Jim Rhodes serves as the Director of Athletics at HGCS. In his role, he serves as the head of the athletic department, providing leadership to coaches and athletic teams and overseeing all athletic operations.
Jim graduated from Fort Hays State University in 2003 with a degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in health and coaching. He has worked for 11 years at Hickory Grove as an athletic director, teacher, and coach. He has previously worked at both Independence high school and Porter Ridge high school as a teacher and coach. He has coached varsity basketball, varsity track and field, and middle school soccer.
Jim, along with his wife, Crystal are faithful members of Hickory Grove Baptist Church where he currently serves a Sunday school teacher and a deacon. Jim and Crystal have been married for 17 years and have three children, Reed (13), Ty (9), and Riley (6).