Daniyal Robinson

Daniyal Robinson (born April 28, 1976)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Cleveland State Vikings
Current conference: Horizon League
Cleveland State record: 42-29 (.592)
Overall record: 42-29 (.592)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Cleveland State
2015-2022 Iowa State (asst)
2013-2015 Loyola (IL) (asst)
2010-2013 Houston (asst)
2008-2010 Iowa State (asst)
2007-2008 Arkansas-Little Rock (asst)
2003-2007 Illinois State (asst)
2000-2003 Arkansas-Little Rock (admin. asst)

Daniyal Robinson Facts

  • Daniyal Robinson
  • Born April 28, 1976
  • Hometown: Rock Island, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: University of Arkansas-Little Rock (BA, 1999)
  • The Illinois-native started his career at Indian Hills CC (IA) before transferring to UALR where played for Wimp Sanderson
  • Began his coaching career at his alma mater, spending three seasons as an administrative assistant under Porter Moser
    • Followed Moser to Illinois State in 2003, working there as an assistant for four years
    • Returned to Little Rock for one season as an assistant under Steve Shields; the Trojans won the Sun Belt that year
  • Arrived at Iowa State in 2008 for his first stint as an assistant there, working for two years on Greg McDermott‘s staff
  • Next up was a three-year stint at Houston (under James Dickey) and two more years with Moser at Loyola Chicago; part of the Ramblers squad that won the CBI in 2015
  • Returned for his second stint at Iowa State in 2015, spending the next seven seasons there (six under Steve Prohm and one under T.J. Otzelberger)
    • On the ISU staff for four NCAA Tournaments, including trips to the Sweet Sixteen in 2016 and 2022
  • Hired in April 2022 to be the new head coach of the Cleveland State Vikings
    • Has gone 42-29 through his first two seasons, with two CBI appearances (2023, 2024)

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