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2016 COACHING TRANSACTIONS

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December 2016

Concordia Portland (DII / Dec. 28) - Named Shelley Whitaker head coach.

Waltham (Mass.) High School (Dec. 13) - Alyssa Mabardy tabbed varsity head coach.

Colorado Christian (DII / Dec. 7) - Announced the hiring of former Texas Tech softball coach Shanon Hays as head coach.

McMurry University (DIII / Dec. 6) - David McNally, a 2007 graduate of McMurry, named the program's first head coach.

November 2016

University of Chicago (DIII / Nov. 21) - Alyssa Davis named assistant coach.

SUNY Old Westbury (DIII) - Named Kathy Morrell head coach.

Mississippi University for Women (DIII / Nov. 18) - Former Columbia College (S.C. / NAIA) head coach Tatjana Matthews named to same position. The MUW will resume its athletics program in 2017-18 after a devastating tornado destroyed primary athletic facilities in 2002.

Spain Park High School (Nov. 18) - Announced Johnny Camp as the varsity assistant coach and will serve as pitching coach.

University of Scranton (DIII / Nov. 16) - Karl Rentzheimer named assistant coach.

Golden Valley High School (Calif.) (HS / Nov. 16) - Daniel Soto hired as head coach.

IUPUI (DI / Nov. 11) - Announced the addition of Brianna Hesson as the new assistant coach.

Academy of Art (DII / Nov. 4) - Announced Emily Montanez as the program's second assistant coach.

Southern Connecticut State (DII / Nov. 4) - Kelly Patterson named assistant coach.

Bethel College (NAIA / Nov. 1) - Announced the addition of Nicole Steinbach to the coaching staff for the 2016-17 season.

October 2016

Flathead High School (Mont.) (Oct. 26) - Jack Foster named head coach.

Greek Softball Federation (Oct. 25) - Middle Tennessee assistant coach Tony Foti has been named the National Team head coach for the European Championship and world championship qualifier.

Gallaudet (DIII / Oct. 20) - The interim tag was removed from Justen Burns' title as he was promoted to head coach.

Kennesaw State (DI / Oct. 20) - Alyssa Cousins has been named an assistant coach.

UC Riverside (DI / Oct. 19) - Former Texas A&M Director of Softball Operations Terry Schweikert hired as assistant coach.

Florida Atlantic (DI / Oct. 19) - Hired Troy Whitt as an assistant coach.

Davis & Elkins (DII / Oct. 18) - Davis & Elkins College announced the hiring of Jordan Olson as the 12th head softball coach in program history.

Rutgers (DI / Oct. 10) - Announced the addition of Roya St. Clair as an assistant coach.

Bowling Green (DI / Oct. 7) - Announced hiring of Katie Reiff as assistant coach. 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice (DIII / Oct. 7) - Kaitlyn Flynn named head coach.

Western Kentucky (DI / Oct. 6) - Matt Wilhite named assistant coach.

Texas Charge (NFP / Oct. 6) - Named three-time Olympian Crystl Bustos head coach.

Southern Arkansas (DII / Oct. 5) - Announced the hiring of Kayla English (assistant coach), Autumn Suydam (graduate assistant), and Kimmy Beasley (student assistant).

Denison University (DIII / Oct. 4) - Announced the hiring of Amanda Fazio as assistant coach.

Rutgers-Newark (DIII / Oct. 4) - Announced the hiring of two assistant coaches, former Scarlet Raider Kelsey Lucas and Eileen Purcell.

Utah Valley (DI / Oct. 4) - Named former Kansas assistant TJ Hubbard as head coach.

Dayton (DI / Oct. 3) - Announced additions of assistant coach Tristan Wilcox and volunteer assistant coach Sarah Marsh.

September 2016 

Alfred State (DIII / Sept. 29) - Jo Beardsley will serve as the interim softball coach.

Florida (DI / Sept. 29) - Cody Dent named new volunteer assistant coach.

UC Riverside (DI / Sept. 29) - Added three-time Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year and two-time NFCA All-American Cheridan Hawkins as an assistant.

University of Redlands (DIII / Sept. 27) - Former Wells college head coach Liz Slupinski named to same position.

University of Missouri-St. Louis (DII / Sept. 27) - Named Lauren Lappin assistant coach.

Ursuline College (DII / Sept. 27) - Announced the addition of Erin Gabriel to the coaching staff.
 
Saint Francis University (DI / Sept. 23) - added Katie McEachern to its coaching staff as a Graduate Assistant.

West Georgia (DII / Sept. 23) - Appointed Christina Ezell as the assistant coach.

Felician (DII / Sept. 23) - Chris Foye resigned as the head coach. Assistant coach Alexis Durando appointed interim head coach for the 2016-17 academic year.

Saint Francis University (DI / Sept. 23) - Added Katie McEachern to its staff as a graduate assistant coach. 

