Robert McCullum

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Robert McCullum
Sport(s) Basketball
Biographical details
Born (1954-06-20) June 20, 1954 (age 62)
Playing career
? Seminole Junior College
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976–1978 Council Junior HS
1978–1982 Ramsay HS (asst.)
1983 South Alabama (asst.)
1984 Samford (asst.)
1985–1987 South Alabama (asst.)
1988–1989 Southern Illinois (asst.)
1990 Kansas State (asst.)
1991–1996 Florida (asst.)
1996–2000 Illinois (asst.)
2000–2003 Western Michigan
2003–2007 South Florida
2007 Nigerian senior national team
2007–2008 San Francisco (asst.)
2009–2010 UCF (asst.)
2010–2011 Georgia Tech (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall 84–121 (.410)

Robert L. McCullum (born June 20, 1954)[1] is an American men's college basketball coach. He previously served as the head coach of the Western Michigan Broncos men's basketball team and the University of South Florida (USF) Bulls men's basketball team.[2] He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama.[3]

McCullum was hired to coach the USF Bulls on April 18, 2003 by athletic director Lee Roy Selmon after serving as the head coach at Western Michigan University, where he compiled a 44–45 record.[4] He was fired from USF on March 9, 2007 after showing minimal progress with the Bulls, who ended the 2006–07 season at 12–18.[5] He compiled a 40–76 record as head coach at South Florida. He went on to coach the Nigerian senior men's national basketball team,[6] leading them to a 4–1 record at the All-Africa Games.[7] He was then hired an assistant coach at the University of San Francisco for the 2007–08 season[8][9][10] before taking a year off coaching.[10] In July 2009 he was hired as an assistant coach at the University of Central Florida[10] under head coach Kirk Speraw, a position he held for one year before moving on for the 2010–11 season as an assistant under Georgia Tech men's basketball head coach Paul Hewitt.[11]