Jim Rhein has been promoted to associate head coach for the Tulsa Hurricane women's soccer team.
"Jim has been an integral part of our women's soccer resurgence over the past five years, and it is great that he has been recognized for his hard work and loyalty to The University of Tulsa," head coach Kyle Cussen said. "Jim, who has been with me since the beginning of my time at TU, is vital to all aspects of our program and has excelled in helping this program succeed."
Rhein has served as an assistant coach for the past five seasons, during which time, TU has earned 45 wins, including 37 shutouts. The Hurricane has posted double-digit wins, a winning record and advanced to the Conference USA Championship in each of the last two seasons.
Rhein has helped coach 10 players that have been tabbed to All-C-USA teams, five that picked up All-Freshman team accolades, one who was named as Freshman of the Year, three that were selected to the All-Tournament Team, and 15 players were honored to the All-Academic Team.
Rhein came to Tulsa from Bixby High School where he compiled a career 131-53-2 coaching record in 13 years as the Spartans' head girls coach. On the Club level, he served as the Technical Assistant to the Director of Coaching for the Hurricane Futball Club, and also worked with the HFC '88 boys and girls teams, as well as the HFC '94 girls team.
Rhein was a four-year letterwinner at Northeastern State, where he received a bachelor's degree in secondary education and social studies in 1993.