Mike Krzyzewski

Mike  Krzyzewski

Mike Krzyzewski, one of the most successful coaches in NCAA basketball history, has led Duke University's Blue Devils to the pinnacle of the sport. Coach K has been the head coach at Duke since 1980, and his teams have won four national titles and advanced to the Final Four eleven times. He has won twelve regular season championships and thirteen ACC tournament championships while playing in the nation's toughest conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). He's won the ACC Coach of the Year award four times and the National Coach of the Year award five times. Coach K is the winningest coach in NCAA Division I men's basketball history, with 927 victories (and counting).

In 2001, he was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Coach K's players have won nine National Player of the Year awards, nine National Defensive Player of the Year awards, and have been selected All-American 35 times. Forty of his players were selected in the NBA Draft (through the 2009 NBA Draft), with 21 first-round picks and 15 lottery picks. Mike Krzyzewski is also the head coach of the US men's national basketball team, which he led to gold medals at both the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

On the 1992 Dream Team, he served as an assistant coach. Krzyzewski enjoys playing tennis and racquetball, as well as watching basketball games and spending time with his family, when he is not teaching.