Michael William Krzyzewski (US pronunciation / ʃ ɪ ˈ ʒ ɛ f s k i / shih-ZHEF-skee; born February 13, 1947), nicknamed "Coach K", is an American former college basketball coach. He served as the head coach at Duke University from 1980 to 2022, during which he led the Blue Devils to five national titles, 13 Final Fours, 15 ACC tournament championships, and 13 ACC regular season titles.
He is sometimes referred to as Coach K. He was born in Chicago and went to school at the United States Military Academy, where he played guard. He served in the Army as a basketball coach, and was later the coach of the U.S. Military Academy's basketball team. In 1980, Krzyzewski became the head coach at Duke University, where he has been for 31 years. His teams have been to the NCAA Tournament 27 times, been to the Final Four 11 times, and won 4 national championships.
Mike Krzyzewski, byname of Michael William Krzyzewski, also called Coach K, (born February 13, 1947, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), American college basketball coach who amassed the most coaching victories in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s basketball history while leading the Duke University Blue Devils to five national championships (1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, and 2015) and 13 Final Four (championship semifinals) berths.
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