Reaves Robinette joined the Chattanooga women's tennis staff as Volunteer Assistant Coach in the fall of 2008. A 2007 graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Psychology, Robinette "brings a high level of enthusiasm and tennis knowledge to the Lady Mocs," according to Head Coach Jeff Clark. "Our team will benefit because of his coaching skills," continues Clark.
Robinette lettered three years for the Hokies, where he played for former UTC men's and women's coach Jim Thompson. Prior to his time in Blacksburg, Robinette starred for coach Eric Voges at the McCallie School in Chattanooga.
Currently Robinette is a private tennis instructor at the Hixson Racquet Club. His sister, Grace, is a senior at UTC and also a member of the women's tennis team.