Posted: December 12, 2019

Antawn Dobie ‘97

Antawn Dobie grew up in Corona where he attended PS 92 and IS 61. In 1993, Antawn entered Msgr. McClancy High School where he excelled on the basketball court. In the classroom, there were adjustments that needed to be made and Antawn took pride in doing what was needed. Antawn starred as the top player on the Freshman and JV teams his first two years at McClancy. In his junior season, he played a role unfamiliar (6th man) but used it to challenge himself. During Antawn’s senior year, he was back in his star role on varsity as he earned First-Team CHSAA and was selected to the All-Brooklyn/Queens CHSAA team. After graduating McClancy in‘97, Antawn went on to attend Solebury Prep School in New Hope, PA. There, Antawn help the school make history by winning their first 24 games of the season. Wins included St.Benedict’s, St Anthony’s (Coach Bob Hurley), and Long Island Lutheran. The team finished with a record of 26-4.

In the Spring of ’98, Antawn received a full athletic scholarship to Long Island University, where he was named the team MVP in 1999-2000 and 2001-2002. Dobie left LIU as the 4th all-time leading scorer, 4th all-time assist leader and 3rd all-time in steals. Antawn played overseas during a successful 12 year professional career in France, Belgium, Argentina, Israel, Poland and Turkey and has received many honorary achievement awards on the collegiate and professional levels. Dobie was named Nike’s street ball Player of the Year in 2010 and led Bingo’s All-Stars to the Nike Tournament of Champions crown.

Now as a retired professional, Antawn spends time with his family and close friends. While still attached to the sport of basketball he runs an AAU Program, the PA Bulldogs, in Pennsylvania where he resides and also provides skill development services for players of all ages male/female.