Former Caesar Rodney School District Superintendent David Robinson was presented with the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association Lifetime Achievement Award during the monthly meeting of the DIAA board of directors June 14 at the John W. Collette Center in Dover.
Surrounded by family, friends, coaches and his wife Linda, Robinson was honored for his contributions to interscholastic athletics in the state of Delaware during his long and distinguished career.
He was a member of the Delaware Secondary Schools Athletic Association board of the directors from 1989-96, and served as chairperson of the board from 1991-93. DSSAA was the interscholastic athletic governing body until 2002 when it was replaced by the DIAA. He was an active member of the State Football Tournament Committee from 1992 until 2017. The Football Committee made him an honorary member in 2017.
Robinson’s career as an educator was spent primarily in the Caesar Rodney School District where he retired as superintendent. He was also interim superintendent of the Cape Henlopen School District.
Robinson was a football player for both Lewes High School and West Chester State College. He was the starting left defensive tackle for the victorious Gold squad in the 1961 Blue-Gold All Star Game. He was also a successful football coach at Lewes and Caesar Rodney high schools.