Southern Utah (DI / Sept. 22) - Announced the hiring of former Thunderbird Kylee Wolf as assistant coach.

North Florida (DI / Sept. 20) - Hired former UCF standout and current Chicago Bandit Shelby Turnier as assistant coach.

New Mexico (DI / Sept. 20) - Alicia Herron hired as an assistant coach.

Covenant College (DIII / Sept. 20) - Covenant graduate Christine Engbers has been named head coach.

Bishop Ireton (Va.) High School (Sept. 16) - Ann Krebs has been named the new varsity softball coach.

Kennesaw State (DI / Sept. 16) - Peter D'Amour, former associate head coach at Missouri, named head coach.

Bryant University (DI / Sept. 16) - Welcomed back former pitcher and first baseman Hayley Bottino as the program's student assistant coach.

Pacific Lutheran (DIII / Sept. 14) - Announced the hiring of Brandi Gordon Bennett as head coach.

Bryan College (NAIA / Sept. 14) - Ted Evans, former Armstrong State head coach, and Amanda Lynn join staff as assistant coach and graduate assistant.

Western New Mexico (DII / Sept. 14) - Elise Cocker added to staff as an assistant.

Colorado State (DI / Sept. 14) - Whitney Cloer was hired as an assistant coach.

University of Charleston (DII / Sept. 14) - Named former Davis & Elkins head coach Kimberly Stiles to same position.

Columbia (DI / Sept. 14) - Announced hire of assistant coach Molly O'Donnell. 

UIC (DI / Sept. 13) - Announced the hiring Liz Beirne and Katie O'Connell as assistant coaches.

Drexel (DI / Sept. 12) - Announced the hiring of Stacy Jones and Joe DiPietro as assistant coaches.

Army West Point (DI / Sept. 12) - Bre Strecker was hired as an assistant after two years at Tufts University.

Auburn (DI / Sept. 9) - Casey Myers returned as the program's volunteer assistant.

Canisius College (DIII / Sept. 7) -  Named former Syracuse pitcher Jocelyn Cater assistant coach.

Saint Leo (Sept. 8) - Announced the addition of Sammy Marshall to the coaching staff. 

Detroit Mercy (DI / Sept. 8) - Announced that former Titan Sam Henderson will be the program's new graduate assistant.

West Texas A&M (DII / Sept. 8) - Adds form Lady Buff All-American to staff as an assistant coach.

UNC Greensboro (DI / Sept. 8) - Bethaney Wells named assistant coach.
 
USF (DI / Sept. 8) - Hired former Ferris State head coach Wally King as an assistant.

New Mexico (DI / Sept. 8) - Announced the hiring of new assistant softball coach Kim Reeder. 

Davenport (NAIA / Sept. 8) - Announced the addition of Brittini Merchant to the coaching staff.
 
Bowling Green (DI / Sept. 8) Announced the addition of Lauren Gambone to the softball staff.
 
New York University (DIII / Sept. 7) - Chris Foye has been hired as an assistant coach.
 
Concordia Irvine (DII / Sept. 7) - Announced the promotion of Rose Imbriano to associate head coach.

Odessa College (NJCAA / Sept. 7) - Longtime head coach Joel Prickett resigns.

Seton Hall (DI / Sept. 7) - Former Weber State assistant coach hired to same position.

UMSL (DII / Sept. 7) - Announced a former U.S. National Team memberAmanda Scott as head coach.

IUPUI (DI / Sept. 6) - Heather Tarter hired as interim head coach for 2016-17.

Grand Valley State (DII / Sept. 6) - Announced the addition of former Muskegon Community College head coach Ryan Schalk to the Laker coaching staff as an assistant.

UC Riverside (DI / Sept. 6) - Announced the hiring of former Utah Valley head coach Nikki Palmer to the same position.

UTSA (DI / Sept. 6) - Announced the addition of Jordan Wallace to the staff as an assistant coach.

Washington College (DIII / Sept. 5) - Announced the hiring of Clare Hofstedt, a 2016 graduate of the College, as an assistant coach.

Hofstra (DI / Sept. 2) - Former Hofstra softball standout Sara Michalowski has joined the Pride staff as an assistant coach.

St. John's (DI / Sept. 1) - Alyssa Tiumalu named assistant coach.

Purdue (DI / Sept. 1) - Stacy May-Johnson joins staff as an assistant.

Colgate (DI / Sept. 1) -  Announced the addition of Rebecca Mueller as an assistant coach for the 2017 season.

August 2016

Monmouth (DI / Aug. 31) - Former Muhlenberg (DIII) head coach named assistant coach.
 
Greenville College (DIII / Aug. 31) - Charles "Buddy" Foster named head coach.
 
North Carolina Central (DI / Aug. 31) - Vashion Johnson returns to program as head coach.

Villanova (DI / Aug. 31) - Announced the addition of Stephanie Sanders to the coaching staff.
 
