Softball Coaching Changes
The NFCA compiles the latest in coaching changes throughout fastpitch softball. Transactions are grouped by month and updated as they become available. Hyperlinks below link to each school’s official press release. To submit a transaction or if you have an inquiry about job postings, please email Brian Stanley.
Wisconsin-La Crosse (Dec. 1/DIII) - Named Sam Korn head coach.
Wheaton (Mass.) (Nov. 30/DIII) - Named Mitchell College head coach Erin Miller to same position.
Rockford (Nov. 29/DIII) - Promoted assistant Annaka Bartz to head coach following resignation of Sam Korn.
Webster (Nov. 17/DIII) - Named Morgan Mansur and Robin Jones co-interim head coaches for the 2024 season.
Hilbert (Nov. 6/DIII) - Elevated assistant coach Dan Opera to head coach.
Wisconsin-La Crosse (Oct. 6/DIII) - Announced head coach Chris Helixon is stepping down to take an academic advisor role on campus.
Coppin State (Oct. 5/DI) - Named former Shaw (DII) head coach Mercedes Hargett to same position.
UMES (Oct. 5/DI) - Hired Aaron Robinson as head coach.
Northeastern State (Sept. 28/DII) - Hired Truman State assistant coach Rachel Rhode as head coach.
Blackburn (Sept. 27/DIII) - Announced Kathleen Jacoby as head coach.
Louisiana (Sept. 25/DI) - Shellie Landry returned to alma mater as an assistant coach.
Ferrum (Sept. 22/DIII) - Named travel ball and Hickory High junior varsity head coach Bailey Roberts assistant coach.
Mount Olive (Sept. 22/DII) - Head coach Mandy Sansbury stepped down. Assistant coach Luke Shamblin appointed interim head coach.
Georgia (Sept. 22/DI) - Hired former Bryant head coach Nick French and Director of Player Development.
West Liberty (Sept. 19/DII) - Longtime head coach Herb Mench stepped down after 25 years leading the program. Assistant coach Nikki Nuzum named interim head coach.
Kalamazoo (Sept. 14/DIII) - Announced addition of Kalamazoo Valley Community College assistant Erika Whittington as pitching coach.
Allegheny (Sept. 14/DIII) - Hired program alumna Joplin Osgood as assistant coach.
California (Sep. 14/DI) - Elevated volunteer coach Kailee Cuico to assistant coach.
Ole Miss (Sep. 14/DI) - Hired St. Louis Cardinals assistant hitting coach Daniel Nicolaisen as an assistant coach.
Felician (Sep. 13/DII) - Named former Bloomfield head coach Phil Delgado to same position. Hired Jim Gleason as an assistant coach.
Alabama (Sep. 12/DI) - Hired alum Kayla Braud as an assistant coach.
Western Kentucky (Sep. 12/DI) - Hired Carmyn Greenwood as an assistant coach.
Georgian Court (Sep. 11/DII) - Former Army West Point (DI) assistant coach Andrew Zeger appointed head coach.
Memphis (Sep. 11/DI) - Hired Daryn Miller as an assistant coach.
Augustana (Sep. 7/DIII) - Named Rockridge High head coach John Nelson to same position.
Maryland (Sep. 5/DI) - Hired Oakland head coach Lauren Kara to same position.
Drury (Sep. 1/DII) - Named Milwaukee School of Engineering (DIII) head coach Brooke Gajewski to same position.
Centre (Sept. 1/DIII) - Elevated assistant Laura Villagrana to head coach.
Dubuque (Sept. 1/DIII) - Named Mount St. Mary (N.Y.) assistant Andrea Bombace as head coach.
Wellesley (Sep. 1/DIII) - Named Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts assistant Adriane Baird to same position.
Georgia College (Sep. 1/DII) - Head coach Jamie Grodecki resigned. Assistant coach Kenneth Bellamy named interim head coach.
SUNY Brockport (Aug. 30/DIII) - Named Bryant (DI) assistant and Brockport alum Mary Karen Wheat as head coach.
Mary (Aug. 29/DII) - Hired Garden City CC (NJCAA DI) head coach Amy Schmeckpeper to same position.
