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May 15, 2015


Kyle Wilkins was named the full-time head coach of The College of Saint Rose baseball team on May 14, 2015. Wilkins, who served as an assistant from 2012-14 and as the interim head coach in 2015, is the fourth head coach in the program’s 36-year history.  Wilkins previously worked as the hitting coach for the Amsterdam Mohawks of the Perfect Game Baseball League in 2010 and 2011 and also spent 2004-07 as an assistant coach at his college alma mater.


Felician College head women’s and men’s cross-country and women’s track & field coach John Brennan of Clark, and his lead assistant, Sebastian Powell of West Orange, have resigned from those positions, Brennan, the principal of Hardyston Elementary School in Franklin, will become the head women’s cross-country coach at his alma mater, Montclair State University. Powell, who is completing his first year as principal of elementary schools in the Belvidere school district, is choosing to devote more time to his professional career.


Noah Moran has been named Head Swimming and Diving Coach at Tiffin University, taking over for the departed Margarita Kalmikova. Moran comes to Tiffin after spending a year with the Turkish Swimming Federation, where he was the Head Coach of the Ankara High Performance Center. While there he designed a number of training programs for the Ankara High Performance Group and also traveled with the Turkish National Team during international competitions.


A 1992 graduate and the first-ever captain of the Salem International University soccer team, Chris Perez was appointed as the head coach of the women’s soccer program effective immediately. Perez was a two-year starter from 1990-91 and two-time All-West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honoree during his time in Salem. He was a member of the inaugural men’s soccer team at the university and was the program’s first captain.

May 14, 2015


West Coast Conference Commissioner Lynn Holzman announces the additions of Amy Reis, Megan Rogers and Jessica Everhart to the Conference staff. Reis will serve as the Associate Commissioner for Championships; Rogers will serve as the Assistant Commissioner for Governance and Business Operations, while Everhart will serve as the Director of Compliance and Student-Athlete Services. Reis has spent the last seven years at the NCAA, including the last three years as the Associate Director of Championships and Alliances. Most recently Rogers spent more than four years as the director of legal affairs for the Cleveland Browns Football Company, LLC. where she ensured compliance with the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, constitution, policies and procedures. Most recently Everhart served as the assistant director of compliance at Stanford University where she assisted with recruiting oversight of 36 sports while advising incoming student-athletes, parents and alumni on NCAA rules and eligibility.


Georgia Tech has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director of Ticket Operations for the Georgia Tech Athletic Association.The candidate would be expected to prepare and distribute accurate game day information for all sports/events Responsible for compiling game day payroll paperwork. Apply here.


Oregon State baseball coach Pat Casey could emerge as a potential candidate to replace athletic director Bob De Carolis. Casey didn’t exactly throw his hat into the ring Wednesday night following a 20-0 rout of Portland at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer, but he acknowledged that an athletic director role might interest him at some point. – Gary Horowitz, Statesman Journal. Read More.


Monmouth College (IL), a member of the Midwest Collegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, invites immediate applications for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. The head coach is responsible for managing all aspects of the women’s lacrosse program as well as being committed to the academic mission of the college. Apply here.


Cornell University invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s Heavyweight Rowing Coach. Assist the head coach in the planning and operation of a nationally competitive Division I rowing program. Apply here.


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is accepting applications for the position of Director of Sales, Marketing & Promotions (R97513) for the Department of Athletics. This is a twelve-month position with a salary that is competitive and commensurate with experience. Apply here.


Trent Angelucci, the video coordinator at Georgia Tech the last four years, will join Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball staff as director of operations, head coach Dan McHale announced. Before joining the staff at Georgia Tech, Angelucci was an assistant coach at Transylvania University for two seasons (2009-11). – EKU Athletics , Sky Forward. Read more.


Manhattan College  is seeking applications for the vacant position of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to recruiting, scouting, coaching, administrative responsibilities and any additional duties assigned by the head coach. [email protected]


Former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson recently visited the Florida Gators, according to previous reports, as he evaluates his potential transfer options. Florida head coach Jim McElwain announced on a conference call Wednesday morning that quarterback Skyler Mornhinweg has transferred to Columbia, of the Ivy League. This leaves the Gators with just two scholarship quarterbacks in 2015. – Kevin McGuire, College Football Talk. Read more.


The UK athletic department gave season ticket holders the first opportunity to purchase additional single-game tickets for the 2015-16 football season. Season ticket holders can buy single-game tickets at special rates until July 1.The eight single-game tickets available feature match-ups against: Louisiana-Lafayette, Florida, Missouri, EKU, Auburn, Tennessee, Charlotte and Louisville. – WKYT. Read more.


Winona State University invites you to join our Community of Learners as our Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. As our Assistant Athletic Director, you will be responsible for all aspects of the WSU Athletic Department’s NCAA compliance operation. Apply here.


