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April 7, 2016

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY
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APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Appalachian State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Wrestling Coach. This is a full-time position reporting to the Head Coach and Athletics Director. The candidate will have a commitment to all rules and regulations of Appalachian State University, the Southern Conference, and the NCAA. Apply here.

SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE – FLORIDA
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SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE – FLORIDA

Seminole State College of Florida seeks a Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. This will provides strategic leadership and operational oversight for College-wide athletic programs, facilities and activities including budget management, fundraising, marketing, promotion and public relations. Apply here.

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

UConn submitted to the U.S. Department of Education shows that for the 2014-2015 academic year, the school incurred $6.7 million in expenses for its women’s basketball team while earning $4 million in revenue. For the same period, UConn’s men’s basketball team, which has won the national title four times since 1999, cost UConn $8.6 million while it earned $9.6 million in revenue. Expenses for the school’s lower-profile football team were $14.2 million, which overshadowed its $8.3 million in revenue. – Jonathan Berr, CBS News. Read More.

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
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MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

Mississippi State plans to break ground on a new baseball stadium next June, but a few hurdles remain in the path, athletic director Scott Stricklin announced. Stricklin said the project to build a new Dudy Noble Field was initially approved for $40 million. However, estimates now place the plans at $55 million. Mississippi State can’t break ground until it receives approval by the IHL. Once it does, MSU plans to start construction in June 2017 and have enough construction in place by spring 2018 to host baseball games. – Michael Bonner, The Clarion-Ledger. Read More.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE
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WASHINGTON COLLEGE

The Athletic Department at Washington College is seeking qualified candidates for the Coordinator of Campus Recreation position. This position is responsible for the coordination, supervision, scheduling, and security of campus recreation programs that include, but are not limited to, club sports, intramural sports, recreation outdoor trips, and group fitness activities. This position involves excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving abilities. The Coordinator must be well organized, flexible, and able to work nights and weekends. Apply here

NCAA
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NCAA

It may not happen again anytime soon, but beginning this week a group of current college football players will join NFL players in getting paid at least once for the use of their names, images and likenesses. Checks from the $60 million in settlements of lawsuits concerning college sports video games started being mailed Wednesday, said Leonard Aragon, one of the plaintiffs’ lawyers. The cases, filed in 2009, variously targeted the NCAA, video game manufacturer Electronic Arts and the Collegiate Licensing Co. Pre-tax amounts ranging from less than $100 to nearly $9,300 will go to players whose names and/or images appeared in EA Sports football or basketball games issued from 2003-04 through 2013-14 and who filed timely, valid claims Altogether, more than 24,900 checks are set to be issued. The average amount is about $1,750 and the median about $1,500, Aragon said. -Steve Berkowitz, USA Today, Read More

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

In advance of National Student-Athlete Appreciation Day, Penn Athletics announces the launch of the Penn Athletics brand refresh, with its “Champion Your Life” campaign. Penn worked with brand leaders Fred Popp and Sharlene Sones of teamupco.com, a company that specializes in athletic branding. About Penn, Fred said “Penn Athletics has a big story to tell and plays powerful roles across campus, uniting the community and unifying everyone around their core purpose: ‘Penn develops people who are uniquely prepared to exceed at life.’ And it is precisely this distinction that makes the brand unique nationwide.” Read More.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

A former Nebraska women’s basketball staff member confirmed to the Journal Star on Wednesday that she had filed a complaint against the University of Nebraska alleging discrimination. Jan Bethea, who was the program’s director of basketball operations for five seasons before leaving in 2015, said she filed the complaint this year. At NU, she coordinated the Huskers’ scheduling and team travel, among other duties, and also was on the bench during games. Connie Yori resigned Tuesday as head coach following a two-month athletic department investigation into allegations she mistreated players and fostered a negative, dysfunctional culture. As for Bethea’s complaint alleging discrimination, it was filed before the investigation into Yori’s program began, she said. -Brent C. Wagner, Lincoln Journal Star, Read More

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LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY
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LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY

Longwood University seeks Director of Sports Medicine. The Director of Sports Medicine will oversee the day-to-day operations and staff of the Athletic Training Department within the guidelines set forth by the NATA, NCAA and the Commonwealth of Virginia to ensure the health and welfare of Longwood University intercollegiate student athletes. Apply here

COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS

College of the Ozarks will add the men’s and women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Program to their athletic roster, beginning with the 2016-17 season. According to Athletic Director Steve Shepherd, the 2016 teams will be coached by Justin Carswell, who also serves as the College’s vice president for Christian ministries. Carswell competed in the long, high, and triple jump while attending NCAA Division I Baylor University and is the son of a Hall of Fame high school track coach. -Valorie Coleman, Ozark Sports Zone, Read More

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
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JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY

