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Softball - Fri, Jul. 21, 2017
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Talladega, AL-  Director of Athletics Kevin Herod hired Tyrone (Ty) Robinson) as its new softball coach. Robinson brings a wealth of coaching experience to Talladega College.

He comes to Talladega after leading Colorado Northwestern Community College to it most successful season in school history.

Before Colorado Northwestern, Coach Robinson serve as head coach at Division 1 Coppin State University, where he coached an All American and a National batting champion.

He also led Marshalltown Community College in Iowa to it program-best 35 wins and set a new school mark with 16 conference wins. The team advanced to the semifinals of the Region XI Tournament, which was also the best finish in school history.

In addition to the athletic success, Robinson's MCC team was recognized for its academic aptitude as it was named the NJCAA Softball Academic Team of the Year. He had 11 players named to Academic All-Region teams.

Robinson served as the associate head coach at Division I Mississippi Valley State University for two seasons where he helped lead the Delta Devils to 60 wins over two seasons, including the Southwest Athletic Conference (SWAC) regular season and conference title in 2012. The Delta Devils participated in the 2012 NCAA Division I softball tournament.

In his final year at MVSU, Robinson and the rest of the Delta Devil staff was named the SWAC Coaching Staff of the Year.

Robinson's coaching career began at Rainy River Community College where he helped lead the Voyageurs to a conference championship and a fourth place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament. Robinson and the staff were awarded the Regional Coaching Staff of the Year award. 

Following a stint at Rainy River, Robinson received his first head coaching job at McCook Community College, helping lead the Indians to a program record 32 wins in 2008.

Robinson received a bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Northern State University (SD) in 2003 where he was a pitcher on the Wolves' baseball team for one season. Robinson is currently working towards the completion of his master's degree in Sports Studies from Bemidji State.

Robinson has a 10-year old daughter named Janessa.