Love him or hate him, New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps has an interesting story when it comes to how he got involved in coaching.
Thanks to MLS Insider, a mini-documentary series published on MLSSoccer.com, Revs fans can now explore that journey in full force.
The video delves into Heaps' close relationship with Mike Krzyzewski, Duke's legendary basketball coach, and how the duo's synergy led to Heaps eventual hiring.
Soccer fans likely are aware of Heaps' storied career on the Blue Devils' soccer team, as the fourth-year coach won the MAC Hermann Trophy after his senior season. However, few know that Heaps also played on Coach K's basketball team, even though he only played 69 minutes across four years.
To learn more about how Coach K played an instrumental role in Heaps' coaching development, make sure you check out the clip below. You won't regret it. If you do, it's on us.