Win one national title, and they call you “champion.” Win two or three more, and they start to speak of “dynasty.” Lead your team to 10 national championships and your place in history as ESPN’s “Coach of the Century” is without debate.
His Philosophical Underpinning
While the statistics might suggest some mysterious ploy, such was not the case. Simply, Coach Wooden reached and stayed at the pinnacle of his profession at UCLA, as a motivator and teacher, by embracing and living the timeless values learned from his boyhood days on a farm in Indiana. These values and desirable attributes, subsequently articulated in his "Pyramid of Success," became the philosophical and practical foundation for the most successful coaching career in history.