Matt Lamb came to Rhodes in 2014 and served as assistant coach for three years. On Sept. 12, 2017 he was elevated to the position of head men's soccer coach. Since taking charge, Lamb has recorded a 14-8-2 regular season record.
During the 2018 season, the Lynx improved their overall record to 9-5 (5-2 SAA) and finished second in the Southern Athletic Association regular season rankings, their highest conference finish in 15 years. With a senior-led back line and goalkeeper, the Lynx conceded a conference-low four goals in conference play.
Since Lamb started with Rhodes as an assistant coach in 2014, the team has achieved above a .500 record in each of its five seasons.
Before coaching at Rhodes, Lamb spent one year in Maine as the assistant coach at the University of Maine at Farmington. Lamb has also worked as a head club soccer coach throughout his career in Memphis and Maine.
Prior to his coaching career, Lamb worked in the Special Events department at Major League Soccer during the 2012 season.
Lamb earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Mary Washington where he was a four year athlete and two-time captain of the men’s soccer team.
A native of Westport, Connecticut, Lamb grew up playing for Beachside SC and played four years at Staples High School.