The one of the state’s top high and intermediate hurdler when he was at Glasgow High School and he had an outstanding career at West Virginia University.
While at Glasgow High School his performances ranked him as one of Delaware’s best high and intermediate hurdles in 1994 and 1995, he remains, 25 years after graduation, seventh all-time in the high hurdles (14.15). His 14.66 at the 1992 state meet remains the fastest high hurdles time ever by a Delaware ninth grader.
He ran 55.31 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Penn Relays, then the second best in Delaware history. Graduated as the state’s third fastest 300-meter hurdler ever (38.08)
He was an Indoor champion at 55 hurdles in 1994 and 1995, he ran a 7.54 (converted from a hand-timed 7.3, the fastest ever at the tight Tower Hill track), which remains sixth all-time. Led the Dragons to the indoor state title.
Outdoors he qualified for the National Scholastic Outdoor Championship in 1994 and 1995. Ranked fourth in the U.S. in the 110 highs as a senior.
While attending West Virginia University he graduated as fifth fastest in university history in indoor 55-meter hurdles. Was a member of fastest shuttle hurdle relay team in West Virginia history, which was ranked in the Top 10 in the NCAA in 1996. Member of 4×200 and 4×400 meter teams that are fifth all-time at WVU.
Head track coach at Frederick (Md.) High School, where his teams have won two championships in the last four years.
Despite these accomplishments, Rob’s proudest achievements have come from as a coach, mentoring his chil-dren and many youth athletes to success through our sport of track and field.