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The Duke University men's basketball team has served as the gold standard in college athletics for well over two decades - and that's all because of the extraordinary impact of Mike Krzyzewski, the highly-respected coach of the Duke squad.
Coach K's reputation as a teacher of young men has transcended his extraordinary success as a coach. The Duke team is always ranked at the top of the college game, year in and year out, but what's truly remarkable about Coach K are his players and the legacy they leave behind: Grant Hill, Shane Battier, Elton Brand, Bobby Hurley, and on and on -- these are not just great basketball players, but individuals who have become true leaders in American society, all thanks in large part to Coach K's leadership.
So how does Coach K do it? In this new book, he reveals his tips, advice, and time-tested guidance on how he coaches and educates his players about life beyond the basketball court.
A collection of essays by the long-time head coach of the Duke University basketball team presents his personal philosophy on winning, losing, and sportsmanship, as well as motivational lessons that can be applied to the personal and professional arena, including doing the right thing, leadership, accountability, and responsibility.
Coach K, the 12-time Coach of the Year and longtime head basketball coach at Duke University, explains his philosophy on winning, losing, and sportsmanship, as well as dozens of everyday lessons that apply to life on and off the court.
This is a collection of short but extraordinarily powerful essays as to how Coach K of Duke inspires, motivates, and teaches his basketball players about the game of life, both on and off the court.
About the Author
In addition to winning numerous NCAA championships and Coach of the Year awards, Coach K has also been selected to coach the USA men's basketball team at the Summer Olympics in 2008.