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How to Be Like Coach Wooden: Life Lessons from Basketball's Greatest Leader

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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.

Synopsis:

How to Be Like Coach Wooden is the next dynamic book in the How to Be Like series— " character biographies" that focus on drawing out important lessons from the life of their subjects.

With 10 National Championships in 12 years, Coach Wooden is one of the most respected leaders in basketball history. For him, it wasn't about winning as much as bringing out the absolute best in his players and driving them to perform at their highest level - the winning followed. How he did what he did and what we can learn from that is the basis of How to Be Like Coach Wooden.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Pat Williams is senior vice president of the Orlando Magic and author of more than 40 successful books including 4 books in the How to Be Like series.David Wimbish a creative supervisor for Russ Reid Company, an advertising agency in Pasadena, California he has written over 30 books on a variety of subjects. A long-time admirer of Coach Wooden, he and his wife live in La Verne, CA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780757303913
With:
Wimbish, David
Publisher:
Health Communications
With:
Wimbish, David
Foreword by:
Walton, Bill
Foreword:
Walton, Bill
Author:
Wimbish, David
Author:
Williams, Pat
Author:
Walton, Bill
Location:
Deerfield Beach
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Basketball - General
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Basketball coaches -- United States.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Basketball General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
March 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.05 lb

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"Synopsis" by , How to Be Like Coach Wooden is the next dynamic book in the How to Be Like series— " character biographies" that focus on drawing out important lessons from the life of their subjects.

With 10 National Championships in 12 years, Coach Wooden is one of the most respected leaders in basketball history. For him, it wasn't about winning as much as bringing out the absolute best in his players and driving them to perform at their highest level - the winning followed. How he did what he did and what we can learn from that is the basis of How to Be Like Coach Wooden.

"Synopsis" by , 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.
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