Doug Robinson is entering his tenth year as Athletic Director at LSUS and his third season as Head Coach of the women's tennis team. Doug played college football and baseball at the University of Southern Arkansas in Magnolia, Arkansas. Robinson transferred to Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees.
After graduation he began his coaching career which has spanned over 36 years at both the college and high school levels. Robinson was the first head baseball coach here at LSUS back in 1990. He left LSUS in 1995 to become the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director of Southwood High School in Shreveport. He retired on September 21, 2002. In November of 2002, Robinson was named Athletic Director at LSUS.
Robinson is the chief architect of the University's re-entry into men's and women's intercollegiate basketball. Men's and women's soccer and women's tennis are added to the list of sports that Robinson has helped bring to the athletic program at LSUS. Throughout his short span as athletic director at LSUS, Robinson has seen both the men's basketball and baseball teams capture their first Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championships. The men's basketball team finished 27-9 and made their first NAIA National Tournament appearance in 2005 where they advanced to the Sweet 16. The baseball team finished 3rd in the 2003 NAIA College World Series. The women's basketball team set a new LSUS record with 27 wins in a single season in 2008-2009, and most recently, the women's soccer team advanced to the Region XIII Tournament in their first year of competition back in 2005.
Doug has been happily married to the former Kay Kneipp for 42 years and they have two sons, Scott and Bryan.
"When you surround yourself with good people, good things happen. Our entire athletics staff and university have done an excellent job of supporting our athletics program and making this campus an attraction for student-athletes to attain an excellent education and experience the highest level of collegiate athletics."