GREENVILLE, Ill. -- After leading the 2013 football team to a record of 9-2 and the program's fifth NCCAA Victory Bowl appearance, interim head football coach Robbie Schomaker has been officially appointed as Greenville College's eighth head football coach. The 2013 squad broke numerous team records in extending a winning streak spanning two seasons to 17 games and winning nine games in a season for the first time in GC football history. The 2013 team also received votes in the NCAA Division III AFCA national coaches poll.
Schomaker came to Greenville College in 2010 after four seasons of coaching. Schomaker previously coordinated the offense and coached the quarterbacks. The Panthers finished in top 10 in the NCAA Division III for rushing yards with an average in excess of 300 yards per game each year Schomaker served as offensive coordinator.
In addition, he helped develop 11 first team all-Conference Players, including two UMAC offensive player of the year winners and an NCCAA offensive player of the year.
His 2011 offense ranked third in the country with 501 yards per game. The team also led the conference in rushing yards, total yards, and points in 2011 and 2012. The offense Greenville runs is organized and implements a fast-paced, no huddle, shotgun triple option system.
As recruiting coordinator, Schomaker implemented and organized a national and local recruiting system. He oversaw successful recruiting trips to California, Arizona, Florida, and Texas while creating a system of weekly recruiting letters and emails. Greenville's three largest recruiting classes were secured under his leadership with an average of 65 new players each season from 2010-12.
Before Greenville, Schomaker was at Trinity International University where he spent four seasons as the offensive line coach and two seasons as the special teams coordinator. Coach Schomaker received his bachelor's degree in business management at Trinity International in 2005 where he was a two year starter at defensive end.
Schomaker and his wife Annie were married in June 2009.