I learned more from Coach Dom about baseball in one parctice than I ever had in 13 years of baseball
He's good, clear, approachable, and open. You don't need to be a jock, or popular, or mainstream, to relate to him or to have him respect you. He's a determined and resourceful guy, and he's willing to help his students.
If you're a jock or are otherwise popular in a mainstream way, you'll like him, and he'll like you. If you are not, he'll be tolerable. It could be worse.