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Basketball Coaches Roundtable welcomes Coach Robert Robinson as the guest of the roundtable. Coach Robinson is the assistant coach at East Los Angeles Community College. ELAC was the feature in the Netflix documentary series Last Chance U. Before joining the junior college ranks, Coach Robinson was highly successful high school coach spanning 20 years.
Topics Discussed at the Roundtable:
- How tough is it to implement program philosophies when you start over at year 1 every year?
- How do you create balance on your team?
- Why did you want to make the jump from HS to JUCO?
- How are you building genuine relationships with players in a short period of time?
- How have you been able to reflect on your coaching when you look back at yourself in Last Chance U?
- How did you give space for the kids social, emotional, and mental needs during the COVID-19 shutdown?
- What have you learned about yourself moving from a high school head coach to a JUCO assistant?
- What have you learned about recruiting being on the HS side and now being on the college side?
- What did you learn about your coaching style during this time away from basketball?
Sitting at the Roundtable:
- Ben Newman - Host
- Elle Greene - Head Coach - BCAM HS, Brooklyn, NY
- Sean Clores - Assistant Coach - Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY