2018 coaching carousel
July 16, 2018 Carthage assistant takes over at North Central (Ill.) After spending the last five seasons at Carthage, Maggie McCloskey-Bax is the Cardinals' new women's basketball head coach.
July 11, 2018 Hamilton hires Colgate assistant The Continentals stayed local to fill its women's basketball head coaching vacancy, naming an assistant at a nearby D1 program to the post.
July 11, 2018 Southern Virginia names new women's coach Southern Virginia University named Adam Wardenburg as its new head women's basketball coach, replacing Heather Roberts who returned to her home state to become a boys' high school head coach.
July 7, 2018 Penn State-Berks brings in former D-II coach Rich Miller, who coached Mansfield for nine seasons, will be the third head coach for Penn State-Berks as a Division III member.
July 5, 2018 Chatham fills men's vacancy David Richards, who played in the Presidents' Athletic Conference for four years, will try to help Chatham's young men's program improve in that same conference.
July 1, 2018 Mount Aloysius moves men's assistant over Brian Giesler, a 2015 grad of Grove City and a men's basketball assistant at Mount Aloysius, was hired to be head coach of the Mount Aloysius women's basketball team.
June 29, 2018 SVC looks to Maryland again Southern Vermont College liked its last hire from Maryland so much that the Mountaineers went back to the Old Line State for his replacement.
June 26, 2018 McGarvey returns to Division III Mike McGarvey, a long-time assistant coach at Colgate and a two-time D3hoops.com All-America selection, is taking over the head men's coaching position at Lycoming.
June 26, 2018 Staten Island women's coach steps down After six seasons as head coach, including three of them with more than 20 victories, Tim Shanahan is leaving his position as head women's basketball coach at Staten Island.
June 26, 2018 Brooks is Cortland's women's basketball pick Jacey Brooks, a former SUNYAC all-conference pick and an 11-year Division I assistant coach, is returning to New York as the head women's basketball coach at Cortland.
June 26, 2018 Meredith eventually makes Quick decision More than four months after the position became open, Meredith hired former UNC Tar Heel, pro basketball player and D-II assistant coach Laquanda Barksdale Quick as its new head coach.
June 25, 2018 Lambert announces 2018-19 will be final year coaching Maryville Randy Lambert, who has been coaching Maryville for 38 seasons, has announced that No. 39 will be his last. The school announced that a succession plan is in place as well.
June 22, 2018 Marywood stays local for next coach Marywood picked Gabby Holko, an assistant coach at the nearby junior college, as its new head women's basketball coach.
June 21, 2018 Stockton hires new women's coach Stockton has named FDU-Teaneck associate head coach Devin Jefferson as the Ospreys' new head women's basketball coach.
June 21, 2018 Holbrook steps down at UW-River Falls Cindy Holbrook stepped down from her position as UW-River Falls head coach to take a new position in the University's admissions office. She'll be replaced by her assistant Paul Richie on an interim basis.
June 21, 2018 NJCU introduces Devaney as head women's coach Former NJCU men's basketball player and women's assistant coach Patrick Devaney will be the Gothic Knights' new women's head coach.
June 20, 2018 Glynn goes to RIC Tom Glynn helped Nichols become a perennial conference title contender in the CCC. Now he'll try to do the same in the Little East with Rhode Island College.
June 20, 2018 Thoroughbreds turn to Turner Former Castleton player and Middlebury assistant Jessica Turner is the new head coach at Skidmore, replacing Darren Bennett who took a job at Division I Boston U.
June 19, 2018 Jean-Baptiste promoted to interim men's coach Jeff Jean-Baptiste was promoted to interim head men's basketball coach at Brooklyn College following one season as associate head coach. He replaces fellow Brooklyn alum, Rich Micallef, after four seasons at the helm of the program.
June 15, 2018 Curry names Miseri alum as new head coach Joe Busacca, who played at Misericordia and coached at Manhattanville, will take over a Curry program that finished last season on a 23-game losing streak.
June 15, 2018 Pios promote All-American alum to head coach Kristina Williams, who was a first-team All-American for Lewis and Clark in 2013, will be the Pioneers' new head women's basketball coach.
