Newspaper article Sarasota Herald Tribune

Charlotte Girls Hoops Coach Quits | Matt Stephenson Hired as Interim Coach

Newspaper article Sarasota Herald Tribune

Charlotte Girls Hoops Coach Quits | Matt Stephenson Hired as Interim Coach

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HIGH SCHOOLS ROUNDUP

PUNTA GORDA -- One day before the start of the regular season, Mike Robishaw stepped down as coach of the Charlotte High girls basketball team Wednesday because of personal reasons, according to Tarpons director of athletics Brian Nolan.

"He has to do what's best for him and his family," Nolan said.

The entire Charlotte coaching staff also departed.

Acting quickly, Nolan named Matt Stephenson as an interim head coach. Stephenson will be assisted by his brother, Chris. Both are former Charlotte High basketball players.

Nolan also postponed tonight's opener at home against Cape Coral Island Coast to a future date.

Charlotte is scheduled to open the season in the Shark Shootout on Saturday at Gulf Coast High School in Naples.

Robishaw coached the Tarpons for 10 seasons, transforming the program in the past few years. …

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