2012-13 coaching carousel
September 27, 2012 Albertus Magnus hires women's coach A D-III grad with D-II and D-I experience comes from Christian Heritage (high school) to Albertus Magnus.
September 20, 2012 Manhattanville hires another women's coach After the position already turned over once this offseason, Manhattanville found itself searching again.
September 14, 2012 Cyclones hire new coach Centenary (N.J.) stayed within the Garden State for its next coach, picking an assistant from Stevens.
August 27, 2012 Calhoun hired at Shenandoah Former Marymount player and assistant coach and Randolph-Macon assistant C.K. Calhoun will lead Shenandoah's women's basketball program in its first ODAC season.
August 16, 2012 Scott hired as men's coach at SUNY-Maritime Maritime athletic director Heather MacCulloch announced the hiring of Jake Scott as the Privateers' new men’s basketball coach. He replaces Dick Hack, who went 10-40 in two seasons.
August 15, 2012 Dougal named head men's coach at Kalamazoo Dougal spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Manchester and UW-Platteville.
August 12, 2012 Hughes named coach at Rosemont Robert Hughes, who has been Rob Nugent's right-hand man at Washington College, will become the second head coach in the short history of men's basketball at Rosemont.
August 10, 2012 Suttles selected to lead Manhattanville women With experience at the Division I and III levels, Josh Suttles has been named the 12th head coach in the history of the Manhattanville women’s basketball program.
July 18, 2012 Knox coach leaves for assistant's job Rob Purlee, who has coached Knox to nine wins in four seasons, is leaving to take a job on the Otterbein men's basketball staff, leaving the position truly open for the first time in decades.
July 17, 2012 Clifford hired to coach basketball, cross country at MSV Mount Saint Vincent has announced Kevin Clifford as cross country and women's basketball coach, as well as assistant director of athletics.
July 14, 2012 Former Rowan champ named Immaculata coach Terrance Stewart, who was a four-year player at Rowan and started on the Profs' 1996 Division III national championship team, has been named head coach at Immaculata.
July 11, 2012 Central coach takes Division II job After coaching Central to a .500 record in nine seasons and 53 wins in the past three seasons, Mike Boschee will move on to Division II Bemidji State.
July 6, 2012 Edgewood promotes men's assistant After 11 years with the program under two head coaches, Justin Meyer will get his chance to run the Eagles program.
July 5, 2012 Assistant coach promoted at Arcadia With longtime coach Pat Dorney departing to coach at the high school where he already teaches, assistant coach Justin Scott is promoted to take over the men's basketball program.
July 5, 2012 Stevens named Gallaudet women's head coach Gallaudet announced today that Stephanie Stevens is the new head coach for the women's basketball program, returning to the program where she was an assistant coach.
July 2, 2012 UW-Oshkosh hires coaches Patrick Juckem and Brad Fischer have a lot of work ahead, as they inherit UW-Oshkosh men's and women's basketball teams that combined to go 1-31 in the WIAC last season.
June 26, 2012 Adeduntan named Wheelock women's coach A former Florida State captain and Northeastern women's assistant coach, Ganiyat Adeduntan was named Wheelock's fifth coach in the past nine seasons.
June 24, 2012 Handy's the man at Anderson Owen Handy, who started as a student assistant and was an assistant coach under Bill Harris and Mike Schauer, is taking his first head coaching job.
June 21, 2012 Kern named Misericordia women's coach William Smith assistant Allison Kern has been named head women’s basketball coach at Misericordia.
June 20, 2012 Former Allegheny coach returns to D-III Rob Clune was let go from Allegheny two years ago after posting seven seasons of double-digit wins. He's getting another chance, this time as a women's basketball coach at Thiel.
June 19, 2012 Kalamazoo coach takes job at Willamette Willamette has hired Rob Passage, who has spent the past 10 years as head men's basketball coach at Kalamazoo, as athletic facilities and operations manager,
June 19, 2012 La Roche promotes from within La Roche names former player and current assistant coach Hermie Carmichael its new head men's basketball coach following the retirement of Harry Jenkins.
June 18, 2012 Engen leaves Northland before coaching a game Stu Engen, who was hired as men's basketball coach at Northland in April, left the college a little over a month later.
June 15, 2012 Kenyon assistant hired at Pitt-Bradford Patrick Daniel, who was an assistant last season at Kenyon and was previously at Division III St. Mary's (Ind.), was named head women's coach at Pitt-Bradford.
June 15, 2012 Manhattanville coach steps down, moves up Manhattanville women's basketball coach Lauren Thomer has stepped down from her position to accept the top assistant job at Yale.
June 14, 2012 Former player moves from women's to men's side After Jeb Barber changed roles, then was relieved of his duties at Gallaudet, 2006 alum Brendan Stern moves from Gallaudet's head women's coaching spot to the men's position.
June 14, 2012 Ithaca assistant moves up Connecticut native and Ithaca assistant coach Alex Ivansheck will take over at Coast Guard, replacing Rick Gaines.
