After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

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After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

After helping USA Basketball win the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit and capture the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship Justise Winslow is currently playing his freshman season at Duke University (where he is teaming up with former USA Basketball teammates Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor). Even for an elite player such as Winslow, success is never guaranteed. Winslow first tried out at USA Basketball for the U16 team a few years ago, but he didn't make that squad. The experience, he says, made him work even harder. Here's what he had to say about his basketball journey and what he's learned.

After each led a USA Basketball national team to a gold medal and a qualifying berth into the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, Geno Auriemma (University of Connecticut) and Mike Krzyzewski (Duke University) today were announced as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-National Coaches of the Year.

After helping USA Basketball win the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit and capture the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship Justise Winslow is currently playing his freshman season at Duke University (where he is teaming up with former USA Basketball teammates Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor). Even for an elite player such as Winslow, success is never guaranteed. Winslow first tried out at USA Basketball for the U16 team a few years ago, but he didn't make that squad. The experience, he says, made him work even harder. Here's what he had to say about his basketball journey and what he's learned.

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USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley announces the co-winners of the 2014 USA Basketball Team of the Year Award.

"Basketball has given me the opportunity to make myself a better person," says Caleb Swanigan, a gold medalist with the 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team. The senior from Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has already had a few interesting twists along his basketball journey, and he talks about them here.

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    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

With the help of Kenneth Faried and Greg Monroe, Coach Don Showalter demonstrates the fundamentals of rebounding.

Arike Ogunbowale has won five gold medals with USA Basketball (most recently at this past summer’s 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship and Youth Olympic Games). The high school senior from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who will be a freshman at Notre Dame next year, recently talked about what she's learned playing for USA Basketball and how playing with confidence can raise anyone's game.

Harry Giles is a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, most recently this past summer as a member of the 2014 USA Men's U17 World Championship Team that won the FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A junior at Wesleyan Christian Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Giles talks about the importance of following your dreams.

Don Showalter, who has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record in the process, talks about the coaches who have had a great impact on his career.