John Wooden


John Wooden

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California at Los Angeles. Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood," he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period as head coach at UCLA, including a record seven in a row. No other team has won more than four in a row in Division 1 college men's or women's basketball. Within this period, his teams won an NCAA men's basketball record 88 consecutive games. Wooden won the prestigious Henry Iba Award as national coach of the year a record seven times and won the AP award five times. He also won a Helms national championship (which was decided by a poll) at Purdue as a player 1931–1932 for a total of 11 national titles. 

Wednesday Apr 29, 2020

John Wooden: The Little Things

It’s the little details that are vital.

Little things make big things happen.

Wednesday Mar 25, 2020

John Wooden: A perfect day

You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

Wednesday Oct 31, 2018

John Wooden: Do what you can do

Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.