Mike Krzyzewski To Step Down As USA Coach After 2016 Olympics

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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced on Monday that the 2016 Olympics in Rio will be his last as head coach of the men's United States National Team.

"I think it's time to move ahead," he told ESPN's Andy Katz. "During the next season there will be a number of decisions made about the future of USA Basketball with Rio [the roster] and coaching."

Coach K became head coach of Team USA in 2005 and has led them to gold medals in 2008 and 2012.

"Hopefully we can finish things up well with Rio and I would move onto something else with USA Basketball," Krzyzewski said. "But I think we're ready as an organization to do that, and I'm excited about the future because [of] what we've done over the last 10 years."

Coach K has done a terrific job with Team USA and with rebuilding the program following their underwhelming bronze medal performance in 2004. Whoever is to set to replace Krzyzewski has big shoes to fill.