Coach "JR" Rainbolt has been with the Wildcat
program since July 2006. He has 30 years of coaching
experience and started his coaching career in 1981 while
serving in the U.S. Army. He coached at a variety of programs on
military bases both in the United States and Germany. He has
coached women’s and men’s basketball, women’s
softball, men’s soccer and women’s
volleyball. He is currently a regional volleyball
referee with USA Volleyball. He has his Impact and CAP
I USA Volleyball certifications. Coach JR’s
responsibilities include working with the Wildcat
defense, servers, and assisting with
Coach JR served as a Special Agent Criminal Investigator with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) from May 1979 until May 1999. After retiring, JR and his family moved to Colorado where he currently works as a Security Specialist with the U.S. Air Force. Coach JR is married to Yvonne and they have three children; Christy, Nicole and Dylan.
JR has a Master of Arts Degree in Forensic Psycho-Physiology from Argosy University -Washington, D.C., aBachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts (emphasis in psychology) from the University Of New York- Albany NY, and an Associate of Arts Degree in Police Science and Administration from Austin Peay State University-Clarksville, TN.