Melvin Roustio

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General Information

Name: Melvin Roustio

Pen Name: Mel Roustiou

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in East St. Louis, Illinois

Blog: Roustio Rants


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.

Published Works

  • 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

Courtside Memories

ISBN: 0964468131
Release Date: 1998-11-01

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Coach Smart: A Philosophy of Survival In an ever changing sport Culture

ISBN: 0978575903
Release Date: 2008

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Mel can be contacted by telephone at (217) 358-7574.

External Links

Melvin Roustio on WorldCat


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