Belinda Roby, Head Women's Basketball Coach
Roby came to Tuskegee in 1999 from Frankfort High School, Frankfort, Ky., where she served as an assistant basketball coach for three years (1996-1999). She was a part-time instructor at Georgetown College (Ky.) from 1993-1995 and headed the women’s basketball program at Kentucky State University in Frankfort for one year (1991-92). She served as the head women’s basketball coach at Mary Holmes College in West Point, Miss., from 1986-1989. Before the stint at Mary Holmes, Roby worked as a recreation assistant at Mississippi State University in the recreation department and as a student assistant coach/resident assistant in the intramural department from 1983-1984.
She has worked several basketball camps during the summer at Mississippi State University and Kentucky State University.
Roby is a 1983 graduate of Mississippi State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education. Her Master of Arts degree was completed at Mississippi State University in 1984 in the same field of study.
She has guided the Tigerettes to a 128-72 record over the last eight seasons. The 2001-2002 team, who captured the SIAC regular-season championship, advanced to the tournament championship game before losing in double-overtime 110-106. The 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 teams repeated the performance of the previous team by also advancing to the SIAC championship game. The 2004-2005 team won the SIAC regular-season title. Roby's Tigerettes captured the 2008 SIAC Basketball Championship and advanced to the NCAA regional in Cleveland, Miss.
Roby once pulled down 21 rebounds for her Mississippi State University team.
The Mississippi native is married to Arthur Roby and they are the parents of two children -- Ashley and Antoinette.
THE ROBY FILE
1999-2000 season: 17-10
2000-2001 season: 20-8
2001-2002 season: 18-11 *
2002-2003 season: 20-9
2003-2004 season: 20-10
2004-2005 season: 19-11 *
2005-2006 season: 14-13
2006-2007 season: 16-11
2007-2008 season: 21-9 * (SIAC Tournament Championship)
2008-2009 season: 13-17
2010-2011 season: 14-15
* SIAC Regular-Season Champs
CAREER RECORD: 192-124 (11 years)