Stephanie Rhode starts her 13th year as the Spirit Program Director at Texas Tech University. She serves as the administrator to the Cheerleaders and Pom Squad, Raider Red, and Masked Rider program. Rhode performs the business functions of the program, including financial aspects, academic progress, squad travel arrangements, and is the external relations contact for the Spirit Program. Rhode serves as the chairperson for the Masked Rider Advisory Committee and co-chair for the Spirit Coordination Committee.
Rhode is an Unit Assistant Director in the Center for Campus Life office. Previously, she was the Spirit Coordinator for three years and spent several years as a volunteer in Parent Relations office.
She is married to Robert, who serves as the Spirit Program photographer. She has one daughter, Katie, who is a former Tech Cheerleader and Pom Squad member. Stephanie also has two sons, Jason & Nick.
In addition to working with the Spirit Program, Stephanie previously served as a gymnastics judge for local and state competitions.
Rhode graduated from Christian Brothers University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.