Daniel Rollins is entering his second season as a volunteer assistant coach with the Patriots.
Rollins arrived in Fairfax after spending the 2011 season as an assistant coach at
Randolph-Macon College where he worked in multiple areas for the Yellow
Jackets. His responsibilities included working with outfielders, hitters and
recruiting. He helped coach the Yellow Jackets to a 2011 Old Dominion Athletic
Conference Championship and NCAA Regional appearance.
His experience also includes coaching First-Team All-Americans Jordan Walton and
James Bierlein, who signed a professional contract with the NYSL Federals in
the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball, and six
Prior to returning to Randolph-Macon, Rollins spent the 2010 season coaching
at George Washington University where his primary responsibilities included
working with outfielders, hitters and first base coach. During his time with
the Colonials, two players were selected in the MLB first year player draft,
Eric Cantrell in the 7th round and Tom Zebroski in the 45th
Rollins spent two summers serving as the pitching coach for the New Market Rebels
in the prestigious Valley Baseball League, helping lead
both staffs to top five finishes in team ERA. He coached five players that have
gone on to play professional baseball while in New Market.
Rollins, a native of Hartfield, Va., played collegiate baseball at
Randolph-Macon for three seasons before experiencing a career-ending injury. Rollins
graduated from Randolph-Macon in May of 2009 with an emphasis in American
Government and minor in journalism. He resides in Silver Spring, Md. with his