Stephen T. Robe – General Manager
Stanford Campus Recreation Association (SCRA)
Steve received his Masters of Sports Administration & Facility Management in 1991 after completing his internship here at Stanford. In addition has a Bachelors of Business Administration, 1989 both from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Currently a member of The Golden State Chapter of Club Management Association of America (CMAA).
Born at Stanford in 1965 when his father T. Richard Robe was a student here receiving his PHD in Engineering. Steve has always been around a college campus as his father was a professor of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, also a year abroad at University of Edinburgh in Scotland when father was a visiting professor, to Ohio University when father was Dean of Engineering and founding director of the Robe Leadership Institute. With three siblings two that went to Escondido Elementary sister Julie from Atlanta, GA; brother Kevin from Flagstaff, Arizona; (both learning to swim at SCRA in its earlier years) younger brother Edward from Columbus, Ohio.
Steve has a rich background in sports and recreation from going to the Little League World Series as a boy to completing his Master’s degree in Sports Administration & Facility Management from Ohio University. He also received Athlete of the Year honors from his High School in Athens, Ohio also voted by his classmates as most athletic eventually being inducted into the schools’ Hall of Fame in 2007 lettering three years in Varsity Football and three years of Varsity Baseball receiving District and State Honors in both sports.
Community involvement includes managing, coaching, and playing with an adult softball team(s) in the City of Palo Alto’s Recreation Department; City of Menlo Park Recreational Department; and City of Mountain View. Over the years winning multiple championships in each city. Active in Menlo Atherton Little League with two sons playing on teams. A coach for Flag Football Team in Palo Alto League. He supports and follows Positive Coaching Alliance(PCA at Stanford) philosophy to create better athletes & better people.
At Stanford Steve has worked in DAPER’s Event Operations & Facility Management, Marketing, Football team travel to game management including stadium control duties with numerous special events such as the 1994 & 1999 World Cup Games here at Stanford Stadium and off-campus events such as the 1996 Olympics Games in Atlanta, GA working as sector coordinator at the crown jewel Centennial Olympic Stadium in downtown Atlanta.
Steve married Amy Berryessa on the Stanford Campus on August 1st, 2004. Amy’s family (Berryessa) are eight generation Californians with a lake and road named after their family. Amy has worked for Palo Alto Unified School System as a Counselor to a Job Coach for high school and adults programs of special needs at VA Hospital & Hope Services locations. Currently Amy is working as an independent associate with LegalShield.com connecting familes and businesses with affordable legal services along with tutoring local home school families along with her own. They are active members of the Menlo Church in Menlo Park with Amy working with the special needs groups and Steve part of the safety team at main campus on Santa Cruz Avenue. They support and fund raise for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) and other great causes each year like World Vision.
Steve & Amy have two sons Conor and Dylan. Both have attended Bing Nursery and enjoy the community of families here at Stanford, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and other neighboring areas.
Stephen T. Robe