Coach Melvin Roberts is a Kansas City native who from a young age has always had a love for basketball. The Westport High School standout finished his education at Missouri Valley College, where he also relieved his first taste of coaching. With five plus years under his belt in experience, Roberts is a welcomed addition to the Y.O.B.O/ Team Rush organization. Last year he was co-coach for our 16-year-old boys but this year he will head the 15-year-old boys. He has been a solid help in many of his players transitioning to the collegiate level. Coach Roberts’ goal is not to only produce quality athletes but quality men. He hopes to instill in his players to always apply hard work, dedication, perseverance and determination in ever facet of their lives.