Steve “Wojo” Wojeciechowski is known across the globe as an American basketball coach and a former player from the Polish origin. He was born in the year 1976 in the month of August, currently 39 years of age. He currently coaches Marquette University as a head coach and previously serving as an associate head coach under Mike Krzyzewski, the head coach. He played point guard at the Duke University starting from the year 1994 till the year 1998. His bio includes the following details about him and his career in coaching.
He is the 1994 graduate of the Cardinal Gibbons School which is situated at Baltimore in the state of Maryland where he used to play under Baltimore Catholic League head coach Mr. Ray Mullis and was named to the East Squad in the 1994 McDonald’s All American Team and played alongside 1994 High school player of the year Felipe Lopez against future Duke teammates Trajan Langdon and Ricky Price.
During his career, the Duke Blue Devils was able to achieve a 87-44 record and won the ACC regular season championship in the season of 1996-97 and played in the NCCA South Regional Finals in the season of 1997-98. At the time of his senior year, he earned NABC Defensive player of the year honors and was an honorable mention for All American.
He is today ranked as the eighth one for career steals of 203 and career assists of 505 in the club Duke. He also achieved second number of highest steals in a single season with 82 steals in the year 1997.
After his graduation from Duke University, he was undrafted in the NBA draft in 1998 then he started playing professional basketball in Poland for one year. He returned back to Duke in the year 1999 as an intern in the Duke Management Company and was a basketball analyst for the Duke Radio Network.
He was then offered a job of coaching by Krzyzewski and then began his career as a assistant coach in the year 1999. He then got promoted as an associate coach in the year 2008. He coached the frontcourt players for the Duke. The Blue Devils won the NCAA championship in the year 2001 and 2010. In the year 2012, in the month of April, he was hired as the new head coach for the Marquette on contract by replacing existing coach, Buzz Williams, who had gone for the Virginia Tech.
In a nutshell, he finished his career getting ranked in most of the Duke’s season and career in the top lists. He also achieved 13th best figure in the year 1998 with 74 steals.
He is one of the four former Blu Devil captains under Mike Krzyzewskii who joined Jeff Chapel, Nate James and Jon Scheyer where the first two were assistant coach and the last one was special assistant. He is now married to Lindsay Alder from the Salt Lake city situated at Utah and the husband and wife currently live with their children Jack and Charlie at Durham. His salary has been recorded as 154,000 USD as on 1997.
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