STORY BY MIKE PRISUTA
PHOTOS PROVIDED BY UNIVERSITY
OF PI TTSBURGH PRESS, COURTESY
OF THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS
AND THE FAMILY OF CHUCK NOLL
he challenge, as author Michael MacCambridge
came to understand, was to chronicle not just
Chuck Noll the football coach but also Chuck
Noll the man.
“In the telling of the story, I was trying to
2012 is thoroughly researched and remarkably
find some way to balance the personal life
— and Chuck’s own experience with his wife
and his family — with the professional stuff,”
MacCambridge explains of “Chuck Noll: His
What resulted from a project MacCambridge
started to contemplate seriously in summer
detailed. It’s a fascinating portrayal that ultimately
became, in MacCambridge’s estimation, “a love
story” most of all.
It’s one that goes far beyond the love that came
to be shared by a town and its football team. >>
BIOGRAPHER MICHAEL MACCAMBRIDGE REVEALS NOLL TO BE A THINKER, A PRIVATE FAMILY MAN,
A CONNOISSEUR AND A CONSUMMATE LEADER — AS FOUR SUPER BOWL WINS ATTEST.