LaChina Robinson enters her seventh season with Georgia Tech Women's Basketball and her second as Special Assistant to Head Coach MaChelle Joseph. Prior to last season, Robinson was the Director of Basketball operations from 2004-2008 and held administrative positions from 2003-2004 including serving as the administrative assistant for recruiting where Georgia Tech signed a USA Today nationally-ranked top-five class.
A 2009 recipient of the Women of Inspiration award, Robinson has recently jumpstarted a career in broadcasting after serving as the color analyst on WREK-FM for Georgia Tech women's basketball road contests since 2005. LaChina made her television debut serving as a color analyst for CSS. Robinson is also the host of the MaChelle Joseph Coach's show on ramblinwreck.com. She currently serves as a radio analyst for the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. This summer, Robinson's role with the Dream will continue as she will serve as the color analyst on WNBA Live Access.
Prior to arriving at Tech, Robinson served as the championships intern for the ACC during the 2002-03 school year, where she assisted with all Olympic sport championships for the league along with both the men's and women's basketball tournaments. She was also responsible for coordinating the Atlantic Coast Conference's 50th Anniversary Medallion ceremonies.
Robinson earned her bachelor's degree in sociology in 2002 from Wake Forest University, where she was a four-year starter for the Demon Deacon basketball team. A member of the 1999 ACC All-Freshman team, Robinson finished her career third all-time in blocked shots and 15th in rebounds while being named to the ACC Honor Roll on three occasions, including 2002, when she was named Academic All-ACC.
A native of Alexandria, Va., Robinson has been presiding over the WBCA's (Women's Basketball Coaches Association) "So You Want to be a Coach" seminar sponsored by Nike since 2005, she has also been selected to facilitate for several NCAA Regional Leadership Conferences as well as the NCAA's National Student-Athlete Development Conference in 2009. LaChina was also one of 25 chosen to participate in the 2006-07 NCAA Leadership Institute for Ethnic Minority Females, which she graduated from in 2007.