June 14, 2018 St. Mary's Pollari heads to D-II After three seasons atop the women's program at St. Mary's (Minn.), Brent Pollari stepped down to take the head coaching job at Wayne State.
June 13, 2018 Dominican picks new women's coach Dominican named Amanda Parker, who spent the last three seasons in the junior college ranks, as its new head women's basketball coach.
June 7, 2018 McNeese assistant comes to Division III Matt LeBato will be getting his first experience within NCAA Division III as he takes over the women's basketball program at Louisiana College.
June 7, 2018 Western Connecticut finally fills position After two seasons with an interim head coach, Western Connecticut is finally moving forward in men's basketball, and hired Guy Rancourt away from Lycoming to do so.
June 7, 2018 Lawson named men's basketball coach at Emmanuel Following a national search, Emmanuel has appointed Danny Lawson as head men's basketball coach. Most recently an assistant coach at Endicott, Lawson becomes just the third head coach in the program's 17-year history.
June 6, 2018 Lewis & Clark coach heads to Macalester After two seasons as head women's basketball coach at Lewis & Clark, Pamela Findlay is taking over at Macalester, meaning both Lewis & Clark head basketball coaching positions are turning over this offseason.
June 5, 2018 Alum returns to coach NYU Meg Barber, who was named to D3hoops.com's first All-Region team as a senior in 2002, has spent the past decade-plus as a Division I assistant and will return to New York University to coach her alma mater.
June 5, 2018 New blood comes in at Worcester State A former Division III player and assistant coach, Tyler Hundley will take over for Dave Lindberg, whose 24-year career ended with a 3-22 season.
June 4, 2018 Baruch names head women's coach Michael Kotrozos becomes the sixth head coach in the history of the Baruch women's basketball program. Kotrozos spent the 2016-17 season as an assistant coach. He was also previously on the staff during the exciting CUNYAC championship and NCAA Tournament 2014-15 season.
June 1, 2018 FDU-Florham picks Army assistant Melissa Brooks, who spent time as an assistant at Division I Army and Stevens, will fill the Devils' women's basketball head coaching vacancy.
June 1, 2018 Lancaster Bible makes its hire Andrew Wingreen, who spent a year as an assistant at Rockford and several as an assistant at Bob Jones, will be Lancaster Bible's new men's basketball coach after its second coaching change in three years.
June 1, 2018 Vassar's decision? Pick Mee Former Division III basketball player and recent Davidson men's basketball assistant coach Ryan Mee will see if he can make Vassar competitive on a long-term basis.
May 31, 2018 Gissendanner returns to Redhawks After spending a season as a Division I assistant coach, Kamela Gissendanner has returned to La Roche where she led the Redhawks to five consecutive AMCC titles.
May 22, 2018 Wilmington assistant moves to Defiance Allan King, who has spent the past six seasons as an assistant coach at Wilmington, is returning to the Division III head coaching ranks at Defiance.
May 22, 2018 Former assistant returns as Clarks Summit head coach Brian Deschaine, who was an assistant coach at then-Baptist Bible from 2006-07, has returned to Clarks Summit as the men's basketball head coach.
May 21, 2018 Howard Payne names new women's coach Howard Payne tabbed UT-Rio Grande Valley assistant Yannick Denson as its new head women's basketball coach. He replaces former D3hoops.com Player of the Year Meia Daniels-Netter, who stepped down in April.
May 21, 2018 Whitworth picks Williams assistant as new head coach Joial Griffith, who spent last season as an assistant to Pat Manning at Williams, will be Whitworth's new head women's basketball coach.
May 18, 2018 UPS turns to alum for next coach Puget Sound named alumnus Aubrey Shelton as its new head men's basketball coach, replacing Justin Lunt who moved to NWC rival Pacific.
May 16, 2018 Cortland coach moves to UT-Tyler Jeannette Mosher, who has been head women's basketball at Cortland for the past 20 seasons, will head to UT-Tyler to take over the Patriots program.
May 16, 2018 DeGeorge leaves for D-II job After eight seasons as head coach at Rhodes, Mike DeGeorge is moving on to a Division II head coaching position.