June 13, 2012 Piedmont hires Ohio Wesleyan assistant Piedmont has announced the hiring of Mark Bollinger as the school’s head men’s basketball coach after a four-year stint as an assistant coach at Ohio Wesleyan.
June 12, 2012 Portland State assistant makes short move Willamette has hired Peg Swadener as the Bearcats' next women's basketball coach after the program went 1-24 this past season, 8-65 over the past three seasons.
May 31, 2012 Sacred Heart assistant named coach at NYU Lauren Hall-Gregory, who has been an assistant at D-I Sacred Heart, has been selected as head coach of the New York University women’s basketball team.
May 29, 2012 Anderson coach takes North Park job With the North Park men's basketball job open for the second time in a little over 12 months, the Vikings hired someone they interviewed in 2011.
May 24, 2012 VanDerveer named coach at D-II UC San Diego Heidi VanDerveer, who led the Occidental College women’s basketball team to four SCIAC championships in four years, has accepted an offer to become the head coach at UC San Diego.
May 22, 2012 Former champ hires up and comer Todd Adrian won 97 games at Edgewood, including going 41-17 over the past two years. Now he'll take on the challenge of rebuilding 2002 champion Otterbein.
May 22, 2012 MIT assistant takes ONU job MIT associate head coach Kevin Byrne will leave the 2012 Final Four Engineers to take over a program that last made the Final Four in 2001.
May 20, 2012 Nichols promotes from within Nichols has announced the promotion of Jeff Lindgren to head men's basketball coach. Lindgren, a four-year men's basketball player and three-year assistant coach at Nichols, replaces Dave Sokolnicki.
May 16, 2012 Siverling named Blugold men's basketball coach UW-Superior men's coach Matt Siverling has been selected as head coach of the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon announced.
May 15, 2012 Kean tabs King as new women's coach Kean has named Washington and Lee coach Mandy King as its new women's basketball coach.
May 11, 2012 Ripon names Gillespie's successor Ryan Kane will succeed the retiring Bob Gillespie as the men's basketball coach at Ripon.
May 10, 2012 Hill returns to Trinity (Texas) Cameron Hill, who led Trinity to a men's basketball conference title as a player, takes over the Tigers' women's program.
May 8, 2012 Gallaudet coach steps away from bench Jeb Barber, who has coached through arguably the most successful five-season period in Gallaudet men's basketball history, will no longer be coaching the Bison.
May 8, 2012 NYU women's coach resigns Stefano Trompeo had the unenviable task of following Janice Quinn as head women's coach at NYU, and has stepped down after four seasons and a 61-45 record.
May 8, 2012 Hunter to coach York (Pa.) men's basketball, golf York is proud to announce that Matt Hunter has been named the Spartans’ head men’s basketball and golf coach. Hunter replaces long-time head coach Jeff Gamber who is retiring after 35 years at the helm of both Spartan programs.
May 6, 2012 Franklin hires Division II assistant Jennifer Lodge, an assistant coach at Division II Mars Hill, was named head coach at Franklin.
May 5, 2012 Swarthmore hires new men's coach Swarthmore has posted a winning record just three times in the past 25 years. It's up to new coach Landry Kosmalski to try to turn the Garnet around.
May 2, 2012 Sweet steps down as Keuka's women's coach Dave Sweet, the winningest women's basketball coach in Keuka history, announced he is stepping down after a 12-year career with 179 wins and made four NCAA Division III tournament appearances.
May 2, 2012 Dominican's Lane to join Rousell at Bucknell Dominican has announced that Mike Lane, the Stars’ head women’s basketball coach since 2007, has resigned from his position as the athletics facilities manager and head women’s basketball coach.
May 1, 2012 Bucknell assistant takes CNU job With Bucknell hiring a D-III coach, a Bucknell assistant is moving to Division III.
April 30, 2012 Salscheider named Maranatha men's coach Former Edgewood men's basketball assistant Keith Salscheider was named as Maranatha Baptist head coach after the Crusaders went 5-22 this past season.
April 28, 2012 Schreiner hires UMHB assistant After losing the most successful coach it's had in its NCAA history, Schreiner picked an American Southwest Conference assistant to try to keep the momentum going.
April 23, 2012 Engen returns to Division III Former UW-La Crosse head men's coach Stu Engen returns to Division III after eight years as a Division II head coach. He'll take over Northland, which has gone 8-42 the past two seasons.
April 23, 2012 UST lifts interim tag on Tauer Longtime assistant coach Johnny Tauer was hired as interim coach at St. Thomas this past spring. After leading the Tommies back to the tourney, he'll be staying on.
April 23, 2012 UNE hires Elms coach Ed Silva takes over a University of New England men's basketball program that lost its first 12 games en route to finishing 6-19.
April 20, 2012 St. Thomas grad returns to MIAC Laurie Trow Kelly, who played on St. Thomas' 1991 women's basketball national championship team, was named coach at Gustavus after being a D-I head coach the past nine years.
