Mark Robinson joined the Florida State football program in January 2013 where he serves as the director of football operations after spending five years as Arkansas' director of football operations and five years as a football operations assistant at Texas A&M.
Robinson will oversee the daily operations of the FSU football program which includes monitoring the football program's budget, scholarships, team travel, housing, camps and clinics, NFL relations and other administrative responsibilities.
Robinson oversaw all the daily operations of the Arkansas football program after beginning his stint there in January 2008. He was responsible for the operation of the football program's budget, scholarships, team travel, housing, camps and clinics, NFL relations and other administrative responsibilities. Robinson served as the staff liaison to the Southeastern Conference. He also monitored and recorded all athletic related events for the football program.
Robinson was part of three bowl appearances at Arkansas coordinating the Razorbacks' trip to the 2010 Liberty Bowl, the 2011 Sugar Bowl - the first BCS game in school history - and the 2012 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.
Robinson served as the Assistant Director of Football Operations at Texas A&M from 2003-07. At A&M, he assisted with the day-to-day operations of the program, including team travel, practice, game day operations, recruiting and coaching. He assisted the staff with recruiting letters and videos, worked with the compliance office, handled player guest tickets, coordinated various activities and functions related to three bowl games, assisted with recruiting weekends and official visits, put together a player policy manual and supervised team-building activities.
Robinson played on the offensive line at Appalachian State from 1998-2002, where he earned his bachelor's degree in communications. The Mountaineers were ranked in the top 10 in the nation in I-AA and earned playoff bids all five seasons. He set the school record with a 615-pound squat lift and received the Strongest Player Award on the team his senior year.
The Greensboro, N.C., native is married to the former Valerie Lynch. They have three children, Caroline, who was born in March 2008, Rocco, who was born in October 2009, and Nate, who was born in June 2011.