Frostburg State coach retires

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Frostburg State head football coach Tom Rogish announced Tuesday morning that he is retiring after guiding the program for the past six years.

The Bobcats slipped to 1-9 this past season and were 14-45 in Rogish's six seasons at the helm.

"I want to thank the university's administration, faculty and staff members and the entire campus community at Frostburg State University for all of its help and support throughout my six years," said Rogish. "I also want to thank my current and former players and the members of my coaching staff for their hard work and dedication to the Bobcat football program. The entire athletic department has been very supportive of the program and I have really enjoyed my time as the head football coach."

Under Rogish's direction, FSU totaled 45 all-conference selections and nearly 70 academic all-conference honorees between the ACFC and Empire 8. In its first year in the Empire 8 in 2011, FSU finished fifth in the standings and produced some of the offensive numbers in the league.

With the announcement of his retirement, Rogish caps a career that spanned 35 seasons as a collegiate coach. After starting his career at Juniata College in 1977, Rogish has served on the coaching staffs at Lehigh, Indiana (Pa.) and Shepherd before coming to Frostburg in the spring of 2008. He helped lead his teams to 16 NCAA playoff appearances.