Coach & Teacher

Bill Walton:

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Coach next to young Bill Walton, Photo of Bill Walton dunking a ball

Adult Bill Walton next to aged Coach

"Coach Wooden never talked about winning and losing, but rather about the effort to win. He rarely talked about basketball, but generally about life. He never talked about strategy, statistics or plays, but rather about people and character. Coach Wooden never tired of telling us that once you become a good person, then you have a chance of becoming a good basketball player."

- Bill Walton

is peace of
mind which is a
direct result of
self-satisfaction in
knowing you made the
effort to become the best you
are capable of becoming."

- John Wooden