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Dub Robinson

Dub Robinson

American tennis coach
Dub Robinson
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Intro American tennis coach
Was Sports coach Tennis coach
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 6 October 1912
Death 14 December 1987 (aged 75 years)
Star sign Libra
Education
Louisiana State University
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

W. T. "Dub" Robinson (October 6, 1912 – December 14, 1987) was the head men’s tennis coach at Louisiana State University.

Coaching career

Robinson succeeded Mike Donahue at LSU and had a record of 173–173–9 from 1948 to 1974. He returned to coach the Tigers for one season in 1979, replacing his first successor, Steve Carter. The Tigers finished 16-7 in 1979, leaving Robinson with an overall record of 189–180–9 in 28 seasons as head coach. His teams finished as SEC runner-up four times. He was succeeded by Steve Strome in 1980. LSU named its tennis stadium, W.T. "Dub" Robinson Stadium (1976–2014), after Dub Robinson.

Personal life

Dub's youngest son, Johnny Robinson, is a former American football all-star safety who graduated from Louisiana State University and later played for the American Football League's Dallas Texans-Kansas City Chiefs.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 20 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.louisianatennis.com/press-room/Robinson-Tennis-Stadium-Pays-Tribute-to-Coach
http://www.lsusports.net/fls/5200/assets/docs/mt/pdf/18guide.pdf
https://www.upi.com/Archives/1987/12/15/Former-Louisiana-State-tennis-coach-WT-Dub-Robinson-died/1136566542800/
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