Sierra Rhodes was named Berry's graduate assistant coach in August of 2019.
Rhodes joins Berry from Delta State University where she completed her bachelor of science degree in health, physical education and recreation with a specialization in exercise science and a minor in allied health.
While at Delta State, Sierra competed for the Lady Statesmen in the 500, 1,000 and 1,650 yard freestyle disciplines where she was a two time NCAA DII National Qualifier and NCAA Individual Scholar All-American. In 2019, Sierra finished as an Honorable Mention All-American in the 1,650 yard freestyle at the DII National Championships and again was honored as an Individual Scholar All-American.
Prior to her time at Delta State, Sierra swam for two years at Olivet-Nazarene University. While swimming for the Tigers, she was a two-time NAIA All-American in the 500 and 1,650 yard freestyle, as well as a school record holder in the 1,000 and 1,650 yard freestyle. In 2016, she also aided in the team's national runner-up performance and national championship performance in 2017.