Individual Author Record
Name: Melvin RoustioPen Name: Mel Roustiou Genre: Non-Fiction Born: in East St. Louis, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRoustio lives in Decatur, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationMel 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.
- Courtside Memories: A History of Remembrences, Creative Ideas, 1998
- 99 Answers For The Sports Parent, Consortium Publishing, 2002
- Coach Smart: A Philosophy of Survival in an ever changing sport Culture, Creative Ideas, 2008
- Game Laughter: The Sunnyside of Sports, 2015
Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 0964468131 Creative Ideas, Incorporated. 1998 Coutside Memories is a collection of stories about Illinois high school basketball. The author contacted present and former coaches, referees, players and fans ... and members of the Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame ... asking for their favorite stories.This is fun. This is Illinois basketball.
99 Answers for the Sport Parent
ISBN: 0970717350 Consortium Publishing Company. 2002 These are the questions most often asked by parents of young people participating in sports: Why doesn't the coach substitute more? Why does my child have to ride the team bus home? Is it good to give everyone a trophy? Why do administrators protect incompetent coaches?
Every parent and every coach should have a copy of this book.
Coach Smart: A Philosophy of Survival In an ever changing sport Culture
ISBN: 0978575903 n/a. 2008