Robbie Liles is in his 15th year with the South Carolina football program. He was promoted to Director of Recruiting Operations in the spring of 2013 after spending the previous seven years as Director of High School Relations. Prior to that, he served as the Recruiting Graduate Assistant.
In his role, Liles directs the On-Campus Recruiting efforts, managing the day to day operations in the Recruiting Office. He also serves as the High School Relations Director for the Football Staff. Additional responsibilities include coordinating official and unofficial visits, assisting with football camps and clinics, as well as assisting with team and bowl travel.
Liles earned a bachelor's degree in Sport & Entertainment Management in 2001 from South Carolina. He later earned a master's degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management from South Carolina in 2004.
Liles came to South Carolina after spending five years coaching high school football, including three seasons at Columbia's Hammond School. He began his coaching career at his alma mater, Thomas Heyward Academy in Ridgeland, S.C. While at Thomas Heyward, Liles earned three letters in football and baseball. He was named all-conference his senior year in football, as well as earning MVP of his team.
Liles is married to the former Lauren Edwards, who is also a Gamecock alum. The couple's first child, Cole, was born in May 2015.