In this informative and inspirational book, Coach K explains how he motivates peak performances from his players, relying on lessons he learned as a captain in the U.S. Army and applied over four decades as the head of Duke basketball.
Duke University's head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has proved himself a leader both on and off the court. He's led the Duke Blue Devils to five straight Final Four appearances, culminating in back-to-back championships in 1991 and '92. He has received five National Coach of the Year Awards -- and many of the players he coached in college have gone on to NBA stardom! Now Coach K offers the insights he uses to coax peak performances from his team, relying on lessons he learned as a captain in the U.S. Army, sportsmanship, respect, and a genuine gift for leading with the heart.
About the Author
Mike Krzyzewski was the head basketball coach of the Duke Blue Devils from 1980 to 2022, winning five NCAA championships and 1,202 games—the most ever in Division 1. He is revered by sports fans and business leaders everywhere. Coach K lives with his family in Durham, North Carolina. Bestselling author Don Phillipsbrings history alive with his trilogy on American leadership (The Founding Fathers on Leadership, Lincoln on Leadership, Martin Luther King, Jr. on Leadership).