Leadership Biographies
Stories of Sports Leaders

In this section Leadership Biographies, you will find many awe-inspiring stories of great leaders in the arena of sports. Learn from these leaders as you study their lives, their words and their success.

I have compiled a list of the many leaders in realm of sports. I believe that if you are aspiring to be a leader in this arena, these stories will greatly benefit you and help you to understand what it actually takes to become successful.

These leadership biographies are of great coaches and players in history. Each of these coaches have managed to bring their teams from mediocrity to championship material.

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I believe that this information will help you understand the leaders in a deeper way and help you to emulate their success in leadership and in life.

Sports Leaders

These leadership biographies are of great coaches and athletes in history. Each of these coaches have managed to bring their teams from mediocrity to championship material. Click on each sports leader to find out more.

» Vince Lombardi
Vince Lombardi is one of America’s most famous football coaches. He was the assistant coach for the New York Giants from 1954 – 1958 and served as Head Coach for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

» John Wooden
John Wooden was an American basketball coach. His record of winning the NCAA Championships 10 times with the University of California, Los Angeles college team is unprecedented.

» Alex Ferguson
Alex Ferguson is the famous manager of the world renowned Manchester United, which is known by many as the best soccer team in the world. Alex Ferguson is the man behind the rise of this club from mediocrity to greatness.

» Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho is the current coach of Real Madrid FC, one of the most successful football clubs in the world today. Having many successes with clubs like Chelsea, he has a self-proclaimed nickname "The Special One".

» Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is considered one of the world’s greatest boxers and a three time World Heavyweight Champion. His professional record of 56 wins to 5 losses is unprecedented.

» Phil Jackson
Phil Jackson is the current coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Jackson is widely considered one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA.

» Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Lin is a breakout star of the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association (NBA). His meteoric rise to prominence in 2012 took the world by storm.

Other Leadership Biographies

» Business Leaders
Business leadership stories are about leaders in the marketplace in the modern world who have made an impact in one way or another. Through their empires, they either have changed the face of business, or change even the way we live.

» Spiritual Leaders
Spiritual leadership stories are biographies of spiritual leaders who have inspired, influenced and even changed the thoughts, beliefs and values of their age. 

» Political Leaders
Political leadership stories are biographies of leaders who have influenced and even changed nations through their leadership. 

» Military Leaders
Military leadership stories are biographies of great military leaders and strategists who have conquered, defended and changed nations through their leadership. 

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