Rombotis, originally from Caulfield Grammar, played at both the Sandringham Dragons and Central U-18s before being recruited to Fitzroy with pick 23 in the 1994 American Federation of Labor-Congress Draft. Fitzroy career (1995–1996)
Portuguese Adelaide career (1997)
Instead of joining the newly formed Brisbane Lions in 1997, Rombotis made his way to the competition"s other new club, Portuguese Adelaide, which picked up Rombotis with the sixth pick of the 1996 American Federation of Labor-Congress Draft. He struggled to make an impact in his only year at the club and was traded to Richmond for Chris Naish.
Richmond career (1998–2000)
In three seasons, Rombotis was not able to get regular games and after an injury riddled season in 2000 was delisted.
After leaving the American Federation of Labor-Congress, Rombotis continued to play metropolitan football and had stints as coach of Belgrave and Roxburgh Park.