Rob Chilcoat joined the Jaguar volleyball program as an assistant coach in January 2019. Chilcoat worked with Jaguar head coach Alexis Meeks for three seasons (2016-18) at West Alabama where he served as associate head coach.
Chilcoat spent the 2015-16 season as a graduate assistant coach for the University of Essex in Colchester, England, where he helped the squad to a 12-0 record while making the move from Division I to the Premier League. He also worked on his Masters of Science in Organized Crime, Terrorism and Security from at Essex, and played for the semi-professional Tendring Volleyball Club, earning two league MVP awards and helping the squad to a 14-4 record.
Prior to his tenure at Essex, Chilcoat competed for Loyola University of Chicago as an outside hitter and primary passer. He was a member of consecutive NCAA Division I National Championship teams in 2014-15, and three straight Midwestern intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) championship teams from 2013-15.
In each of his four seasons at Loyola, Chilcoat was named to the MIVA All-Academic team, and earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice in 2015.