72 years old Mike Krzyzewski is an American college basketball coach and former player. He has served as the head men’s basketball coach at Duke University, where he has led the Blue Devils to five NCAA Championships, 12 Final Fours, 12 ACC regular-season titles, and 15 ACC Tournament championships. To know more about his scroll below our pages.
Biography of Mike Krzyzewski
The handsome American college basketball coach and the former player was born as Michael William Krzyzewski. Later he got famous by his stage name Mike Krzyzewski. Belonging to the White ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality. He celebrates his birthday every year on February 13. In 1947, he had opened his eyes to Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.
The handsome hunk had done his schooling from St. Helen Catholic School. Which is located in Ukrainian Village, Chicago. Later, he was enrolled in the Archbishop Weber High School in Chicago, a Catholic prep school for boys. After completing the school level he was enrolled in the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
In 1969, He had played basketball under Bob Knight while training to become an officer in the United States Army. During University he was also captain of the Army basketball team in his senior season, 1968–69, leading his team to the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, where West Point finished fourth in the tournament. After a few times, he had also worked mas an officer in the United States Army and directed service teams for three years.
Married or Dating? Find out her relationship
The handsome hunk is the husband of Mickie Krzyzewski. The duo tied their knot in the Catholic chapel at West Point in 1969. Their marriage was accompanied by close friends and families as they said their I dos.
Shockingly, the first time the Coach took his wife, Carol ‘Mickie’ Marsh, to a formal date, he pissed her off big time. At the time, he picked Carol, a pretty flight attendant, Coach K told her that she was his third choice at a Chicago Bears exhibition game. Later, Carol made sure it never happened again.
Further, he tied his knot with her on the day of Coach K’s graduation in 1969. The duo also shares three daughters and nine grandchildren. The pair celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary in June 2004, in Duke Chapel, where they renewed their wedding vows.
They are the parents of three daughters: Debbie Savarino, Lindy Frasher, and Jamie Spatola are proof of their blossoming relationship. Among them, Debbie Savarino is the oldest and Lindy Frasher is middle one and the youngest daughter is Jamie Spatola.
The oldest Debbie joined the Duke staff in 2002 and later she became Assistant Director of Athletics for Special events and Director of the Legacy Fund for Duke in 2015. Further, she had also tied her knot with Peter Savarino and has four children named Joey, Michael, Carly, and Emmie.
While the middle daughter is also working for the Duke Basketball team. She had tied her knot with Steve (full name) and has three sons, (Quin, Remington, and Caden). Jamie had majored in English from Duke University and is married to Chris Spatola, a U.S. Army Captain. Apart from this, she had co-authored two books with her star father. Jamie commented on 2017 about her father as;
“Without question, my dad is very intense on the surface. You see him yelling at a ref or in a huddle with his team in an intense moment and he’s red in the face and angry. And that is the exterior. That is who he is. It’s an accurate portrayal. But that surface is very thin. And if people made any effort to get to know him beyond what they saw on TV, if they had a 2-minute conversation with him, they’d see that humorous side of him, his fun-loving side.
Family life of Mike Krzyzewski
He is the son of Polish American, Catholic parents, Emily M. (née Pituch) and William Krzyzewski. His mother used to be a longtime resident of Ukrainian Village, and his father, William, was the captain of the Chicago Fire Department. He had grown up as a Catholic, Coach K follows the Catholic religion.
The head coach of team Duke is 1.78m. The 72-year old coach is still active and gives a proper insight to his team, while his proper details of body measurement are not given.
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