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Theo Robertson will serve in his first USA Basketball coaching assignment as a court coach for the 2018 USA Men’s U17 World Cup Team Trials.
Robertson, who competed as a student-athlete for the University of California from 2005-06 to 2009-10, also has experience as a staff member with the Golden State Warriors, including during the Warrior’s 2015 championship season, and the Los Angeles Lakers.
In 2016-17, Robertson was an assistant coach with the Lakers, and prior to that, he spent two seasons with the Golden State Warriors, as a video intern in 2014-15 and as video coordinator/player development in 2015-16.
“It is a tremendous honor to serve as a court coach for the USA Men's U17 World Cup Training Camp,” Robertson said. “The opportunity to be a part of USA Basketball is a lifelong dream. I look forward to working with coach Showalter, the entire USA Basketball staff and the talented group of young players in preparing to represent USA Basketball in competition at the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup.”
During his career at Cal, Robertson was a two-year captain, and as a leader on the 2010 Pacific-10 Conference championship team. He finished his career as Cal’s all-time 3-point shooter, making 44.0 percent of his 3-point attempts, and he ranks among Cal's top 25 career scorers with 1,315 total points.
He earned All-Pac-10 second team honors as a senior in 2010 and was named to the 2010 Pac-10 All-Tournament Team, and in 2006 he earned Pac-10 All-Freshman honorable mention.
Following graduation, Robertson worked as an administrative fellow at the Pacific-12 Conference, where he assisted with the league's sports management and championships team.
He returned to Cal for two seasons (2011-12 and 2012-13), serving as a graduate manager before expanding his role as director of operations in the 2013-14 season.
Robertson graduated from Cal in 2010 with a degree in social welfare.
He graduated from De La Salle High School in 2005, where he set records for 3-point percentage and overall field goal accuracy and finished his career with 1,220 points.
Comprised of a mix of returning veterans, with a combined 23 Olympic and World Cup gold medals and an overall 669-39 (.945) winning record in USA Basketball games played, the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team was finalized ahead of the Sept. 22-30 FIBA World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.
The 2018 USA Basketball Women’s National Team earned a hard-fought, unofficial 70-60 scrimmage win over Australia on Wednesday afternoon in Tenerife, Canary Islands.