Steve Robinson (basketball coach)
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Steve Arnette Robinson (born October 29, 1957) is an American college basketball coach. He is an assistant men's basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Robinson served as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Tulsa from 1995 to 1997 and Florida State University from 1997 to 2002. He has been an assistant to Roy Williams for 20 years, including two stints at the University of Kansas (1988–1995 and 2002–2003), and at North Carolina since Williams' move from Kansas in 2003. Robinson has assisted the North Carolina Tar Heels to three NCAA Division Tournament titles, in 2005, 2009, and 2017. As a head coach, Robinson led his teams to the NCAA Tournament three times, with Tulsa and once with Florida State. In 1997, he was named WAC Mountain Division Coach of the year.
|Title||Assistant head coach|
|Born||October 29, 1957|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2003–present||North Carolina (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||2–3 (NCAA Division I)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|MVC Tournament (1996)|
Early life and familyEdit
Robinson grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and attended William Fleming High School. He earned his bachelor's degree in health and physical science from Radford University in 1981, followed by a master's degree in counseling in 1985. Robinson and his wife, Lisa, have four children: daughters Shauna and Kiaya and sons Tarron and Denzel. Denzel played two seasons for the Tar Heels.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Tulsa Golden Hurricane (Missouri Valley Conference) (1995–1996)|
|1995–96||Tulsa||23–8||12–6||3rd||NCAA Division I First Round|
|Tulsa Golden Hurricane (Western Athletic Conference) (1996–1997)|
|1996–97||Tulsa||23–10||12–4||2nd||NCAA Division I Second Round|
|Tulsa:||46–18 (.719)||24–10 (.706)|
|Florida State Seminoles (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1997–2002)|
|1997–98||Florida State||18–14||6–10||T–6th||NCAA Division I Second Round|
|Florida State:||64–86 (.427)||25–55 (.313)|
Postseason invitational champion
- "STEVE ROBINSON INDUCTED INTO ASSISTANT COACHES HALL OF FAME". GoHeels.com. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
- "STEVE ROBINSON". GoHeels.com. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
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