The title definitely fits the book. The assist is a figurative article of speech. The coach assists the players in their journey of life. He helps them along and makes sure they make the right decisions. These decisions will affect their lives in huge ways, so they need to make the right ones. he shuffles them to practices, school, and college visits, all in order to make them better people. Two other titles could be The Ultimate Coach or Mr Motivator. These titles both describe the coach's actions and what he would do. They describe what he wold go through in order to make them better people.