Photo of John Wooden A legendary coach, in 27 seasons at the helm of UCLA, John Wooden led his teams to an resounding 620 wins and just 147 losses, for a remarkable .808 winning percentage.
John Wooden earned only $32,500 in 1974-1975, his last season before retiring as a coach. In 1973-74 Notre Dame beat UCLA 71-70, ending UCLA 88-game winning streak. John Wooden's UCLA teams compiled a 21-3 record in 12 Final Four appearances from 1962 thru 1975.
Coach John Wooden played basketball at Purdue University