Dave Robinson
Dave Robinson
Title: Assistant Coach
Email: drobinson@sjcme.edu
Year: 5th Season

Dave Robinson was hired as an assistant coach for the Monks Track & Field program in the midst of the 2014-15 indoor season.

Robinson comes to Saint Joseph’s with 46 years of high school coaching and officiating experience in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He started coaching as an assistant at Lyman School in Westborough, Massachusetts in 1968 and went on to coach at Worcester (1972-87) and Westborough High School (1987-98) before working at Plymouth Regional High School in New Hampshire, where he served as the head track & field and cross country coach for the last 13 years. While at Plymouth Regional, Robinson worked alongside his wife of 44 years, Lorraine.

Robinson’s impressive résumé includes football and basketball coaching stints. He also officiated for the Central Mass. Officials Track & Field Association for five years.

Robinson is currently the President of the Waterville Valley XC League, an organization that he founded in 2013 which brings together all 17 cross-country sponsoring high schools from the Lakes Region north. 

Having retired as a Guidance Counselor at PRHS in 2008, Robinson will be asked to tap into a career’s worth of networking with coaches and guidance counselors in order to attract student-athletes to the amenities and educational opportunities at Saint Joseph’s College.

A full time employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Robinson is proudest of having founded Court Jesters, Inc., an organization that gave hundreds of inner city youth an opportunity to do something socially acceptable and develop into productive citizens.

Coach Robinson graduated with a B.S. and Masters in Guidance and Psychological Services from Springfield College and earned a C.A.G.S. in Counseling Psychology at Anna Maria College in 1981.