TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M Head Coach Jamey Shouppe has announced the hiring of Anthony Robinson as Assistant Baseball Coach for the FAMU baseball program. Robinson returns to FAMU as an Assistant Coach where he played third base for the Rattlers from 1996-1999. Robinson will coach third base, work primarily with the outfielders and assist with the hitters.
Robinson is replacing long-time Assistant Coach Brett Richardson, who was hired as the Head Coach at Alcorn State on September 1.
A native of Tallahassee, Robinson’s ties to the Rattler baseball program began in high school as he played at Florida A&M Developmental Research School where he excelled in both baseball and basketball. Robinson was a two-sport letterman at FAMUDRS and a state basketball champion in 1994 and 1995.
He comes to FAMU having coached on various different levels of baseball, including Babe Ruth 13U All-Star Team (2001), Lincoln High School Freshman/Varsity (2002) and Florida High School baseball teams from 2003-2013. From 2001-2005 he also served as the Assistant Head Coach for the Varsity Boy's Basketball team at Florida High and the Head Coach for the Varsity Boy's basketball team from 2006-2011. Before arriving at FAMU, Robinson was the Head Coach for the Varsity Girl's Basketball team at Florida High from 2013-2015.
Robinson graduated from Florida A&M in 2001 with a BS degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation. He and his wife, Anicia, are the proud parents of two boys, Anthony II and Amare.