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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 All-Conference selections.

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 round.

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 wife Leslie.


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