Certification Course

Join our team of certified coaching professionals and become a Certified Wooden Way Coach!

As a Certified Wooden Way Coach, you will:

  • Transform your thinking guided by the wisdom, character and principles of America's greatest coach and teacher.
  • Refine your coaching philosophy, approach and methodology.
  • Employ a powerful 5-part process for becoming a great coach:
    • How you think
    • The example you set
    • How you teach
    • How you lead
    • How you mentor  
  • Become equipped to employ a very robust set of tools, implementation strategy, and program delivery methodology.
  • Build your coaching, training and speaking practice.

The John Wooden Way prescription for professional coaching certification includes:

  • 16-week virtual coaching process. Can either be completed with weekly virtual coaching, or can be completed in 8 weeks with twice weekly virtual coaching. 
  • Completion, evaluation and coaching on your Personal Success Assessment
  • 30-day playbook application of your Personal Assessment results
  • Completion of 4 Course Coaching Success series including:
    • Foundations & Fundamentals
    • The Pyramid of Success
    • Head Coach
    • Extraordinary Teams
  • Learning and coaching sessions utilizing interactive discussions, application exercises, PowerPoint slides and videos.
  • Presentations and interviews with Coach Wooden.
  • Summary activities, content reviews and testing.
  • Practice presentations and coaching role plays.

Certification coaching sessions are conducted by Lynn Guerin CEO-Founder of the John R Wooden Course who partnered with and was mentored by Coach Wooden personally for over 15 years . Mr. Guerin continues to serve the Wooden family Legacy teaching what made Coach Wooden such a remarkable coach and teacher and an even better person.  Teaching life lessons that are more important and more needed now than ever.

This Certification experience can be done as an individual or with a small group.

Certification fees include all online coaching hours needed to complete the certification experience, and all needed materials.

Individual fees as a series of 16 private coaching sessions are $7650 per person ($7200 for coaching sessions, $450 for tools and materials). Fees are payable online at the time of agreement and can be paid in 4 payments over the 16-week period. Discounts are available for multiple people completing the coaching sessions together.

Schedules are planned at the beginning of the certification process but can be adjusted as needed.