Roger Stinson joined the UMPI Women's Basktball Coaching Staff in Jnuary of 2019. Coach Stinson brings another veteran mentor to the Owls Program having coached for many years at the Youth Level, Junior High School, AAU Ranks, and most recently as an Assistant Coach at Madison High School from 2012 through 2018.
"Coach Stinson has a great undrstanding of the game and will be a valuable asset to our Team moving forward," said Head Women's Basketball Coach Gavin Kane. "He has an excellent rapport with players and it will only help our Program to have another knowledgable Staff Member working with our Team. Along with his responsibilities in practices and games, Coach Stinson has a lot of experience with Film Breakdown and will also, be able to help me a great deal with our recruiting."
Coach Stinson is in his second year with the Owls as the Head Baseball Coach. He is from Norridgewock, Maine. Married to Michele, and the father to two sons, William and Justyn.
Stinson is a graduate from Eastern Maine Technical College, class of 1991. Graduating with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Welding Technology, while playing two years of college basketball. After graduation, Stinson began a 4-year State of Maine Millwright Journeyman Apprenticeship, leading to a 20-year career with Lincoln Pulp and Paper and Sappi Fine Paper.
Coach Stinson’s coaching career started after college, in the local Cal Ripken Baseball Programs and Norridgewock Recreational Basketball and Baseball League's. Continuing his coaching career through Travel and All-Star Baseball and Basketball teams, Stinson then began coaching at the High School and American Legion level.
Coach Stinson started with the Madison Jr High School athletics program as the Baseball and Basketball coach, which led him to become the Head Baseball Coach of Skowhegan Post 16 Jr Legion team. Coach Stinson led the team to a 4th place state tournament finish, after the Program had been absent from the tournament for 25 years.