2015 – USA Half Marathon Championships 18th
2014 – Falmouth Road Race 9th
2013 – ACC Cross Country Championships 8th
2012 – Big East Championships 10,000m 2nd
Rob attended high school at Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, New Jersey. During his prep career in cross country he finished 8th at the State Meet and led his team to two consecutive NXN appearances, where the team finished 10th (2007) and 6th (2008). In track, he placed 5th at the 2008 State Meet in the 3200m with a time of 9:10 and 8th at the 2009 State Meet in the 1600m with a time of 4:12. Also, in 2010, Rob placed 3rd in the 10,000m at the USATF Junior Championships that were held in Des Moines.
During his collegiate career at Syracuse University, he led the cross country team to three conference titles, first place at the 2013 ACC Cross Country Championships (while finishing 8th individually), and a 10th place finish at the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships. On the track, he was 2nd in the 10,000m at the 2012 Big East Championships and qualified for the 10,000-meter NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round. He ran a best of 28:57 in the 10,000m at the 2014 Stanford Invitational and 14:00 in the 5000m indoors at the 2014 Iowa State Classic.
Post-collegiately, Rob took to the roads and finished 9th at the 2014 Falmouth Road Race, 16th at the 2014 Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, 5th at the 2014 Brooklyn Half Marathon and 18th at the 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships in 1:03:27, which was a qualifying time for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials.
Rob joined Team USA Minnesota in December 2015.