How to Be Like Coach Wooden

Life Lessons from Basketball's Greatest Leader

by Pat Williams (Author)David Wimbish (With)Bill Walton (Foreword by)


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.


Pat Williams, Author

Williams, Pat: - 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.

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