1994 – Mike Krzyewski

Mike was born in Chicago and attended Army (1967-1969). He became an Army Officer and served from 1969-1974 after resigning as Captain. At age 26, Krzyzewski took his first coaching position as a graduate assistant for Bobby Knight, at Indiana University. He went on to be the head coach at Army. While at Army, he led the Cadets to a 73-59 mark in five seasons, including two NIT berths. In 1980, Krzyzewski began his current reign at Duke University. As of 2000, Coach K has led Duke twice to a national championship, six ACC titles and enters the 2000-01 year with a 498-160 record. He has accumulated many honors and awards over the last 20 years. He has been named National Coach of the Year nine times and ACC Coach of the Year 5 times. Duke University has named the court inside Cameron Indoor Stadium, “Coach K Court”.

A few career highlights:

• Head Coach, Service Teams, 1969-1972
• Head Coach, United States Military Academy Prep School, 1972-1974
• Graduate Assistant, Indiana University, 1974-1975
• Head Coach, United States Military Academy, 1975-1980
• Head Coach, Duke University, 1981-present
• NCAA National Champions 1991, 1992, 2001
• 9 Time Coach of the Year
• 5 Time ACC Coach of the Year
• Naismith Coach of the Year 1989, 1992, 1999

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Weekly Meeting: Author Adam Makos

Bestselling Author Adam Makos will talk about his new book "Spearhead" on March 6th Hailed as “masterful storyteller” by the Associated Press, Adam Makos is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Higher Call and the critically acclaimed Devotion. Inspired by his grandfathers’ service, Makos chronicles the stories of American veterans in his trademark fusion of intense human drama and fast-paced military action, securing his place “in the top ranks of military writers,” according to the Los Angeles Times.