Bobby Collins has capped a big year with a big honor. The University of Maryland-Eastern Shore coach has been named the Ben Jobe Coach of The Year after leading UMES to its first postseason appearance in over 30 years.
I’m blessed to be the winner of the 2015 Ben Jobe Award
— Bobby Collins (@HCHAWKPRIDE) April 3, 2015
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Collins led UMES to a 18-15 record in his first season at the school after spending seven seasons at Winston-Salem State. Those 18 wins tripled UMES’ win total from the previous season, helping it earn a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
The Ben Jobe Award is given to the top minority coach in Division I.