John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball coach and player. Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood ", he won ten National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national championships in a 12-year period as head coach for the UCLA Bruins , including a record seven in a row.
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America ’ s Favorite Coach Wooden Quotes "Failing to prepare is preparing to fail." "Good values attract good people." "Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out." "Condition your team to love the struggle." "If you let your emotions take over you'll be outplayed."
John Robert Wooden is considered the greatest NCAA basketball head coach of all time. But many people knew him simply as coach. On the court, Wooden led the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball program to an impressive number of wins, with a 664-162 record, and was named NCAA College Basketball Coach of the Year six times.
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John Wooden is the greatest basketball coach of all time. He led UCLA to 10 NCAA national championships (including 7 in a row), won NCAA College Basketball Coach of the Year 6 times, and coached an 88-game winning streak. But it’s not just his on-court accomplishments that leave us in awe…
LOS ANGELES -- Rick Byrd, who retired in 2019 after leading Belmont to eight NCAA Tournament appearances, will receive the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award. His selection was announced by...
John Wooden was an American basketball player and coach. He was the head coach at UCLA and won 10 NCAA National Championships in a 12 year period, including an unprecedented 7 in a row. Wooden was named the national coach of the year 6 times. Wooden was also the first person ever enshrined as a […]
As UCLA's head coach from 1948 through 1975, John Wooden helped lead the Bruins to 10 NCAA titles in his final 12 seasons (1964-1965, 1967-1973, 1975). He guided UCLA to the all-time NCAA men's basketball record of 88 consecutive wins, spanning four seasons. UCLA recorded consecutive 30-0 seasons in 1971-72 and 1972-73.
This made the decision easy when I learned he had authored this work on the leadership principles of Coach John Wooden, one of America's most successful college coaches, having led UCLA to 88 consecutive wins, ten NCAA championships, and 38 consecutive NCAA tournament victories before his retirement in 1975.
UCLA basketball coach John Wooden (1910–2010) described his admiration for Wootten when he said, "I know of no finer coach at any level – high school, college or pro. I stand in awe of him." I stand in awe of him."
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