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- Colleges and Universities
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"Coach K" reveals life's lessons taught by his parents and his own proven principles of learning, which make his college and Olympic teams inspiring examples for other organizations.
Passionate, dynamic, inspiring and coach of Duke University men's basketball team who led Team USA to their 6th gold medal at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, Mike Krzyzewski (known by fans as Coach K) is a master motivator-not only of teams, but of individuals and organizations, spurring them on to succeed beyond even their own expectations. Recently, Coach K launched PowerForward, a B2B leadership development platform to help companies and organizations develop their emerging talent through video-based learning modules inspired by Coach K's four decades of success.
A member of the National Basketball Hall of Fame, Coach K shows audiences how they, too, can compile winning numbers in both their professional and personal lives. The NCAA Division I men's all-time leader for wins as the first Division I men’s basketball coach to reach over 1,000 wins in 2015, Coach K has compiled an incredible record of success with an additional 29 NCAA tournament appearances, 12 Final Fours and five National Championships over 38 seasons as a head coach. In 2008 and in 2012, Coach K led the U.S. men's basketball team to Olympic gold medals, becoming the first coach since Henry Iba (1964 & 1968) to accomplish that feat. Coach K maps out a clear game plan for achieving success—motivating, leading and providing powerful strategies for building confidence, trust, communication and teamwork. Like any good coach, he scouts your organization to discover how to best inspire and renew your people. He is the author of numerous New York Times best-sellers including Beyond Basketball: Coach K's Keywords for Success. His most recent book is The Gold Standard: Building a World-Class Team. A 12-time National Coach of the Year, in 2011 Sports Illustrated named Krzyzewski its Sportsman of the Year, and in 2016, Krzyzewski was honored by USA Basketball as co-recipient of the USA Basketball National Coach of the Year Award.
Mike Krzyzewski at Citadel - How to be a good leader and coaching for 45 years
Coach K: Lessons from the Duke Basketball Legend
Mike Krzyzewski at Citadel - Wanting to Beat Everybody
The David Rubenstein Show: A Conversation With Duke’s Coach K
Mike Krzyzewski at Citadel - Recruiting For Good Character
Distinguished Speakers Series: Mike Krzyzewski
Victory Through Teamwork and Leadership
Coach Mike Krzyzewski was simply amazing. The connections he made with people were phenomenal.TransPerfect Translations
We were very pleased with Coach K. he was very thorough in his presentation as well as in finding out background information on his audience. He was very personable and flexible to our needs. We would definitely recommend him.Ford Motor Company