Texas A&M baseball coach Rob Childress received a contract extension that will carry him through the 2018 season. Chidress was one of four Aggie coaches to get and extension from the A&M System Board of Regents.
Childress enters his ninth season at the helm of Texas A&M’s baseball program, having led the Aggies to seven NCAA Regional appearances, three NCAA Regional titles and a College World Series appearance in 2011.
Childress was named the 19th head baseball coach in school history on June 21, 2005, after spending the previous eight seasons at Nebraska
His team have won two conference regular-season championships and three conference tournament titles, while being named conference coach of the year twice.
“I am excited about the opportunity we have here heading into the future,” Childress said. “I’m thankful for the confidence that Eric Hyman and the Board of Regents have in this program and their belief in the direction we are taking Aggie Baseball. I’m proud of the work that we have done here.”