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May 18, 2015


Duke Athletics is seeking a qualified individual for the Director of Iron Dukes Annual Fund position. This individual will develop and manage annual campaign for the Iron Dukes Annual Fund. [email protected].


The Northern Kentucky University is seeking applications for vacant position of Director of Development – Athletics. This position will develop and implement a vital and comprehensive fund raising program with the primary purpose of generating community, corporate, and alumni support as well as private funding for the identified priorities of the athletic department. [email protected] .


Southern Oregon University seeks applicants for a Sports Information Intern. He will be responsible running stat programs at home events, writing press releases for both home and away events, managing athletics web site and other duties as assigned by the Sports Information Director. [email protected]


Bryn Athyn College has announced the addition of women’s soccer as varsity sport beginning in the fall of 2016. Matthew Kennedy, director of athletics at Bryn Athyn, made an announcement official in a letter to the faculty today. The addition of women’s soccer will bring their varsity athletic offerings to 12, as Bryn Athyn already sponsors men’s soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf, men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s volleyball, and men’s and women’s tennis.


The College of William and Mary seeks Asst Coach Field Hockey. Provide the leadership and direction for a highly competitive NCAA Division I athletic program, maintain a balance with academic excellence and uphold the standards of the College and the Athletic Department. Apply here.


Midland University seeks Sports Information & Marketing/Promotions – Graduate Assistants. Willingness to work a varied schedule, including nights and weekends • A proactive work ethic • An ability to resolve issues independently. Apply Here.


The State University of New York at Buffalo seeks an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Evaluates injuries in order to design and execute appropriate rehabilitation exercises and educates and counsels coaching staffs, athletes, physicians co-workers, students, parents, media, and consultants. [email protected].


Trish O’Brien, who has served as Massachusetts Maritime’s Assistant Director of Athletics for the past three years, will be appointed as Acting Director of Athletics at the Academy and assume duties of that position on July 1st. O’Brien will serve in the position until a permanent successor is hired to replace longtime Buccaneer Athletics Director Bob Corradi, who will retire on June 30th.


LeTourneau University is seeking a qualified, industrious and enthusiastic professional to lead the Men’s and Women’s Golf program to conference and national prominence.The Head Men’s and Women’s Golf coach is responsible for the management, conduct and supervision of all phases of the NCAA DIII intercollegiate men’s and women’s golf program in a manner that upholds the philosophy and objectives of the University. Apply here.


The College of William and Mary is seeking a Head Cheerleading Coach. Teach and mentor student-athletes to develop their self confidence and leadership abilities as they work towards achieving their goals through individual hard work. Apply here.


The University of the Ozarks, an NCAA III institution located in Clarksville, Arkansas, seeks a head softball coach. This position is a full-time twelve month appointment reporting to the Director of Athletics. The softball responsibilities include, but are not limited to, organization, direction and administration as well as recruitment and retention of student-athletes at a NCAA Division III [email protected]


Bryn Athyn College is accepting applications for the full-time, benefit-eligible position of Head Women’s Soccer Coach. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2015. The successful candidate will supervise, coordinate and manage all aspects of a women’s intercollegiate soccer team. [email protected].


Sam Houston State University is accepting applications for an Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Certification and Compliance. He/She coordinates, implements, and oversees all facets of the athletic compliance program with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Southland Conference, and the university’s rules and regulations. Apply here.


University of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says the school could play football in Mexico City by 2020 as it considers expanding its brand internationally. Patterson, who took over as athletic director 19 months ago, spoke at the Associated Press Sports Editors’ Southwest Region meeting Sunday. Patterson said the university has a natural advantage because of its proximity to what he considers to be a lucrative fan base in Mexico. –  CBSDFW. Read more.


After a nearly four-year legal battle to clear his name, a judge ruled in favor of former Alabama State University Athletic Director Stacy Danley with a $140,216 judgement in his favor Saturday. Baldwin County Circuit Judge James Reid was appointed to preside over the trial after a wave of judicial recusals delayed this case for months. The case went to trial in February, three years after the wrongful termination lawsuit was filed. – Jennifer Horton, WSFA. Read more.


Syracuse University football head coach Scott Shafer is one of the worst coaches in the ACC, according to the Sporting News. The 2015 season will be an important one for Shafer to get Syracuse football back on track, especially with a new athletic director coming in to lead the athletic department. – Brent Axe, Syracuse. Read more.



It was announced on Thursday that Christopher Hoch will assume interim leadership of The Ohio State University Marching and Athletic Bands through the upcoming season. He was the associate director of the OSU Marching and Athletic Bands in 2013 and 2014. The university will continue its consideration of the director vacancy at the end of the coming season.. – NBC4 Staff. Read more.



