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John Wooden

Full Name: John Wooden
Gender: Male
Hometown: Hall, Indiana
Born: 1910-10-14
Number of Works: 43
John Robert Wooden is a retired American basketball coach. He is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player (class of 1961) and as a coach (class of 1973). He was the first person ever enshrined in both categories; only Lenny Wilkens and Bill Sharman have since been so honored. His 10 NCAA National Championships in a 12 year period while at UCLA are unmatched by any other college basketball coach.

ISBN: 0809230410, 9780809230419
Keywords: court, reflections, observations, lifetime, wooden
Pages: 240
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

Evoking days gone by when coaches were expected as much for their off-court performance as for their success on the court, this unique and intimate work presents the timeless wisdom of legendary basketball coach John Wooden. In honest and telling passages about virtually every aspect of life, Wooden shares the important personal philosophies that helped make him the winningest coach of all time.
ISBN: 0071453393, 9780071453394
Keywords: leadership, wooden
Pages: 256
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

One of the lesser-known aspects of Wooden's career is the private notebooks in which he regularly recorded his observations, goals, and leadership concepts as they applied to basketball, success, and life. Wooden on Leadership draws from those personal notes to share practical and powerful leadership skills that anyone can use to improve performance and overcome self-imposed limitations.
ISBN: 0071424911, 9780071424912
Keywords: coach
Pages: 272
Published: 1973
  • Rating: 80%

"They Call Me Coach is grass-roots Americana,a story bigger than basketball. One of those rare sports books that is must reading for everyone. " ? Chicago Tribune "What Knute Rockne was to football,Connie Mack to baseball,and Wilbur and Orville Wright to flying,John Wooden is to basketball. This book captures the full flavor of the man,the philosophies that work in life and the philosophies that work on the court. I commend it to people who want to succeed at either?or both. " ? Jim Murray,Los Angeles Times This bestselling,critically acclaimed autobiography of UCLA's
ISBN: 0071437924, 9780071437929
Keywords: journey, american, lessons, life, personal
Pages: 192
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

NATIONAL BESTSELLER For John Wooden's millions of fans--a heartfelt and revealing self-portrait about the people and events that shaped his life Sports Illustrated declared: "There has never been a finer coach in American sports than John Wooden. Nor a finer man." ESPN selected him as the "Greatest Coach of the 20th Century." From his birth on an Indiana tenant farm, to All-American honors at Purdue, to his historic record-setting UCLA dynasty, John Wooden is a towering figure in 20th-century sports, and his experience and wisdom an American treasure. In My Personal Best,
ISBN: 0071484353, 9780071484350
Keywords: wooden, essential
Pages: 188
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

The Essential Wooden--more leadership lessons from the Wooden playbook The Essential Wooden is the ultimate collection of Wooden’s opinions and observations on achieving exceptional leadership in any organization, with 200 invaluable lessons for inspiring championship performance. Coach Wooden offers his hard-won wisdom on building an organization that performs at its full potential under pressure, from preparing and training the team to instilling personal drive and dedication. He takes his famous Pyramid of Success to the next level, filling the entire b
ISBN: 0830736794, 9780830736799
Keywords: blocks, life, building, success, wooden, pyramid, coach
Pages: 136
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

<DIV><DIV>Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden and Jay Carty know that when it comes down to it, success is an equal opportunity player. Anyone can create it in his or her career, family and beyond. Based on John Wooden’s own method to victory, Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success reveals that success is built block by block, where each block is a crucial principle contributing to life-long achievement in every area of life. Each of these 32 daily readings takes an in-depth look at a single block of the pyramid, which when combined with the other blocks forms the structu
ISBN: 0830732918, 9780830732913
Keywords: one, wooden, coach
Pages: 172
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%

This book of 60 daily readings is the result of one-on-one conversations between basketball’s legendary coach and teacher, John Wooden, and Jay Carty, former Laker and one-time Wooden assistant. Each of the two-page readings contains life wisdom from the Coach, application and reflection from Jay and a daily Scripture reading and prayer.
ISBN: 0071751165, 9780071751162
Keywords: faith, friends, family, century, wooden, wisdom
Pages: 64
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

The Wisdom of Wooden is John Wooden’s final book, completed just weeks before his passing in June 2010. In it he shares his most treasured memories and never-before-seen photographs as he looks back on an extraordinary life on and off the court.Hailed by many as the greatest coach in the history of American sports, John Wooden is as famous for his personal philosophy as he is for his career achievements. He inspired, guided, and motivated generations of fans with his bestselling books on leadership, values, family, and the true meaning of success.Coach Wooden wrote his final book, The Wi
ISBN: 1932378464, 9781932378467
Keywords: wooden
Pages: 4
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%