Fritz Rodriguez begins his 18th season as an assistant for the Bulldogs in 2012. A 1992 graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, Rodriguez has considerable experience coaching youth soccer, serving as an assistant for Yankee United Nova, a Connecticut under-19 team that captured the national championship in Phoenix in 1997. In addition, he has been the assistant coach for the under-16 Weston Soccer Club, which captured the national championship in 1998. He also was an instructor at Victory Soccer School.
In addition to his duties with the soccer team, Rodriguez is an assistant athletic director at Yale. He works with the admissions and financial aid offices, coordinating recruiting for the athletic department.