Riginos hired as head coach at
Former Clemson assistant Tom Riginos has been
named head coach at Winthrop.
Riginos has spent the past eight years with the
Tigers. The associate head coach has been recruiting coordinator
and has worked with the hitters and outfielders.
This past season, Riginos helped Clemson to a
record of 45-25 and a spot in the College World Series. The
Tigers won the ACC Atlantic Division title before winning the
Auburn Regional and Clemson Super Regional.
Prior to coming to Clemson, Riginos was an
assistant for nine years at his alma mater, Stetson, from
1994-2002. He was recruiting coordinator and worked with the
hitters and outfielders.
Riginos was an assistant coach at Countryside
(Fla.) High School in 1991 and was a graduate assistant in
1992-93 at Eastern Kentucky.
The Eagles were 27-30 this past season, including
13-14 in the Big South.
Riginos replaced Joe Hudak, whose contract was