Carbondale, IL. (KFVS) - Lance Rhodes was introduced as the new head baseball coach at Southern Illinois University on Monday, June 24.
He is a Sikeston, Mo. native.
According to Athletic Director Jerry Kill, Rhodes has most recently been serving as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Missouri.
Prior to his time at Mizzou, Rhodes was an assistant coach at SEMO where he also starred as a pitcher.
Rhodes has been serving as an assistant coach under current Mizzou and former SEMO head coach Steve Bieser.
Earlier in June, coach Ken Henderson stepped down after nine seasons.
According to Southern Illinois Director of Athletics Jerry Kill, it was a mutual decision.