Mike Krzyzewski Grooms Them Well

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has had 9 players and assistant coaches become head coaches.  They are:

Tommy Amaker, Seton Hall (1997-2001), Michigan (2001-2007), Harvard (2007-present)

Mike Brey, Delaware (1995-2000), Notre Dame (2000-present)

Bob Bender, Washington (1993-2002)

Jeff Capel, VCU (2002-2006), Oklahoma (2006-2011)

Johnny Dawkins, Stanford (2008-present)

David Henderson, Delaware (2000-2006)

Mike Dement, UNC Greensboro (1991-1995, 2005-2011), SMU (1995-2004)

Tim O’Toole, Fairfield (1998-2006)

Quin Snyder, Missouri (1996-2006)

Three former players, Steve Wojciechowski, Jeff Capel, and Chris Collins currently work under coach K as assistants at Duke.  Krzyzewski has also coached Brooklyn Nets’ General Manager Billy King, and Danny Ferry, formerly of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Quin Snyder is an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, and Bob Bender is an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks.

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