Rodger Anderson, a 3 sport letterman at Lake Steven High School, played on 3 state playoff teams during the 1977-78 school year and earned All-League honors in football as a tight end and defensive end. Rodger also earned All-League honors on a 20-0 basketball team and was a pitcher on the baseball team. He went on to play basketball at North Dakota's Mayville State University, Edmonds Community College and Western Washington University.
Following a distinguished collegiate career Rodger became the head baseball coach at Lake Stevens High School in 1989 and made an immediate impact on Viking Baseball. So far, in his tenure at LSHS, the Vikings have accumulated 317 wins, 18 appearances in the WIAA District 1 Baseball Tournament. These District tournament successes lead to 13 appearances in the State Tournament.
Coach Anderson's Vikings have accumulated 3 trophies at the state level; 2nd in 1999, 3rd in 1994 and 4th in 1997.
This exceptional baseball program earned Coach Anderson state wide honors when, in 2008, Rodger was inducted into the Washington State Baseball Coach's Hall of Fame. Rodger Anderson continues to coach and teach at Lake Stevens High School where his life as a LSHS Viking began in 1974.