Stephon Robertson is entering his second year as an Assistant Football Caoch at Emory & Henry College. He will work with the Wasps’ corps of linebackers.
A two-time winner of the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Year Award at James Madison University, Robertson also was also the recipient of the Dudley Award in 2013 as the best Division I football player in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Robertson was also named an All-American by six different organizations, a three-time All-CAA selection and the CAA Defensive Rookie of the Year during his career.
After completing his collegiate career, Robertson was invited to camp for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played the 2014 season in the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL) for the Brooklyn Bolts and was named the league’s Most Improved Player. Brooklyn completed the season with a perfect record.
In the fall of 2015, Roberston was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Thomas A. Edison High School in Alexandria, Virginia. He served as the team’s defensive coordinator, working with the linebackers and analyzing film. He also worked as the Head of Security for the Pimmit Hills Alternative School.
During his time as an undergraduate at JMU, Robertson volunteered as an inspirational speaker. He spoke on the importance of education and connected with young students, assisting them in overcoming hardships. He also volunteered at the JMU Football program’s “Dukes Day” where he worked with special needs children, giving them a first-hand experience of the game day routine for a college football player.
Robertson graduated from James Madison in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in justice studies.