Coach Rubin is a Redmond Alumni who started teaching and coaching immediately after being a college athlete at Linfield College. His first basketball stop was at Seattle Prep as a head JV coach where his team went 19-1. The following three years he would be the head assistant on the Varsity team where he was in charge of the defense. In his first year in this position, Prep won the state championship, followed by a state performance and a final four finish in his last year at Prep. During Rubin’s last year at Prep, he also started doing personal basketball training where he has trained local professional players that have been successful in the NBA, D-League and European Leagues. In the Spring and Summer, Todd was a baseball coach at the Varsity and JV level for high school and for several summer teams in the Redmond area.
Following Seattle Prep, Rubin became the head coach at Edmonds-Woodway HS. At EWHS Rubin took his team to the district playoffs each year while also developing a feeder program for 5th-8th graders. In the summer while at Edmonds, Todd was the head coach of the top AAU team at Eastside Basketball Club. His teams won 4 NCAA sanctioned tournaments including an Elite 8 finish at the top division of the Adidas 64 in Las Vegas, which only two other teams from the state of Washington have ever done.
After seven years of teaching and coaching at the high school level, Rubin was hired as the assistant coach at Northwest University. In his first year he helped Northwest win its first league championship and earn an Elite 8 finish at the national tournament. He would stay at Northwest two more years and make the national tournament one more time and win 20 plus games in each season. At Northwest, Rubin was also in charge of the teams weight lifting and conditioning program.
Rubin earned his master’s degree in Sports Administration and Kinesiology in 2012. Coach Rubin has also taught elementary, middle school and high school Health and Physical Education for 7 years.
When Rubin is not coaching he loves being with his wife Andrea and 16 month old daughter Reese. They love traveling and spending time with family and friends.