Rosemont promotes assistant coach Rayne Reber to head coach
ROSEMONT, Pa. -- The Rosemont College Department of Athletics announced the hiring of Rayne Reber as head coach, effective immediately. Reber had been one of Rosemont’s assistant coaches since the 2010-11 season.
Upon learning of her selection to the position, Coach Reber said that she was, “excited to start working with this group of hard-working ladies.” Starting off, she is focusing on recruiting, “to get new players into the program. I’m lucky enough to have built relationships with the team and the college since 2010, and I want to expand that to build relationships with our incoming freshmen.”
Announcing the hiring, Rosemont’s director of athletics, Lynn Rothenhoefer, commented, “We look forward to this next chapter for our women’s basketball program. Rayne comes from strong basketball stock and has been learning since the beginning of her tenure with us as an assistant. She’s ready to work hard in this new step for her and proven that the growth she and the program will be taking is valuable for future success.”
As an assistant coach at Rosemont, Reber helped departing coach Andy McGovern’s team make it to the CSAC playoffs in the past two seasons. Regarding taking over the reins from McGovern, Reber added, “I am very thankful to Andy McGovern. He was a great mentor to look up to. I learned a lot from him.”
Prior to taking the coaching position at Rosemont, Reber played at Widener from 2006-10, and was selected as the Middle Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Year in the 2006-07 season.
Reber earned a master of education from Cabrini College after earning her bachelor's degree at Widener. She currently teaches third grade in the Chester Community Charter School in Chester, Pennsylvania.