- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 210 lb.
- School Wake Forest University
Rob Penders played for the Richmond Roosters of the independent Frontier League in 1996, hitting .254 in 33 games. He was a member of the University of Texas coaching staff in 1999 and 2000 and then was a Galveston College assistant in 2001. He was a coach at San Jacinto College from 2002 to 2005 and was back on the University of Texas staff in 2006. Since 2007, he has been head coach at St. Edward's University.
Penders is the brother of college coach Jim Penders III. His father Jim is a longtime high school baseball coach, while his uncle Tom Penders played in the minors before becoming a college basketball coach.