Sunday , March 26 2017

Coach K

Quinn Cook Coach K
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Mike Krzyzewski has been at Duke since 1980. His many accomplishments include:

  • Five-time NCAA Champion – 1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
  • Five-time Olympic Gold Medal winner – 1984, 1992 (assistant coach); 2008, 2012, 2016 (head coach)
  • Two-time FIBA World Cup Gold Medal winner – 2010, 2014
  • Two-time FIBA World Cup Bronze Medal winner – 1990, 2006
  • Three-time Naismith College Coach of the Year – 1989, 1992, 1999
  • Two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee – 2001 (individual career), 2010 (with the “Dream Team”)
  • College Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (class of 2006)
  • United States Olympic Hall of Fame inductee (class of 2009 – with the “Dream Team”)
  • United States Military Academy Sports Hall of Fame inductee (class of 2009)
  • Two-time United States Sports Academy Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award winner – 1991, 2008.
  • 13-time ACC Champion
  • Five-time ACC Coach of the Year – 1984, 1986, 1997, 1999, 2000
  • National Polish American Sports Hall of Fame inductee (class of 1991)
  • 2001: Time/CNN America’s Best Coach Award
  • 2011: Sports Illustrated “Sportsman of the Year”
  • 2013: Chicago History Museum Making History Award
  • Basketball court at Cameron Indoor Stadium named “Coach K Court”
  • Award presented at the United States Military Academy named the “Coach Krzyzewski Teaching Character Through Sports Award”
  • Inducted as a Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and awarded the Order of Lincoln (the State’s highest honor) by the Governor of Illinois in 2014 in the area of sports.

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