Women's Basketball Coach at Linfield College
Robin Potera-Haskins is a women’s basketball coach with a successful record of building collegiate athletic programs. Since her first win as a head coach in the mid-1980s, Ms. Potera-Haskins has enjoyed more than 25 years of coaching, teaching, and administrative responsibility. She has proven her college coaching skill with over 300 career wins and eight conference championships. Robin Potera-Haskins has also competed in five national tournaments while posting six major upsets, including a victory over Big 12 Conference Baylor University (the 2004 Division I National Champions) in 2002.
While a graduate assistant coach at Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, in 1985, Robin Potera-Haskins acquired a love for coaching basketball and has never looked back. Starting as a high school coach, she secured a total of four district championships with an overall high school record of 151-53 over a six year period. She credits her early high school coaching experience as a major stepping stone to her later achievements.
At the college level, Robin Potera-Haskins succeeded in all three divisions. She achieved the most victories of any women’s team in Austin College’s history, with 85 wins as Head Coach between 1994 and 1999. Ms. Potera-Haskins continued developing a positive reputation in subsequent positions: she amassed a 39-15 record from 1999-2001 at Texas Wesleyan University; she brought Montana State University into the polling for ESPN/USA Today’s top-25 between 2001 and 2004; and she rebuilt under-performing programs at Winthrop University, Louisiana College, and Palm Beach Atlantic University from 2005 to 2010.
Ms. Potera-Haskins currently serves as the Head Coach of Division III Linfield College in Oregon.