"Bob Marlin is not only a winning basketball coach, more importantly, a proven program builder. And, he wins with great kids who don't mind being held to a high standard of excellence. It's Bob's way."

Fran Fraschilla

ESPN College Basketball Commentator

"I've known Coach Marlin for a number of years and always had a great amount of respect for the way he coaches the game and develops his players. His guys are always improving both on and off the floor, he's been a program developer every where he's been!"

Billy Donovan

Head Coach, Chicago Bulls

"I've been around a lot of coaches at every level of competition. Coach Marlin is truly within an elite class of coaches! He inspired and motivated me to compete everyday and approach challenges with confidence, hard work and sacrifice."

Keith Heinrich

Former player of Coach Marlin and NFL Tight End

"Bob Marlin is an excellent basketball coach that would be successful on any level. He is not a self-promoter, but teaches his players how to play hard together, and his teams are always prepared and he puts his players in the right frame of mind to perform at their highest level. Coaches respect him and players want to play for him. That's a great combination. Bob Marlin is the real thing."

Jay Bilas


"I've studied coaching all my adult life and can recognize an outstanding coach when I see one. Bob is without question in that club!!!."

Tony La Russa

MLB Hall of Famer, Manage of the Chicago White Sox

"Bob Marlin and his staff have adjusted quickly and in seamless fashion to Louisiana Lafayette. They have produced a conference title, a conference tournament title, a NCAA tournament appearance, and a NBA lottery pick in their short stint at Lafayette. Bob continues to prove his ability to run an outstanding program thru remarkable results at Pensacola, Sam Houston, and now at Louisiana Lafayette."

Dennis Lindsey

Former General Manager of the Utah Jazz