Augie Rodriguez is in his ninth year with the Rox organization and eighth overall as Field Manager. He has posted a career record of 292-218 (.572) with the Rox which places him fourth all-time among the winningest managers in Northwoods League history. Rodriguez has led the Rox to two Northwoods World Series appearances (2015 & 2017), including a NWL Championship in 2017. Rodriguez was named Northwoods League Manager-of-the-Year in 2016. In addition to his duties with the Rox, he also serves as an Associate Scout for the Cincinnati Reds and as a trainer at MASH Baseball in St. Cloud. Augie played six years of professional baseball starting with the Seattle Mariners, who invited him to spring training in 2003. He spent two seasons playing in the Puerto Rican Major Winter League and one year in the European Association of Professional Baseball. From 2011-2013 he was the pitching coach at Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia. Over 80 of his former Rox players have been drafted or signed as free agents by Major League Baseball teams, including Will Craig (2016) and Michael Busch (2017) who were selected in the first round of the Major League Draft. Augie resides in St. Joseph, Minnesota with his wife Rachael and son AJ.
Miklos is in his second season with the Rox as an Assistant Coach after helping the team reach a record of 44-28 in 2019. He played for Kent State University from 2012 until 2016, during that time with the Golden Flashes he was First Team All-Region and First Team All-Mac. Miklos was also named to the Academic All-Mac Team three times during his college career. He currently holds the school record for triples (15). Miklos is also an Assistant Coach for South Dakota State University Baseball.
David Bellamy rejoins the Rox coaching staff for his second season after helping the club produce a 44-28 win-loss record in 2019. He comes back to St. Cloud after serving as a Graduate Assistant for the Washington State Cougars baseball team during their abbreviated 2020 season. David also held a similar capacity with his alma-mater at New Mexico State University a year ago following his first coaching stint with the Rox and was part of the Aggies winning the Western Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship.
David was a two-year letter winner as an outfielder with the Aggies program (2017-18) where he hit .306 as a senior and helped spark his team to an NCAA Regional Playoff appearance while earning Google Cloud Academic All-District First Team honors. The Eugene, Oregon native led his high school team to the 2013 Oregon State Championship and was selected to play in the Oregon Futures All-Star Game that same year. FAMILY TRIVIA: David’s mom (Cathie Twomey Bellamy) was an All-American track star at the University of Minnesota in the mid 1970’s. She was a charter member of the U/MN Women’s Hall of Fame and inducted into the prestigious campus “M” Club Hall of Fame.