John Wooden’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 14, 1910

Death Date

June 4, 2010

Age of Death

99 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes


Basketball Coach

The basketball coach John Wooden died at the age of 99. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary basketball coach who led UCLA to ten national titles from 1964 to 1975. He was a 6-time NCAA College Basketball Coach of the Year and he was inducted into both the Basketball Hall of Fame and College Basketball Hall of Fame.

He was married to Nellie Riley from 1932 until her death in 1985.



“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” (John Wooden)


“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” (John Wooden)


“Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone.” (John Wooden)


“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” (John Wooden)


“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” (John Wooden)