Meet the Coaching Staff

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Joshua Saunders is in his seventeenth year as the head coach of Robinson Flag Football. During his time as head coach, the team has won nine straight district titles, had nine straight state finals appearances and won the 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021 FHSAA State Championships. The varsity team has had a 131-4 record over the last eight seasons. Outside of flag, Saunders teaches math to IB sophomores, juniors and seniors at Robinson. He is a 1993 Robinson graduate and attended USF, graduating in 1997 with a B.S. in Social Science Education and a Masters in Educational Leadership. Saunders has a ten-year old son, Kallen.

    MORE ABOUT COACH SAUNDERS

  • He is a high school and Women's college basketball official and refereed the state finals in 2015, 2017, and 2019.

  • Saunders served on the NIRSA Flag Football Editorial Board from 2015-2021, the only high school coach in the history of the Editorial Board.

  • He is a coach of the three time National Champion University of Florida Club Women's Flag Football Team.

Greg Green is in his eleventh year of coaching Flag Football, where he works with the quarterbacks on offense and is the defensive coordinator. He played competitive flag football for 20 years, starting in college. Outside of flag, Green is a Circuit Court Judge in Hillsborough County. He is married to Nese with a seven-year old daughter, Skylar, and a five-year old daughter, Saige.

 

Assistant Coaches

Tim Mimbs is in his tenth year of coaching Flag Football at Robinson.  He is extremely proud of the 6 state championships Robinson Flag has won, as well as being extremely protective of the current JV winning streak that reaches back to 2011. He has also been a part of the three consecutive NIRSA National Championships won by the University of Florida Women's team.  Mimbs is also currently the Head Flag Football Coach at Warner University in the NAIA.  Mimbs has a fourteen year old daughter, Ella. 

 

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Brian Ridge joined the coaching staff for his inaugural year in 2020, after five years of announcing for the Knights flag football team. He focuses on safeties, centers, and running backs for the Knights. Long ago he was a collegiate soccer player and has been involved with many charitable organizations in the Tampa Bay Area. Now, he is a film aficionado, pickleballer, and golfer. 

Vaughn Volpi is in his sixth year of coaching Flag Football. He coached Boys Football at Robinson for 28 years and is the Girls' Soccer Head Coach. His speciality is defense. He is the Executive Director of the Fox Foundation and one of the Founders of the Robinson Foundation. He is married to Barbara with a son Chase, who plays football at  Samford University, and a daughter, Brooke, a former flag player at Robinson who currently plays soccer for George Mason University.

 

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Arnaldo Abreu  is in his third year of coaching Flag Football. He graduated from Robinson in 2004 as valedictorian while also serving as class president and captain of the basketball team. Outside of flag, Abreu is a proud uncle of 5 nieces and nephews and is a partner at Relofant.