Marshall (DI / Aug. 31)- Announced the promotion of assistant coach Kendall Fearn to associate head coach.
 
Indiana (DI / Aug. 31) - Amanda Wagner has been named volunteer assistant coach and Michelle Huber is serving as graduate assistant.

Alabama State (DI / Aug. 31) - Announced the hiring of grad assistant Allison Barbee and volunteer assistant Hunter Brown.

California Baptist (DII / Aug. 31) - Hired Jacque Lopez as a volunteer assistant coach.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi - (DI / Aug. 30) Stephanie Peace hired as an assistant coach.

CSUN (DI / Aug. 30) - Jessie Bryant named assistant coach.

Ferris State (DII / Aug. 30) - Wally King steps down as program's head coach. Adam Kirkpatrick will serve as the interim head coach through the 2017 season.

University of Minnesota Crookston (DII / Aug. 29) - Announced the addition of Elizabeth Fox as an assistant coach.

West Virginia Wesleyan (DII / Aug. 29) - Cortney Radke named assistant coach.

SUNY Poly (DIII / Aug. 29) - Juleah Wanner named head coach. 

Saint Louis (DI / Aug. 29) Announced the hiring of former Coe College pitcher Arran Weeces as an assistant coach.

Towson (DI / Aug. 29) - Jessie Hutchens has been hired as an assistant coach.

Virginia (DI / Aug. 26) - Katie Repole named assistant coach.

Miami (DI / Aug. 26) - Announced the hiring of Chris Kuhlmeyer, who spent the past seven seasons as the head coach at Belmont.

Eastern Illinois (DI / Aug. 26) -Kim Schuette returns to Eastern Illinois as head coach. 

Albright College (DIII / Aug. 26) - Scot Adams hired as program's next head coach.

Maryville University (DII / Aug. 25) - Announced Stephanie (Winter) Decker as the new head coach of the Saints softball program. Meghan Lamberth was named assistant coach.

University of the Sciences (DII / Aug. 25) - Shannon Padula named head coach.

UNC Greensboro (DI / Aug. 25) - Macy Jones named volunteer assistant coach.
 
Trinity College (DIII / Aug. 24) - Megan Hill appointed assistant coach.
 
Wartburg (DIII / Aug. 24) - Kristen Cox hired as an assistant coach.
 
Montana State Billings (DII / Aug. 25) - Announced Sara Mason has been hired as an assistant coach.

UC Davis (DI / Aug. 24) - Former South Dakota head coach Amy Klyse and Pacific assistant coach Gina Carbonatto are the newest members of UC Davis softball’s staff.

Heidelburg (DIII / Aug. 24) - Announced the hiring of form Wheeling Jesuit (DII) head coach Kelli Williams to the same position.

George Washington (DI / Aug. 24) - Named James DeFeo head coach.

Belmont (DI / Aug. 24) - Announced Ashley Thomas as an assistant coach for the 2016-17 season.

Midwestern State (DII / Aug. 23) - Promoted assistant coach Mark Ryal to interim head coach for 2016-17.

Delta State (DII / Aug. 23) - Announced the hiring of Raina Stiffler as an assistant coach.

Charlotte (DI / Aug. 19) - Jen Consaul has joined the Charlotte softball coaching staff as an assistant coach

Penn State (DI / Aug. 19) -  Former Seton Hall assistant Jennifer Abrams named to same position.

Idaho State (DI / Aug. 19) - Former St. John's assistant Alex Schultz named to same position. 
 
Green Bay (DI / Aug. 19) - Scott Wachholz named head coach.
 
Cal State Fullerton (DI / Aug. 19) - Promoted assistant coach Jorge Araugo to associate head coach and former director of operations Caitlin Grimes to volunteer assistant.

Western Kentucky (DI / Aug. 18) - Promoted Kayla Bixel from the Hilltoppers' Director of Operations into an assistant coach.

Hiram College (DIII / Aug. 18) - Scott Pohlman tabbed head coach.

Stephens College (NAIA / Aug. 18) - Hired Ed Wilkerson as the program's head coach.

College of Charleston (DI / Aug. 18) - Aja Paculba joins the College of Charleston as an assistant coach.

Columbus State (DII / Aug. 18) - Announced the hiring of Lacey Middlebrooks as an assistant coach.

Mercer (DI / Aug. 17) -  Mercer co-head softball coach Stephanie DeFeo has been named the sole head coach of the Bears' softball program. The announcement comes following the resignation of co-head coach James DeFeo in order to pursue a similar position at another NCAA Division I school.

Nevada (DI / Aug. 17) - Former Wolfpack assistant coach Josh Taylor named head coach.

Our Lady of the Lake (NAIA / Aug. 16) - Kevin Jannusch joined the Saints coaching staff as an assistant in the fall of 2016.

Purdue (DI / Aug. 16) - Former IUPUI head coach Amanda Rivera-Eberhart was hired as an assistant coach.

