Dr. James R. Hines, Jr.

Executive Director
706-647-7473, ext. 41

Robin began his tenure as GHSA Executive Director in June, 2017.  As the Executive Director, his responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of the GHSA, by-law interpretations, student eligibility, hardships, and the Coach’s Education Program. He also serves as Georgia’s Commissioner for the Military Interstate Compact Council for Children (MIC3) which serves to remove barriers for military dependent children and their families as they transition in and out of Georgia.

Robin  holds a B.S.Ed. and M.Ed. from Valdosta State University and an Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University.  He previously served in the Houston County School System as principal of Northside High School, Assistant Superintendent for School Operations and Superintendent of Schools. He also served as high school principal in Jackson and Charlton Counties. During his career in education Dr. Hines has served as a teacher, coach, athletic director, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent.

Robin is from Thomasville, GA and is married to his college sweetheart, the former Kim Dilling of Warner Robins. Kim is a retired Kindergarten teacher. They have three children, Melissa, Ashley and Bobby.

Melissa is a special education teacher in the Madison County School System and is married to Brad Kirk who is a Pharmacist in Danielsville ,GA. They have two children, Bryce and Ellie. Ashley is the Director of Women’s Ministries for FCA at the University of Georgia and is married to Will Reynolds, a tennis professional. They have two children, Piper and Jacob. Bobby is a senior at UGA majoring in Athletic Training and looking forward to graduate school in Physical Therapy.

Robin is a motorcycle enthusiast, musician and enjoys golf.