Nevada (Aug. 28/DI) - Head coach Linda Garza resigned.
Jefferson (Aug. 28/DII) - Taps Abington High School head coach Bob Baginski as head coach. Aaron Robinson, who was hired for the position earlier this summer, stepped down for personal reasons.
Fitchburg State (Aug. 28/DIII) - Named Carissa Cicolini head coach.
Academy of Art (Aug. 28/DII) - Hired former Holy Names head coach Geena Garabedian to same position.
Hofstra (Aug. 28/DI) - Former Hofstra student-athlete Meghan Giordano named assistant coach.
Western Michigan (Aug. 28/DI) - Promoted assistant coach Marlee Wilson to head coach.
Dayton (Aug. 28/DI) - Named UW-La Crosse (DIII) assistant coach to same position.
Caitlyn Nolan (Aug. 25/DI) - Announced addition of Caitlyn Nolan as an assistant coach.
Emory (Aug. 25/DIII) - Announced India Chiles as head coach.
St. Lawrence (Aug. 25/DIII) - Added Mackenzie Soper as an assistant coach.
La Verne (Aug. 25/DIII) - Announced resignation of Dennis Blas as head coach.
Alabama (Aug. 25/DI) - Associate head coach Alyson Habetz retires after 25 seasons.
WashU (Aug. 25/DIII) - Hired Spring Games Director of Events and Melissa Gentile as an assistant coach.
Wilmington (Aug. 24/DIII) - Added Taylor Watts as an assistant coach.
UT Arlington (Aug. 24/DI) - Named Elizabeth Mason assistant coach.
Birmingham-Southern (Aug. 23/DIII) - Named former Asbury head coach Megan Curry to same position.
Holy Cross (Aug. 23/DI) - Hired Mackenzie Beyer as an assistant coach.
Covenant (Aug. 22/DIII) - Hired Brooke Kinley as assistant coach.
Baker (Aug. 21/NAIA) - Shawnee State head coach Sam White named to same position.
Case Western Reserve (DIII) - Added NFCA All-American Giselle Bahena as an assistant coach.
Guilford (Aug. 18/DIII) - Announced Dennis Shores is stepping down as head coach.
Lipscomb (Aug. 15/DI) - Ally Ivey tabbed as an assistant coach.
Holy Cross (Aug 15/D1) - Hired Occidental head coach and Holy Cross alumna Kelliner Croushore as assistant coach.
UT Southern (Aug. 15/NAIA) - Named Lee (DII) assistant coach Murphy Davis head coach.
Capital (Aug 15/DIII) - Named Bucknell assistant coach Anna Kirk head coach.
Trinity College (Aug. 14/DIII) - Former UTEP assistant coach Lena Springer hired as head coach.
Defiance (Aug. 14/DIII) - Hired alumna Jordan Osborne as head coach.
Lees-McRae (Aug. 14/DII) - Hired Catawba Valley CC head coach Josh Bumgarner to same position.
Hardin-Simmons (Aug. 8/DIII) - Named Casey Wilson head coach.
Ole Miss (Aug. 9/DI) - Named DJ Sanders assistant coach.
Chatham (Aug. 8/DIII) - Named Courtney Orr head coach.
Detroit Mercy (Aug. 8/DI) - Hired Dakota High School head coach Dan Vitale as head coach.
Millsaps (Aug. 7/DIII) - Hired Mark Mulvany as head coach.
Illinois College (Aug. 7/DIII) - Named Blackburn head coach Leslie Messina to same position.
Louisiana (Aug. 7/DI) - Hired Hunter Veach as an assistant coach.
Southern Illinois (Aug. 5/DI) - Named Webster (DIII) head coach Katie Griffith as an assistant coach.
Missouri State (Aug. 4/DI) - Kasey Griffith promoted to associate head coach and Jess Weber elevated to assistant coach.
Harvard (Aug. 4/DI) - Hired Western Michigan head coach Jenny Rohn to same position.
Florida State (Aug. 4/DI) - Promoted volunteer assistant coach Kaleigh Rafter to assistant coach.
Drury (Aug. 3/DII) - Head coach Jerry Breaux announced retirement.
