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George Roig
George  Roig

Assistant Coach

George Roig enters his fourth season as an assistant coach at FAU. He works with the infielders and catchers after serving as the pitching coach during the 2003 and 2004 seasons.

In his first season as the pitching coach, the former FAU player led the pitching staff to the 12th best ERA in the country. In 2003, Roig also saw the team's number-one pitcher gain All-America status, while the remaining three starting pitchers were picked up in the major league draft. During the 2004 season, Roig again tutored three pitchers who were selected in the draft, as well as guiding the pitching staff to its second consecutive season with a team ERA under 4.00, the first for FAU since the 1993 and 1994 seasons.

The Boca Raton, FL, native attended Spanish River High School and Santa Fe Community College before he played for FAU. He was a high school All-State selection as well as team captain and MVP in 1995 for the Sharks. While attending community college he earned All-Conference honors. At FAU, Roig continued to lead the way, acting as team captain in 1999 as the squad tied a national record of 34 consecutive wins in his final season and made its first trip to the NCAA Regional.

After finishing his playing career at FAU, he did not stray far from FAU's success when he acted as an administrative assistant for Florida Atlantic in 2000, as the team made its second trip to the post-season.

Roig, who had been with FAU from 1997 to 2001, joined Dartmouth University in 2002 as an assistant coach. In his year away from FAU, Roig helped guide the Big Green to a 21-20 record, the third straight season the team notched 20 or more wins. The streak was the first in the program's history.

Other coaching experiences include work with American Legion Post 277 and acting as the director of the FAU Blue Wave Baseball Camp.

Roig resides in Boynton Beach with his wife Katie and daughter Hannah.

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