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John Wooden
As quoted in: "Secrets Successful Speakers: How You Can Motivate, Captivate, and Persuade" (McGraw Hill Professional, /1993) by Lilly Walters, p. 35

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John Wooden
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Born: October 14, 1910

Died: June 4, 2010 (aged 99)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Coach

Bio: John Robert Wooden was an American basketball player and coach. Nicknamed the Wizard of Westwood, he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period seven in a row as head coach at UCLA, an unprecedented feat. Within this period, his teams won a record 88 consecutive games. He was named national coach of the year six times.

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