Mike Krzyzewski Net Worth
Mike Krzyzewski net worth and salary: Mike Krzyzewski is an American college basketball coach who has a net worth of $25 million and annual salary of $9.7 million. Mike Krzyzeski, also known as Coach K, is the longtime coach of the Duke Blue Devils. He also coached the US men's Olympic team to a gold medal victory. Krzyzeski has been the head coach of Duke since 1980 and as of February 9, 2013, has a record of 874-234 which gives him a .789 winning percentage. Coach K has led the Blue Devils to 27 NCAA Tournament berths in the past 28 years. He is also responsible for leading the U.S. National mens basketball team to the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics where they won the Gold Medal and the 2010 FIBA World Championship. After the 2001 season, Krzyzeski was inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame.
Krzyzeski was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1947. His father was an elevator operator and his mother worked nights as a cleaning woman. He attended St. Helen Elementary School and went to the Archbishop Weber High School in Chicago. Coach K is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, in New York. From 1966 to 1969 he played point guard, shooting guard for the Army basketball team. He received the Distinguished Graduate Award from West Point, in 2005, and as captain of the Army basketball team, led them to the National Invitation Tournament, in New York's Madison Square Garden. Krzyzeski has gotten coaching offers from four NBA teams, L.A. Lakers, Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics and the New Jersey Nets. Mike Krzyzeski has declined all offers for coaching positions for the NBA, and had decided that Duke University is where he wants to remain. Krzyzeski has also been assistant coach and head coach of several U.S. teams, leading them to the FIBA World Championships, the FIBA America's Championships, Goodwill Games, Summer Olympics, and the Bejing Olympics. He is married to Carol Marsh from Alexandria, Virginia, and have three daughters, Debbie Savarino, Linda Frasher, and Jaimie Spatola. They are also the proud grandparents of five grandchildren, Joey, Carlyn, Michael and Emelia Savarino and Quin Frasher.