How to Be Like Coach Wooden: Life Lessons from Basketball's Greatest Leader
John Wooden is an American icon. Since he announced his retirement thirty years ago, "Coach" remains one of our country's most popular and heroic ... Show synopsis John Wooden is an American icon. Since he announced his retirement thirty years ago, "Coach" remains one of our country's most popular and heroic figures. What John Wooden accomplished as basketball coach at UCLA will never be repeated--eighty-eight victories in a row, ten national championships--but what makes his legacy even more amazing is how he did it: with honor, integrity and grace. In his research for How to Be Like Coach Wooden, Pat Williams recounts well over 800 interviews. The result is an inspiring motivational biography about a great hero of basketball and one of the most amazing leaders in history. How to Be Like Coach Wooden is the next dynamic book in the How to Be Like "character biography" series, which focuses on drawing out important lessons from the lives of great men and women. In this book, readers will learn from Coach Wooden, a beacon of honesty, goodness and faith. Wooden cared about winning in basketball, but he cared more about winning in life.