Coach Nathan Robbins has accepted the position of Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Lutheran High North beginning in the spring of 2013.
Nathan is married to his loving wife Laura. He met his wife of twelve years during his college days in Nebraska. Laura Robbins is a former volleyball player at Concordia-Seward. Laura has coached volleyball at St. Paul Lutheran, Concordia University Ann Arbor, Dallas Lutheran School, and Lutheran West in Cleveland for a total of 10 years. The Robbins' have three daughters; Skyler, age ten; Kylyn, age eight; Makynna, age seven; and one son T.D., age five.
Coach Nathan Robbins previously held the position of Head Football Coach at Concordia University Ann Arbor. Coach Robbins moved with his family to Michigan in the spring of 2010. Coach Robbins spent the next three years building Concordia’s first ever football team, successfully recruiting the first three football classes in the university’s history.
Coach Robbins played collegiately at Concordia University-Seward in Nebraska, and graduated in 1999. Initially recruited as a quarterback, an injury put Robbins on the defensive scout team in his second season and that lead to a career as a three-year starting free safety. Coach Robbins earned First-Team All-Conference each of his three seasons on the defensive side of the ball. Robbins was also named the NAIA National Defensive Player of the Week as a Bulldog player.
Robbins’ coaching experience includes serving as the Defensive Coordinator at Lutheran West High School in Cleveland. After three years in Cleveland the Robbins moved to Dallas Texas with the job of starting the football program at Dallas Lutheran School. Here Robbins evolved his defense to a 3-5 while incorporating an offense that ran a pistol triple option. Robbins led his growing program at Dallas Lutheran to make the quarterfinals of state playoffs each of his last two seasons.
Currently Coach Robbins is committed to the task of enhancing the Lutheran Lion Athletic Department with a distinctive faith first focus. Along with implementing the Victory for Life program he will endorse a great staff of Christian men and women who possess a strong faith as well as a strong pedigree for pursuing championships. He looks forward to each member of the athletic department using their position of leadership as a means to mentor young Christian men and women of character.