Concordia (Neb.) (NAIA / Aug. 16) - Former DePaul player Naomi Tellez hired as a graduate assistant.

Georgia Gwinnett (NAIA) - Announced appointment of Tonya Medders as the new assistant coach.

St. Edward's (DII / Aug. 15) - Announced the hiring of Kaycee Taylor as an assistant coach.

DePaul (DI / Aug. 15) - Announced the hiring of former player, Lynsey Ciezki as an assistant coach.

Toledo (DI / Aug. 15) - Former Charleston Southern assistant coach Brandon Duncan named to same position.

IUPUI (DI / Aug. 15) - Head coach Amanda Rivera steps down.

Fresno State (DI / Aug. 15) - Announced the addition of Justin Shults to coaching staff.

MSOE (DIII / Aug. 12) - Announced the hiring of Kyle Knoblauch as head coach.

Eckerd (DII / Aug. 12) - Katie Grimes has been announced as the seventh head coach in program history.

Harding (DII / Aug. 11) - Chanin Naudin has been hired as the assistant coach.

Oberlin (DIII / Aug. 11) - Sally Snover named assistant coach.

Alderson Broaddus (DII / Aug. 11) - Announced the hiring of Rachael Mack as the assistant softball coach.

Regis (Colo.) (DII / Aug. 10) - Colorado Christian head coach Daven Bond was named to same position.

Dartmouth (DI / Aug. 10) - Announced the hiring of Jackie Traina as an assistant coach.

Saint Xavier University (NAIA / Aug. 10) - Erin Mollohan, who served as assistant coach over the past four seasons, was named head coach.

Houghton College (DIII / Aug. 10) -  Katie Sinclair named head coach.

Richard Bland (NJCAA II / Aug. 10) - Announced the appointment of Cassidy Clayton as an assistant softball coach/assistant to the athletics department.

Illinois Wesleyan (DIII / Aug. 9) - Named Tiffany Prager as program's new head coach.

Washington (DI / Aug. 9) - Lance Glasoe returns to program as assistant.

Case Western Reserve (DIII / Aug. 9) - Announced the hiring of Shannel Blackshear as the assistant coach.

Rutgers (DI / Aug. 9) - Announced Jay Miller as the program's new associate head coach.

Virginia (DI / Aug. 8) - Former Buffalo assistant Kaleigh Rafter named to same position.

Quincy (DII / Aug. 8) - Announced the hiring of Kayla Fortner as the program's assistant coach.

Nebraska Omaha (DI / Aug. 8) - Named former St. Gregory's head coach D.J. Sanchez to same position.

Belmont (DI / Aug. 8) - Announced the hiring of former Missouri-St. Louis head coach Brian Levin to the same position.

Western Nebraska Community College (NJCAA DI / Aug. 5) - Promoted assistant coach Katie Groves to head coach.

Auburn (DI / Aug. 5) - Megan Reynolds hired as director of operations.

SUNY New Paltz (DIII / Aug. 4) - Samantha Miller named interim head coach.

UNC Wilmington (DI / Aug. 3) - Former SUNY New Paltz head coach Brittany Robinson named assistant coach.

Armstrong State (DII / Aug. 4) - Announced the hiring of former Southern Indiana assistant Kim Dean as the Pirates' new head softball coach.

Purdue (DI / Aug. 4) - Former Boilermaker assistant Boo De Oliveira named program's head coach.

Kennesaw State (DI / Aug. 4) - Announced the firing of head coach Tory Acheson.

Tulsa (DI / Aug. 4) - Head coach John Bargfeldt announced the hiring of Kendra Cullum as assistant coach.

Northern Colorado (DI / Aug. 3) - Announced the hiring of former Radford assistant Travis Owen to same position.

UMass (DI / Aug. 3) - Announced the addition of Chelsea Plimpton to the staff as assistant coach.

West Alabama (DII / Aug. 3) - Jess McKewn Dannelly has been named assistant coach.

Samford (DI / Aug. 3) - Former Bulldog standout Megan Dowdy named assistant coach.

Boston University (DI / Aug. 2) - Becca Carden elevated to assistant coach.

Midwestern State (DII / Aug. 2) - Head coach Brady Tigert resigned.

Radford (DI / Aug. 2) - Announced the addition of longtime Rowan University assistant Nate Parsley as the program's new pitching coach.

Iowa State (DI / Aug. 2) - Announced Peter Suarez will join the Cyclones' staff as director of softball operations.

Auburn University (DI / Aug. 2) - Announced that assistant coach Corey Myers has been elevated to associate head coach.

Black Hills State University (DII / Aug. 2) - Announced former University of Michigan standout Caitlin Blanchard has joined the Yellow Jackets' staff as a graduate assistant.

South Dakota (DI / Aug. 1) - Annie Lockwood joins staff as an assistant coach.

