From the Back Cover
Legendary college basketball coach JohnWooden and Jay Carty know that success is an equal opportunity player—anyone can achieve it. Based on JohnWooden’s own method to victory, CoachWooden’s Pyramid of Success reveals that achievement is built block by block, with each block being a crucial principle contributing to lifelong success in every area of life. Each of these 27 daily readings takes an in-depth look at a single principle, which when combined with the other principles forms the structure of the Pyramid of Success. Join JohnWooden and Jay Carty to discover the building blocks and key values—from confidence to faith—that have brought Coach to the pinnacle of success as a leader, a teacher and a follower of God.
About the Author
JOHN WOODEN was a high school and college coach for 40 years. During that time, his teams won more than 80 percent of their games. From 1948 to 1975, his UCLA Bruin teams claimed 10 NCAA national championships, including 7 in a row, and at one time won 88 consecutive games. Wooden is in the Basketball Hall of Fame both as a player and a coach. He originated the Pyramid of Success and is the coauthor with Jay Carty of the recent best-seller Coach Wooden One-on-One. Coach and his wife, Nellie, were married 53 years when she passed away in 1985. He currently lives in Southern California and, at 90-plus years of age, continues to lecture across the country. JAY CARTY has played for the Los Angeles Lakers, coached basketball at his alma mater, Oregon State, and been a part of John Wooden’s UCLA coaching staff. After hanging up his basketball shoes, Carty entered ministry. For 25 years he has been a traveling preacher and has written seven books, including Counter-attack and Playing with Fire. Jay and his wife, Mary, live in Santa Barbara, California.