Coach John Wooden Keys to Life

Coach John Wooden Keys to Life

Live Event in New Orleans  on April 2, 2022 

 8:30am-10am

Grand Ballroom of the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Downtown Hotel

event is invite only

HONORING A LEGENDARY COACH

Taking place annually during the Men’s Final Four weekend, this event features the presentation of the Athletes in Action Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award presented to a current or former, player or coach, who best exemplifies character, leadership, and faith in the home, on the court, and throughout the community.

 

Joining this year’s award recipient–Allan Houston–will be well-known sports personalities, athletes, and coaches who will share about their successes, failures, family, and faith.

 

This year is the 25th anniversary of the event formerly known as the Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast. This year’s event will continue the tradition and legacy. Join us for a morning of laughter, inspiration, and basketball!

Keys to Life Live Event: April 2, 2022

Live in New Orleans over NCAA Final Four weekend

Coach John Wooden Keys to Life

MEET OUR SPECIAL GUESTS

Allan Houston

The 2022 Athletes in Action Keys to Life recipient. Former NBA All-Star and Tennessee Volunteer 

The Kennedys

The 2021 Athletes in Action Keys to Life recipients. 

Billy is the former head coach of Texas A&M and Murray State.

Derick Grant

 2022 Athletes in Action Keys to Life Emcee.  Former Harlem Globetrotter and current CEO of DG Mindset.

King Mcclure

 2022 Athletes in Action Keys to Life Emcee.  ESPN Analyst, SiriusXM  Host and former Baylor Bear

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SYLVIA CRAWLEY
former WNBA player & WNBA coach
Jimmy Dykes
JIMMY DYKES
ESPN

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Cost

FREE

For the first time ever, take advantage of our (free) premiere of the Coach John Wooden Keys to Life.

Logistics

ONLINE

Broadcast and Online Special, premiering April 3, 10 am EST.

 

Take a seat & enjoy the Coach John Wooden Keys to Life from the comfort of your own home! 

What you'll do

program

Hear stories you won’t hear anywhere else from high-level basketball coaches, players, & speakers.

 

most recent winners

The Keys to Life Award celebrates the legacy of John Wooden’s influence on coaching especially within the NCAA, NBA, WNBA, and the enitre world of basketball. Coach Wooden’s “Pyramid of Success”continues to inspire leadership, team building, character, and cooperation among basketball huddles at all levels of the game.

The Kennedys
2021
LOH-5
John Beilein
2019
LOH-7
Rick Barnes
2018
Paul Westphal
2017

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