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The Jim Robinson Sr. Scholarship was established by a group of Maumee Alumni to continue the legacy of Coach Jim Robinson Sr. and motivate student-athletes at Maumee High School to achieve their full potential. ​

The scholarship will be awarded annually to one male and one female student-athlete in their Senior year at Maumee High School who have distinguished themselves in their respective sports, in the classroom and in the community; and who best exemplify sportsmanship, leadership, community service, and academic excellence.

Graduation Ceremony



  • Must be a graduating senior at Maumee High School

  • Minimum grade point average - 3.00 on a 4.0 scale upon completion of the second trimester

  • Must have received a minimum of two varsity letters in one OHSAA sanctioned sport or two varsity letters in a combination of any two or more OHSAA sanctioned sports

2022-2023 JIM ROBINSON SR.




Sincerest thank you to all of the donors who helped make this scholarship possible!

Jim Robinson Jr. 
MHS 1995

Tom Rogers
MHS 2000

Michael J. Porter
MHS 1994

Leyland Miller

Jim and Laurie Adams

Martin P. Kalmbach

Fred Deichert

Andrew Faulkner
MHS 1995

Jeannette Bellesfield

Meredith Gilbertson
MHS 1995

Doug Bush

MHS 1989

Nicholas J. Porter 
MHS 2001

Andrew Curran 
MHS 2005

Joshua Culling 
MHS 2003

Eric Chapman
MHS 2001

Don Kober

Jim and Carol Robinson Sr.

Kevin O'shea 
MHS 2001

Bob and Kim LaClair

Katie Clifford DO

Jennifer Hedges

Marcia Culling


Brian Chapman
MHS 1996

Jeremy Brenner
MHS 2003

Brian Myers
MHS 2003

Ward D. Ensign

Cynthia Rogers

Chris Lynn Hersey

Doug and Georgette Ensign

Walter and Mary Krueger Jr.

George L. Chapman III

Bryan Alan Borcherdt
MHS 1991

Terri Mortemore







James D. Robinson has dedicated himself to the Maumee High School Panther family since his hire in 1983 and continues to impact the community.  In 2015 as he earns his induction to the Athletic Hall of Fame, a recognition program he helped to start.


Jim was a dedicated coach and Athletic Director. Most notably, “Robbie” coached the men’s basketball team for 21 seasons. During this time, his team achieved seven NLL championships, five Sectional championships, and two District runners-up. His successes were acknowledged outside of Maumee High School as he was named NLL Coach of the Year for seven years; in 1985-86 both The Toledo Blade and the Associated Press named him Co-Coach of the Year.


As Maumee’s softball coach, Jim achieved similar success. His teams were three-time NLL champions, and Jim was named NLL Coach of the Year each of these years. In 1986, the team’s 28-4 record earned them the District championship. The team was Regional runner-up in 1987 and Sectional runner-up in 1988. During this time, The Toledo Blade named Maumee’s softball team “Team of the Decade.”  


Jim Robinson’s contributions to high school athletics led to over twenty Coach of the Year awards as well as coaching in twelve District All-Star Games. He was inducted into the District 7 Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame in 2014.



​Men's Varsity Basketball

  • 531 Career Wins (297-166 at MHS)

  • 12 League Titles

  • 7 N.L.L. Titles (More than all other MHS men's varsity basketball coaches combined)

  • 9 Sectional Titles (5 at MHS)

  • 2x District Runner-up

  • 1 District Championship

  • 1 Regional Appearance

  • 12 League Coach of the Year Awards

  • 7 N.L.L. Coach of the Year Awards

  • 6 District 7 Coach of the Year Awards

  • 2 Northwest District Coach of the Year Awards

  • 1 of 2 Coaches named Blade Coach of the year twice

  • Coached in 15 All-Star Games (12 District, 2 Ohio-Indiana Border War, 1 North-South)

  • Northwest Ohio District 7 Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame (2008)

  • Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame (2014)

Women's Varsity Softball

  • 3 N.L.L. Championships in 3 seasons coaching

  • 81-10 record

  • 3x N.L.L Coach of the Year

  • 1986 District Champions

  • 1987 District Champions, Regional Runner-Up

  • 1988 Sectional Runner-Up

  • Toledo Blade named Maumee softball "Team of Decade"

All Sports

  • MHS Athletic Hall of Fame - Hall of Contributors (2015)

  • Coached 13 athletes inducted into MHS Athletic Hall of Fame

  • Over 700 Wins in all varsity sports combined

  • 15 League Titles

  • Over 20 Coach of the Year Awards

Athletic Director

  • Added 3 Women's sports: gymanstics, golf and soccer

  • Added 2 Men's Sports: hockey and soccer

  • Integral in facility improvements: new stadium lights, upgraded turf, and new gymnasium bleachers

  • Helped start Kazmaier Golf Outing and Scholarship

  • Introduced Hall of Contributors to Athletic Hall of Fame

Jim Robinson Sr. Court Maumee High School


Monday, May 9th, 2022

WHEREAS, for over 40 years, Jim Robinson has coached multiple sports throughout the state of Ohio, including 21 seasons coaching basketball with Maumee City Schools, AND,


WHEREAS, throughout his coaching career, Robinson twice was named Toledo Blade Coach of the Year, is a member of the District 7 Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and has amassed over 530 varsity basketball victories, AND,


WHEREAS, in recognition of Robinson’s career, generous support has been provided for the Maumee High School basketball court, scholarships for athletes, and gymnasium floor maintenance, AND,


WHEREAS, the dedication and naming of the Maumee High School basketball court recognizes the generous support described above, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Maumee City School District hereby approves the dedication and naming of the Maumee High School basketball court as

“Jim Robinson Sr. Court”


1147 Saco Street, Maumee, OH 43537


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