Remembering Coach John Wooden

Published: June 7, 2010
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In 1996, long-time UCLA basketball coach John Wooden wrote a This I Believe essay for a special series on the Disney Channel and the Voice of America. In tribute, we present the text of Mr. Wooden’s essay, which offers some of the maxims that guided his life and tells how his father encouraged him to live up to them.

  1. I Am Better Than I Used To Be