Kerry Rogers Named Volunteer Assistant
Aug. 31, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Kerry Rogers has been named volunteer assistant baseball coach at Indiana, head coach Tracy Smith announced on Aug. 31. Rogers will serve as IU's outfield coach and assist with the team's hitters.
"Kerry is a Bloomington native, has a passion for Indiana University and played college baseball in the state," Smith said. "His experience on the field and his ties to Bloomington make him a huge asset for our program. I like his work ethic and demeanor. We feel very fortunate to find someone who is dedicated and is willing to jump on board with us like Coach Rogers."
Rogers brings with him a wealth of knowledge of the Bloomington area and the surrounding communities. He starred at Bloomington South High School before moving on to an injury-shortened pitching career at Vincennes University. After his playing career, Rogers served as the pitching coach at Bloomington South from 1992-93 and helped the Panthers to the 1993 South Central championship.
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