Rick is a Carterville native has volunteered his services as an assistant coach to the Volunteers for the past five seasons. In addition, he has been a mainstay in the criminal justice department as an instructor for 25 years. His wife, Micki, also helps the softball program and has taught criminal justice for 18 years. Together, they have two sons, Rhett and daughter-in-law, Jessica (Bonifield), and Ashton and daughter-in-law, Lori (Fowler), as well has two grandchildren, Rhys and Margret.