May 16, 2018 Hall-Gregory departs NYU Lauren Hall-Gregory, who took over as head coach of the New York University women's basketball team prior to the 2012-13 season, has resigned after her wife took the head coaching job at Albany.
May 9, 2018 Chatham's first men's coach moves on Andrew Garcia, the first-ever head men's basketball coach at Chatham, has accepted a position as an assistant coach at Division I University of South Carolina Upstate.
May 9, 2018 Dominican announces Johnson's resignation Dominican announced that Gabby Johnson has resigned from her position as the head women's basketball coach and assistant sports information director at the university. In leaving Dominican, Johnson has accepted a role with the women's basketball program at Division I Valparaiso.
May 9, 2018 Marian women's coach bids farewell After two seasons and seven victories, Lyndsey Seewald is out as Marian's women's coach, with the program promoting from within.
May 9, 2018 Southern Vermont coach gets D-I job Dan Engelstad, who led Southern Vermont to contention in one of the lowest-rated conferences in NCAA Division III men's basketball, has become the first Division III head men's basketball coach to go directly to a D-I job in the past three years.
May 8, 2018 Thomas men's coach hired at Penn College Geoff Hensley has resigned as head men's basketball coach at Thomas in order to take another Division III men's basketball head coaching job.
May 4, 2018 Pfeiffer coach goes back to scholarships Jeremy Currier, who has coached Pfeiffer for the past eight years, is going back to Division II and will be the head coach at Young Harris College. Pfeiffer is promoting its assistant as its transition from D-II to D-III continues.
May 2, 2018 Moskowitz hired as Alfred women's coach SUNY New Paltz assistant coach Mike Moskowitz has been hired as head coach at Alfred, where he inherits a women's basketball program which has won just eight games in the past three seasons.
May 2, 2018 Dean coach finds Peace in move Grahm Smith left his head coaching position at Division III provisional member Dean to fill the vacancy at William Peace University in North Carolina.
May 1, 2018 Assistant promoted at Southern Virginia Greg Winslow, who has been an assistant coach at Southern Virginia for the past two years and whose son, Kellen, plays for the Knights, has been promoted to head coach.
May 1, 2018 Juckem hired at Washington U. Pat Juckem, who coached UW-Oshkosh to the Division III Final Four this past season, is moving to a program that has been to the final weekend more than a couple of times.
April 30, 2018 Marian gives former pro first coaching job Drake Diener, a former DePaul player who spent 12 years playing overseas, will begin his coaching career as a head coach as he takes over at his hometown's D-III school.
April 29, 2018 Woldeslassie returns to Macalester to coach men's basketball Abe Woldeslassie comes to Macalester following a two-year stint as an assistant coach at Siena, where he helped the Saints advance to the finals of the 2017 MAAC tournament.
April 28, 2018 Cole returns to D-III, SAA Mitch Cole, who has spent the past seven years as a Division I assistant and used to be the head coach at Birmingham-Southern, is back in D-III as the new head coach at Berry.
April 28, 2018 Lesley men's coach resigns Chris Giordano decided to step down after four seasons, the past two years being the most successful in the young Lesley men's basketball program's history.
April 27, 2018 Louisiana College coach takes job at McNeese State Patrece Carter, a Louisiana College alumna and head women's basketball coach for the past four seasons, is taking an assistant coaching job in Division I.
April 27, 2018 Macciocco moves down the road Wilkes found its new women's basketball coach just a half-hour away, as Tara Macciocco moves from Marywood, where she has coached for the past 14 seasons.
April 27, 2018 Rhode Island College men's coach out Head men’s basketball coach Michael Byrnes will not continue his contract with Rhode Island College for the 2018-19 season. The Anchormen sank to an 8-18 finish this past season.
April 26, 2018 Brown returns to Frostburg State Sean Brown, who spent last year as the Pitt-Bradford men's head coach and the two previous years as the women's coach, will return to western Maryland to take over for his old boss, Webb Hatch.
April 26, 2018 Oberlin assistant moves west Tim McCrory, an assistant coach at Oberlin since 2011, has been hired as head men's basketball coach at Lewis & Clark.
