We are pleased to announce the hiring of Matthew Robinette, CSEE, CMP, as our Director of Events.
Robinette is a seasoned event professional with over 20 years' experience producing sporting events, conventions, meetings, festivals, and concerts. His current role as Director of Convention and Sports Services for Richmond Region Tourism uniquely qualifies him for this position with NSCRO. He is a Certified Sports Event Executive, earned through National Association of Sports Commissions, and his event production experience, is a welcome addition to the NSCRO events team.
Robinette has worked with NSCRO as part of the broadcast team for our Women's Championships and the NSCRO 7s Championships. He is the President of the Capital Rugby Union, a rugby coach, certified referee, and a member of the Norfolk Blues RFC Hall of Fame.
"It is an honor and privilege to serve the NSCRO membership and leadership. I look forward to leveraging my skills, relationships, and experience to deliver personalized experiences to fans, coaches, and, most importantly, the athletes of the NSCRO," said Robinette.
NSCRO President, Steve Cohen, having worked with Robinette for nearly ten years in various rugby capacities in support of NSCRO events remarked, "Matt will bring to NSCRO a wealth of knowledge, experience and professionalism in our event planning that allow NSCRO to continue to provide outstanding experiences for our members, teams and fans."