Vicki Brown-Sobecki was the first female swimmer inducted into Texas A&M’s hall of fame. Brown-Sobecki was one of the school’s first female athletes on scholarship. She was one of the women’s first All-Americans, the first female swimmer inducted into the athletic hall of fame, the first female president of the A&M Lettermen’s Association Board of Directors and the first woman elected to the board. – Robert Cessna, The Eagle. Read More.



Michigan associate athletic director for football Jim Minick was arrested by Pittsfield Township Police early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, the department confirmed Wednesday. Minick was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Pittsfield Township early Saturday morning and refused an on-site breathalyzer test. He was not charged with a DUI, and the investigation is ongoing as the department awaits the results of a blood test. – Nick Baumgardner, MLIVE. Read more.


As the spring sports season winds down and the various inner workings of the Cornell Athletic Department play out to prepare for the summer and fall season, the athletic complex will look a lot different as several longtime staffers will be moving along. Doug Vorhis, Marlene Crockford, and Joe Lucia are retiring, and while Lucia is more visible, being a head coach, Doug and Marlene are very valued behind-the-scenes “players.” – Steve Lawrence, ITHACA. Read more.


Kansas women’s tennis head coach Todd Chapman added an integral piece to his program Wednesday, when he announced the hiring of Caroline Lilley as assistant coach. Lilley joins the Jayhawk staff after a standout career as a player at Georgia Tech and a successful stint in a similar coaching role at Gonzaga.  Lilley spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Gonzaga, helping the Bulldogs to a 12-9 mark in 2014-15, including a win over No. 55 UC Irvine.


Stockton University Hall of Famer and alumnus Greg Ruttler has figured into some of the school’s men’s soccer team’s greatest highlights both on the field and as an assistant and associate coach. After nine seasons on the coaching staff, Ruttler will now look to continue his decorated Stockton career as head coach. It was announced Wednesday that Ruttler would replace Jeff Haines, who left the position after the 2014 season to become an assistant athletic director at Stockton. – Carmen Capoferri, For The Press. Read More.



After more than 700 wins and putting Waldorf College softball on the map, Denny Gilbertson is pursuing a new direction in his career path. Gilbertson, who spent three decades at the college and completed his 20th season with the Warriors this spring, announced his resignation on Tuesday. In two decades as coach, Gilbertson established a program built on a tradition of success and academic excellence. The 1999 team was named the NJCAA Academic Team of the Year. Pushing his players to excel both on and off the field, Gilbertson coached 14 All-Americans and 54 Academic All-Americans during his career. – Matt Oliver, Globe Gazette. Read More.


Fred Mims, a former University of Iowa student-athlete who established the UI Athletics Department’s Office of Student Services and was a member of the senior staff for more than 30 years and three directors of athletics, will retire from the UI on June 30. Mims is currently serving in a dual capacity on the UI campus: He remains engaged as a member of the senior staff for current UI Director of Athletics Gary Barta, working specifically on matters of student athlete affairs in addition to being the sport administrator in charge of the UI’s wresting and baseball programs. He is also serving as the director of the University of Iowa’s Office of Center for Diversity and Enrichment.




Danny Vohden was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and Events in May 2015 after serving as the interim director since March. He successfully ran media operations for the 2015 NCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championship in addition to running the communications and events for 10 spring sports. He currently oversees all media and event operations for Stevens’ 26 NCAA varsity teams.


Frostburg State University Athletics Department is seeking a full-time Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach to be responsible for the overall success, performance, and conduct of the FSU Bobcats women’s lacrosse program. This is a 12-month appointment and includes University System of Maryland benefits package. [email protected]


Appalachian State University is accepting applications for the positions of Head Assistant Wrestling Coach. This is full-time positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, duties assigned by the head coach, administering all phases of a Division 1 Wrestling Program. Apply here.


Marshall University invites applications for the Ticket Office Assistant position. Position will focus on sales and customer service and will report directly to the Director of Ticketing. Apply here.

May 13, 2015


Saint Peter’s University is hiring a Head Coach for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving. Responsible for the full academic and social development of student-athletes, including interaction with the student-athlete, Academic Support Staff, and other University administrators. [email protected]


Manchester University seeks an Assistant Athletic Instructor – Women’s Soccer. Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Apply here.


North Central College would like to announce applications are now being accepted for the full-time, exempt position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. The head women’s lacrosse coach must be able to independently organize training, competition, recruiting, events, travel, personnel, and budget for maximum efficiency of the programs. Apply here.


Sources tell College AD that Greg Hotchkiss, Director of Media Relations for the Pitt Panthers will join Texas Tech as Associate AD for Strategic Communications. He is in his ninth year at the University of Pittsburgh. Hotchkiss has 15 years of athletic media relations experience including stints at the University of Florida (2000-02), Duke University (1999-00) and Texas Tech University (1997-99). He replace Blayne Beal, who recently left the Red Raiders for a position in the private sector.

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