SUU Coach Robinson Relieved of Head Coaching Duties
Southern Utah University men's basketball head coach Nick Robinson was relieved of his duties, effective immediately, announced Director of Athletics Jason Butikofer.
“I met with Nick earlier today and after discussing the direction of the program, I communicated the decision to move toward a change in leadership for our men's basketball program,” said Butikofer. “Nick has passionately served Southern Utah University and we are grateful for everything he has done for this program.”
Robinson completed his 4th season with the team placing 11th within the Big Sky Conference with a final 2015-16 record of 5-24. Robinson's overall record during his 4 year tenure was 28-90.
Coach Robinson said, "I'd like to thank Southern Utah University for the opportunity to serve as head men's basketball coach the past four seasons. The support from administration, campus, the community, and the incredible student-athletes has been amazing - thank you."
Todd Okeson who is in his third season as assistant coach for the men's basketball was named interim head coach.
A national search for the next head coach will begin immediately. No additional comments will be made until the official announcement of our next head coach.