Mike Rhoades Biography, Career, Family, Spouse, and Net Worth

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Who is Mike Rhoades?

Mike Rhoades fully known as Michael David Rhoades is a famous American professional basket coach. Rhoades is the head men’s basketball coach at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), a position he has held since 2017. He worked as the head men’s basketball coach at Randolph-Macon College from 1999 to 2009 and at Rice University from 2014 to 2017.

Mike Rhoades Career

Playing career

Mike played college basketball at Lebanon Valley College and guided the team to the 1994 Division III national championship. He still holds the records for assists, steals, and free-throw percentage as a shooting guard. Rhoades also graduated as the college’s all-time leading scorer. He was an All-American twice, tHe 1995 Division III national player of the year, and his No.5 jersey is retired at LVC.

Coaching career

Following a playing career at Lebanon Valley under Pat Flannery, he accepted his first coaching job at Randolp-Macon in 1996, under Hal Nunnalyy. After Hal’s retirement in 1999, Mike was elevated to head coach at only 25 years old. Rhoades would go 197-76 in 10 seasons, attaining 4 NCAA Division III Tournaments and 2 Sweet Sixteens. He then accepted a spot as the associate head coach at VCU in 2009. While on Ram’s staff, he was a part of the Final Four team during the 2010-11 season, and part of four-straight NCAA tournament teams. VCU’s record was 137-46 during this duration. The Rams also won the 2010 College Basketball Invitational championship and the 2012 CAA conference tournament championship.

On March 25, 2014, he was named the head coach at Rice University, replacing Ben Braun. Rhoades engineered a turnaround of the Rice program. Rice went 12-49 the two seasons before his arrival. He then led Rice to an instant five-win improvement from the season before during his first year at the helm. The team went 23-12 in his third year. This was the school’s first 20-win season since 2003-04, and the 23 wins are the second-most in program history. He also led Rice to the second round of the CBI, which was the program’s first postseason appearance since 2011-12. Rhoades was then named the 12th head coach in program history at VCU, on March 21, 2017.

How old is Mike Rhoades?

Michael David Rhoades was born on September 21, 1972, in the United States and is aged 50 years old as of 2022. He shares his birthday with famous people including Abby Lee Miller, Jason Derulo, Reese LeRoy, Faith Hill, Stephen King, Liam Gallagher, Lizzy McAlpine, Kareena Kapoor, Luke Wilson, Doug Baldwin, and many more.

A photo of Mike Rhoades
A photo of Mike Rhoades

Mike Rhoades Family

Who are Mike Rhoades’s parents?

Michael David Rhoades was born in to James J. Rhoades, a former Pennsylvania State Senator, and his wife. His father died in a car accident after their car was struck by a drunk driver in Pennsylvania as they headed to a Friday night high school football game, in 2008.

Does Mike Rhoades have siblings?

Rhoades has not shared much information about his family and his siblings are not known to the media.

Mike Rhoades Education

Rhoades attended Lebanon Valley College, where he played college basketball. He led the team to the 1994 Division III national championship and still holds the records for assists, steals, and free-throw percentage.

Mike Rhoades Spouse

Rhoades is currently married to his beautiful and loving wife Jodie Rhoades. The couple has three children together in their marriage.

Mike Rhoades Children

Rhoades and his soul mate and spouse Jodie have three children together, two sons Logan Rhoades and Chase Rhoades, and one daughter, Porter Rhoades.

Mike Rhoades Measurements

Rhoades has a well-built, muscular, and athletic body adding up to a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and a weight of 180 lbs (81.64 kg).

Mike Rhoades Net Worth

American professional coach Rhoades is the head men’s basketball coach at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been active from 1996 to the present and has a net worth of around $5 million as of 2023.