In his 45-year tenure at USC (1942-86), Dedeaux led the Trojans to 11 College World Series crowns and 28 conference titles. He posted an overall collegiate record of 1,332-571-11 for a .699 winning percentage. He retired with more wins than any other college baseball coach (he currently ranks seventh among Division I coaches). After retiring, he served as USC's director of baseball.
The Rod Dedeaux Research & Baseball Foundation is dedicated to reducing injury through extensive research of conditioning, mechanics and performance.