Grinnell College (DIII / Aug. 1) - Casey Price joined the Pioneer softball coaching staff as an assistant.

Tennessee (DI / Aug. 1) - Announced the hiring of alum and former Washington assistant Ashley Andrews as the program's director of softball operations.

University of the Pacific (DI / Aug. 1) - Announced Tara Tembey, most recently the top assistant at Colgate, and Tory Yamaguchi, who had been an assistant at Portland State, as new assistant coaches for the Tigers.

July 2016

Robert Morris-Chicago (NAIA) - Promoted assistant coach Kathy Young to head coach. Young is also the Director of Fastpitch Operations with the Chicago Bulls/Sox Academy.

Georgia Tech (DI / July 29) - Announced the hiring of former Southern Arkansas assistant Sage Woodham as the Yellow Jackets’ pitching coach.

Houston (DI / July 29) - Former Oklahoma All-American Jessica Shults has joined the Cougars' staff as an assistant coach.

Randolph College (DIII / July 28) - Announced Sara Fleming as the new head coach of the softball program.

Cairn University (DIII / July 28) - David Alshay named head coach.

Neumann (DIII / July 28) - Promoted associate athletics director and assistant coach Len Schuler to head coach.

Averett University (DIII / July 28) - Hired former Concordia Irvine assistant Ashley Evans as program's new head coach.

Valparaiso University (DI / July 28) - Announced Crusader alum Tarah McShane will return to the program as a graduate assistant, following a year as a volunteer assistant at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Tyler Junior College (NJCAA DI / July 27) - Former Western Nebraska College head coach Maria Winn-Ratliff named to same position.

Cairn University (DIII / July 27) - Hired David Alshay as head coach.

Kansas Wesleyan University (NAIA / July 27) has named Hailey Torrez as head coach. Torrez was an assistant at KWU in Spring 2016. She replaces Daryl Hoelting, who retired after six years.

Nevada (DI / July 26) - Announced the hiring of Brianne Durfee as the Wolf Pack’s new assistant coach.

Emory College (DIII / July 26) - Announced the appointment of Perelini Bush as assistant coach.

Notre Dame de Namur (DII / July 25) - Named Ashley Carter head coach.

Smith College (DIII / July 25) - Emily Lopez named head coach after serving as the program's interim head coach since April 13, 2016.

Cedar Crest College (DIII / July 22) - Announced the hiring of Katie Lynch as the Head Softball Coach and Athletic Operations Coordinator.

Fresno State (DI / July 22) - Announced the addition of Jodie Cox as the top assistant after four seasons with head coach Linda Garza at UC Riverside. 

Long Beach State (DI / July 21) - Danielle Spaulding hired as pitching coach.

Kansas (DI / July 21) - Announced the hiring of Maggie Hull-Tietz and Jessica Hancock as director of operations and volunteer assistant coach, respectively.

North Dakota State (DI / July 21) - Announced that Gerice Olson and Beth Spoehr have joined the staff as assistant coaches. Former graduate assistant/director of operations Kendall Grimm has moved to volunteer assistant coach. Cheyenne Garcia takes over the graduate assistant/student manager position, while Jenna Isbel, Logan Moreland and Jackie Stifter, will serve as student assistant coaches.

Lancaster Bible College (DIII / July 20) - Announced the hiring of Tracy Cromer to the role of Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance and softball head coach.

Aquinas College (NAIA / July 20) - Announced that Brad Koch has been hired as head coach, after serving the past three seasons as associate head coach and spending the last nine years on staff.

Washburn University (DII / July 20) - Announced Brenda Holaday as the 13th coach in the Ichabod softball program's history.

Michigan State (DI / July 20) - Announced the addition of Ashley Chastain to the Spartan coaching staff. 

Illinois Wesleyan (DIII / July 19) - Head coach Kat McCreery has resigned.

Lindenwood (DII / July 19) - Announced that Liz Kelly has been named the head coach.

UMBC (DI / July 19) - Announced the hiring of Heather Gelbard as the Retrievers' new head softball coach.

Ripon (DIII / July 18) - Ripon College tabbed Brooke Kalman as its head coach.

Wisconsin (DI / July 18) - Announced the hiring of Danielle Zymkowitz as the program's new assistant coach.

UIC (DI / July 18) - Lynn Curylo hired as head coach after serving six years in the same role at Wright State.

Kent State (DI / July 15) - Announced the hiring of assistant coaches Emlyn Knerem and Meaggan Pettipiece.

College of Charleston (DI / July 15) - Barb Sherwood will join the program’s staff as an assistant coach.

Miami (DI / July 14) - Announced the hiring of Samantha DeMartine as a new assistant coach.

Heidelburg (DIII / July 15) - Head coach Betsy Hada announced her resignation.

Purdue (DI / July 15) - After three years at the helm, Purdue head softball coach Kim Schuette has announced her resignation.

