Bob Wojick returns for his 36th season on the coaching staff - serving for the seventh season as the associate head coach. One of the nation's most successful third base coaches, Wojick has been involved in every facet of the program. On the field, he works in the areas of outfield play, hitting and baserunning.
Seven years ago, Wojick was named National Assistant Coach-of-the-Year by the American Baseball Coaches' Association and Baseball America magazine. He remains only person other than a Division I assistant to receive the award. He followed that up in 2009 by be honored as the New England Assistant Coach-of-the-Year by the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association.
After lettering for three seasons (1969-71) under Holowaty, Wojick moved into the coaching ranks in 1972. For the next 19 years, the Willimantic native teamed with Holowaty -- serving the longest continuous stint as an assistant coach in one program in Eastern athletic history -- before stepping down for five years to spend more time with his family.
In the fall of 1990, Wojick's sleeveless ECSU playing jersey and home white coaching jersey were officially retired during ceremonies at the old Alumni Field. He is a 1992 inductee into the Eastern Hall of Fame
Wojick holds a B.A. Degree in Applied Social Relations from Eastern and an M.A. in Industrial Education from Central Connecticut State University.
A Willimantic native and product of local schools, Wojick makes his home in Columbia with wife Sandy. The Wojicks have two grown children, daughter Kimberlee and son Brian. Kimberlee received her doctorate in veterinarian medicine from Tufts University Veterinarian School. Beginning In July of 2008, she began a three-year residency at the Chicago Zoo and Aquarium and currently is a veterinarian at the Roger Williams Zoo in Providence, RI. A 2005 graduate of Georgia Tech, Brian is currently employed by Booz and Company as a consultant.
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