After a decorated amateur football career, Skrobalak turned his hands to coaching in 2004 as an assistant coach at Bacchus Marsh. From there he held senior coach positions at Torquay and East Geelong, before moving to VFL powerhouse Port Melbourne as an assistant coach in 2012 for a year.

After two years at the Western Jets, Skrobalak moved to the Saints in 2015. Originally part-time, Skrobalak will step up his involvement through a full-time development role with St Kilda in 2019.

Skrobalak combined his role at the Saints in 2018 with senior coaching responsibilities at the Dolphins.