UMSL (Aug. 3/DII) - Head coach Amanda Scott resigned.
Missouri State (Aug. 2/DI) - Named Shelby Hiers assistant coach.
Pittsburgh (Aug. 2/DI) - Alum Giorgiana Zeremenko, an assistant coach at SIUE, hired in the same position.
Webster (Aug. 2/DIII) - Announced the resignation of head coach Katie Griffith effective August 4th.
Winthrop (Aug. 1/DI) - Lees McRae head coach Kendall Fuller named to same position.
St. Scholastica (Aug. 1/DIII) - Announced resignation of head softball coach Rilee Dawson, effective Aug. 3.
Western Carolina (Aug. 1/DI) - Madison Armstrong, an alum and assistant coach since January 2020, has been promoted to Associate Head Coach
New Haven (Aug. 1/DII) - Southern Connecticut State assistant coach Kelly Paterson hired as head coach.
St. John's (Aug. 1/DI) - Named Michelle DePolo head coach.
Converse (Aug. 1/DII) - Tanner Bullard, former graduate assistant at UNC Pembroke, tabbed assistant coach.
Manhattan (July 31/DI) - Bridget Hurlman named head coach.
Jefferson (July 31/DII) - Hired Notre Dame of Maryland (DIII) assistant coach Aaron Robinson as head coach.
Ball State (July 31/DI) - Hired Middle Tennessee's associate head coach Helen Peña as head coach.
Minot State (July 28/DII) - Tabbed Sal Rodriguez head coach.
Northwestern State (July 27/DI) - Louisiana assistant coach Lacy Prejean named head coach.
Maryland (July 27/DI) - Head coach Mark Montgomery resigned.
Concordia (Minn.) (July 26/DIII) - Named Scott Carter interim head coach.
Bethany (W. Va.) (July 26/DIII) - Hired Grove City assistant Olivia Scarbrough as head coach.
SUNY Brockport (July 26/DIII) - Announced John Dumaw is stepping away from the program after 25 years as head coach.
Caldwell (July 26/DII) - Former Arcadia (DIII) head coach Lindsay Mayer has been named new head coach.
Rockhurst (July 26/DII) - Named Baker University (NAIA) head coach and Rockhurst alum Dana Goss to same position.
UCCS (July 25/DII) - Hired former Abilene Christian graduate assistant Sam Woodley as an assistant coach.
Virginia (July 25/DI) - Jeff Tylka and Jamie Allred hired as assistant coaches.
University of Maine at Presque Isle (July 25/DIII) - Anounced hiring of Keystone interim head coach Kaitlin Thibodeau-Corey as head coach.
Black Hills State (July 25/DII) - Named Crown (DIII) head coach Ashlyn Englehorn to same position.
Chestnut Hill (July 24/DII) - Named Quakertown Community High School head coach to same position.
Wittenburg (July 24/DIII) - Elevated assistant coach Ashley Goodwin to head coach.
Hiram (July 24/DIII) - Hired Wittenberg head coach Shannon Schaub to same position.
Trinity (Texas) (July 24/DIII) - Elevated assistant coach Bailey Wittenauer to head coach.
Florida (July 24/DI) - Announced the addition of alum Francesca Enea as the newest assistant coach.
Pittsburgh (July 24/DI) - Hired former North Carolina volunteer assistant Jordan Dail as an assistant coach.
Connecticut (July 23/DI) - Former Trinity (DIII) head coach Mackenzie Keyes named assistant coach.
Wichita State (July 21/DI) - Hired Austin Peay assistant coach Easton Herring to same position.
Albertus Magnus (July 21/DIII) - Named Fairfield Ludlowe High School head coach Michael Kobylanski to same position.
Marshall (July 21/DI) - Named recent Wichita State graduate Sydney McKinney assistant coach.
Northeastern State (July 20/DII) - Head coach Clay Davis resigned.
Marshall (July 20/DI) - Hired Ole Miss graduate assistant Allison Rager as an assistant coach.
North Florida (July 19/DI) - Named Mario Hernandez assistant coach.
Marshall (July 19/DI) - Elevated volunteer assistant coach Aly Harrell to assistant coach.
