Thomas Robinson is the new head basketball coach of the Vernon Lady Lions.
Born and raised in Chicago, Coach Robinson took a path through the military to land as coach in Vernon.
He has two grown sons who have graduated college, and he has been married to his wife Felicia for 23 years.
“I spent 21 years in the Army and retired 10 years ago at Fort Hood, we stayed in Kileen and started teaching and coaching through the Troops to Teachers program,” he said.
Robinson started coaching as a volunteer, while stationed in Korea, helping with the Seoul American High School to the 2A boys basketball title in 2007.
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