Get to Know Robin Cambier:
Tribe Women's Assistant Coach
We are excited to welcome Coach Robin Cambier in his first season as assistant coach of the Tribe Women's Tennis Team. He comes to Williamsburg with a wealth of experience, having played Division I Collegiate Tennis for Oregon State, having assistant coached at Washington State, and assistant coached at Florida State, while obtaining his Master's Degree in Sports Management.
What makes a great coach? "A great coach has a knowledge of the game, cares about his or her players, and pushes his or her players."
What is the best part of coaching college tennis? "The team aspect creates a greater purpose to practice and competition. Being a college tennis coach also means being a life coach, guiding players as they pursue a degree or even a professional tennis career."
Fun Fact: "I can balance things on my nose, including a tennis racket."
Favorite Tennis Players of the Past and Present: "Marat Safin, James Blake, Gael Monfils, and of course Federer."
Who inspires you? "Alex Rovello, my former teammate who passed away, was always giving back to others, and has inspired me to do more for other people. I have a tattoo dedicated to him."
What are you most looking forward to this season for the Tribe? "Working hard, getting better every day, and hopefully winning the CAA tournament."