John R. Wooden Course ©

Helping Individuals and Organizations Achieve and Sustain Full Potential.

The John R. Wooden Course is a professional success development process and methodology designed for individuals, teams, corporations and schools. The course content is based on the values, principles, life lessons and wisdom of legendary UCLA basketball coach, teacher, author and philosopher, John Robert Wooden.

The foundational elements of The Course are the core, ethical, exemplary, (25) character building behaviors defined on Coach Wooden's renowned Pyramid of Success. This course, along with Wooden inspired and approved diagnostic and sustainment tools, (Team Success Assessment, Individual Success Assessment, and Wooden's Wisdom), creates a development path for leaders, coaches, teachers, teams and individuals leading to strong character, robust team culture, higher performance, and true success.

We describe this path as The Wooden Way, The Way of a Great Coach, as thinker, example, teacher, leader and mentor.

The Wooden Way™
Teach "True Success" Behavior
Coach and Model "Strong Inner Character"


"I am Just a Teacher"
Teachers Tool Kit - Featuring Clipboard Character Coaching Curricula

The Teacher's Tool Kit powerfully packages and delivers to teachers, coaches, and managers, the wisdom of Coach John Wooden and the lessons for a lifetime of personal and team success.

Now featuring a Fast Track 2020 Clipboard Character Coaching Curricula - 20 lessons taught in 20 minutes, presented on one page - two sided laminate. Lessons include:
  • Introduction to Coach Wooden
  • Defining Success
  • 15 Pyramid of Success Blocks Core Fundamentals
  • Two Sets of 3's (Don't Whine, Complain, or Make Excuses, Don't Lie, Cheat, or Steal)
  • The Seven Point Creed
  • The Wooden Philosphy
Teachers Tool Kit also includes:
  • One - John R. Wooden Course Coaching Guide
  • One - Wooden A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections Book
  • Twenty (20) - Clipboard Character Coaching Lessons
  • One - 24 x 36 Pyramid of Success Poster
  • One - Two Sets of 3's Poster
  • One - Pyramid of Success DVD
  • One - Words of Wisdom Book
  • Thirty (30) - 8.5 x 11 Pyramid of Success Laminates
  • Thirty (30) - Character Wallet Cards
  • One - 52 Week Subscription Wooden's Wisdom Weekly E-Coaching

$350.00 ($595.00 retail value - Save $245.00)
$11.65 per for a class or team of 30

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Clipboard Character Coaching Curricula

Clipboard Character Coaching is designed to be an effective and powerful way to teach 3 powerful fundamentals that are part of The Wooden Way:

As a teacher and coach, John Wooden made it a priority to spotlight the importance that strong character plays as the foundation of academic, athletic, and personal success. Clipboard Character Coaching enables coaches, teachers and parents of a new generation of students and athletes to teach and follow The Wooden Way ,setting an example to help others give their best and become their best in school, sports and life.

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Coaches and Leaders Kit - Featuring Wooden's Wisdom, Wooden - A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections, and Clipboard Character Coaching Lessons

Perfect for coaches, leaders, managers, and parents. Learn the fundamentals of coaching, leadership, and true success behavior. Being a great coach for others starts with effectively coaching yourself.

Coaches and Leaders Kit also includes:
  • One - John R. Wooden Course Coaching Guide
  • One - Wooden A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections Book
  • One - 24 x 36 Pyramid of Success Poster
  • One - Two Sets of 3's Poster
  • One - Pyramid of Success DVD
  • One - Words of Wisdom Book
  • One - 8.5 x 11 Pyramid of Success Laminates
  • One - Set Character Wallet Cards
  • One - 52 Week Subscription Wooden's Wisdom Weekly E-Coaching

$195.00 ($390.00 retail value - Save $195.00)

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The John R. Wooden Course®
Pyramid Of Success Fathead® Wall Graphics

Don't just entertain and decorate-build character and educate!

Don't just put sports figures, cartoon characters, music idols and movie heroes on the wall.

Help build day to day good behavior and strong character by teaching the lifelong wisdom of a True Hero, America's greatest coach and teacher, UCLA legend Coach John Wooden.

The Pyramid of Success Fathead® Wall Graphics provide a clear, concise, consistent day to day reminder of the "model behavior" that creates both strong character and a path to true success in school, sports, work and life.

In addition to The Pyramid of Success and Coach Wooden's enlightened, personal definition of success, the displays also teach 3 of Coach Wooden's most powerful and memorable quotes:

- On our full color display, Coach addresses the importance of character, where happiness begins, and the value of today.

- On our black and white display, Coach shares the importance of always being prepared, how big things are accomplished, and the importance of taking the time to do things right the first time.

