Robin Smith begins her sixth season at Erskine. After serving as Assistant Coach for two seasons, she became head coach.
Originally from Greenwood, South Carolina, Robin graduated from Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education-Fitness/Wellness, minor in Biology degree (3.96) in 2009, where she was a three-year letterman in soccer and also ran cross-country one season. Robin earned her Master of Arts in Education, Organizational Training and Education Concentration(3.91) graduate degree from Tusculum College in 2011, where she used her final year of eligibility to run Cross Country and play soccer. She not only lettered but also earned South Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week honors in 2010. She also served as a strength and conditioning coach during this time. Prior to her arrival at Erskine, Robin was Head Women's Soccer Coach at Daniel High School and played on the Carolina Elite Cobras in the W League.
Robin is also a member of the South Carolina Olympic Developmental Program Staff, evaluating and training players as well as coaching in camps in the district and state. She holds her USSF "C" Coaching License Certification and is a certified soccer official. She also recently received her Coerver Coach Youth Coaching diploma and her US Soccer B License as well as her USA-W weightlifting certification. Robin has helped with the development of the Dixie High School women's soccer program, coached multiple teams with the SCUFC Toros of Greenwood Soccer Club and assisted in the administration and direction of several summer camps. She also has her NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 & 2. Robin also has her NSCAA Director of Coaching Certification and Advanced National Certification as well.
Robin currently resides in Due West, South Carolina where she is also a Resident Director for Erskine.