Joe Vigeant begins his
fourth season as an assistant baseball coach at Rhode Island College.
He assists Head Coach Scott Virgulak with all phases of the RIC
baseball program including recruiting, scouting, administering
practice and game coaching.
Vigeant joined the
Anchorman baseball staff after serving as an assistant coach at the
Community College of Rhode Island from 2001-2011. In addition to his
coaching duties, Vigeant is an associate scout for the Miami
Marlins. He served as a police officer and a juvenile detective in the town of
Coventry for 23 years. He is currently a Rhode Island College Campus
Vigeant earned his
bachelor's degree in business management from Rhode Island College
in 1988. He starred on the diamond as an outfielder from RIC from
1983-86. Vigeant played in 70 games and owned a .376 career batting
average. He totaled 202 career at-bats, 32 runs scored, 76 hits, 49
RBI, seven doubles, two triples, four home runs and nine stolen
bases. As a senior in 1986, he played in 30 games, batting .402 with
11 runs scored, 33 hits, 28 RBI, three doubles, one triple, two home
runs and nine steals. As a junior in 1985, Vigeant batted .419 in 24
games with 15 runs scored, 36 hits, 20 RBI, three doubles, a triple
and two homers.
He is also a 1991
graduate of the Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy and earned an
additional bachelor's degree in administration of justice from Roger
Williams in 1993. Vigeant resides in Johnston and has three children.