He first spoke with club officials by phone Saturday and accepted the job without a face-to-face meeting.
Per the DMN..
Rangers hired Maddox w/o a face-to-face interview. Not knocking it.. just saying this definitely means it was Nolan's call.
Contract looks pretty good.. two years + option year.. a little over $50k/yr more than what MIL was gonna pay. It will be interesting to see if Wash is really the guy, or if he starts the season on the hot seat.