Coaching Changes

Neil Caskey Tabbed as First Assistant Hire Under Stanford’s Schemmel

Caskey heads to Palo Alto after four seasons serving as an assistant at Wisconsin.

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Colorado Mesa Head Coach Geoff Hanson To Take Over at Southern Illinois

Geoff Hanson, who has stops at Wisconsin and Arizona on his resume, will be leaving the Division II Colorado Mesa in order to take the head coaching job at Southern Illinois.

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Indiana to Add Former Arizona Assistant Cory Chitwood to Coaching Staff

Chitwood, best known for his success with Olympic distance swimmer Leah Smith, will join Ray Looze’s staff in Bloomington.

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Mike Blum to Return to Gardner-Webb as Head Coach

Gardner-Webb University today announced that former assistant Mike Blum will return and take over the program.

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2019 NCAA Offseason Coaching Carousel: Hiring Season in Full Swing

After a slow start to the NCAA offseason, we’ve seen an influx of hires in the last week.

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UNC Hires Olympian Mark Gangloff to Lead Swim & Dive Programs

The University of North Carolina has hired Mark Gangloff to lead its men’s and women’s swim & dive programs, replacing the resigned Rich DeSelm.

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St. Bonaventure Hires Laura Harting as New Assistant Coach

Harting’s prior experiences are as a summer league coach and as a graduate assistant with Wittenberg University in Ohio.

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Former VT Coach Ned Skinner Named Head Coach At Hollins

Former Virginia Tech skipper Ned Skinner will continue to coach at the college level in the state of Virginia: he’ll be named the head coach at Division III Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Hawai’i’s Dan Schemmel Named New Stanford Men’s Head Coach

Schemmel comes to Stanford after three seasons at the helm of Hawai’i’s program and five as an assistant at Wisconsin.

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Brown Hires Kevin Norman as New Head Coach for Men’s Swimming

Kevin Norman is one of two Division I coaching hires that were announced on Monday.

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Illinois State Hires IU’s Caitlin Hamilton As New Head Coach

Another coaching domino has fallen with even more ripple effects elsewhere in the NCAA: Illinois State has hired Indiana University assistant Caitlin Hamilton as the new head coach of their women’s swimming & diving program. That move also leaves Indiana down three assistants from last year’s staff.

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Chowan’s Matt Hood Announced as New Oklahoma Baptist Head Coach

Hood will be taking over the program after the untimely death of the previous Head Coach, Sam Freas, who started the OBU program in 2011.

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Old Dominion Head Coach Carol Withus Resigns after 26 Seasons

Carol Withus was a 6-time conference coach of the year in her 26 seasons leading Old Dominion.

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2-Time European C’ships Silver Medalist Ilaria Cusinato Changes Coaches

19-year-old European Championships medalist Ilaria Cusinato has decided to change up her coach just 2 months out from this summer’s World Championships.

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’19 NCAA Offseason: Head Coach Hires Trickling In, Assistant Positions Open

Coley Stickels was announced as the new head coach at Alabama last week – check out the remaining DI vacancies here.

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