Joe Robinson

Joe Robinson

His History

Joe Robinson’s arrival in Tucson was no mistake. He came to serve his country at Davis Monthan Air Force Base on June 10, 1963. He remained in Tucson and served his country and his community with grace and honor. As a testament to his giving nature, Joe volunteered from 1998 to 2006 as a Special Olympics and Senior Olympics official. People and children came to love his way of teaching the game of sports and life. Joe umpired 191 ASA (American Softball Association) National Championship games and served on the National Federation of High School Softball Rules Committee.

His Accomplishments

Joe served as the President of Desert Trails Golf Club in Tucson, AZ, for five years and later as Vice President for six years. Joe served by assisting with the Bylaws and served as the Chair of the Education and Scholarship program of the WSGA (Western States Golf Association). As an active member of the WSGA, Joe introduced legislation that allowed flight winners free entry into the WSGA Annual Championships.

Joe Robinson Commissioner Award

Joe Robinson’s Achievements

  • 2003 – received the Copper Letter Award from the City of Tucson
  • 2011 – inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2013 – received the Commissioner’s Award from the Tucson Parks and Recreation Department
  • 2016 – inducted into the National Federation of High School Officials
  • 2016 – inducted into the Arizona Softball Foundation Hall of Fame as part of their 2016 Class of Honorees.
  • Awarded a letter of dedication for 25 years of Service from the Tucson Pop Warner Association

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