Louisville (DI / July 14) -  Former Cardinals standout Kassie Stanfill will return her alma mater as an assistant coach.

Emmanuel College (July 13 / DIII) - Kelsea Cheney named head coach.

Cameron (DII / July 13) - Announced on the hiring of Dennis Furr as head coach.

Utah State (DI / July 13) - Utah State head softball coach Steve Johnson has announced the addition of Nate Miller to the coaching staff as an assistant coach.

Illinois (DI / July 13) - Head coach Tyra Perry and the Illinois softball program have announced the hiring of Lance McMahon as the newest assistant coach for the Fighting Illini softball coaching staff. McMahon will serve as the pitching and catching coach for the Illini. 

Richard Bland (NJCAA II / July 12) - Richard Bland College Director of Athletics Chuck Moore has announced the appointment of Katy Lampman as the school's new softball head coach.  Lampman has served as Executive Director at Tuckahoe Sports, Inc. since 2011.

Louisville (DI / July 12) - Amy ReCouper-Servi has been named an assistant coach for the University of Louisville softball team. This marks ReCouper-Servi's third season with Louisville. She joined the Cardinals in 2015 as a volunteer coach and served as director of softball operations in 2016.

Fontbonne (DIII / July 11) - Fontbonne University announced the hiring of alum and NFCA All-American Danni Glixman ('15) as head coach. Glixman served as the program's graduate assistant in 2015-16.

Texas State (DI / July 11) - Texas State softball head coach Ricci Woodard announced the return of Peejay Brun as an assistant coach. Prior to a two-year stint as the head coach of the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Brun spent eight seasons with the Bobcats.

Holy Cross (DI / July 8) - Jen Lapicki has been named as the new head coach of the softball program at the College of the Holy Cross, director of athletics Nathan Pine announced.

Hawai'i Hilo (DII / July 7) - University of Hawai`i at Hilo Athletic Director Patrick Guillen announced Callen Perreira as the Vulcans Softball Head Coach, effective August 15.

Portland State (DI / July 7) - Portland State Director of Athletics Mark Rountree has announced the hiring of Meadow McWhorter as the Vikings' new head softball coach. McWhorter spent the last 14 years as Mt. Hood Community College's head coach.

Houston (DI / July 7) - Kristin Vesely announced that former Texas A&M All-American Megan Gibson-Loftin will join the staff as an assistant coach.

Texas A&M (DI / July 7) - Former Kentucky All-SEC selection and three-year softball coaching veteran Kara Dill has been named Texas A&M's volunteer pitching coach.

Dominican (Calif.) (DII / July 7) - Dominican University of California has hired Tori Nyberg as head softball coach.

Washington University in St. Louis (DIII / July 6) - Washington University in St. Louis Interim Director of Athletics Justin X. Carroll announced the hiring of Michelle Venturella as head coach of the Bears’ softball team.

Texas (DI / July 6) - Texas head softball coach Connie Clark announced that current Scrap Yard Sports Director of Player Development and former University of Oklahoma assistant coach Tripp MacKay has been named the new assistant coach for the Longhorns softball program.

Gustavus Adolphus (DIII / July 5) - Britt Stewart has been named the head softball coach at Gustavus Adolphus College. Stewart most recently completed her third season at Southwest Minnesota State University where she was the lead pitching and assistant hitting coach.

Stephen F. Austin (DI / July 5) - Stephen F. Austin Director of Athletics Robert Hill announced the hiring of Nicole Dickson as head coach of the Ladyjack softball program. Dickson comes from Tyler Junior College where she started the program as head coach in 2013.

Fresno State (DI / July 5) - Linda Garza, head coach at UC Riverside the past four seasons, has been hired to lead the Fresno State softball program.

Ancilla College (NJCAA DII / July 1) - Jenn Cassell named head coach. 

Florida Gulf Coast (DI / July 1) - Bringing nearly a decade of coaching and playing experience at the Division I level, former All-American Lindsey Ubrun has joined the FGCU softball program as an assistant coach. Ubrun is set to begin her new position on July 18 after serving as an assistant at Iowa State from 2014-16.

Montana State University Billings (DII / July 1) - Jessica Rayman has been announced as the next head coach of the Montana State University Billings softball program. Rayman has spent the past five seasons as the assistant coach at NCAA Division II Washburn University.

June 2016

St. Edwards (DII / June 30) - St. Edward's University Athletic Director Debbie Taylor announced the hiring of Meghan Mullin as head coach.

Eastern New Mexico (DII / June 30) - Eastern New Mexico University softball coach Katie Welborn announced the hiring of Morgan Spearman as her assistant coach.

Shorter University (DII / June 30) -  The Shorter University Department of Athletics announced the hiring of assistant coach Jessie Homesley as its new head softball coach following the resignation of Al Thomas.

