Rod Delmonico

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Rodney James Delmonico (born May 14, 1958) is an American baseball coach.

Early life[edit]

Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, Delmonico graduated from New Hanover High School in 1976 and Liberty University in 1980 with a bachelors degree in physical education. He lettered in baseball and soccer. He holds a masters degree from Clemson University in education administration.

Career[edit]

Delmonico was Assistant Coach at Gloucester County College in 1980, Graduate Assistant Coach at Clemson from 1981–83, and Assistant Coach at Florida State University from 1984-89.

Delmonico was head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers baseball team from 1990 until 2007, when he was released from his contract.[1] He returned to Florida State as a volunteer assistant coach,[2] then joined Florida International University as an assistant coach.[3] He was named manager of the Netherlands national baseball team[4] and managed the team in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

Personal life[edit]

Delmonico is divorced from the former Barbara Vanaman of Williamstown, New Jersey. They have three sons: Tony, Joey and Nicky. Tony played for his father at Tennessee and is currently a prospect in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Nicky plays minor league baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers.[5]

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