Rhoton led Motlow to two Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletic Association (TJCCAA) championships (1998, 2000) and a number of division titles, as well a runner-up finish in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) World Series in Grand Junction, Colo., in 2000.
Motlow finished 57-13 (.814) that season, setting a school record for victories, consecutive wins (17) and home runs (103).
He piled up an outstanding 669-268 record during his tenure at Motlow, during which he also took on the role as the school’s athletic director for 10 years.
Rhoton was named the state’s coach of the year three times. Sixteen of Rhoton’s Motlow players eventually made it to the professional ranks and 114 players signed with four-year institutions.
After retiring from Motlow, Rhoton coached briefly at the Webb School in Bell Buckle.
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