The coach, his princess and his city

A deep connection to a city and program for Cincinnati's hometown head coach

Originally Published: February 28, 2014
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

CINCINNATI -- Preparations for UCF must wait while Mick Cronin's 7-year-old princess twirls around the suite on the University of Cincinnati's campus.

It's President's Day, so Cronin's daughter, Sammi, joins her daddy at work and converts his office into her personal playground.

There's a half-eaten Chick-fil-A sandwich and a collection of fries on the table. An episode of "SpongeBob Squarepants" airs on the flat-screen TV attached to the wall. Sammi's "My Little Pony" backpack rests ...

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