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Melvin Roustio

Born: in East St. Louis, Illinois
Pen Name: Mel Roustiou

Connection to Illinois: Roustio lives in Decatur, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Melvin Roustio on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

99 answers for the sport parent /
ISBN: 0970717350 OCLC: 52806264

Consortium Pub., Jacksonville, IL : ©2002.

Courtside memories :
ISBN: 0964468131 OCLC: 41144160

Creative Ideas : [Jacksonville, IL] : ©1998.