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Steven Michael Wojciechowski (born August 11, 1976), also known as Wojo, is an American basketball coach and former player who is 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.

Steve Wojciechowski
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Wojciechowski in 2010
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamMarquette
ConferenceBig East
Record97–69
Biographical details
Born (1976-08-11) August 11, 1976 (age 43)
Severna Park, Maryland
Playing career
1994–1998Duke
Position(s)Point guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1999–2014Duke (assistant)
2014–presentMarquette
Head coaching record
Overall97–69
Tournaments0–2 (NCAA Division I)
2–1 (NIT)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
McDonald's All-American (1994)
NABC Defensive Player of the Year (1998)

BiographyEdit

Playing careerEdit

High schoolEdit

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.

DukeEdit

During Wojciechowski's career, the Duke Blue Devils achieved an 87–44 record 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 careerEdit

DukeEdit

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.

MarquetteEdit

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 recordEdit

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 20–13 8–10 7th
2016–17 Marquette 19–13 10–8 T–3rd NCAA Division I First Round
2017–18 Marquette 21–14 9–9 T–6th NIT Quarterfinal
2018–19 Marquette 24–10 12–6 2nd NCAA Division I First Round
Marquette: 97–69 (.584) 43–47 (.478)
Total: 97–69 (.584)

ReferencesEdit

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

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