Athletics News

2016 Coaches' Caravan Dates Announced


April 15, 2016 by Chuck Pool (

Rice fans in Texas will once again have a chance to get the latest updates on Rice Athletics in general and football and basketball in particular, as the Owls hit the road in mid-May for the annual Rice Coaches' Caravan.

This year's caravan tour begins in Fort Worthon May 10, followed by Austin on May 11 and San Antonio on May 12. The Coaches' Caravan tour will conclude with a Houston event in August to be announced at a later date. Location information, as well as registration links for each of the first three caravan stops, can be found below.

Head Football Coach David Bailiff, Head Men's Basketball Coach Mike Rhoades, Head Women's Basketball Coach Tina Langley and Athletics Director Joe Karlgaard will lead a group of Owls on the road throughout the month of May to connect with fans, celebrate the 2015-16 seasons and provide a preview for the upcoming fall and winter sports seasons.

Owls fans can pre-register for the caravans online for $20 per person, or pay $30 at the door. Each tour stop will feature food, drinks and insight from Rice Athletics coaches and staff.

For additional information, please contact Lizzie Yoshida ( or 713-348-2864).

May 10: Fort Worth - 6:30-8:30pm

  • River Crest Country Club
  • 1501 Western Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Hosted by Chris '83 and Laura '84 Shoppa

May 11: Austin - 6:30-8:30pm

  • Cover 3
  • 1717 West Sixth Street, #210R
  • Austin, TX 78703
  • Hosted by Jay '95 and Kelley Lamy

May 12: San Antonio - 6:30-8:30pm

  • Location TBD
  • Hosted by David '81 and Traci Darr



  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago