Eric Rhodes was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Maryland Men’s Lacrosse team and Track & Field team. He was an integral part of the 2017 national championship that helped end a forty-two-year drought at the University of Maryland. Rhodes trained such athletes as Matt Rambo, Colin Heacock, Tim Muller and many other current lacrosse professionals.
Before the University of Maryland, Eric worked at Northern Arizona University where he was the head strength coach for Men’s Basketball, Men’s Tennis and Track and Field’s Jumpers. Moreover, Coach Rhodes worked with Paralympic gold medalist high jumper Roderick Townsend.
Eric played baseball collegiality at Shenandoah University and was also named the team’s Strength and Conditioning Coach during his senior year. Eric’s passion in athletic development helps athletes hit maximum athletic performance.
Coach Rhodes takes a holistic approach to his training and individualizes his programs based on athlete needs and the needs of their sport.
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Men’s Lacrosse, Track & Field
Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Team
2017 National Champions
Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Northern Arizona University – Master’s Degree (2016)
Shenandoah University – Bachelors of Science (2013)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (2013-Present)
Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (2013-Present)
Shenandoah University Varsity Baseball (2009-2013)
Ben is a Performance Physical Therapist. He combines rehabilitation and strength & conditioning principles to treat athletes of various competitive levels. He specializes in the treatment of overhead athletes and is passionate about bridging the gap between rehab and performance training for baseball players.