Steve Robinson (basketball coach)

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Steve Robinson
Sport(s) Basketball
Current position
Title Assistant Head Coach
Team North Carolina
Conference ACC
Biographical details
Born (1957-10-29) October 29, 1957 (age 58)
Roanoke, Virginia
Playing career
1978–1980 Radford
1980–1981 Ferrum College
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1983–1986 Radford (asst.)
1986–1988 Cornell (asst.)
1988–1995 Kansas (asst.)
1995–1997 Tulsa
1997–2002 Florida State
2002–2003 Kansas (asst.)
2003–present North Carolina (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall 110–104 (.514)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
NCAA Tournament appearances (1996–1998)
Awards
Radford Hall of Fame (1997)

Steve Robinson (born October 29, 1957), a native of Roanoke, Virginia, and a graduate of Radford University, is an assistant college basketball coach at the University of North Carolina. He is the former head coach of the University of Tulsa and Florida State University. 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 UNC-Chapel Hill since Williams' move from Kansas in 2003. Coach Robinson assisted Hall of Fame Coach Roy Williams coaching UNC-Chapel Hill Men's Basketball Team to winning the 2005 and 2009 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championships.

As a head coach, Robinson lead his teams to the NCAA tournament three times, once at FSU and twice with Tulsa. In 1997, he was named WAC Mountain Division Coach of the year.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (MVC) (1995–1996)
1995–96 Tulsa 23–8 12–6 3rd NCAA First Round
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (WAC) (1996–1997)
1996–97 Tulsa 23–10 12–4 2nd NCAA Second Round
Tulsa: 46–18 (.719) 24–10 (.706)
Florida State Seminoles (ACC) (1997–2002)
1997–98 Florida State 18–14 6–10 T-6th NCAA Second Round
1998–99 Florida State 13–17 5–11 T-7th
1999–00 Florida State 12–17 6–10 T-6th
2000–01 Florida State 9–21 4–12 8th
2001–02 Florida State 12–17 4–12 T-7th
Florida State: 64–86 (.427) 25–55 (.313)
Total: 110–104 (.514)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Personal life[edit]

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.

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