GOLDEN, Colo. -- Jerod Goodale has been named head baseball coach at Colorado School of Mines, as announced today by Director of Athletics Tom Spicer.

Goodale spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons as an assistant coach at Angelo State University in Angelo, Texas.  Prior to that, he was an assistant coach at Wichita State University for three years (2007, 2008 and 2009).

Goodale also spent two seasons (2005 and 2006) as a graduate assistant coach at his alma mater, Fort Hays State University.

Goodale's coaching resume also includes stints with the Liberal Bee Jays (2007; Jayhawk League in Liberal, Kan.) and the Thomasville Hi-Toms (2005; Coastal Plain League in Thomasville, N.C.).

A two-year team captain during his college career at FHSU, Goodale played baseball for the Tigers from 2001-04.  Goodale, who was an All-RMAC catcher in 2003 and 2004, helped guide Fort Hays State to an RMAC title in 2003.  Goodale received FHSU's Honor Student-Athlete Award on four occasions and served on the Tigers' SAAC committee from 2002-04.

Goodale earned his bachelor's degree in Health & Human Performance (emphasis in Sports & Recreation Management) from Fort Hays State in 2004.  A graduate of Hays High School in Hays, Kan., Goodale went on to complete his master's degree in Health & Human Performance (emphasis in Sports Administration) from FHSU in 2006.