Coach Elkins is beginning his 12th year of teaching and coaching @ Industrial. Coach Elkins graduated from Winter Haven (FL) High School in 1981. He enlisted in the United States Navy in October of 1981 and completed a twenty year career in the United States Navy in October of 2001, retiring as a Chief Boatswains Mate. Coach Elkins graduated from Texas State University-San Marcos in May of 2007 with a BA in History. He and his wife, Karen, reside in Victoria, Texas and have 5 children Bryan, Seth, Robert Jr., Zachary, and Jessica.