Nick Robinson
Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
Office
MCA 218


Highlights

  • In his first season at BYU, helped the Cougars to a 24-8 record and a final national ranking of No. 18/16 in 2019-20
  • Helped three Cougars earned All-WCC First Team honors in 2019-20
  • In 2019-20, helped BYU finish the season ranked No. 1 in 3-point field goal percentage, No. 2 in assist/turnover ratio, No. 3 in field goal percentage, No. 4 in 3-point field goals per game and No. 5 in assists per game
  • Helped Seattle to back-to-back winning seasons (2017-18 and 2018-19) for the first time since the 1968-69 and 1969-70 seasons
  • Seattle also earned back-to-back postseason bids during Robinson’s tenure
  • As head coach at Southern Utah from 2012-16, Robinson's student-athletes earned two All-Big Sky selections, 20 Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors, five NABC Honors Court selections and one NABC Academic Excellence Team Award (2012-13)
  • While at Stanford from 2006-08, contributed to the development of three future NBA players and assisted the team as the Cardinal reached the NCAA tournament in 2007 and 2008
  • Helped William Jewell defeat the No. 1 team in the first round of the 2009 NAIA Division I Tournament

Experience

  • BYU Assistant Coach (2019-present)
  • Seattle Assistant Coach (2017-19)
  • Southern Utah Head Coach (2012-16)
  • LSU Assistant Coach (2011-12)
  • LSU Director of Basketball Operations (2010-11)
  • LSU Executive Assistant to the Head Coach (2009-10)
  • William Jewell Assistant Coach (2008-09)
  • Stanford Assistant Coach (2006-08)
  • Stanford Director of Basketball Operations (2006)

Playing Career

  • Robinson played his college basketball at Stanford from 2001-05, where he helped the Cardinal to a 92-34 record in four seasons
  • Helped the Cardinal make four trips to the NCAA Tournament, win Pac-10 regular season and tournament championships and earn a No. 1 national ranking during the 2003-04 season
  • Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons
  • On Feb. 7, 2004, hit one of the most memorable shots in Stanford basketball history – with the No. 2 ranked Cardinal tied with No. 12 Arizona, Robinson collected a loose ball, raced down the floor and hit a running 30-footer for the win

Education

  • Stanford (2005, Master’s in sociology)
  • Stanford (2005, Bachelor's in political science)

Personal/Family

  • Wife: Meagan
  • Children: Annie, Tate, Toby and Elsie
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil

 

Nick Robinson was hired as an assistant coach in April 2019. Robinson has experience with a variety of programs in a variety of positions, including head coach, assistant coach and director of operations.

In his first season at BYU, Robinson helped the Cougars finish 24-8 overall and second in the West Coast Conference at 13-3. BYU was ranked as high as No. 15 – its first season ranked in the top 25 since 2010-11 – and finished the season No. 18/16. Nationally, BYU boasted one of the most efficient offenses in the nation, finishing No. 1 in 3-point field goal percentage, No. 2 in assist/turnover ratio, No. 3 in field goal percentage, No. 4 in 3-point field goals per game and No. 5 in assists per game.

Before coming to Provo, Robinson was an assistant coach to Jim Hayford at Seattle for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons. He helped the Redhawks to back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since the 1968-69 and 1969-70 seasons. Seattle also earned back-to-back postseason bids during Robinson’s tenure.

Prior to joining the coaching staff in Seattle, Robinson was the head coach at Southern Utah from 2012-16. During his four seasons as head coach of the Thunderbirds, his student-athletes earned two All-Big Sky selections, 20 Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors, five NABC Honors Court selections and one NABC Academic Excellence Team Award (2012-13).

Before Southern Utah, Robinson gained experience at LSU (2009-12), William Jewell College (2008-09) and Stanford (2006-08). During his time at Stanford, Robinson contributed to the development of three future NBA players and assisted the team as the Cardinal reached the NCAA tournament in 2007 and 2008. Other highlights include helping William Jewell defeat the No. 1 team in the first round of the NAIA Division I tournament and playing a role in LSU returning to the postseason after a two-year drought.

Robinson played his college basketball at Stanford from 2001-05, where he helped the Cardinal to a 92-34 record, four trips to the NCAA Tournament, Pac-10 regular season and tournament championships and a No. 1 national ranking during the 2003-04 season. He served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons.

On Feb. 7, 2004, Robinson hit one of the most memorable shots in Stanford basketball history. With the No. 2 ranked Cardinal tied with No. 12 Arizona, Robinson collected a loose ball, raced down the floor and hit a running 30-footer for the win.

Robinson and his wife Meagan are the parents of four children, Annie, Tate, Toby and Elsie. He graduated from Stanford in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in sociology. Robinson served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil.

Pope on Robinson
“Nick and I have been good friends since we entered this business,” Pope said. “He had an extraordinary career as a college player and student at Stanford where he won at a high level. He’s had extensive experience at Stanford, LSU, Southern Utah, William Jewel and Seattle and is a true student of this game. He’s passionate about mentoring these student-athletes and helping them reach their potential.”

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