Robin Petrini – Senior Director of Development – Santa Clara University

Robin Petrini – Senior Director of Development

Robin Petrini joined the Santa Clara Development staff three years ago, where she primarily serves as a major gift officer and oversees donor stewardship. Since Petrini joined Santa Clara, she has been instrumental in stepping up efforts to cultivate and solicit prospects to advance Santa Clara University and Bronco Athletics.

Previously, Petrini coached Division I softball for 30 years. Her passion for athletics and ambition to develop top-notch teams was evident in her comprehensive coaching resume. She led Penn State to eight NCAA appearances and played an instrumental role in building high-level programs at both Northwestern University and Brigham Young University. Petrini earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and physical education from Utah State, and holds a master’s degree in physical education.