Larry Roberson is an educator for the Prince George County School system where he teaches government and world history. He is the head junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach for the Suitland Rams. Larry also currently coaches for the AAU program Team Takeover. Before coaching for Suitland, he coached at Friendly High School, Wise High School, Nyack College and St. Vincent – St. Mary’s of Akron, Ohio. Coach Roberson is the founder of Lets Fly Together. LFT is a company that is dedicated to educating players and athletes and provides resources to help them achieve their full potential. He is also the creator of the Structured Basketball Court System. This breaks the court in numerical zones and spots on the court. Coaches and players are now able to understand under pressure which side of the court and which area they need to execute a certain play or objective.
Larry received a college basketball scholarship two years removed from high school off of a pick up game in Akron, Ohio. He went on to play college basketball at Nyack College located in Nyack, NY. He then played for the Cuyahoga Falls Cougars. In 2009, Larry began to research all the reasons why he did not meet his ultimate goal. This question has led him to a number of directions and was the basis for creating LFT. Lets Fly Together is primarily a skill development company that builds the basketball IQ of the athletes involved. It provides resources to show athletes how to attain their dreams through goal setting, developing basketball intelligence, and efficient skill development. PEPPCI = SUCCESS is the formula to allow for individuals to become successful in attaining their goals (Passion, Efficiency, Perspective, Perseverance, Consistency & Innovation). DEALS are what hold you and your goals accountable. DEAL stands for Detailed, Efficient, Assessable and Logical. When these to two concepts are combined effectively you will discover your purpose and achieve your goals.
As a teacher and coach, Larry understands the importance of having an effective system. He is a defensive minded coach, but is proficient in skill development and offensive concepts because he understands the importance of skillful players. No system will be efficient if the quality of the players in the system is substandard. Coach Roberson studies and is proficient in college and professional concepts, philosophies, strategies and ideals and applies them to his system where they may fit.
Coach Roberson will normally found behind the scenes. He studies, prepares, and produces work that is well thought out and professional. There is no job that he could not handle since his work ethic would not allow him to fail.