April 25, 2018 UW-Stout hires assistant from D-II champ Jim Lake, who has spent 10 years with Ferris State, including this season's national title team, will move west and take a crack at revitalizing the UW-Stout men's basketball program.
April 25, 2018 Ward returns to NEWMAC, as head coach Jackie Ward was a graduate assistant at Smith two short seasons ago. Now, after two years as an assistant at Hartwick, she's coming back to the NEWMAC as the head coach at Mount Holyoke.
April 24, 2018 Schweer named head coach at Illinois College Steve Schweer, a former player at Illinois Wesleyan and experienced Division III assistant coach, succeeds two long-time coaches as head men's basketball coach at Illinois College.
April 23, 2018 Geneseo coach gets call to move up Scott Hemer, women's basketball coach at SUNY Geneseo, became the second Division III coach to get a Division I head coaching job this offseason. Hemer will head to Canisius.
April 22, 2018 Macalester coach returns to U. of Minnesota Kelly Roysland, a former assistant coach at the University of Minnesota, will be headed back there to serve as an assistant to new coach Lindsay Whalen.
April 20, 2018 Thomas More goes across river for coach Thomas More went across the Ohio River to grab its next head men's basketball coach as the Saints tabbed Mount St. Joseph assistant Justin Ray to lead their program.
April 19, 2018 NYU names Nelson as its next coach Dagan Nelson, who was once the head coach at SUNY New Paltz, returns to Division III and NYU to become the Violets' next coach.
April 14, 2018 Woldt chosen to lead Lawrence women's basketball program Riley Woldt has been selected as Lawrence's new head women's basketball coach
April 13, 2018 Filzen tabbed as Lawrence men's basketball coach Zach Filzen, head coach at Lancaster Bible for the past three seasons, is moving to the midwest, taking over the Lawrence men's basketball program.
April 11, 2018 Netter submits resignation at Howard Payne Meia Netter, who led Howard Payne to the national title and was the 2008 D3hoops.com Player of the Year as a senior, spent five years as head coach at her alma mater.
April 11, 2018 Pacific women hire NWC assistant, too Pacific had interim head coaches in both men's and women's basketball this season, and today they replaced them both with assistants from other NWC schools.
April 11, 2018 Pine Manor coach moves to Dean Alycia Gervais, a two-time D3hoops.com All-Region pick and head coach at Pine Manor, is making the 36-mile shift to Dean, a Division III provisional member school.
April 11, 2018 Puget Sound coach moves to Pacific After 12 seasons as head coach of the Puget Sound men's basketball program, Justin Lunt announced that he is resigning from his post with the Loggers. Lunt has accepted the head coaching position at Pacific.
April 10, 2018 D-I staffer hired at UW-Stout Hannah Quilling-Iverson, who has been director of player development and director of basketball operations at two stops over the past three seasons, is the new head women's basketball coach at UW-Stout.
April 10, 2018 Gettysburg to hire Dunne B.J. Dunne, who was the youngest head men's basketball coach in the NCAA when he was hired as head coach at Vassar five seasons ago, will be named head coach at Gettysburg.
April 10, 2018 Buena Vista names Lorensen as new men's coach BVU has announced that Todd Lorensen has been hired as its next head men's basketball coach, pending successful completion of a standard background check. Lorensen coached at Southwestern Community College in Iowa, leading the program to a NJCAA national title and a third-place finish the past two years.
April 9, 2018 LeVangie out at Curry Ending the season on a 23-game losing streak, Matt LeVangie is no longer head men's basketball coach at Curry.
April 7, 2018 Higgs steps down at Whitworth Helen Higgs, the winningest and longest serving women’s basketball coach in Whitworth history, has elected to step down from that position following her 24th season with the Pirates.
April 7, 2018 New Chatham coach comes from D-I David Saur started his career as an undergrad at Thiel, but has coached at multiple Division I schools before getting his first head coaching job, at Chatham.
April 6, 2018 Meehan out amid allegations at Brandeis Brian Meehan's run as men's basketball coach at Brandeis is over after explosive allegations and an internal investigation regarding racially based harassment.
