Matt Lamb came to Rhodes in 2014 and served as assistant coach for three years before being elevated to the position of head men's soccer coach in the fall of 2017. Rhodes finished the season at 7-6-2 in his first season in charge, including an 8 game unbeaten streak.
Before coaching at Rhodes, Lamb spent one year in Maine as the assistant coach at the University of Maine at Farmington. Prior to his coaching career, he spent a year working with the special events department for Major League Soccer
Lamb earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Mary Washington where he was a two-time captain of the Men’s Soccer team.
A native of Westport, Connecticut, Lamb grew up playing for Beachside SC and played four years at Staples High School.
Katie Chambers, Camp Director
Katie Chambers arrived at Rhodes in June of 2016 and has accumulated a 19-9-4 record in her two seasons in charge of the lynx.
Chambers came to Rhodes from Gettysburg College, where she served as the assistant coach for one season. The Bullets amassed a record of 10-2-6 including a 7-2-1 mark in the Centennial Conference.
Before Gettysburg, Chambers was at Misericordia University, where she served as a graduate assistant in 2013 and 2014.
A native of Sleepy Hollow, Ill., Chambers is a 2012 graduate of Loras College, where she graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in physical education and a minor in coaching. A standout goalie, she was a two-time All-Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) selection, capturing first-team honors as a senior in 2011.
She was selected as a team captain during her senior campaign, when she also received NCAA Division III All-Midwest Region honors. She helped lead the Duhawks to a pair of IIAC titles and a berth in the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2010.
Ryan van Maanen has joined Rhodes College at the start of the 2019 season as the assistant coach for the men’s soccer program.
Prior to being a part of the Lynx staff, van Maanen spent time coaching for the Grover Gibson Soccer Foundation as a coach in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Ryan also spent time serving as an assistant coach for the Fredericksburg Football Club Pro 23s, as well as a head coach for the ’05 and ’06 boys red team for the 2016 spring season.
As a Northern Virginia native, Ryan spent his club years playing for Braddock Road Youth Club and Forest Park High School.
Ryan comes to Rhodes College as a 2019 graduate from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Ryan wrapped up his college career with 2017 and 2018 conference championships with Mary Washington. Ryan was a two-time all-conference, two-time all-state, and an all-region selection for the Eagles.