Northwestern State (July 19/DI) - Head coach Donald Picket resigned after 15 years.
D'Youville (July 19/DII) - Named Monroe College (NJCAA DI) head coach Connor Moriarty to same position.
Nazareth (July 19/DIII) - Hired former Rochester head coach Margaret Yerdon-Grange to same position.
Mississippi State (July 19/DI) - Elevated volunteer coach Zac Shaw to assistant coach. Graduate assistant coach Alyssa Loza takes on fellowship position, assisting the staff with player development and team operations.
Trinity (Conn.) (July 18/DIII) - Announced Mackenzie Keyes' resignation as head coach.
Hope (July 17/DIII) - Hired Jenison High (Mich.) head coach Michelle Brander Metiva as softball head coach and Director of the Dow Center.
Fort Liewis (July 14/DII) - Elevated assistant coach Paige Adair to head coach.
California (July 14/DI) - Hired Fullerton assistant coach Danielle O'Toole-Trejo to same position.
Mary Washington (July 14/DIII) - Named Huntingdon College assistant Hannah Qualls as head coach.
UTEP (July 13/DI) - Added David Montoya as an assistant coach.
Amherst (July 13/DIII) - Named Husson head coach Diann Ramsey to same position.
Saint Elizabeth (July 11/DIII) - Hired Bloomfield (DII) assistant Blake Saperstein as head coach.
Hartwick (July 10/DIII) - Named former SUNY Morrisville and Eastern College head coach Brittany Stroop, the school's Director of Communications, as interim head coach for new softball program.
Wheaton (Ill.) (July 10/DIII) - Named Trinity Christian (NAIA) head coach Amanda Fazarri to same position.
North Carolina State (July 10/DI) - Named Grayson Radcliffe an assistant coach.
UCCS (July 10/DII) - Hired Fort Lewis head coach Dwight Sanders to same position.
Catholic (July 7/DIII) - Named graduate assistant and alum Sophie Maccarone head coach.
Drake (July 7/DI) - Indian Hills CC (NJCAA) head coach Lindsay Diehl named to same position.
Missouri (July 7/DI) - Named Molly Jacobson assistant coach.
Rivier (July 6/DIII) - Announced hiring of Noelle Sass as head coach.
Emmanuel (July 6/DIII) - Named Brenna Morrissey head coach.
Rivier (July 6/DIII) - Named Bentley (DII) assistant Noelle Sass head coach.
UCF (July 6/DI) - Hired former Cal assistant coach Becca Mueller to same position.
Oregon State (July 6/DI) - Matt Lisle hired as an assistant coach.
Georgia (July 6/DI) - Amber Freeman joined the program as an assistant coach.
Arcadia (July 5/DIII) - Former Denison assistant coach Sarah Birchmeier named head coach.
Cal State Bakersfield (July 5/DI) - Hired San Jose State assistant coach Letty Olivarez as head coach.
Indiana (July 5/DI) - Hired former UNCG assistant coach Kendra Kirkhoff to the same position.
Northeast Alabama Community College(July 5/NJCAA) - Joe Guthrie hired as program's inaugural head coach.
Oklahoma (July 5/DI) - Alum and former North Carolina assistant coach Falepolima Aviu named to same position.
Wilmington (Ohio) (July 5/DIII) - Hired Defiance head coach Megan Warren to same position.
Arcadia (July 5/DIII) - Hired Denison assistant coach Sarah Birchmeier as head coach.
Western Kentucky (July 5/DI) - Promoted graduate assistant Maddie Bawlds to assistant coach.
LSU (July 5/DI) - Elevated Sandra Moton to assistant coach.
Pitt (July 5/DI) - Hired former Ball State head coach Lacy Schurr as associate head coach.
Houston (July 3/DI) - Hired Hope Trautwein as an assistant coach.
Kansas (July 3/DI) - Promoted Kaitlyn Stack to assistant coach.
Auburn (July 3/DI) - Oklahoma volunteer assistant coach Hannah Spark joined staff as an assistant coach.
Grand Canyon (July 2/DI) - Promoted volunteer assistant Sydney Sherrill to assistant coach.
