Global Conference 2009
Head Coach, Men's Basketball, Duke University
Mike Krzyzewski has been the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Duke University for 29 seasons, after serving as head coach at his alma mater, the United States Military Academy, for five years. He has tallied 833 career victories to rank fourth all-time in NCAA Division I history. The Blue Devils have won three national championships (1991, 1992, 2001) under "Coach K." He has been named National Coach of the Year in eight seasons, while leading Duke to 25 NCAA Tournament appearances and 10 Final Four trips. Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in NCAA Tournament history, with 71 victories. He has also experienced success at the highest level on the international scene, leading the U.S. Men's Senior National Team to capture the gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Krzyzewski has been honored as the USA Basketball National Coach of the Year three times in his career.