April 20, 2012 Defiance names women’s basketball coach Defiance announced that it had hired Whitman assistant coach Jessica Cox as the 12th head coach in the history of the Yellow Jacket women’s basketball program.
April 17, 2012 Ohio Northern coach gets D-I assistant's job John Rhodes is leaving Ohio Northern to become an assistant coach at Division I Duquesne, having posted a 39-41 record with the Polar Bears in three seasons.
April 17, 2012 Roussell takes D-I job University of Chicago women's coach Aaron Roussell, who turned the Maroons into a national contender in his eight seasons on campus, is moving to Division I.
April 12, 2012 Lancaster Bible coach steps down Pete Beers is leaving the position after 12 seasons at Lancaster Bible so the school can find someone to devote more time to the position as the athletic department grows.
April 9, 2012 Augustana promotes assistant Mark Beinborn has been hired as the new head women’s basketball coach at Augustana, having been an assistant for the Vikings since 2008.
April 9, 2012 Bradley resigns from Trinity (Texas) Athletic director Bob King has announced that women's basketball coach Amie Bradley has resigned. She won 117 games in her seven full seasons with the Tigers but this was Trinity's first losing season since 1993-94.
April 9, 2012 Olivet names Coles head men's coach Saginaw State assistant coach Chris Coles got the Olivet men's head coaching position, which is odd, because he was not among the four finalists previously announced by the school.
April 6, 2012 Piedmont coach moves to administrative role Piedmont head men’s basketball coach Lee Glenn has accepted a role as the assistant athletic director for athletic communications at the school and will step away from his duties on the court.
April 5, 2012 Green steps down after one year at UWEC Kyle Green led the Blugolds to a six-game improvement overall and a four-game improvement in the rugged WIAC, but said he and his family needed to return home to Iowa.
April 4, 2012 UT-Tyler women's coach steps down Stasha Richards has announced her resignation as the head women’s basketball coach at UT-Tyler, with the intent of pursuing other career opportunities.
April 2, 2012 Former NBA player to coach Trine women Steve Mix will be a collegiate head coach for the first time in nearly 30 years after spending more than a decade as an NBA broadcaster.
March 31, 2012 UMHB names Curliss-Taylor head women's coach Former East Texas Baptist coach Lisa Curliss-Taylor returns to Division III and the American Southwest Conference after five years at Division II Missouri-St. Louis.
March 30, 2012 Schumacher steps down as UW-Oshkosh women's coach One of the most successful players in UW-Oshkosh history, Schumacher's team won the WIAC in her first year but struggled afterward.
March 29, 2012 Longtime UW-O coach retires Ted Van Dellen is retiring after 358 wins for UW-Oshkosh, only four of which came this season.
March 26, 2012 Gustavus women's coach steps down Gustavus Adolphus women’s basketball coach Mickey Haller has announced her resignation effective immediately due to personal and family reasons.
March 23, 2012 Former player returns to follow Kauffman It's been more than four decades since Elizabethtown went searching for its last women's basketball coach. E-town turned to one of the women instrumental in helping deliver a title to the school.
March 20, 2012 Mullen tabbed to lead Nichols women Nichols promoted Allice Mullen from within after Natalie Soffen stepped down.
March 16, 2012 Franklin coach steps down Kim Eiler has resigned as head women’s basketball coach at Franklin following a 25-3 season and an NCAA Tournament berth.
March 8, 2012 Rankis retires after 29 years at Baruch Ray Rankis announced his retirement as men's basketball head coach at Baruch, with assistant John Alesi being promoted to the top job.
March 7, 2012 Gillespie says he will retire The 2012-13 school year will be the first time in 34 years that Bob Gillespie won't be roaming the sidelines as a head coach at Ripon. The longtime basketball and baseball coach will retire this spring.
March 1, 2012 Endress resigns as Augustana women's coach Bobbi Endress announced her resignation as the head women's basketball coach at Augustana after a six year stint with the Vikings. The resignation is effective immediately.
February 22, 2012 Olivet lets Gifford go Olivet athletic director Heather Bateman announced that men's basketball Gene Gifford will not be retained, effective immediately. The team's season ended Saturday with a loss against Calvin, finishing 4-21.
January 25, 2012 Misericordia women's coach resigns Tom Griffith has resigned his position as head women's basketball coach at Misericordia, effective Jan. 24.
January 23, 2012 Reynolds says he will retire Dick Reynolds, in his 40th season as Otterbein's head men's basketball coach, has announced that he will retire from coaching and as athletic director at the conclusion of the season.
January 19, 2012 Kean women's coach fired Michele Sharp, whose program is the focus of an NCAA investigation, has been removed from her head coaching position and reassigned on campus.
December 8, 2011 Kauffman announces retirement One of the winningest coaches in Division III women's basketball history announced she will retire at year's end.
November 2, 2011 York (Pa.) coach announces he'll retire Jeff Gamber, who has won 475 games at York, including bringing the Spartans to the 2005 Final Four, has said this will be his last season.
February 18, 2011 2011-12 coaching carousel Check out the coaching changes leading into the 2011-12 season.