The end of every sports team’s season consists of either satisfaction or disappointment. Satisfaction usually means a head coach’s job is safely secure for next season, however, a disappointing end to a season can be the beginning of a roller coaster ride of searching for a new head coach. The search process isn’t taken lightly, especially for major sports such as football and basketball, and to ensure all options are being explored, many schools are turning to consulting firms to find the right fit. Firms like Fogler Consulting offer vast experience and knowledge that can help an athletic department broaden its horizons on candidates. Most recently, Fogler was hired by JMU to help aid the Dukes in a search for a new men’s basketball coach. “He did an outstanding job of identifying a great group of candidates and a great group of finalists that we interviewed for this position,” Jeff Bourne, JMU director of athletics, said. Bourne also added that JMU will use a consultant named David Braine to help assist in the search for a head coach for JMU’s women’s basketball team. -Kevin Romm, The Breeze, Read More

April 6, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

The University of Maryland had $50,000 worth of outside help in the search leading to the hiring of head football coach DJ Durkin, according to school documents obtained in a public records request. The university paid a $50,000 consulting fee to Chuck Neinas, president of Colorado-based Neinas Sports Services, according to a December invoice he sent to the school. Durkin, the former Michigan defensive coordinator, was hired on Dec. 2. Neinas is a former acting commissioner of the Big 12 Conference who once negotiated television contracts for the now-defunct College Football Association. -Jeff BarkerContac, The Baltimore SunRead More

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

Former Husker Kenny Bell, along with a few current football players, expressed disappointment on social media Wednesday about some strength-and-conditioning records that are no longer being displayed just outside the Nebraska weight room. Worry not. It seems that those records will soon be visible again, according to a response later in the afternoon from Boyd Epley, Nebraska’s assistant athletic director for strength and conditioning. The discussion started on Twitter, and gathered some noise for a few hours before trailing off in time for dinner. “Today I found out anybody that trained in the weight room in the past 10 years has been removed from the walls. @Huskers no love for alum???” Bell began in a series of tweets that quickly gathered attention and triggered discussion from Nebraska fans. -Brian Christopher,  Lincoln Journal StarRead More

NCAA
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NCAA

House Bill 971 by Baton Rouge Republican state Rep. Steve Carter would restrict UL Lafayette and most other public universities in Louisiana from traveling beyond 375 miles for non-football and -basketball games. Not surprisingly, the bill exempts all LSU sports. The bill would effectively kill full conference play by most public universities in the state — UL Lafayette, UL Monroe, Louisiana Tech, , UNO, Northwestern State, McNeese State, Southeastern Louisiana, Nicholls State, Grambling State and Southern — all of which belong to athletic conferences that, like virtually all athletic conferences within the NCAA, have far-flung membership. -Walter Pierce,  theind.comRead More

DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY

Dixie State University Director of Athletics Dr. Jason Boothe announced Wednesday that Tim Busen has been hired as the new head men’s soccer coach. Busen replaced Josh Pittman, who last month was named head men’s soccer coach at Westminster College after one season on the DSU sideline. Busen recently served as head coach at Adams State for six seasons from 2010-15. During his time in Alamosa, Busen guided the Grizzlies to notable wins over nationally-ranked foes in Colorado School of Mines and Fort Lewis College. Individually, he coached several All-RMAC selections and numerous RMAC All-Academic honorees during his tenure. -Steve Johnson, Deseret NewsRead More

CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
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CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Jon Sioredas, head wrestling coach at Grand Canyon the last two seasons, has been named to the same position at Cal Poly. The announcement was made Tuesday by Mustang Director of Athletics Don Oberhelman. Sioredas replaces Brendan Buckley, Cal Poly’s head coach the last five seasons who resigned last month in order to accept a position as executive director of Beat the Streets Wrestling, New York City. Sioredas (suh-REE-duss) brings to Cal Poly an extensive background of collegiate coaching experience on top of his All-American wrestling days at Tennessee at Chattanooga. –ksby.comRead More

NCAA
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NCAA

Thirteen people connected with the NCAA’s committee on infractions are being subpoenaed by late Nittany Lions football coach Joe Paterno’s estate. On Wednesday, the Centre County Prothonotary’s office posted a new document to the website that lists all court cases of media interest. According to the certificate prerequisite of service, subpoenas are being issued for: former Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky, now executive director of the College Football Playoff Foundation; Notre Dame senior deputy athletics director Missy Conboy; George Washington University law professor Jack Friedenthal; Tampa attorney Christopher Griffin; Washington, DC litigator Roscoe Howard; Detroit lawyer W. Anthony Jenkins; Xavier Musketeers associate athletic director Susan Cross Lipnickey; Temple law professor Eleanor Myers; University of Oregon law professor James O’Fallon; SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey; MEAC Commissioner Dennis Thomas; University of Missouri law professor Rodney Uphoff; Vanderbilt athletics vice chancellor David Williams II. -Lori Falce, Centre Daily TimesRead More

 

NCAA
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NCAA

A Maryland judge on Wednesday denied summary judgment to the NCAA in a lawsuit over the death of a former Frostburg State football player, setting the stage for a potential trial in June. In a significant opinion reflecting how concussions are evolving before the courts, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge David Boynton ruled that the type of head injury that allegedly killed Derek Sheely — second-impact syndrome from multiple concussions — is not a known inherent risk of playing football. Second-impact syndrome has been described as a condition that occurs when the brain swells rapidly after a person suffers a second concussion before symptoms from an earlier one have subsided. The NCAA argued that since it’s a sports organization it has no legal duty to protect college athletes. -Jon Solomon, CBS Sports, Read More

