After graduating high school Rheece began a 4-year Bachelor of Economics & Bachelor Applied Finance degree. Following this, Rheece realised a life behind a desk wasn’t for him and soon after switched over to a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, from which he graduated in 2016.
Throughout his studies in sports science Rheece worked as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at Hunter Sport High School in Newcastle and interned at various elite sporting organisations including The New South Wales Institute of Sport.
Rheece has previously competed as a national level swimmer but now enjoys competitive Powerlifting and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Rheece became a Starting Strength Coach (SSC) in 2017 and relinquished this credential in 2019, and now, in addition to SST duties, is an online coach with Barbell Medicine.