Rhine Named Covenant's Assistant Volleyball Coach

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Jason Rhine has accepted the position of assistant volleyball coach at Covenant, announced head volleyball coach Joanna Ehman and the Covenant athletics department.

Rhine comes to Covenant from Trinity International University where he assisted for three seasons under Trojans head coach Karen Hall while completing his Master of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. While at TIU, Rhine was responsible for practice planning, scouting and in-game coaching. Additionally, he assisted in recruiting, travel arrangements and other duties.


"I am excited about bringing Jason on board at Covenant," Ehman said. "He has a heart for the Lord and a clear passion for coaching as his ministry."

Rhine also gained experience as a coach as he guided two different teams within the Wisconsin Juniors Volleyball Club organization in 2012 and 2013 along with two seasons as head coach at Quality Schools International in Dongguan, China from 2008-09.

"I'm really excited to help further the mission of Covenant College by joining the volleyball program," said Rhine. "I hope together we can build upon recent success as we look toward post-season eligibility in Division III."

Rhine graduated cum laude from Wheaton College in May of 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science and Biblical Studies. He completed his Master of Divinity degree in May of 2013 and graduated summa cum laude.

"I am confident that bringing his experience and new perspective into our program is a step in the right direction as we work to be competitive in the USA South," continued Ehman.

Covenant begins its season on August 31 with a pair of home matches against Oglethorpe and Wesleyan beginning at 12 p.m.


Lee Hosts Kay McDaniel Tennis Clinic

The 27th annual Kay McDaniel Summer Tennis Clinic, held at Lee University, concluded with nearly 400 participants. Children ages 6-13 came from 25 cities to learn from director Kay McDaniel and 43 other instructors. According to Ms. McDaniel, participants not only learned how to play tennis, but were taught life skills and Christian principles that will impact their lives off ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Area Swim League

CHATTANOOGA AREA SWIM LEAGUE BLUE DIVISION: 1. Ooltewah 5-0; 1. Stuart Heights 3-1; 3. Signal Mountain 3-2; 4. Dalton 1-4; 5. Calhoun 0-5. RED DIVISION: 1. Catoosa  4-0; 2. Country Club 4-1; 3. Fairyland 2-2; 4. Cleveland 1-3; 5. Big Ridge 0-5. WHITE DIVISION: 1. Red Bank and Waterdogs bot 4-1; 3. Ridgeside 2-3; 4. Cumberland 0-5.  TUESDAY'S RESULTS ... (click for more)

UTC's College Of Business Receives $40 Million, The Biggest Gift In School History

The largest philanthropic gift in the history of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been made to the University’s College of Business by Gary W. Rollins and Kathleen Rollins of Atlanta. This historic, $40-million gift also marks the first college to be named at UTC. The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees, at its annual meeting in Knoxville on Friday, voted ... (click for more)

2 Chattanoogans Were Among 3 People Killed In Collision With Train In McMinn County

Two Chattanoogans were among three people killed when a car was struck by a train in McMinn County on Thursday afternoon. The Ford Fusion that was hit was driven by Wendy M. Humphreys, 45, of Chattanooga. She was not wearing a seat belt. Johnny M. Ashworth, 46, of Chattanooga was one of the passengers. Jasmine Ashworth was also in the car. She and Johnny Ashworth had on ... (click for more)

The Boss, Claude Ramsey

I try not to overuse the word great, but we lost a great man today, Claude Ramsey. I had the pleasure of serving under him as director of Commercial and Industrial Properties for 14 years while he was the Hamilton County Assessor of Property. He was probably the smartest person I have ever known. He was tough but patient, kind, caring and compassionate. He knew how to get ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Not A Blessed One

When I read, to no great surprise, that 132 of Chattanooga’s “leaders” had signed a letter in support of “socioeconomic integration” in Thursday’s Times Free Press, there were two things that were immediately obvious to me: Not a blessed one would have (a) written such a letter on their personal stationery, and (b) not a blessed one would have ever voted for the current president ... (click for more)