University of Redlands (DIII / June 30) - Heach coach Dani Spaulding has resigned from her post with the University of Redlands, effective Friday, July 15, 2016. After three years at the helm of the program and four years of coaching overall, Spaulding has accepted a position as the pitching coach at Long Beach State University.

University of West Georgia (DII / June 28) - The University of West Georgia announced the appointment of Al Thomas as the sixth head softball coach in program history. Thomas comes to UWG following a long career as head coach at GSC rival Shorter.

Newbury College (DIII / June 27) - Newbury College Athletic Director Jonathan Harper announced that Caitlin Benyi has been named as Newbury’s Head Softball Coach.

South Dakota (DI / June 27) - University of South Dakota Athletic Director David Herbster announced the hiring of Robert Wagner as head softball coach.

Texas Tech (DI / June 27) - Texas Tech head softball coach Adrian Gregory announced the completion of her staff for the 2017 season with the hiring of Sam Marder as an assistant coach.

Georgia Tech (DI / June 23) - Georgia Tech softball coach Shelly Hoerner announced the hiring of former Cameron University (DII) head coach Rodney DeLong as the Yellow Jackets’ hitting and infielders coach. DeLong joins the Georgia Tech staff after three years helm of the Aggies.

Armstrong State (DII / June 22) - Armstrong State athletic director Lisa Sweany announced that the athletic department has decided to part ways with 12-year head coach Ted Evans.

Iowa State (DI / June 21) - Iowa State head softball coach Jamie Trachsel announced that former Wisconsin assistant Randy Schneider will join the Iowa State softball staff as an assistant coach.

Calvin College (DIII / June 21) - Becky Hilgert has been named head softball coach at Calvin College. Hilgert takes over the reins of the Calvin softball program after serving as assistant coach the past three years.

Cameron (DII / June 20) - Rodney DeLong announced his resignation as the program's head coach and accepted a position as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech.

Kent State (DI/ June 20) - Kent State University Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen announced that Eric Oakley has been hired as head softball coach, removing the interim designation.

Barton College (DII / June 17) - William "Junior" Bailey, head softball coach and athletics director at Pitt Community College for the past 10 years, has been named Barton College's new head softball coach.

Iowa State (DI / June 17) - Iowa State head softball coach Jamie Trachsel announced today that accomplished pitching coach Brynne Dordel will join the Iowa State softball staff as an assistant coach.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (DI / June 16) - Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Director of Athletics Scott Lazenby announced Blake Miller as the sixth coach in the history of Islanders Softball.

Arizona State (DI / June 15) - Trisha Ford, who previously served as the head softball coach at Fresno State, has been named head coach of the Arizona State University softball program.

Corban (NAIA / June 14) - Corban University Athletics announced that Abigail Farler has been hired as the new head coach of the Warrior Softball program.

McNeese State (DI / June 14) - James Landreneau, a key component on the McNeese Cowgirls' softball coaching staff the past four years, has been named the program's new head coach.

Muhlenberg (DIII / June 14) - Named four-time Division III All-American and former Eastern Connecticut State University assistant Molly Rathburn as its new head softball coach.

Southern Nevada (NJCAA / June 13) - Hired former Nevada assistant Josh Taylor as the program's new head coach.

St. Olaf (DIII / June 10) - Kayla Hatting has been named head softball coach at St. Olaf. Hatting spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant at Division II Augustana University.

Houston (DI / June 10) - After six seasons of developing talent and extensive Texas recruiting ties as a member of the Houston Softball staff, Kristin Vesely has been named the second head coach in the program's history.

Virginia (DI / June 10) - Virginia athletics director Craig Littlepage announced that Joanna Hardin, the head coach at McNeese State the past two seasons, has been named the Cavaliers’ head coach.

Kent State (Colo.) (DII / June 9) - After six seasons at the helm of the Regis University softball team, head coach Nicole Trimboli has announced her resignation.

Iowa State (DI / June 8) -  Jamie Trachsel who was instrumental in building a championship program at North Dakota State in recent years – has been named the head softball coach at Iowa State University.

Green Bay (DI / June 8) - Beth Spoehr has resigned as the head coach of the Green Bay softball team, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie announced.

Queens University of Charlotte (DII / June 6) - The Queens University of Charlotte Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the return of Stacey Schramm to its staff as the softball program's head coach.

West Alabama (DII / June 6) - Carie Dever Boaz has been named head softball coach at the University of West Alabama.

Omaha (DI / June 6) - Omaha Athletics announced that softball head coach Jeanne Scarpello is retiring from her position.

Agnes Scott (DIII / June 2) - Softball head coach Talya DiGirolamo has announced that she will not be returning to coach the Scotties for the upcoming season. 

Southwestern Oklahoma (DII / June 2) - Announced the hiring of Kim Maher to lead the Bulldog Softball program.

May 2016

Washington University in St. Louis (DIII / May 27) - Washington University in St. Louis Interim Director of Athletics Justin X. Carroll announced that head softball coach Leticia Pineda-Boutté has resigned after leading the Bears the past 11 seasons.

