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Willie "Skip" Robinson was a JC All-American defensive back on the 1966 Western State Conference champion and Junior Rose Bowl participant PCC football team. Robinson spent one year at PCC as a player before taking a scholarship to USC. Robinson went on to a distinguished work career at PCC as first an assistant football coach in 1969, then head coach of track and field, cross country, and golf, and finally serving as athletic director/dean as he led PCC Athletics and the Physical Education Division from from 1995 to 2007. In 1974, Robinson became PCC's first African-American head coach and PCC's first black athletic director at the college in 1995. He was the first African-American to coach a California Community College state champion track and field team. Robinson's Lancers won state team crowns in 1978 and 1984. Five of Robinson's track athletes are members of the PCC Sports Hall of Fame.