Beyond Basketball
Beyond Basketball: Coach K's Keywords for Success
Beyond Basketball
Jamie K. Spatola, Mike Krzyzewski
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.

Book Details


  • Nonfiction
  • Short Story
  • Sports

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Beyond Basketball is a book composed of many personal anecdotes from the life of Duke Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski to teach readers about the most important characteristics and aspects of life. Coach K talks about 40 different words, from adversity to work, that can be used to define success. Coach K has had a very successful coaching career at Duke, and he uses these exact same ideas principle and characteristics throughout his daily life. This book is a simple read but is also an excellent teaching tool for any team, business corporation, or family to truly attain success.

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