April 5, 2018 Longtime Emmanuel men's coach steps down Jamahl Jackson wasn't the first head men's basketball coach at Emmanuel, but he has been the head coach for 14 of the program's 17 seasons, leading the Saints to a 148-222 record, including nine consecutive losing campaigns.
March 30, 2018 Alma men's assistant takes over women's coaching spot Ryan Clark, who has served as the assistant men's basketball coach at Alma since 2012, has been promoted to the position of head coach of the Scots' women's basketball program.
March 30, 2018 Covenant names Bareford head women's coach After a national search, the Covenant women's basketball program has a new head coach as director of athletics Tim Sceggel has named Skylar Bareford the eighth head coach in program history.
March 29, 2018 MacMurray brings on new women's coach Chad Harmon, who has experience in Division III and elsewhere, will be taking over the Highlanders women's basketball program.
March 29, 2018 Rebsom to lead Aurora women’s basketball program Aurora announced that Ryan Rebsom will be the 18th head coach of the Spartan women's basketball program. He assumes the duties from Brittany Carper, who stepped away from coaching earlier this month.
March 28, 2018 Medgar Evers shuffles again Delroy Ennis is out after three years as Medgar Evers head women's coach as the program continues to search for someone who can get it out of the CUNYAC basement.
March 27, 2018 McLean out as coach at Alfred After eight wins in three seasons, Monique McLean, a former player at St. John's (N.Y.), is out as women's basketball coach at Alfred.
March 26, 2018 Hassell returns to alma mater Kendra Hassell, a member of the Hardin-Simmons athletics Hall of Fame and a two-time D3hoops.com first team All-America selection, is returning to HSU as women's basketball head coach.
March 26, 2018 Mitchell moves to Division I FDU-Florham coach Marc Mitchell, who coached the Devils to the 2014 Division III women's basketball national title, is staying in-state but moving up to Division I, taking over at St. Peter's.
March 23, 2018 Thomas More to head into unknown with new coach Drew Cooper led the Thomas More men's basketball coach to the PAC title and the NCAA Tournament. But the Saints will be without a conference next season, and now they're without a coach.
March 22, 2018 Lewis & Clark alum, head coach out Dinari Foreman will not return after seven seasons as head coach. The 1995 grad of Lewis & Clark had been on staff for the Pioneers since 2001.
March 21, 2018 Mark Edwards announces his retirement Winner of 685 games over 37 seasons, Mark Edwards led his alma mater's men's basketball program from obscurity to two Division III national championships. He's announcing his retirement.
March 19, 2018 Alum steps down at Alma Kris Johnson inherited a winless team and led the Scots to 29 wins over the past four seasons.
March 13, 2018 Emory removes Jackson's interim tag Emory University Athletics Director Dr. Michael Vienna has announced Misha Jackson’s appointment as head women's basketball coach.
March 12, 2018 Former D3hoops.com player of the year gets head coach job Olivia Lett, the 2012 D3hoops.com Player of the Year at Illinois Wesleyan, will be returning to the CCIW as a head coach.
March 8, 2018 Alverno promotes from within Nancy Osborne, a 2015 grad of Mount Union and a two-year assistant under Jessica Ott at Alverno, will be taking over the program going forward.
March 8, 2018 Aurora's Carper to step down Aurora head women's basketball coach Brittany Carper announced she will step down from her position at the helm of the Spartan program after five years.
March 8, 2018 Rogers resigns as Berry men’s coach Berry entered the SAA conference tournament 8-17, won three games to advance to the NCAA Tournament and finished 11-18. And after that surprise finish, Jeff Rogers is out as the Vikings' head coach.
March 7, 2018 North Park assistant hired at Concordia-Chicago Concordia-Chicago has appointed Lauren Rosengarden as head coach for its women's basketball program. Rosengarden succeeds Rusty Rogers, who has announced his retirement after coaching the team for the past four seasons.
March 7, 2018 Nesci retires as NYU men's basketball coach New York University men's basketball coach Joe Nesci announced his retirement, effective immediately. On the job since the middle of the 1988-89 season, Nesci has coached more games (782) and recorded more victories (512) than anyone else in program history.
