This choice of the sport as his way of life took after the victory of Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak at the Olympics in Rome in 1960. He graduated from the Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, specialyzing in basketball (he had classes with, among others, Walenty Kłyszejką) and graduated coach second class.
His wife is Magdalena Szaranowicz, with whom he has 3 children: a daughter, Marta Szaranowicz-Kusz (a sociologist) and two son, Luka (a lawyer) and Michał.
He provided voices to two Disney movies and a Disney video game.
- Disney's Chicken Little - sport commentator