Case 3

Mike Krzyzewski

Duke Blue Devil Winning Basketball Coach since 1980

Mike Krzyzewski (1947 -  )
Nickname: Coach K


Affectionately known as Coach K, Krzyzewski has been the Duke University Head Men’s Basketball Coach since 1980. He has led the Blue Devils to five National Championship and thirteen ACC Championships.


He was an assistant coach in 1992 for the Olympic Dream Team and since has won two gold medals coaching in 2008 and 2012.   He has been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for two things. One was his coaching career and the other is his part with the Dream Team.


Just this past season Coach K got his 1,000 career win as a head coach.