These precision cut, 36inch x 36inch, all vinyl, easily put up and easily removed displays are available in two color and quote choices. They are also available in English or Spanish.

Put these eye catching, attention grabbing, wisdom teaching tools in the home, classroom, locker room, or office. Invest in character development, model behavior and a straighter path to lasting success.

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The John R Wooden Course®
Custom Fathead® Graphics

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Customize The John R. Wooden Course Pyramid of Success Fathead® Wall Graphic.
Use your corporate brand design and colors, your school colors or team colors.
Insert your logo. Pick your 3 favorite Coach Wooden quotes from over 150 of his favorites.
We will provide graphic art and design.
You will give final approval to proceed to production.
Minimum order is 5 pieces. $99.95 per piece.
Quantity discounts available for orders over 15 pieces.
English and Spanish versions available. Minimum 5 pieces per language.
Contact Lynn Guerin or call 714 505-7500

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Wooden's Wisdom
Weekly Coaching E-Newsletter

52 weekly lessons delivered in e-newsletter format including John R. Wooden course content, Coach Wooden video messages, Wooden Maxims (Example: "Make each day your masterpiece"), favorite poems, and personal application exercises.

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Annual Subscription - 52 Weekly Issues - $49.95

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Wooden's Wisdom Testimonials

Great teaching tool for training coaches. Should be required reading in state certification programs for coaches. I am trying to get United States Sports Academy to include in their on-line Basketball Coaching course. Thanks for your good work – Glenn Snyder

Another great way to start the day with "Wooden's Wisdom". I feel so good and excited after reading something about Wooden and what he stood for. Arthur Hamm

I love the Wooden Course and the emails that you send. These stories are relevant and always motivational. Alton Clark

I stepped down from being a high school head coach this year to focus on other things. I am also a school counselor and they are perfect for my character classes with young people! Keep them coming! Charlie Pope

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Swansboro Teachers Camp

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See why team members from companies like Chick-Fil-A, General Mills, Mercedes Benz, Lexus, and In-N-Out Burger describe this as "the best management team development experience we've ever had.".

Learn how and why some of America's best schools use the John R. Wooden Team Camp as an exciting way to develop teachers, coaches, and students.

This in-service experience will provide the inspiration and insights needed to create a culture of caring, character, high performance, and enthusiastic team spirit.

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Case Study: What is the best way to prepare and inspire a team to successfully launch a state-of-the art Mercedes Benz retail store?

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Team Camp Testimonials

Best experience I've had in any type of business development seminar in last 20 years. It focuses on the things that are truly important to build a better team, a stronger team, a team with integrity and character. M. Slagter - V.P. of Sales, Mercedes Benz, North America

My best learning come from great men and women. It was a pleasure to invest my time with such good people and passionate teachers. Keep up the great work and spread the wisdom coach has left for us, We will all be better off. Pat Cooley - President, RelianceNet

Awesome experience - once in a lifetime. It made me a better person and better leader. Great mix of teambuilding and leadership skills. Mark Taylor - CEO, IN-N-OUT

The team camp is encouraging, inspiring, and energy filled; just as powerful the second time around.I am looking forward to tracking our performance next year. Bernie Moreno - President, The Bernie Moreno Companies

Infiniti of Beachwood builds team culture with the John R. Wooden Course 2 day launch event at the Ritz Carlton, Cleveland Ohio.

"Best training in the business with a focus on both personal and professional development. This is my fifth John R. Wooden Course experience. It keeps getting better. It plays a huge part in helping us build a strong team culture."

Peter Mapp
General Manager and Partner
Bernie Moreno Companies

Team Member Comments:

Ann Arbor Michigan Skyline high school athletic director and coaching staff come together for "Coaching Greatness" Day.

"As a high school athletic director, and leader of coaches, I would highly recommend the Wooden Course to any athletic leader who wants to inspire growth, instill greater purpose, and promote solidarity with his/her coaching staff. Not only are all of Coach Wooden's timeless values shared in the course through multiple forms of media, but Lynn Guerin's presentation has the power to inspire and set clear objectives for effective leadership. Our staff came away from this summer event as a closer group with a zeal and excitement for the upcoming school/sports year and a commitment to use Coach Wooden's principles in their daily approach to coaching."

Jeremy Barkey
Athletic Director
Skyline High School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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How important is a culture of excellence, teamwork and leadership to the success of your business or organization?

How good do the members of your team think they are? How do they feel about the attitude, skills, behavior and performance of their teammates and peers?

How does your team feel about the effectiveness of leadership, the vision and goals they have created, the example they are setting for maximum effort, high performance, character and integrity?

What are the strengths of your team and your best opportunities to improve the attitude and behavior that produces extraordinary performance and sustainable success?



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