Robert began playing inline hockey at the age of 8 in Ashburn, Virginia later moving on to the Reston Raider travel program before joining the Ashburn
Xtreme as a midget in the program’s second year.
In 2002/2003 Robert competed with the Ashburn Xtreme At USA Hockey Nationals becoming the first team in the history of the club to do so.
Robert was a top player for Broad Run High School. Twice capturing division championships and placing 3rd in the state. Robert served as an alternate captain his junior year and was team captain his senior year. During his senior season Robert was awarded as the top defenseman in Loudoun County and was named to the Washington Post “ALL-EXTRA” team.
Robert Played College Hockey for The University of Cincinnati Bearcats i
n Cincinnati, Ohio. Robert was named the team’s rookie of the year and top defensive forward in 2006.
During his time at the University of Cincinnati, Robert joined Wolfe hockey as part of the evolution pro development camp in order to challenge himself everyday against the best skaters in the Virginia/Maryland/D.C area.
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