Jerry Krause is the retired director of basketball operations for Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. He has coached and taught basketball at all levels for over 40 years. The author of over 13 books on coaching basketball and over 30 instructional videos, Krause is the retired chairman of the NABC Research Committee and former chairman of the NCAA Basketball Rules Committee.
In 1998, Krause received the prestigious NABC Cliff Wells Appreciation Award for his lifetime contributions to basketball. He was inducted into the NAIA Basketball Hall of Fame in March 2002. He is a member of the National Association for Sports and Physical Education and is in their hall of fame as both a coach and a physical educator.