TCU pitching coach and lead recruiter Kirk Saarloos is staying in Fort Worth, a source confirmed.
Saarloos was a candidate for the head job at Rice, as was first reported by Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston last week.
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"We are excited that Kirk and his family will remain at TCU," TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle said. "He has become an integral part of our success and we are so very blessed that TCU recognizes the value of our program and staff."
Saarloos, who turned 39 last week, has been with TCU since 2012. He has been the recruiting coordinator since 2014. He's helped TCU pull in top 20 recruiting classes, including the No. 5 in 2016 and No. 14 in 2017, according to BaseballAmerica.com.