Dennis Albert Rogers
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb.
Dennis Rogers has been a long-time college coach and minor league manager.
After an eye injury ended his playing career after one season in the minors, he was assistant coach at John W. North High School in 1976 and head coach of San Gorgonio High School. He was assistant at San Bernardino Valley College for two seasons then returned to his alma mater, Cal Poly Pomona, as an assistant from 1980-83. During this time, he began managing in the short-season minor leagues, which do not overlap with the college schedule.
He managed the Nashua Pirates and Macon Pirates in 1986-1987. He then was assistant at Cal State Fullerton in 1988. In 1990, he became head coach at Riverside City College, a role he held from 1990-2009 and again from 2011-2015. He went 798-420-4, setting school records for wins in a season and a career.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1982||Medford Athletics||Northwest League||53-17||1st||Oakland A's||Lost League Finals|
|1983||Medford Athletics||Northwest League||50-18||1st||Oakland A's||League Champs|
|1984||Medford Athletics||Northwest League||45-29||2nd||Oakland A's||Lost League Finals|
|1986||Nashua Pirates||Eastern League||62-78||8th||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|1987||Macon Pirates||South Atlantic League||73-64||4th||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|2003||Vancouver Canadians||Northwest League||35-41||5th||Oakland A's|
|2004||Vancouver Canadians||Northwest League||42-34||1st (t)||Oakland A's||Lost League Finals|