Holy Cross (DI / May 24) - Holy Cross director of athletics Nathan Pine announced today that Brian Claypool has resigned from his position as the College’s head softball coach.

Emmanuel (DIII / May 24) - After leading the Emmanuel College softball team to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championship game earlier this spring, Head Coach Rob Spofford has announced his resignation from the position after serving at the coaching helm for the past four season. 

Gustavus Adolphus (DIII / May 20) - Jeff Annis has announced his retirement after 11 seasons at the helm of the program.

South Dakota (DI / May 20) - Amy Klyse, the second-most winningest coach in the history of University of South Dakota softball, has announced her resignation following 10 seasons with the team including the last nine as head coach.

LeTourneau (DIII / May 20) - LeTourneau University head softball coach Kate Bell-Keierleber announced her resignation effectiveJune 30. LETU has named Stan Wells as its new head softball coach, effective July 1.

Tarleton State (DII / May 19) - After six seasons as the top assistant for the TexAnn Softball program, Mark Cumpian was named the third head softball coach in school history.

Virginia (DI / May 19) - University of Virginia director of athletics Craig Littlepage announced that head softball coach Blake Miller has resigned, effective immediately.  

Portland State (DI / May 18) -  Portland State Softball Head Coach Barb Sherwood's contract will not be renewed Director of Athletics Mark Rountree announced.

Corban (NAIA / May 17) - Corban University Athletic Director Greg Eide announced that Head Softball Coach Nathan Ohta has concluded his tenure as head coach, effective immediately.

Stephen F. Austin (DI / May 17) - Stephen F. Austin Director of Athletics Robert Hill today announced the resignation of Gay McNutt as the Ladyjacks’ head softball coach.

UMBC (DI / May 16) - UMBC Director of Athletics Tim Hall announced  that Head Softball Coach Joe French has announced his retirement from coaching, effective July 1, 2016.

Northwood University (DII / May 16) - Northwood University has announced it will not renew the contract of softball coach Meaggan Pettipiece.

Houston (DI / May 13) - University of Houston Softball Head Coach Kyla Holas announced she is stepping down from her current position to pursue other opportunities after 16 seasons of leading the Houston program.

Iowa State (DI / May 11) - Iowa State head softball coach Stacy Gemeinhardt-Cesler will not have her contract renewed at the end of the season, the Iowa State Athletics Department announced.

Tarleton State (DII / May 11) - After 20 years at the helm of the Tarleton Softball program, Julie Mata has tendered her resignation from coaching to pursue other career opportunities.

North Carolina Central (DI / May 9) - North Carolina Central University will not renew the contract of softball head coach Theresa Stephens, the Department of Athletics announced.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (DI / May 9) - Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Director of Athletics Scott Lazenby has announced that the contract of Islanders Softball head coach Stephanie Hughes will not be renewed.

Washburn University (DII / May 6) - Announced head softball coach Vanessa Becerra has left her position.

Queens University of Charlotte (DII / May 5) - Queens University of Charlotte head coach Melanie Helterbran resigns after serving as the head coach for four seasons.

St. Olaf (DIII / May 5) - Ruthie Neuger has announced she will retire from her head softball duties at St. Olaf and will pursue other career opportunities.

Lindenwood University (DII / May 5) - Lindenwood Athletics Director John Creer announced that Don Loberg has stepped down as head coach. Loberg is the longest-tenured coach in Lindenwood's softball history.

March 2016

Duke (DI / March 7) - Duke softball head coach Marissa Young has completed her initial coaching staff, announcing the addition of assistant coach Amanda Chidester to the Blue Devils.

February 2016

Scrap Yard Dogs (NPF / Feb. 23) - The Scrap Yard Dawgs announced that Javier “Jav” Vela and Tripp MacKay have signed as co-head coaches for the Dawgs Inaugural Season.

Pennsylvania Rebellion (NPF / Feb. 23) - The Pennsylvania Rebellion announced they have extended head coach Craig Montvidas' contract.

January 2016

Talladega College (NAIA / Jan. 27) - Miguel Justiniano, former assistant at University of Pikeville, named head coach.

Middlebury College (DIII / Jan. 21) - Announced the hiring of Katie Sorochka as an assistant coach.

Nova Southeastern (DII / Jan. 12) - Taylor Jonas hired as an assistant coach.

Covenant College (DIII / Jan. 6) - Christine Engbers, a Covenant graduate and volunteer assistant the last three seasons, has been named the program's full-time assistant coach.

University of Mary (DII / Jan. 5) - Announced the hiring of former USA Men's National Fastpitch member Kerry Shaw as the program's head coach.

Rider University (DI / Jan. 5) - New Jersey City University head coach Jaclyn Timko named to same day position. The former Robert Morris standout spent last season at the helm of NJCU and the previous two years at her alma mater as an assistant.

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