Dave Rodgers – Pitching Coach

Coach Rodgers Sport Coached:
Baseball

Coaching Position:
Pitching Coach

Occupation:
Retired Teacher/Coach

Born:
November 9, 1944

Birthplace:
Fort Madison, IA

Favorite Quote:
“Perception is 99% Reality”

Coaching Experience – Baseball:

  • 35 years Junior High 
  • 16 years at the High School Varsity Level
  • *1 year in Florida
  • Youth Baseball Coordinator for 39 years in the city of Peoria, IL 
  • 2 years Assistant Coach at Eureka College
  • 6 years Assistant Coach at Bradley University
     

Playing Experience:

  • Galesburg High School
  • Western Illinois University
     

Accomplishments: 

  • 10 IESA State Championships @ East Peoria Central Jr. High
  • 4 IHSA AA Regional Championships
  • 5 Mid-Illini Conference Championships
  • Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association “Man of the Year”-2004
     

Favorite Baseball Moment:                                                       

  • Coached Joe Girardi for 3 years
     

Professionally/Personally:

  • Retired Coach/Teacher after 35 Years in Public Schools