Mike Krzyzewski

Mike Krzyzewski (born February 13, 1947)

Teams coached: Army Cadets, Duke Blue Devils
Army record: 73-59 (.553)
Duke record: 1129-309 (.785)
Overall record: 1202-368 (.766)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  5  (1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  36  (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  26  (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2022)
  • NCAA Tournament Final Four:  13  (1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2010, 2015, 2022)
  • NIT Appearances:  2  (1978, 1981)
  • ACC Regular Season Champion13  (1986, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2022)
  • ACC Tournament Champion15  (1986, 1988, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2019)

Awards:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

1980-2022 Duke
1975-1980 Army
1974-1975 Indiana (asst)

Mike Krzyzewski Facts

  • Michael William Krzyzewski
  • Born February 13, 1947
  • Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: United States Military Academy (1969)
  • Played for legendary head coach Bob Knight at Army and then spent one season as his assistant at Indiana
  • First head coaching job was back at Army from 1975-1980, where he led the Black Knights to a 73-59 record in five seasons
  • Became the head coach at Duke in 1980, where he would go on to win five National Championships and pass his mentor Knight as the all-time winningest coach in NCAA history
    • Is also the all-time winningest coach in NCAA Division I Tournament history
    • Reached the NCAA Tournament every single season at Duke since 1984, with the exception of 1995 when he missed most of the season due to back surgery/exhaustion
    • Has claimed 13x ACC regular season titles and 15x ACC Tournament crowns
    • The basketball court at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium is named “Coach K Court” in his honor
  • Announced in June 2021 that he would retire following the 2021-22 season, his 42nd at Duke and 47th overall as a head coach
    • In his final year, led Duke to the Final Four for the 13th time to break a tie with John Wooden for the most by a head coach
  • Has coached Team USA to three Summer Olympics gold medals (2008, 2012 and 2016) and two FIBA World Championship gold medals (2010 and 2014)
    • Prior to becoming head coach, he served as an assistant coach with the 1984 and 1992 gold medal Olympic teams
  • One of just two coaches – alongside John Wooden (UCLA) – to win five National Championships as a head coach
  • Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF twice: as an individual (2001) and as part of the “Dream Team” (2010)
    • Also a member of the National Polish Sports HOF (1991), US Olympic HOF (2009) and US Military Academy Sports HOF (2009)
  • Along with his wife, Mickie, has three daughters and nine grandchildren

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