He had many achievements when dancing such as Winner of the RAD Scholarship, Finalist McDonald Ballet Scholarship (Opera House), Finalist RAD Australian Bursary, competed at the Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland, competed at the Genee Medals Competition in Toronto, gained 97% in his RAD Advanced 2 Examination and graduated from ADPI with the Advanced Diploma of Art (Dance Performance) and an OP2 Equivalent.
Unfortunately, Rhys's performing career ended due to reoccurring injury, however his love of dance has continued. Rhys has great knowledge and has investigated conditioning, body alignment and stretching programs to help young dancers gain the best they can from their individual bodies. He started teaching at Brisbane Dance Centre in 2014, where great improvement was seen in the students in their line, focus and work ethic. They developed a great interest in their dance and showed an increase in commitment and their desire to achieve .