Calvin Robinson Joins Louisiana Tech Track and Field Staff

Dec. 11, 2012

RUSTON, La. - Louisiana Tech head track and field coach Gary Stanley announced the hiring of Calvin Robinson as an assistant track and field coach Wednesday.

Robinson joins the Louisiana Tech Family after spending a little over four years as an associate head coach at the University of Miami (Fla.) where he guided a high jumper to the 2012 London Olympics.

"I am very excited to be a part of Louisiana Tech track and field Family, I cannot thank Coach Stanley and Bruce Van De Velde enough for this opportunity," said Robinson. "Louisiana Tech is a program with great history and tradition and I look forward to adding a few pages to that during my time here."

Prior to his time at Miami (Fla.), Robinson spent four years as an assistant coach at UTEP where he sent a women's long jumper and men's high jumper to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, was named the 2008 U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Mountain Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year and coached the 2008 national champion in the men's high jump.

Robinson was also an assistant coach at Sam Houston State from 2000-04 where he coached the school's first All-American in track and field.

In all, Robinson brings a resume that boasts 20 All-Americans and 52 various all-conference honors .

He is a 2000 graduate of Sam Houston State with a Bachelor's of Science degree in kinesiology and earned his Master's of Arts degree in Kinesiology from Sam Houston State in 2004.

For complete coverage of Louisiana Tech Track and Field, please follow @LATechTandF on Twitter and visit the official home of Louisiana Tech Athletics at LATechSports.com.


 

 

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