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

The University of Louisville continues to work collaboratively with the NCAA in the investigation of the University’s men’s basketball program.  As a member of the NCAA, the University takes its responsibility for NCAA compliance seriously, and has cooperated with the NCAA in an effort to close this difficult chapter as soon as possible consistent with NCAA enforcement procedures. Although the investigation is on-going, the University has elected proactively to self-impose certain penalties consistent with NCAA legislation, including withholding the men’s basketball program from post-season competition this year. The University has also elected to self-impose certain other penalties in the men’s basketball program, including reductions in the number of future scholarship awards, recruiting opportunities and official visits. In addition to the post-season ban previously announced, self-imposed penalties will include:
-Reducing by two the number of scholarships awarded in men’s basketball, (one in 2017-18, and one in 2018-19).
-Reducing recruiting opportunities immediately in men’s basketball (days coaching staff may recruit) by 30 (approximately a 24% reduction).
-Reducing official visits in men’s basketball by two (one in 2016-17, and one in 2017-18). –Read More

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

Arkansas State Director of Athletics Terry Mohajir announced Wednesday that Learfield has been selected as the Red Wolves’ exclusive multimedia rights holder for the next 10 years. Beginning immediately, Learfield will establish a local Red Wolves Sports Properties team to work alongside Mohajir and the athletics administration. Learfield’s property staff will manage all aspects of the Red Wolves’ comprehensive rights moving forward, including signage, digital, corporate sponsorships, television and radio play-by-play, and coaches’ shows. –Read More

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
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LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

LSU football is known for its legendary tailgate parties almost as much as it’s known for its performance on the field. But for LSU students, some sweeping regulations — intended to crack down on binge-drinking — could be coming down next fall to pre-game parties. Among the proposals: no more glass bottles, no drinking games, no funnels, no beer kegs or alcoholic party punches, no couches, TVs or indoor furniture and no tents more than 10 feet by 10 feet. These proposals would only affect LSU students who tailgate as part of a student organization ranging from everyone from the LSU biology club to the LSU Law School, and of course — sororities and fraternities. -Rebekah Allen, The Advocate, Read More

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
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VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Vanderbilt University has hired Bryce Drew as head men’s basketball coach, Athletic Director David Williams announced on Wednesday. Drew becomes the ninth Commodore basketball coach of the modern era and 27th all time. Drew, a three-time Horizon League Coach of the Year and two-time NABC District 12 Coach of the Year, comes to the Commodores after a five-year stint at Valparaiso, where he averaged 25 wins a season, won four regular season championships, and made four postseason appearances, two in the NCAA Tournament and two in the NIT, with the Crusaders. Read More.

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND
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LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND

Terry Porter has been named an assistant athletic director at Loyola University Maryland and will continue to serve as the Greyhounds’ primary point-of-contact for compliance and legislation issues, assistant vice president and director of athletics Jim Paquette announced. Read More.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

The diving coach at the University of California-Berkeley, found to have sexually harassed a male employee for at least a year a half, was docked $455.30 in lieu of suspension, according to documents released by the school Wednesday. The university disclosed in a letter obtained by USA TODAY Sports that its Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination has conducted 17 investigations of 19 individuals over the past seven years, with 11 professors, administrators or support staff having been fired or resigned. – Josh Peter, USA TODAY Sports. Read More.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Maryland head football coach DJ Durkin announced Tuesday that he has hired Andy Buh as the team’s defensive coordinator. Buh, who has previously served as the defensive coordinator at Stanford, Nevada and Cal, comes to Maryland from the University of Kentucky, where he’s been the outside linebackers coach since 2015 and was recently promoted to also serve as special teams coordinator. Read More.

MILLSAPS COLLEGE
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MILLSAPS COLLEGE

Millsaps College seeks a Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach. This position shares responsibility for the success of the Athletics programs and Student Life programs at Millsaps College. The Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach supports the Director of Athletics, but also the Department of Athletics and the Division of Student Life at Millsaps College. Apply here.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
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ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

Arkansas State head men’s basketball coach Grant McCasland announced today the hiring of Hunter Taylor as Director of Basketball Operations. Taylor’s collegiate background includes the last three seasons as a graduate assistant under head coach Scott Drew at Baylor. Taylor was an assistant coach at Trinity University from 2010-11 after spending one year as assistant coach at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, Va. – ABC. Read More.

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
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BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY

Brandeis University seeks an Assistant Coach for Women’s Soccer to assist with all facets of the women’s soccer program including coaching, recruiting, and student-athlete development. This person will also coordinate all van transportation schedules and maintenance for department. Apply here.

NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

The Board unanimously approved brand new academic and athletic logos for the school Wednesday morning. The new graphic designs, which include a University-exclusive typeface, were put together over the last year by an Ohio design firm in collaboration with the NMU community. President Erickson said that replacing all of the logos across the University could be a three to four year process. – abc10up. Read More.

WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY
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WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Winona State University seeks a Director of Athletic Communications. This will develop, direct and implement media relations plan for a 15-sport intercollegiate athletics program. Apply here.


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