John Wooden

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. His memorable mottos, unforgettable turns of phrase and timeless, sage advice have enriched countless lives.

John Wooden died in 2010.

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Crooners and Coaches

Singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife, Mary Beth, songwriter Paul Overstreet, and coaches John Wooden and Tony Dungy share how their faith in God was a springboard to influential platforms.

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Coaching Pressure

Legendary basketball coach John Wooden tells Dennis Rainey about the thrills and challenges of his highlight-filled coaching career in an interview from 2002.

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Growing Up Wooden

In an interview from 2002, Dennis Rainey talks with the late, legendary basketball coach John Wooden about what it was like growing up in the Midwest in the 1920s.

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