Lenoir-Rhyne Announces Tom Rees As Head Men’s And Women’s Tennis Coach

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Kim Pate has announced the hiring of Tom Rees as its new Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach.

Rees comes to Lenoir-Rhyne after spending the past two seasons (2015-16) as Head Men and Women’s Tennis Coach at the University of Illinois Springfield.  This past year, Rees led the men’s squad to its first winning season (13-13) in the NCAA Division II era while improving the women’s squad to program best records in 2014 and 2015.

Exploration and creative thinking at center of LRU Kids in College program

Applications are now being accepted for Kids in College, the Lenoir-Rhyne University summer enrichment program. The program will take place June 20 – 24 and will host both elementary and middle school students during the same week this year. All sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and lunch will be provided. Any student completing kindergarten through eighth grade is welcome to attend.

“The mission of Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Kids in College is to expose children to the university environment through challenging instructional camps that foster exploration, creative thinking, and enrichment,” said Michael Lemke, Director of Kids in College.