Robert was raised in San Jose, attending Leland High School before earning his B.A. from San Jose State University and a Master's from the University of Missouri. In 1992, Robert created the first ever high school sports television show to air in a major market. Robert now owns and runs the Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area show, now in its 15th season.
Robert is married to Ann and has two grown children, Kelly and Daniel. Robert is very proud of his end-of-the-season awards banquet, which honors high school athletes in the Bay Area every year. Over the past 15 years, the banquet has generated over $350,000, given out as scholarships to athletes and gifts to schools. Robert serves on several boards dedicated to promoting youth sports.