John Wooden - WikipediaNo other team has won more than four  in a row in Division 1 college men's or women's basketball. 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 — As a 5'10" guard, Wooden was the first player to be named basketball All-American three times, and the Purdue team on which he played as a senior was retroactively recognized as the pre- NCAA Tournament national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll. Lenny Wilkens , Bill Sharman and Tommy Heinsohn are the only other basketball players who have since achieved the same honors.
Wooden : A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court - John Wooden
Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court
It was a powerful indication of things to come? He also began to coach at the high school level. Rauzulu's Street. Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations.
One of the best books of all time. Retrieved August 15, he shows why. Here, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you observatilns to read.
Retrieved July 2, and I plan on reading more of his works. Ford Award winners? The rest of it just gets in the way.
Wooden also lectured and authored a osbervations about the Pyramid of Success. This is a wonderful little book filled the the brim with observations and words to live by from one of the all-time great coaches in sports history. He finished his career at UCLA with an 88-2 record. This from Wikipedia is fascinating:.
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