W&M alum hired as assistant swim coach at Georgia Tech

Andy Robins has been named to the staff as an assistant coach by Georgia Tech head swimming & diving coach Courtney Shealy Hart. Robins begins on Monday, May 11 and will coach the Yellow Jacket sprinters.

He succeeds Eric Stefanski, who left Tech to pursue interests outside of collegiate coaching. A former Florida State assistant coach that spent 19 years with the Seminoles, Robins comes to the Georgia Tech with an impressive resume of coaching some of the best sprinters in ACC history.

“I am thrilled to have Andy join our staff at Georgia Tech,” said Hart. “He possesses a wealth of experience in collegiate swimming at the highest level and will provide valuable knowledge to the swimmers and staff. He is a veteran of the ACC and his connections in the Southeast are crucial as we continue to attract championship-caliber student-athletes to our program.

In a career spanning nearly two decades, Robins has directed the training of 43 ACC champions, 46 NCAA qualifiers and 26 All-Americans. He began his career at Florida State in 1995 and was promoted to associate head in 2002.

“I’m excited about the opportunity,” said Robins, who graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1983 with a degree in psychology His swimming accomplishments at William & Mary include setting the school record in the 1650 freestyle while also serving as co-captain.

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