There may be other materials, including websites outside the classroom, assigned by the Instructor during the course.
Auriemma, G. (2006). Geno: In pursuit of perfection. New York, NY: Warner Books.
Billick, B. (2001) Competitive leadership: Twelve principles for success. Chicago, IL: Triumph Books, 2001.
Biro, B. D. (2001). Beyond success: the 15 secrets to effective leadership and life based on legendary Coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success. New York, NY: Berkley.
Chadwick, D. (1999). The 12 leadership principles of Dean Smith. New York, NY: Total/Sports Illustrated.
Lombardi, V., Jr. (2005). The Lombardi rules: 26 lessons from Vince Lombardi--the world's greatest coach. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Lombardi, V., Jr. (2001). What it takes to be #1: Vince Lombardi on leadership. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Smith, D., Kilgo, J., & Jenkins, S. (1999). A Coach’s life. New York, NY: Random House.
Summit, P. (1999). Raise the roof. New York, NY: Broadway Books.
Wooden, J. (2004). My personal best: Life lessons from an All-American journey. New York: McGraw Hill, 2004
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain websites are useful. Please abide by the APUS academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note website addresses are subject to change.
Coach K- Official Website of Coach Mike Krzyzewski
This website is the official website of Coach K. It has update information on Coach K and can be a good website for you to keep up to date on Coach.
Coach John Wooden’s Official Website
You can locate Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of success on this website. This can help you with your leadership endeavors.
Vince Lombardi Quotes
Vince Lombardi is one of the most famous coaches. You can learn a lot from his quotes on this page.
Janssen Peak Performance: The Carolina Way: Leadership Lesson of Coach Dean Smith
This website has excerpts from North Carolina Coach Dean Smith. He is one of my favorite coaches.