Rick Barnes in Challenge Coach Rick Barnes

Created a Successful Team

Came from Texas to Knoxville 3 years ago. Started with a new program for the young Vols Team. Team has grown over the seasons to a serious SEC contender as well as on pace to enter the NCAA Tournament as a four-seed when play begins in March. Go Vols!

Community Driven

Rick Barnes sits on the Board of The Emerald Youth Foundation and supports actively Children in Need. Proceeds from the Challenge, as number one, will 100% be donated to the Foundation. Rick supports and helps selflessly!

Highly Regarded

Regarded by his peers as a Top Coach, as evidenced in this Challenge, but also the 2018 Wooden Award. The Vols Organization is 100% satisfied with his results and his Team glows in the  Light because of his passion for them and the game.

NCAA Tournement

Vols vs. Wright State Raiders

Thursday March 15 in Dallas 12.40PM


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