Joey Rodriguez joined Mike Rhoades' staff on June 27, 2016 as video coordinator. Rodriguez joined the Owls after spending the previous year as head coach of Lake Howell (Fla.) High School.
Rodriguez spent his collegiate years at VCU from 2007-11, playing for Rhoades in his final two years. He was the catalyst during VCU's 2011 run to the Final Four, averaging 10.4 points and 3.2 rebounds while leading the team with 208 assists and 61 steals. In leading the 11th-seeded Rams to five tournament victories, he averaged 9.0 points and 7.7 assists in 34.8 minutes per game. He finished his career with 1,362 points while placing second in school history with 237 career steals and third with 580 career assists.
After VCU, Rodriguez played professionally in Puerto Rico and Turkey.
The Winter Park, Fla., native got his start in coaching at UCF, spending the 2012-13 season as its Assistant Video Coordinator, helping the Knights to a 20-11 record. He then returned to Richmond, Va., serving as an assistant coach at Benedictine College Prep. Last year, Rodriguez served as a head coach at his alma mater, Lake Howell (Fla.) High School.