Outstanding Georgian Knight, Maurice Rhoden, age 83 passed on January 29, 2018 after a brief illness.
A huge contributor to the school, he was the Manager of the 1992 and 1993 Manning Cup teams. We won the Manning and Walker Cups in 1992 and the Walker Cup in 1993.
He was also the Manager of every Cricket Team at St. George’s College from 1990 to 2005. With the partnership of Technical Director Winston ‘Milo’ Wilson, we won every major Cricket titles (Under 16 and Under 14) on several occasions, culminating with the Under 19 Sunlight Cup victory in 1996.
He was responsible for taking St. George’s College from cricket obscurity in 1990 to a contending powerhouse at all age group level today.
He was a Mentor, Father and Advisor to many of the students at school.
He was also a pioneer in the sports manufacturing clothing business with Crimson Dawn Manufacturing Co. Ltd. where he was the Founder/ Managing Director.
He was the younger brother of Georgian football legends Rhuel and Barry Rhoden.
He was a very successful race horse owner in partnership with his brothers and Ranch Royale Stables which produced classic winners in Naheleah and Khadulah.
He is survived by wife Paulette and sons Sasha, Warren and Todd. Paulette is a sister of Georgians Ian and Joseph Wong and all three sons graduated from St. George’s College. In fact Sasha was captain of the Sunlight Cup team from 1992 to 1994 and was a invitee of the National Under 19 team.
This is a difficult time for the family. Let us remember them in our prayers.
May the soul of Maurice and the souls of all the faithful departed rest-in-peace.
Former Manager of STGC Manning/ Cricket Teams