Jon Scheyer

Jon Scheyer (born August 24, 1987)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Duke Blue Devils (Head coach: Mike Krzyzewski)
Current conference: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
Duke record: 54-18 (.750)
Overall record: 54-18 (.750)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (2023, 2024)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  1  (2024)
  • NCAA Tournament Final Four:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • ACC Regular Season Champion:  0
  • ACC Tournament Champion:  1  (2023)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Duke
2018-2022 Duke (assoc. HC)
2014-2018 Duke (asst)
2013-2014 Duke (special asst. to the HC)

Jon Scheyer Facts

  • Jonathan James Scheyer
  • Born August 24, 1987
  • Hometown: Northbrook, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: Duke University (BA, 2010)
  • A native of Northbrook in the Chicago suburbs, Scheyer starred at Glenbrook North HS and won a state title there in 2005
    • Finished his career ranked in the top 10 in points, rebounds, assists and steals in the history of Illinois HS basketball
    • Twice named Illinois’ Gatorade POY and was Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2006; was a five-star recruit and HS All-American
    • Scheyer was inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2006 after his stellar prep career
  • Played for legendary head coach Mike Krzyzewski at Duke, choosing the Blue Devils in part because of his connection with fellow Glenbrook North grad Chris Collins who was then one of Coach K’s assistants
    • Was a three-year starter at Duke and served as a team captain during his junior (2008-09) and senior (2009-10) years
    • As a senior, he helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2010 NCAA National Championship and was 2nd Team AP All-American
  • After stints in the NBA Summer League and D-League, Scheyer played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel; obtained dual-citizenship and therefore did not count against the league’s four non-Israeli player maximum
    • The team won the Israel Cup Championship in 2012, his sole season in the league
    • Also spent one year playing for CB Gran Canaria in Spain before returning to the States
  • Joined Krzyzewski‘s coaching staff at Duke in 2013 as a special assistant to the head coach and then was elevated to full-time assistant coach the following season
    • After four seasons in that role, he was elevated to associate head coach in 2018
    • As a member of the staff, Scheyer was part of the Blue Devils’ 2015 NCAA National Championship
  • In June 2021, it was announced that Krzyzewski would retire after the 2021-22 season and that Scheyer was being named head-coach-in-waiting to become his successor in April 2022

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