Shay Robinson

Shay  Robinson

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Central Florida '07


Air Force vs. San Diego State - March 6, 2013

The Falcons celebrate Senior Night versus the Aztecs.


Air Force vs. Utah Valley - Jan. 2, 2013

The Falcons close out their non-conference slate against the Wolverines.


Air Force vs. Army (Nov. 23, 2012)

The Falcons host service-academy rival Army in their home opener.


Air Force vs. UNLV - Feb. 25, 2012

The Falcons take on the Lady Rebels in their official Play4Kay game in support of breast cancer awareness.


Air Force vs. Wyoming - Feb. 15, 2012

The Falcons host the Cowgirls in a mid-week contest.

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Shay Robinson enters his second season as an assistant coach for the Air Force women's basketball team.

Prior to his arrival at the Academy in 2011, Robinson served for five years as the assistant director and head instructor at EDGE Training Facility in Orlando, known as the premier training facility in the state of Florida. In conjunction with former Boston Celtic Dee Brown, Robinson managed daily basketball operations while performing individual and team skill development sessions, camps and clinics. His vast clientele ranged from beginning players to elite high school, college and professional athletes in the NBA and European Leagues.

Robinson has also been active as a coach in the past several years, most recently coaching the girls' basketball team at Viera High School during the 2010-11 season, helping the squad win its first district championship while posting a 22-3 overall record. Robinson also served as an assistant coach with the boys' varsity program at Viera High School from 2006-09.

During the 2009-10 season, Robinson served as an assistant men's basketball coach at Brevard Community College. There, he was in charge of guard and post player development, while assisting with offensive and defensive philosophies. Other responsibilities included recruiting, team film sessions, scouting, academic monitoring and mentorship of student athletes.

A native of Greensboro, N.C., Robinson graduated from James B. Dudley High School before enlisting in the Air Force in 1996. He served more than eight years on active duty spending time as a Weapons Load Crew member on F-16s, as well as Special Operations Senior Command Post Controller. While enlisted, he deployed on numerous tours of duty, including three tours in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

During his military career, Robinson received various medals and was awarded the distinguished John Levitow Award in 2002. He was also named Air Force Special Operations Command, Command Post Controller of the Year in 2002-03, before his honorable discharge in 2004.

In August 2007, Robinson earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Fitness with a Specialization in Coaching Theory from the University of Central Florida. He also holds a Master of Science in Athletic Administration from Nova Southeastern University (2010).

Robinson is an active member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and the Black Coaches & Administrators (BCA) organization.

Robinson, who resides in Colorado Springs, is married to Tonya, a Computer Systems Engineer who also is an Air Force veteran.

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