Michigan Accordion Society

Honorary Member

Mr. Tom Izzo

Honored by MAS on January 13, 2014

Tom Izzo – Michigan State Spartans Head Coach, Lansing, Michigan Enjoys and plays the Accordion and also motivates his Basketball teams with the instrument which has yielded unprecedented results as follows:

  • Eight-Time National Coach of the Year
  • One NCAA Championship
  • Seven Big Ten & Three Big Ten Tournament Championships
  • Six Final Four Appearances
  • 16 Straight NCAA Tournaments
  • 13 NBA Draft Picks, Including Six First-Rounders
  • Seven All-Americans, Two Academic All-Americans
  • Graduates 82% of Players that Complete Eligibility
  • Longest Serving Active Big Ten Men's Basketball Coach
  • One of Five Coaches All-Time with Seven Big Ten Titles
  • Michigan States University's All-Time Winningest Coach