From Basketball to Ministry: Wayne Robinson ‘76


• Senior Class President

• Chorus

• Varsity Basketball

• #30 Jersey Retired

After GDS:

• B.S. in Finance at Virginia Tech

• Virginia Tech Distinguished Alumni Service Award

• Virginia Tech Outstanding Service to the Institution

• Atlantic Coast Conference Hall of Legends

• Guilford County Athletic Hall of Fame

• Virginia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame

• Endowed the Wayne Robinson Presidential Scholarship Fund

• The Board of Visitors at Virginia Tech

• James A. Naismith Legacy Group

• Order of the Long Leaf Pine

• Father of 2 GDS Alumni

Wayne Robinson graduated from Greensboro Day School as the all-time leading basketball scorer, rebounder and shot-blocker, and was named one of the top 50 high school basketball players in the country. Following graduation, he went on to play for Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1980. Following a stint with the Detroit Pistons, he went on to play in Italy and Spain.

Whether as a professional basketball player, a church pastor or a corporate recruiter, Wayne continues to be the embodiment of the GDS motto of friendship, scholarship, and sportsmanship. He has influenced young people through this past work as president and CEO of the Center for Champions, the largest after-school and summer enrichment center in the Triad.

Wayne serves in numerous executive leadership roles. As the current President and CEO of Career Path Management & Associates, LLC (an Educational/Career Gateway for Exceptional Young Professionals), he has introduced fundamental principles and strategies for managing careers, decision-making and problem-solving. He also serves as the Triad NC Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and as the Senior Pastor of New Millennium Christian Center located in Greensboro, NC (since 2004).

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