March 2, 2018 Van Haaften moves on Brian Van Haaften, who coached Buena Vista to 414 wins and nine NCAA Tournaments, announced his resignation today. He has accepted a position at NAIA Dordt College in Sioux Falls, Iowa.
March 2, 2018 Jensen has interim tag removed When longtime Whittier coach Rock Carter left his position back in April, Mark Jensen was promoted on an interim basis. He'll continue.
March 1, 2018 Chonko resigns as Cowgirls' coach Hardin-Simmons' head women's basketball coach Melanie Chonko has resigned her position effective immediately. Chonko recently completed her fifth season at the helm of her alma mater.
March 1, 2018 Stockton coach retires after 410 wins Joe Fussner has spent 26 seasons in three separate stints as the head women's basketball coach at Stockton State, Richard Stockton and Stockton. It appears this stint is the last.
March 1, 2018 Heery steps down at Wilkes After seven years as head coach at Wilkes, Chris Heery steps down. The Colonels have won more than six games just twice in those seven seasons.
February 28, 2018 Ozarks coach Ramsey announces retirement University of the Ozarks head women's basketball coach Carl Ramsey has announced his retirement after coaching nearly 40 years in the Clarksville, Arkansas, area.
February 28, 2018 Whittle resigns at Macalester Tim Whittle, who was an assistant under Mark Edwards during Washington U.'s back-to-back national title season, resigned his position as head men's coach at Macalester.
February 27, 2018 Caputo retires from Southern Virginia After coaching over 700 contests across multiple sports in two decades and wrapping up an 11-14 men's basketball season, Southern Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Caputo has announced his retirement from coaching.
February 21, 2018 Campbell stepping away from Meredith coaching role Melinda Campbell has been a coach since 1992 and has coached basketball at Meredith since 2009. She will return to a full-time academic role.
February 21, 2018 Rectenwald resigns from head coaching position Chatham head women's basketball coach Sandy Rectenwald has announced her resignation after seven seasons due to family reasons.
February 20, 2018 Harris steps down as head coach at Covenant Covenant head women's basketball coach Sarah Harris has announced that she is stepping down from her position after five seasons at the helm of the program. She completed her fifth year as head coach in 2017-18 and the Scots put together their most successful season.
February 20, 2018 UW-Stout changing both men's and women's coaches Eddie Andrist and Mark Thomas will each not return as head coaches after long careers at UW-Stout.
February 18, 2018 Worrell announces retirement from Illinois College Illinois College head men's basketball coach Mike Worrell has announced his retirement after 22 seasons and more than 500 games in charge of the Blueboys.
February 17, 2018 Penn College coach out in season's final week Ryan Callahan spent just short of three seasons as Penn College's head coach, resigning with one game left in the Wildcats' season.
February 16, 2018 Assistant to replace Dean at Eastern Mennonite In January, EMU coach Kirby Dean announced his 15th season as the head coach of the Royals would be his last. Late in the regular season, the athletic department announced its succession plan.
February 16, 2018 Kerans announces she's stepping down from coaching Lori Kerans, who has coached Millikin women's basketball for 32 seasons, including the 2005 national championship, will step away from her coaching role at the end of the season.
February 16, 2018 Petrie to retire from Gettysburg After 45 years, 29 as head coach of men's basketball, George Petrie is heading for retirement at the end of Gettysburg's season.
January 29, 2018 Lawrence's Wellman to step down at season's end Lawrence University women's basketball coach Ashley Wellman will step down at the end of the season as her family is moving to Illinois. The Vikings are putting together their best season since the 2006-07 campaign.
January 9, 2018 Lawrence men's coach steps down Joel DePagter has stepped down from his position as Lawrence's head men's basketball coach midway through his 11th season. DePagter is the only man to win the Player and Coach of the Year awards in the Midwest Conference.
October 27, 2017 One more season for Frostburg's Hatch Webb Hatch, who is the winningest coach in Frostburg State men's basketball history, announced that the upcoming season with the Bobcats will be his last.
February 24, 2017 2017 coaching carousel Division III basketball coaching changes headed into the 2017-18 season, from retirements announced midseason to offseason moves.
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