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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Melvin Roustio  

Pen Name: Mel Roustiou

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: in East St. Louis, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Roustio lives in Decatur, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mel Roustio, a former high school coach and athletics administrator with fifty years experience, authored two parent/coach self-help books; ''99 Answers For The Sport Parent'' and ''Coach Smart: A Philosophy of Survival''. Roustio continues with a busy motivational/informative speaking schedule as a Sport Education a Consultant. The retired Illinois Hall of Fame basketball coach writes a daily blog called, ''Roustio Rants'', which transcends the world of sport into everyday expressions and opinions.

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