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Jeff Bzdelik

Title Head coach
College Colorado
Sport Basketball
Born December 1, 1952 (1952-12-01) (age 57)
Place of birth Mount Prospect, Illinois, US
Annual salary $750,000
Career highlights
Playing career
1972–1976 Illinois-Chicago
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978–1980
1980–1986
1986–1988
1988–1994
1994–1995
1995–2001
2001–2002
2002–2004
2005–2007
2007–present
Davidson (asst.)
Northwestern (asst.)
UMBC
Washington Bullets (asst.)
New York Knicks (scout)
Miami Heat (asst.)
Denver Nuggets (scout)
Denver Nuggets
Air Force
Colorado

Jeff Bzdelik (born December 1, 1952) is an American basketball coach, currently coaching at the University of Colorado. He formerly coached the Denver Nuggets in the National Basketball Association for slightly over two seasons, from 2002 through 2004. As an NBA coach, he is best remembered for leading the 2003-04 Nuggets to a 43–39 record, a 26-game improvement over the 2002-03 campaign when the team went 17–65.

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Coaching career

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Air Force Academy

Before his current position, he was the head coach at the US Air Force Academy where he led the team to a NIT semi-final game and a total record in 2 seasons of 50–16, including the most successful season ever at the Academy in 2006–07 of 26–9.[1]

CU

He is currently the head basketball coach for the Colorado Buffaloes. He was hired April 3, 2007.[1] Bzdelik is the highest paid coach ever at Colorado, earning approximately $800,000 per year.[1]

Head coaching record

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Colorado (Big 12) (2007–present)
2007-2008 Colorado 12-20 3-13 12th
2008-2009 Colorado 9-22 1-15 12th
2009-2010 Colorado 15-16 6-10 8th
Total: 32-57 (.360)

      National Champion         Conference Regular Season Champion         Conference Tournament Champion
      Conference Regular Season & Conference Tournament Champion       Conference Division Champion

References

  1. ^ a b c Kyle Ringo (2007-04-04). "Bzdelik's a Buffalo". Dailycamera.com. http://www.buffzone.com/news/2007/apr/04/bzdeliks-a-buffalo/. Retrieved 2007-04-04. 

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Preceded by
Mike Evans
Denver Nuggets head coach
2002–2004
Succeeded by
Michael Cooper

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