John Wooden: The Wizard of Westwood

John Wooden: The Legend

  • 1st person to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as both Player & Coach
  • 10 NCAA championships at UCLA in 12 years (no other college coach has ever accomplished this feat)
  • 7 time NCAA Coach of the year

His 7 Point Creed

  • Be true to yourself.
  • Make each day your masterpiece.
  • Help others.
  • Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible.
  • Make friendship a fine art.
  • Build a shelter against a rainy day.
  • Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day.

October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010