Office of the Athletic Director

Robert Rubi

Athletic Director

Joining our program in 2002, Mr. Rubi was born and raised in El Paso.  He studied architecture at Texas Tech before following God’s calling to work in Ministry.  He transferred to Howard Payne University and earned a degree in Biblical Studies.  Bobby joined the Immanuel staff as a 6th-grade teacher and coach.  The following year he taught 7th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade Bible and coached jr high football coach, jr high boys basketball, and jr high track.  From 2004-2006 he served as the assistant principal and in 2007 the secondary principal.  It was not till 2008 that he made his way into the athletic director role full time.  He has a true love for kids and enjoys watching them compete in the sport they love.  In 2003 Bobby Rubi was married to Kelly Rubi (his three 6th grade classes participated in their wedding reception).  They have three God-loving children…Landon, Jacob, and Tyler.  They all attend Immanuel Christian School and are proud to be called Warriors.  He enjoys playing tennis, jogging, gardening, and spending time with his family in his free-time. Bobby and his family are active members of Hope City Community Church.

'I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.'

Philippians 4:13

Aaron Petersen

Assistant Athletic Director & Athletic Social Media Director

Joining our program in 2018, Aaron Petersen was born and raised in El Paso where he attended Immanuel Christian School. While at Immanuel he played Jr. Varsity Basketball his Freshman year and became a Coach’s Assistant for the remainder of High School. He graduated from Immanuel in the Summer of 2018. He is currently attending the University of Texas at El Paso and pursuing a Business degree in Management. While a staff member at Immanuel, he was the Basketball Operations Coordinator for the Varsity Boy’s Basketball team, Varsity Boy’s Basketball team 2nd Assistant Coach, and the Jr. Varsity Boy’s Basketball team Assistant Coach in the 2018-19 season. In the 2019-20 season, he took the position of Assistant Athletic Director, while being the Social Media Coordinator for the Athletic Department. Petersen was given the Varsity and Jr. High Discus and Shot Put Coaching position in 2020.

"Greater love has no one than this than to lay down one's life for his friends."

John 15:13 NKJV