Before Carey arrived at the Purple Iris, he announced three new additions to the 2015 class. Two freshmen, Alexis Brewer and Desiree Rhodes, join Colorado graduate student transfer Arielle Roberson as three players immediately eligible to contribute this coming season.“We’re excited. We went out and tried to get people with high motors that play hard, No. 1, and a lot of basketball knowledge,” Carey said. – Geoff Coyle, WV Illustrated. Read More.


At the DePaul basketball fan forum Thursday, Bruno was the first session for fans to ask questions; led by Fox Chicago sports anchor Lou Canellis. He asked Bruno about some of the successes he has had in his 29 years as a head coach at DePaul, including having the court at McGrath-Phillips Arena named after him. – Ben Gartland, Depaulia Online. Read more.






Marquette University Vice President and Director of Athletics Bill Scholl has announced the addition of Brian Hardin, a 2002 MU graduate, as Deputy Athletic Director. Hardin arrives in Milwaukee after spending two years at Ball State University as the department’s Deputy Athletics Director for External Affairs, where he had joined Scholl’s staff from the University of Notre Dame in February of 2013.


University of North Dakota head men’s hockey coach Dave Hakstol, who led the program to seven NCAA Frozen Four appearances in 11 seasons, announced his resignation Monday and was named head coach of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers. UND Director of Athletics Brian Faison indicated that the search for Hakstol’s replacement at North Dakota is already underway. – Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations. Read more.


Northeastern University will spend $26 million to transform a rundown city-owned park into a state-of-the-art intramural athletics complex that the school will share with the public and youth sports leagues.Work is scheduled to begin in spring 2016 and last about one year, during which time the entire park would be closed. The city will help the Pop Warner football teams and other groups that use the park find alternate venues during the construction. – Dan Adams, Globe Correspondent. Read More.


It’s been nearly a month since Lenoir-Rhyne University abruptly announced the resignation of men’s head basketball coach John Lentz, bringing an end to his 29-year career at the school. But Lentz’s former assistant told the Hickory Daily Record that Lentz and his staff were shown the door due to circumstances he said the athletic department could have taken steps to prevent. – Jordan Anders, Hickory Record. Read More.


Nebraska assistant women’s soccer coach Peter Underwood was killed in a crash near Atlantic, Iowa Saturday morning. The Iowa State Patrol says Underwood was heading eastbound on Interstate 80 when his car was hit head-on by a pickup going the wrong way around 7 a.m. The university said the 31-year-old was on a recruiting trip. Underwood just completed his fourth year with the program. He served as a volunteer assistant before becoming a full-time coach the past two seasons. – WOWT. Read More.


“The student-athlete with E-Sports has been an interesting debate at the college level.” Said Director of New Media at UPike Bruce Parsons. Parsons understands that with E-Sports, players are not physically pushing their bodies to the limit, but says there are skills and techniques that help players excel in the game that come through practice and repetition.- WKYT. Read more.


University of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says the school could play football in Mexico City by 2020 as it considers expanding its brand internationally. Patterson, who took over as athletic director 19 months ago, spoke at the Associated Press Sports Editors’ Southwest Region meeting Sunday. Patterson said the university has a natural advantage because of its proximity to what he considers to be a lucrative fan base in Mexico. – CBSRead More.

May 15, 2015


Erika Brennan has been named the fourth head coach in Southern Miss women’s golf history. Brennan spent five years as the head coach at Saint Leo University, building the Lions into one of the premier Division II programs in the country. Under her tutelage, the Lions entered the national spotlight as the team made it’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2010. Brennan helped Saint Leo see itself consistently ranked in the national poll, ranking in the top-10 in 2011, 2012 and 2013.


Former Wayne State University wide receivers coach E.J. Henderson recently returned to Paul Winters’ staff after serving one year at Ohio Northern University as the wide receivers coach and co-offensive coordinator. Henderson previously coached at WSU under Paul Winters from 2004-06. Before joining the Blue Knights, Henderson spent two years (2011-2012) as the wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator at NCAA Division I Davidson.


Radford University Director of Athletics Robert Lineburg announced Tuesday night Maggie White has resigned as head softball coach. A national search for White’s replacement will begin immediately. “I want to thank Coach White for her service over the past three years as the head coach of our softball program,” Lineburg expressed. Before being elevated to head coach of the Highlanders in 2012, White spent a total of six seasons (two stints) as assistant coach at Radford. White was the head coach at Georgia Southern from 2009-11.


BYU has found a former Cougar to replace former women’s gymnastics coach Brad Cattermole: Guard Young. The school announced Thursday that Young, who competed on the BYU men’s gymnastics team from 1996-2000, will succeed Cattermole, who retired last month after 28 seasons as the school’s women’s gymnastics coach. – Brandon Judd, Deseret News. Read More.

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