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Mike Krzyzewski

Coach from United States of America

Mike Krzyzewski Michael William "Mike" Krzyzewski ( /ʃəˈʃɛvski/ shə-SHEV-ski; Polish: Krzyżewski [kʂɨˈʐɛ(f)ski]; nicknamed "Coach K"; born February 13, 1947) is an American basketball coach and former player. Since 1980, he has served as the head men's basketball coach at Duke University. At Duke, Krzyzewski has led the Blue Devils to four NCAA Championships, 11 Final Fours, 12 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) regular season titles, and 13 ACC Tournament championships. Krzyzewski is also the coach of the United States men's national basketball team, whom he led to two gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics. He was the head coach of the American team that won the gold medal at the 2010 FIBA World Championship. He was also an assistant coach on the 1992 "Dream Team". From 1975 to 1980, Krzyzewski was the head basketball coach at the United States Military Academy, where he played from 1966 to 1969 under Bob Knight. Krzyzewski has amassed a record 79 NCAA tournament victories, while averaging 25 wins per season. He was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame following the 2001 season. On November 15, 2011, Krzyzewski led Duke to a 74–69 victory over Michigan  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Michael William "Mike" Krzyzewski,Michael William Krzyzewski,Coach K
Date of birth
1947-02-13
Place of birth
Chicago
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Mickie Krzyzewski
Siblings
Bill Krzyzewski
Profession
Basketball Coach, Coach

Education

Institution From To
United States Military Academy 1966 1969

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

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