Page High School hires Doug Robertson as new varsity football coach.
Page High School is excited to announce the hiring of Doug Robertson as its new head varsity football coach. Doug Robertson is a native of Reidsville, North Carolina and graduated from Reidsville High School. He went on to attend Guilford College where he earned 2nd Team ODAC All-Conference Football honors in 1996 and 1st Team ODAC All Conference honors in 1997. He earned a Master of Education at Delta State University and served as a graduate assistant on the football staff that won the Division II National Championship in 2000.
Coach Robertson has an extensive coaching background serving in both coordinator and head coaching roles. He served as the defensive coordinator at Reidsville High School from 2001-2008. Coach Robertson’s defense helped Reidsville High School win four state championships during this time span. Coach Robertson took over the Reidsville program as head coach in 2009 and helped Reidsville earn the 2009 2AA State Championship. He was named both 2009 2A Mid-State Coach of the Year and the 2009 NC Preps 2A Coach of the Year. Coach Robertson spent one year at Person County in 2012 before taking over the football program at Eastern Guilford from 2013-2018. He led Eastern Guilford to a 15-1 record and finished the season as a 3AA State Finalist in 2016. Coach Robertson earned the Carolina Panthers Coach of the Week honor in 2016, was named the Times News Coach of the Year, and the 2016 Greensboro Sports Guilford County Coach of the Year. Coach Robertson led Eastern Guilford to the 2017 3AA Regional Finals in 2017. He was named Conference Coach of the Year in both 2016 and 2017. He spent the last two years at Thomasville High School and earned 2019 Conference Coach of the Year honors. Coach Robertson is a current North Carolina Football Coaches Association Board Member and was selected as the West Head Coach for the 2020 East-West All Star Football Game.
Doug is married to Erin Robertson and they have two children. His daughter Taylor is graduating high school this year and his son Tate will start high school at Page next fall.
Page High School principal, Erik Naglee issued the following statement.
“We were very impressed with what Coach Robertson stood for both as an educator and as a football coach during our search for the prestigious Page High football coaching position. Coach Robertson has had years of experience molding students and student-athletes inside the classroom at the high school level. We look forward to the presence he will bring to our football program as well as the entirety of Page High School. This will help carry on the rich tradition of academic and athletic excellence at Page High.”
Courtesy of Matt Harder, Page High School Athletic Director