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Rodney Rogan
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Millsaps College
Graduating Year: 2008
Phone: 402-250-6185
Email: rrogan@omavs.com

Rodney Rogan enters his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Omaha women's basketball program in 2016-17. His duties include scouting, recruiting, on-court instruction as well as overseeing compliance and academics.

During his fourth season, Rogan continued to play a significant role in the careers of forwards Mikaela Shaw and Michaela Dapprich. The duo finished the season as the top two scorers on the team, averaging 17.4 and 13.9 points per game respectively. Shaw continued to dominate on the boards thanks to the help of Rogan as she finished second in the league by pulling down 7.5 rebounds per game. She was the only athlete in the Summit League to rank in the top five in points, rebounds, assists and field goals made. Dapprich brought home Honorable Mention All-League honors and earned a spot on the league's All-Newcomer Team.

Rogan was instrumental in Shaw's development in 2015-16 as the junior forward brought home Third Team CoSIDA Academic All-American honors and was a First Team All-Summit League performer. She finished the season as the league's leading scorer (18.3 ppg), fifth in rebounds (7.9 per game) and sixth in assists (3.1 apg).

In 2014-2015, Rogan worked primarily with forwards in a year that saw Shaw make a huge jump as a sophomore, earning All-Summit League Second Team honors. She finished third in the Summit League in rebounds per game (8.7 rpg) and was fifth in the Summit League in points per game (15.4 ppg). Coach Rogan also worked with senior center Taijhe Kelly as she shot 50 percent from the field and set the UNO career blocks record.

In his first season in 2013-14, Rogan worked with UNO's post players. Center Taijhe Kelly went on to earn Summit League Defensive Player of the Year honors while ranking seventh in the nation in blocked shots. Forward Mikaela Shaw led all Summit League Freshmen in scoring and earned a spot on the All-Newcomer Team.

Rogan also oversees academics for the team. In 2014-2015, the program won The Summit League Team Academic Achievement Award for having the highest percentage of student-athletes with a cumulative GPA over 3.0. Mikaela Shaw was one of five players named to the Academic All-Summit League Team. UNO won its second straight Team Academic Achievement Award in 2015-16, and Shaw earned her third-straight Academic All-League honor.

Rogan spent three years as an assistant coach for the men's basketball team at Division III Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. Working primarily with the forwards; Rogan helped instruct five all-conference players and served as the team's strength and conditioning coach. Rogan also had previous experience working with Head Coach Brittany Lange at Point Guard College in 2008.

Rogan was a four-year starting forward at Millsaps from 2004-2008, and in his senior year, he led the Majors to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III Tournament and a school-record 28 wins. A 2008 graduate of Millsaps College, Rogan earned a bachelor's degree in business administration.