Jon Scheyer is a retired professional basketball player and coach from the United States. Jon Scheyer is also the head coach of Duke Blue Devils (ACC) of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
|First and last name:||Jon Scheyer|
|Date of birth:||Aug 24, 1987|
|Profession:||Basketball coach, former basketball player|
|Height:||6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m)|
|wedding date:||May 1, 2017|
|Net value||$1 million – $5 million|
Jon Scheyer Biography
Jonathan James Scheyer, better known as Jon Scheyer, was born on August 24, 1987 in Northbrook, Illinois, United States. He is 34 years old and, according to his date of birth, has Israeli-American nationality. Furthermore, this former player was born under the sign of Virgo and is of mixed ethnicity.
Jon Scheyer is the son of Jim and Laury Scheyer (mother). This man grew up in a Jewish family.
Jon Scheyer Height and Weight
This former basketball player and coach is 1.80 meters tall and weighs about 86 kilograms. Furthermore, this man has gray eyes and blond hair, and there is no information about his other physical characteristics.
Jon Scheyer Education and early life
In terms of his academic career, he attended Glenbrook North High School, where he led the Spartans to an Illinois High School Association Class AA state basketball championship as a junior, a third-place finish as a freshman in 2003, and three Elite Eight appearances in the state play- offs from 2003 to 2006.
Known as the “Jewish Jordan,” the Spartan state championship basketball team is the only one in history to have an all-Jewish starting lineup.
In addition, he later attended Glenbrook North High School. He once scored 21 points in the last 75 seconds of a match in a bid to make a comeback. He finished fourth all-time in Illinois high school and coached his team to a state championship in 2005. Additionally, in 2006 he became Mr. Named basketball for Illinois.
He chose to play for Duke University (2006-10). During the 2009-10 season, he captained Duke and led the team to the NCAA National Championship, as well as the ACC regular season and tournament titles. He finished ninth in scoring and had played the most consecutive games in Duke history.
Jon Scheyer Professional career
Jon Scheyer is a basketball coach and former professional player. He was not selected in the 2010 NBA Draft. He also played in the 2010 Miami Heat Las Vegas Summer League, but while on the team in July, he was poked in the eye by Golden State’s Joe Ingles, resulting in a permanent injury to his right eye. Not only did he injure his optic nerve, but he also tore his retina, which had to be surgically repaired.
In 2010, he was invited to the Clippers’ training camp in Los Angeles, but was released when the team’s final roster was determined. He also played shooting guard for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League in 2011. He also spent time with Maccabi Tel Aviv (2011-12) and Gran Canaria (2012-13).
Jon Scheyer joined Duke’s basketball coaching staff as a special assistant after assistant coach Chris Collins resigned in April 2013. On April 18, 2014, he was promoted to full-time assistant coach after Steve Wojciechowski left the team.
Jon and Nate James were promoted to Co-Associate Head Coach after Associate Head Coach Jeff Capel resigned at the end of the 2018 season. On January 6, 2021, he took over as Acting Head Coach during Duke’s 83-82 win over Boston College, in replacing Krzyzewski, who was unable to play as he was placed in isolation after contracting COVID-19.
On June 2, 2021, it was announced that Jon Scheyer would take over as Duke’s basketball coach after Mike Krzyzewski retires at the end of the 2021-22 season. After retiring, Krzyzewski officially took over as head coach in April 2022.
Jon Scheyer Awards
He has received numerous awards and accolades during his playing and coaching career. NCAA Champion (2010), Consensus Second Team All-American (2010), First Team All-ACC (2010), ACC All-Freshman Team (2007), ACC Tournament MVP (2009), McDonald’s All-American (2006).
Other highlights and awards during his playing career include being named First-Team Parade All-American (2006), Fourth-Team Parade All-American (2005), and Illinois Mr. Basketball (2006). As an assistant coach, he won the NCAA Championship twice (2015) and the ACC Tournament twice (2017, 2019).
Jon Scheyer’s net worth
As of now, this basketball coach has not disclosed his net worth, salary or income. According to some online media, he is worth between $1 million and $5 million.
Jon Scheyer Wife, Marriage
In May 2017, Jon Scheyer married his long-term girlfriend, Marcelle Provincial. The couple have two children, Noa and Jett, from their marriage. The family leads a rich and happy life. This basketball coach is not currently involved in any controversy or rumours.