COACHING TRANSACTIONS

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June 2018

Campbell (June 19 / DI) - Sharonda McDonald, assistant at Ohio State, named head coach.

Missouri (June 18 / DI) - Announced the hire of Hofstra assistant Sara Michalowski to the same position.

Bryant (June 15 / DI) - Bryant assistant coach Nick French named head coach.

UAB (June 15 / DI) - University of Oregon assistant Jimmy Kolaitis has been named head coach.

UTEP (June 15 / DI) -  Announced the addition of Alex Jones to the coaching staff.

DePaul (June 14 / DI) - Head coach Eugene Lenti announced his retirement.

Marietta College (June 14/ DIII) - Assistant coach Jenn Castle promoted to head coach.

Eastern New Mexico (June 14 / DII) - Former Urbana head coach Kira Zeiter named to same position.

North Texas (June 13 / DI) - Rodney DeLong hired as head coach after one year as Austin Peay's skipper.

Austin Peay (June 13 / DI) - Dillon Bryant, an assistant coach in 2018, has been named interim head coach.

Minnesota Moorhead (June 12 / DII) -  Kelsey Fehl, who has served as the program's head coach since 2011, has resigned.

Lincoln (Mo.) (June 12 / DII) - Christine Engbers announced as head coach.

St. Mary's College (June 12 / DI) - Announced head coach Jessica Rodgers will no longer be leading the program.

Presbyterian (June 11 / DI) - Announced the addition of David Williams as head coach.

Furman (June 11 / DI) -  Wally King, interim head coach in 2018, named head coach.

Iowa (June 8 / DI) - Renee Gillispie, head coach at UCF the last 18 year, named to same position.

Rutgers (June 8 / DI) - Announced the hiring of Toledo head coach Kristen Butler to the same position.

Brown (June 5 / DI) - Announced Katie Flynn will not return as the head coach.

Louisville (June 5 / DI) - Sandy Pearsall, who has served coach for the last 19 seasons since the program's inception, has announced her retirement effective immediately.

Winthrop (June 5 / DI) - Windy Thees, most recently an associate head coach at Utah State, has been hired as head coach.

North Carolina State (June 2 / DI) - Named Saint Francis (Pa.) head coach Jennifer Patrick-Swift to same position.

Villanova (June 1 / DI) - Alum Bridget Orchard, head coach at Fordham the last 17 years, named to same position.

May 2018

Virginia Tech (May 31 / DI) - Hired Kennesaw State head coach Pete D'Amour to same position.

Delaware (May 29 / DI) - Head coach John Seneca relieved of his duties.

Missouri (May 26 / DI) - Named Hofstra head coach Larissa Anderson to same position.

Texas (May 23 / DI) - Head coach Connie Clark steps down after 23 seasons.

Virginia Tech (May 22 / DI) - Head coach Scot Thomas relieved of his coaching duties.

Lebanon Valley (May 21 / DIII) -  Former Lebanon Valley assistant Scot Adams has been named the program's head coach.

Omaha (May 18 / DI) - DJ Sanchez steps down as head coach.

Gannon (May 18 / DII) - Head coach Tom Jakubowski announced his retirement.

Oklahoma Baptist (May 18 / DII) - Former Colorado Christian assistant coach Sam Messer named head coach.

North Texas (May 16 / DI) - Head coach Tracy Kee resigns.

Morehead State (May 14 / DI) - Announced the contract of headl coach David Williams will not renewed.

Sam Houston State (May 11 / DI) - Announced Garrett Valis has been promoted to head coach.

Lamar (May 11 / DI) - Head coach Holly Bruder will not return next season.

Carnegie Mellon (May 10 / DIII) - Announced the hire of Beth Krysiak, former head coach at University of Dallas, as assistant coach.

Rutgers (May 10 / DI) - Head coach Jay Nelson has not been renewed.

Providence (May 10 / DI) - Announced head coach Kerri Jacklet will not continue to serve as head coach.

Austin College (May 10 / DIII) - Announced the hiring of head coach Kelly M. Sylvester who had served as head coach for the last three seasons at Harford Community College (NJCAA DI).

North Carolina State (May 9 / DI) - Shawn Rychcik will not return as head coach after six seasons with the program.

Cleveland State (May 8 / DI) - Head coach Becky Norris resigned.

Oklahoma Christian (May 8 / DII) - Tom Heath retires after nearly 50 years at OCU, the last 24 as the softball program's only head coach.

University of Sioux Falls (May 8 / DII) - Head coach Kelsey Thompson has been relieved of her coaching duties after five seasons (157-107).

Biola (May 7 / DII) - After nine years head coach Lorie Coleman stepped down to pursue other ministry opportunties.

Bryant (May 2 / DI) - Announced that head coach Shayne Lotito will step down following the conclusion of the season.

April 2018

Oklahoma Baptist (April 30 / DII) - Head coach Pam Fink steps down after 25 years.

Simon Fraser (April 25 / DII) - Head coach Mike Renney, who has coached at SImon Fraser for 24 years, will retire at the conclusion of the 2018 season.

Lincoln (Mo.) (April 25 / DII) - Head coach Chad Kerr resigns after three seasons.

Carson-Newman (April 11 / DII) - NFCA Hall of Famer and 33-year head coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield announced her retirement. Assistant Michael Graves will assume the duties of interim head coach.

April 2018

Presbyterian (April 30 / DI) - Head coach Britne Stubbs resigns.

February 2018

BYU (Feb. 21 / DI) - Head coach Gordon Eakin announced the promotion of Pete Meredith to associate head softball coach. 

Sam Houston State (Feb. 6 / DI) - Longtime head coach and NFCA Hall of Famer Bob Brock will retire at the end of the 2018 season.

Kansas (Feb. 5 . DI) - Chris Malveaux joins staff as video coordinator.

January 2018

Akron Racers (Jan. 30 / Pro) - Stephanie Dunn named general manager.

Missouri (Jan. 29) - Assistant coach Gina Fogue will serve as the program's Interim head coach for the 2018 season.

Missouri (Jan. 26 / DI) - Head coach Ehren Earleywine relieved of his coaching duties.

University of Dallas (Jan. 23 / DIII) - Taylor Davis was announced as the first University of Dallas softball graduate assistant.

Marshall (Jan. 23 / DI) - Announced the hiring of Sable Lee as an assistant coach.

Skidmore (Jan. 19 / DIII) - Announced the hiring of Sean Crowel as assistant coach.

Auburn (Jan. 17 / DI) - Hired Emily Carosone as volunteer assistant.

Auburn (Jan. 11 / DI) - Eddy Ketelhut has been tabbed assistant coach.

Kansas Wesleyan (Jan. 11 / NAIA) - Announced the hiring of Kevin Jannusch as head coach.

Indiana (Jan. 3 / DI) - Former Marshall standout Morgan Zerkle named graduate assistant manager.

Baruch College (Jan. 3 / DIII) - Victoria Tiso named head coach.

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