Illinois (July 2/DI) - Hired alum Sydney Sickels as an assistant coach.
Baylor (July 1/DI) - Promoted Meagan Diaz to assistant coach.
Utah State (June 30/DI) - Hired West Seattle High School baseball head coach Ryan Ramsower as associate head coach.
Oregon (June 30/DI) - Promoted volunteer assistant coach Alyssa Palomino Cardoza to assistant coach.
Minnesota (June 30/DI) - Promoted Bailey Oetting to assistant coach.
Michigan State (June 30/DI) - Hired former UNCG assistant coach Bethaney Wells to same position.
Creighton (June 30/DI) - Kjirstyn Murphy, a graduate assistant at UT Arlington, named assistant coach.
Tennessee (June 30/DI) - Elevated volunteer assistant coach Kate Malveaux to assistant coach.
Russell Sage (June 30/DIII) - Named Iona (DI) assistant Stephanie Reinhardt head coach.
Rochester (June 30/DIII) - Named Trinity (Texas) head coach Abby Hurley-Martin to same position.
Loyola Marymount (June 30/DI) - Named Sheby Jeffries assistant coach.
Duke (June 30/DI) - Taylor Wike, associate head coach at Charlotte, hired as an assistant coach.
Mississippi State (June 30/DI) - Hired former Arizona assistant coach Taryne Mowatt-McKinney to same position.
Florida Atlantic (June 29/DI) - Promoted Taylor Smartt to associate head coach.
Wisconsin (June 29/DI) - Hired Mike Roberts as associate head coach.
Arkansas (June 29/DI) - Named former Utah associate head coach DJ Gasso to assistant coach.
Delaware (June 29/DI) - Hired former Purdue assistant coach Dorian Shaw as Assistant AD, Student Success and Assistant Softball Coach.
Mississippi University for Women (June 28/DIII) - Elevated assistant coach Rebecca Oldham to interim head coach, replacing Buddy Foster, who is moving into his assistant athletic director position full-time.
Newberry (June 28/DII) - Elevated assistant coach Mitch Smith to head coach.
Bryant (June 28/DI) - Named former Pittsburgh assistant Bianka Bell head coach.
UTEP (June 27/DI) - Hired South Mountain CC (NJCAA DII) head coach Brittney Matta as associate head coach.
Providence (June 27/DI) - Elevated assistant coach Kelsey Christensen to head coach.
Buena Vista (June 27/DIII) - Removed the interim tag from head coach Sarah Richardson.
North Texas (June 26/DI) - Hired Keller High School (Texas) head coach Christina Gwyn as an assistant coach.
Texas A&M (June 26/DI) - Former Oregon State assistant coach Eric Leyba named to same position.
Marshall (June 26/DI) - Hired alum and former Miami assistant Morgan Zerkle as head coach.
Oregon (June 25/DI) - Sydney Romero named assistant coach.
Florida (June 24/DI) - Hired former North Carolina assistant coach Chelsey Dobbins to same position.
Utah State (June 23/DI) - Named Mia Trejo, graduate assistant at UNLV, as an assistant coach.
North Carolina State (June 23/DI) - Announced the hirings of assistant coaches Paige Cassady and Mike Bosch.
Sioux Falls (June 23/DII) - Named Briar Cliff (NAIA) head coach Erin Bly to same position.
Drake (June 22/DI) - Longtime head coach Rich Calvert stepped down.
UTSA (June 22/DI) - Hired Vann Stuedeman as head coach.
Kent State (June 21/D1) - Hired Saint Francis (Pa.) head coach Jessica O'Donnell to same position.
LSU (June 21/DI) - Bryce Neal joined program as an assistant coach after serving in the same capacity at Louisville.
Franciscan (June 20/DIII) - Named assistant coach Daniella Pillar interim head coach.
Capital (June 20/DIII) - Announced the resignation of head softball coach Andrea Nagy.
BYU (June 20/DI) - Elevated director of operations Allie Hancock-Schneemann to assistant coach.
Penn (June 20/DI) - Named UConn associate head coach Christie Novatin head coach.
Wichita State (June 19/DI) - Hired Courtney Oliver as program's pitching coach.
