Mike Krzyzewski

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Duke University and Winningest Coach in NCAA Division I Men's Basketball History

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Mike Krzyzewski is the head coach of Duke University's Men’s Basketball Team and a COLE executive-in-residence at The Fuqua School of Business. No coach in Division I men’s basketball history has won more games than Coach K’s 1,100. Coach K has led the Blue Devils into the NCAA Tournament 34 times – more than any other coach in NCAA history.

Krzyzewski has also led the U.S. National Men’s Basketball Team to gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the 2012 Olympic Games in London and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, as well as the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey and 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. In 2016, Krzyzewski and Geno Auriemma were honored by USA Basketball as co-recipients of the USA Basketball National Coach of the Year Award.

The crown jewels of Krzyzewski’s tenure at Duke are five NCAA championship wins and 12 NCAA Final Four appearances in his 38 seasons at the helm.

No stranger to the business world, in 2016, Coach K partnered with Apple to launch a digital leadership platform, PowerForward, a mobile video network aimed at helping corporations foster leadership and build teams.

Author of two New York Times best sellers, Leading with the Heart (2001) and Beyond Basketball - Coach K's Keywords to Success (2006), he is a frequent motivational speaker for Fortune 500 companies. His most recent book is The Gold Standard: Building a World-Class Team (2009). Krzyzewski is also host of the successful Sirius XM Satellite Radio show, Basketball and Beyond.

Krzyzewski has been diligently committed to public service, both locally and nationally, throughout his coaching career. He is currently serving on boards for, while also assuming vital roles with, the Duke Children’s Hospital, the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research, the NABC Foundation, the CEO Roundtable on Cancer and the Emily Krzyzewski Center.