ESPN/Jerry Greene wrote:
Top 10 Greatest Coaches of All Timehttp://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?id=5268871
10. Larry Brown -- "He's been the Johnny Appleseed of basketball, spreading it across the land." -- Tom K., Las Vegas.
9. Bear Bryant -- "The hat, the voice, the success, what else do you want?" -- Billy A., Birmingham, Ala.
8. Casey Stengel -- "The Yankees are not a dynasty without Casey in the dugout, not to mention the Dodgers, [Boston] Braves and Mets." -- Cal S., Brooklyn, N. Y.
7. Bill Walsh -- "Simply the brightest mind that the game has ever known." -- Jason H., San Francisco.
6. Dan Gable -- "Of what other man can it be said that he was the greatest athlete and the greatest coach in the sport's history?" -- Chris G., La Crosse, Wis.
5. Don Shula -- "Most victories, helped the NFL become a passing league, and there was that little 'perfect season' thing." -- John R., St. Petersburg, Fla.
4. Red Auerbach -- "Did more for the Victory Cigar than Winston Churchill." -- Matt M., Boston.
3. Scotty Bowman -- "Nine Stanley Cups, including four straight, with three different teams, and all-time leader in regular-season wins, playoff wins and those Stanley Cups." -- Prashanth I., Chapel Hill, N.C.
2. Vince Lombardi -- "Won the first two Super Bowls, what else do you need to know?" -- Rick W., Rochester, Mich.
1. John Wooden -- "As great as his accomplishments on the court, Coach Wooden's impact goes far beyond the game of basketball. He was more teacher than coach." -- Bryan H., Torrance, Calif.
Amen to that, Bryan.