Rodriguez went off to Arizona and coached there for the past decade, earning the Arizona coach of the year award in 2014. The players sound excited to have him back and speak highly of his up tempo, energetic coaching style.
Dave Rodriguez takes over a football program that has enjoyed unprecedented success in the San Diego Section. During the past 26 years, the Oceanside Pirates won 248 games, a record 13 Section titles and two state titles. No stranger to the Pirates ship, the 45 year-old Rodriguez began his coaching career with the Oceanside freshman team in 1995.
"When I cross the field I'm the most excited to play," said Rodriguez. "I'm the most excited to coach our kids. I bring that energy I feel to the table."