THE GLENN ROBINSON AWARD

2020 Glenn Robinson Award

March 26, 2020

THE 2020 AWARD

BOSTON, MA -- Yeshiva University’s Elliot Steinmetz is the recipient of the 2019-20 Glenn Robinson Award, given annually to the nation’s top Division III college basketball coach.

Now in his sixth season, Steinmetz led Yeshiva to an historic season. After losing their season-opener, the Maccabees won 29 straight games. The Macs finished 29-1, which was tops in all of Division III. 
 
Yeshiva won the Skyline Conference Championship (16-0) and earned its first national ranking in school history. After being ranked No. 24, the Macs finished the season No. 8 according to the latest D3hoops.com Men's Top 25 National Poll.  Steinmetz also led the Macs to the first two NCAA tournament victories in program history.

Glenn Robinson had 967 victories in 48 seasons at Franklin & Marshall and is the winningest coach in Division III history. He claimed his 900th victory on Jan. 9, 2016. He’s the second Division III coach to spend 1,000 games on the sidelines. He’s directed the Diplomats to 23 NCAA tournament appearances, 42 tournament victories, 16 trips to the Sweet 16 and Final Four visits in 1979, 1991, 1996, 2000 and 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Glenn Robinson Award, which is presented annually to the top Division III basketball coach, is named in honor of the Franklin & Marshall head coach. 
 
The winningest coach in Division III history, Robinson won his 900th game on Jan. 9, 2016. He’s the second Division III coach to spend 1,000 games on the sidelines. He’s directed the Diplomats to 23 NCAA tournament appearances, 42 tournament victories, 16 trips to the Sweet 16 and Final Four visits in 1979, 1991, 1996, 2000 and 2009. 
 
Even more remarkable, Franklin & Marshall was 22-43 in his first three seasons and in the last 45 years all but three players have earned their degree.
 
The recipient of of the 2021 award will be announced on March 31.

The Glenn Robinson award committee is a 20 member panel, consisting of 15 current or retired head coaches and five collegeinsider.com staff members.  Former Franklin & Marshall head coach Glenn Robinson is the chairman of the award committee.
 
RULES AND CRITERIA
 
The Glenn Robinson award is presented annually to the top division III head coach, as voted on by the award committee. 
 
SCHEDULE OF RELEASES
 
March: Finalists for Glenn Robinson Award announced
March 30: Glenn Robinsion National Coach of the Year announced
 
AWARD PRESENTATION
 
The recipients of the 17 national awards, presented by CollegeInsider.com, are announced annually at the site of the NCAA men’s division I basketball championship.
 
The 2018 CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet will take place on March 30 in San Antonio, TX
 

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