2019 Offseason: 13 NCAA Division I Head Coaching Positions Open Already

Two weeks after the conclusion of the 2018-2019 NCAA swimming & diving championship season, the collegiate coaching carousel has begun to turn, quickly.

For the first time in a few years, we didn’t have any coaches departing jobs during NCAAs, but a big retirement from Alabama head coach Dennis Pursley, announced on Wednesday, sent the offseason into overdrive.

Here are the Division I head coaching openings that we know about so far:

Along with a couple of already-announced assistant coaching openings at big-time programs, including Tennessee assistant Christian Hanselmann, who announced he was heading back to club swimming yesterday, things are heating up on the circuit.

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Brad Flood

Make it 11….SwimSwam just announced the Gardner-Webb opening 2 stories down on this thread.


Ok speculation time!! Which programs will give Brendan Hansen a whirl? He’s really good!


Wasn’t he embezzling money at Austin Swim Club?


If he was it should be resolved in a court of law…NOT the court of innuendo! In this country one is innocent until proven guilty!!!!!


Should be an article about these “big time assistant positions” listing them as well

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