Missouri State (June 19/DI) - Announced the retirement of longtime associate head coach Beth Perine.
Pitt (June 19/DI) - Hired NFCA Hall of Famer and longtime Harvard head coach to same position.
Lake Creek (Texas) High School — Announced assistant Candyce Carter as the new head coach. Previous head coach Michelle Rochinski stepped down after winning a second-straight Texas state title.
South Dakota (June 16/DI) - Hired former University of Sioux Falls (DII) head coach Shannon Pivovar as an assistant coach.
Simon Fraser (June 16/DII) - Removed interim tag from head coach Stacy Fournier.
Arizona (June 16/DI) - Named South Carolina assistant coach Josh Bloomer to same position.
Purdue (June 16/DI) - Elevated assistant coach Magali Frezzotti to head coach.
North Carolina (June 15/DI) - Marshall head coach Megan Smith Lyon named to same position.
Caldwell (June 15/DII) - Head coach Dean Johnson resigned after 29 seasons. He will continue to serve as men's basketball head coach and associate director of athletics.
Virginia Tech (June 15/DI) - HIred Mississippi State assistant coach Josh Johnson to same position.
North Carolina A&T (June 13 / DI) - Claflin (DII) head coach Jose Gonzalez named to same position.
Millsaps (June 12/DIII) - Announced resignation of head coach Caroline DeLoach to become head coach at Brandon High School.
Hope (June 12/DIII) - Announced Brittney Harvey's tenure as head softball coach at the school is over after one season.
Washington (June 12 / DI) - Courtney Gano and Victoria Hayward hired as assistant coaches.
Mars Hill (June 11/DII) - Hired Maine Presque Isle (DIII) head coach Alissa Edwards to same position.
Illinois (June 10 / DI) - Hired Wisconsin assistant coach Kirsten Verdun to same position.
Central Arkansas (June 9/DI) - Hired North Texas volunteer coach Kady Self as an assistant coach.
Arizona (June 9/DI) - Hired Christian Conrad as an assistant coach.
Calvin (June 9/DIII) - Named Adrian College assistant Amber Stanilius assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.
Florida (June 8/DI) - Florida assistant coach Mike Bosch will not return.
LeTourneau (DIII) - Upgraded volunteer assistant Macey Mize full-time assistant coach.
Stephen F. Austin (June 6/DI) - Odessa College (NJCAA DI) head coach Jeff Jackson named to same position.
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (DII/June 6) - Head coach Ricki Rothbauer Stubbs has resigned.
Ouachita Baptist (June 5/DII) - Hired Jeff Jackson as head coach.
Utah State (June 5/DI) - Hired BYU assistant coach Todd Judge as head coach.
North Carolina State (June 3/DI) - LSU assistant coach Lindsay Leftwich hired as head coach.
Bluefield University (June 2/ NAIA) - Hired Ferrum College assistant coach, assistant AD and SWA Maggie White as head coach.
Army West Point (June 2/DI) - Removed the interim tag from head coach Jen Consaul.
Upper Iowa (June 1/DII) - Hired Black HIlls State head coach Aubrey Honeycutt to same position.
Edward Waters (June 1/DII - Removed the interim tag from head coach Micahel Ellison.
Jones College (June 1/NJCAA II) - Announced retirement of Chris Robinson to become full-time athletic director and promotion of assistant coach Tori Dew to head coach.
Rochester (May 31/DIII) - Announced Margaret Yerdon-Grange will not return as head coach.
Rock Valley College (May 31/NJCAA DII) - Co-head coach Vivi Marquez resigned to be RVC's new Career and Technical Education Advisor.
Houston (May 29/DI) - Hired Michigan State assistant coach Nadia Taylor to same position.
North Carolina (May 25/DI) - NFCA Hall of Famer Donna J. Papa retired after 38 seasons.
Wheaton (Ill.) (May 25/DIII) - Announced resignation of head coach Ellen Radandt-Stremler.
Ithaca (May 25/DIII) - Promoted interim head coach Kelly Robichaud to head coach.
