A former Augusta State standout, Augie Rodriguez is in his
fourth year as assistant coach with the Jaguar Baseball
Rodriguez's primary duties center around handling the ASU pitching staff and tutoring the Jags' pitch corps. He also serves as fourth-year head coach Chris Cooper's right-hand man.
A former teammate of Cooper's at ASU, Rodriguez spent six years playing professional baseball in the United States and abroad, including stops in Puerto Rico and Europe. He notched a 6-9 record with a 4.01 ERA and 1.29 WHIP in 112 innings during his stint in the minor leagues, averaging just 1.42 walks per nine innings in 2006 while pitching for the Rockford RiverHawks of the Frontier League.
A native Augustan, Rodriguez played two seasons for former ASU head coach, Skip Fite, from 2000-02 after beginning his collegiate career in 1998, playing for Glenn Eames at Darton College in Albany, Ga.
Rodriguez was a prep standout at nearby Hephzibah High School and earned three letters from 1994-97.