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Steve Wojciechowski

 

Steve Wojciechowski

Steve Wojciechowski
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Marquette
Record 13–19 (.406)
Biographical details
Born (1976-08-11) August 11, 1976
Severna Park, Maryland
Playing career
1994–1998 Duke
Position(s) Point guard / Shooting guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1999–2014 Duke (assistant)
2014–present Marquette
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
McDonald's All-America Team (1994)
NABC Defensive Player of the Year (1998)

Steve "Wojo" Wojciechowski (born August 11, 1976) is an American basketball coach and former player of Polish origin. He is currently the head coach at Marquette University, having previously served as associate head coach at Duke under head coach Mike Krzyzewski. He played point guard at Duke University from 1994 until 1998.

Contents

  • Biography 1
    • Playing career 1.1
      • High school 1.1.1
      • Duke 1.1.2
    • Coaching career 1.2
      • Duke 1.2.1
      • Marquette 1.2.2
  • Head coaching record 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Biography

Playing career

High school

Wojciechowski is a 1994 graduate of the Cardinal Gibbons School in Baltimore, Maryland, where he played under Baltimore Catholic League head coach Ray Mullis and was named to the East squad of the 1994 McDonald's All-American Team, playing alongside 1994 High School Player of the Year Felipe López, and against future Duke teammates Trajan Langdon and Ricky Price.

Duke

During Wojciechowski's career, the Duke Blue Devils achieved an 87-44 record, won the ACC regular season championship in the 1996-97 season, and played in the NCAA South Regional final in the 1997-98 season. During his senior year, Wojciechowski earned NABC Defensive Player of the Year honors, and was an honorable mention All-American.

He is ranked eighth at Duke for career steals (203) and eighth for career assists (505).[1] He also achieved the second highest number of steals in a single season with 82 in 1997.

Coaching career

Duke

Following his graduation from Duke, Wojciechowski was undrafted in the 1998 NBA Draft, and played professional basketball in Poland for a year. He returned to Duke in 1999 as an intern in the Duke Management Company and was a basketball analyst on the Duke Radio Network.

Wojciechowski was then offered a coaching job by Krzyzewski and began his career as an assistant coach in 1999, and was promoted to associate coach in 2008. Wojciechowski coached Duke's frontcourt players. The Blue Devils won the NCAA championship in 2001 and 2010.

Marquette

On April 1, 2014, Wojciechowski was hired as the new Marquette head basketball coach, replacing Buzz Williams, who left for Virginia Tech.[2]

Head coaching record

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Marquette Golden Eagles (Big East Conference) (2014–present)
2014–15 Marquette 13–19 4–14 T–9th
2015–16 Marquette 0–0 0–0
Marquette: 13–19 4–14
Total: 13–19

References

  1. ^ "GoDuke.com statistics". Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Marquette hires Steve Wojciechowski

External links

  • Duke profile
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