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.
John Wooden was an All-American guard at Purdue University. After stints as a high school coach and teacher, he took over as head basketball coach at UCLA in 1948 and led the Bruins to a record 10...
john wooden, in full john robert wooden, byname wizard of westwood, (born october 14, 1910, hall, indiana, u.s.—died june 4, 2010, los angeles, california), american basketball coach who directed teams of the university of california at los angeles (ucla) to 10 national collegiate athletic association (ncaa) championships in 12 seasons (1964–65, …
March 23, 1972: John Wooden in a huddle with the team during a timeout at the NCAA playoffs in Los Angeles. (SI) In 1964, Wooden achieved a long-sought-after goal. His team had a perfect season, and won the NCAA championship. The following year, they won the title again, losing only two games in a 30-game season.
Start by following John Wooden. Follow Author John Wooden > Quotes (?) Showing 1-30 of 328 “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” ― John Wooden tags: advice-for-daily-living , character , inspirational , self-image
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…
John Wooden Basketball, Beautiful, God 1178 Copy quote A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player. Losing yourself in the group, for the good of the group - that's teamwork. John Wooden Teamwork, Player, Groups "The Prodigy". IBM Linux Commercial (The Linux Foundation Video Site), www.youtube.com. 2003. 49 Copy quote
Coach John Wooden was named The Greatest Coach Ever by Sporting News and Coach of the Century by ESPN. He won 10 NCAA championships as Head Coach of men’s basketball at UCLA. Since then, his wisdom, summarized most famously in his Pyramid of Success, has reinforced his status as a modern-day legend.
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John Woodenlegs. Northern Cheyenne leader. Personal details. Born. 12 November 1909. Died. December 1981. John Woodenlegs (12 November 1909 – December 1981) was a Native American writer, educator, and the tribal president of the Northern Cheyenne from 1955 to 1968.  In 1975, he founded Chief Dull Knife College, a community college located ...
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Lee was a starting guard alongside Bill Walton and Jamaal Wilkes on teams that won consecutive national titles with 30-0 records in 1972 and 1973.
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Greg Lee, a guard at UCLA who won a pair of NCAA basketball titles under legendary coach John Wooden...
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