Wilmington (May 23/DIII) - Announced Beth Floyd has stepped down as head softball coach
Union (May 23/DII) - Removed interim tag from head coach Sydney Sturner.
Nazareth (May 22/DIII) - Announced Jack Carpenter's retirement as head coach after 17 seasons.
New Mexico Highlands (May 22/DII) - Removed the interim tag from head coach Ashley Forshee.
Providence (May 22/DI) - Providence and head coach Jill Karwoski mutually agreed to part ways.
Stephen F. Austin (May 19/DI) - Head coach Richie Bruister resigned.
Manhattan (May 19/DI) - Manhattan College has parted ways with head coach Cat Clifford.
Concordia (Minn.) (May 17/DIII) - Announced Chad Slyter has stepped down as head coach.
UTSA (May 17/DI) - Head coach Michelle Cheatham announced her resignation.
Bryant (May 17/DI) - Head Coach Nick French stepped down after five seasons.
St. Joseph's (May 16/DI) - Erin Brooks has stepped down as head coach, and Gina McCool has been elevated to head coach.
Winthrop (May 9/DI) - Head Coach Wendy Thees' contract will not be renewed.
Kent State (May 9/DI) - Head coach Eric Oakley and Kent State agreed to part ways.
Newberry (May 9/DII) - After 11 seasons, head coach Ciria Triplett is stepping down effective June 30.
Purdue (May 9/DI) - Head coach Boo De Oliveira will not return.
Pitt (May 8/DI) - Jodi Hermanek will not return as head coach.
William Penn (May 5/NAIA) - Former Upper Iowa head coach Laura North hired to same position.
Upper Iowa (May 5/DII) - Head coach Laura North announced resignation.
Ouachita Baptist (May 4/DII) - Head coach Derek Grimes resigned.
Chatham (May 4/DIII) - Announced Deanna Tritinger is stepping away from the program.
Mary Washington (May 4/DIII) - Announced Dee Conway's retirement as head softball coach.
Utah State (April 28 / DI) - Head coach Steve Johnson announced his retirement.
Queens (N.C.) (April 24/DI) - Removed interim tag from head coach Kella Goins.
Westfield State (April 18/DIII) - Removed interim tag from head coach Joe Hough's title.
Lincoln Southeast (March 22/HS) - Elevated assistant Taylor Boshart to head coach.
Queens (N.C.) (March 15 / DI) - Head coach Stacey Schramm stepped down. Kella Goins elevated to interim head coach for the remainder of the 2023 season.
North Carolina State (March 2/DI) - Head coach Jennifer Patrick-Swift has been relieved of her duties effective immediately. Assistant Coach Patrick Swift will also not return.
Mid-Atlantic Christian (Feb. 23/USCAA) - Hired Miguel Justiniano Jr. as the program's first head coach.
North Central (Feb. 21/DIII) - Announced hiring of Matt Haefner as head coach.
Mount St. Vincent (Feb. 15/ DIII) - Named former Sarah Lawrence head coach Kevin Carbon to same position.
Chatham (Feb. 13/DIII) - Named recent program graduate Lauren McNany assistant coach.
Wabash Valley College (Feb. 12/NJCAA DI) - Jade Montgomery hired as head coach.
Cedar Crest (Feb. 8/DIII) - Added Associate AD for Compliance to head softball coach Kim Begley's responsibilities.
Stevens Institute of Technology (Feb. 2/DIII) - Named Amelia Ditolvo assistant coach.
Austin College (Jan. 26/DIII) - Named Texas Titans softball club founder and coach Brandon Johnson interim head coach.
Hofstra (Jan. 23/DI) - Hired Ophir Sadeh as an assistant coach.
Omaha Skutt Cathoic (Neb.) (Jan. 13/HS) - Named Yutan/Mead High head coach Ryan Glatter to same position.
WashU (Jan. 11/DIII) - Named Clarke assistant Michaela Guthrie interim assistant coach.
Penn (Jan. 10/DI) - Head coach Leslie King retired. Associate head coach Danielle Gonzales will serve as the program's interim head coach this spring.
Bates (Jan. 9/DIII) - Named William Penn (NAIA) graduate assistant Ally Plafcan assistant coach.