Mike Krzyzewski is not teaching for the primary time in 48 years, however that does not imply he has retired.
Regardless of being away from the sidelines, the Corridor of Fame coach has been busy with speeches and his weekly radio present.
“It has been good. I do not miss teaching. I coached for nearly 5 a long time,” Krzyzewski mentioned. “I knew I didn’t need to coach anymore, however I did not need to retire. I do a variety of talking. I am on the street a minimum of as soon as, generally twice per week, to totally different areas, and I’ve discovered lots doing that.”
Krzyzewski — who gained 1,202 video games and 5 nationwide titles, and in addition made 13 Last Fours throughout his profession at Military and Duke — watched his first recreation post-retirement at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Feb. 14, when Duke hosted Notre Dame. Mike Brey, a former Krzyzewski assistant, introduced it could be his last season as Notre Dame’s coach earlier this season.
Although Krzyzewski is not on the video games, he mentioned he has watched each recreation this season and talks often along with his successor, Jon Scheyer.
“I am right here when he wants me. However I additionally need him to provide him the area he must develop his personal model inside our model,” Krzyzewski mentioned.
The Related Press contributed to this report.