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Coach Robinson






Andrew Dayhaun Robinson (known as Coach Drew), 35 is entering his 8th year at Imperial

Valley College and his second year as Head Coach of the IVC Men's Basketball program.  Two years 

ago he served as the Head Coach of the Women's Basketball team and the years prior to

that was Head Assistant Coach for the IVC Men's Basketball program under the teaching of

Coach Tyson Aye.  During his tenure he was a contributing factor to the 2008 Pacific Coast

Conference Champions. A California native, Coach Drew attended high school at Lincoln

Academy in San Diego, CA. graduating near the top of his class he continued his education

at Fresno State earning a B.S. degree in Health Science, followed by a Master's Degree in the

field of Public Health.  Coach Drew is a devout Christian with involvement in several organizations such as:

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Board member for the Youth Action Board, Imperial Valley College

Christian Club, and the Fresno State Alumni Association. Coach Drew tributes his character and strong sense

of family to his mother; Janet Penn and his grandmother Rosemary Penn. He has several other supportive

family members including four brothers and four sisters.


Coach Drew began his coaching career at age 19 in San Diego, CA as a summer league basketball coach at

Lincoln High School where he coached under Shaun Manning and Ken Garner. He continued in the

coaching realm at Roosevelt High School in Fresno, CA in '03-'04 as a varsity assistant coach under coach

Marlon Hall who is currently the president of Lassen College. From '04-'08 he had the pleasure of coaching

at Buchanan High School where he followed his mentor and friend Jack Fertig. At Buchanan Coach Drew

coached in many capacities including: varsity assistant, freshman head coach and summer league head coach. He

has attended several basketball camps as an invited coach. A few of these are Michael Jordan

Flight School, Lebron James King Academy, University of Santa Clara, University of San Diego

and Hartnell College. He was also the director of Imperial Valley College Summer Basketball

Camps from '07-'11. He has helped several student athletes continue their education and

basketball careers at various levels including: Junior College to NCAA Division I, II and III.

Coach Drew feels his contribution to the sport as a coach is to help student athletes and to

help guide them in a direction to become successful in life.

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