Mike Krzyzewski

University Of Duke/ USA Head Coach


Mike Krzysewski was born on Febuary 13, 1947, in Chicago IL. Rasied as a Catholic, he went to St. Helen Catholic School. He was captain of the Army basketball team in his senior season, 1968–69, leading them to the tournament. Michael William "Mike" Krzyzewski is an American basketball coach and former player. Since 1980, he has served as the head men's basketball coach at Duke University. The next season, Krzyzewski proceeded to lead the Blue Devils to the first of two straight national championships.

National Champions

In 2010-11, Krzyzewski led the Blue Devils to a 32-5 record, the ACC Tournament championship and the CBE Classic title. The Blue Devils spent 11 weeks atop the AP Poll and were ranked in the top 5 of the AP and USA Today/ESPN Coaches Polls for the entire season. Krzyzewski guided a young 2011-12 team to a 27-7 record, including a 13-3 ledger in league play. Duke spent the entire season ranked in the top 10 of the AP poll and collected 10 wins over NCAA Tournament teams
Coach K: A Winner's Mind