for enterprise at the Wall treet Journal. He was previously the global sports editor, having founded the sports desk in 2009, where he headed up a team that handled every sporting event there is. Under him, the desk won more than a dozen journalism prizes and received two Pulitzer Prize nominations. Sam is also the author of Fantasyland (2006) which was turned into a documentary. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.
"A remarkable book, one that articulates much of what you feel
about great teams but have perhaps been afraid to express..." --
David Walsh * The Sunday Times *
"One of THE sports books that I think will soon be in every manager's office." -- Matt Williams * Simon Mayo Show, BBC Radio 2 *
"A fascinating new body of research about greatness in a sports team." -- Jeremy Wilson * Daily Telegraph *
"In The Captain Class, Sam Walker gives us important and original insights into the mysterious ingredients of transformative leadership. A stunning mix of research and narrative." -- Susan Cain, No.1 New York Times bestselling author of Quiet
"Wonderfully strange and absorbing... Informative, persuasive and great fun for anyone not only with a passing interest in sport but in mankind." -- Keith Duggan * Irish Times *