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The Record: Oct. 24, 2017

Presidents and chancellors

Wendy Wintersteen was named president of Iowa State. She will take office Nov. 20. Wintersteen has served as dean of Iowa State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for 11 years. She also  is director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.

Associate athletics directors

Eastern Michigan promoted Dan McLean to senior associate athletics director for development. He joined the department four years ago … Iowa Wesleyan selected Derek Zander as its full-time athletics director. Zander has spent the past four months as interim athletics director.



Adam Skonieczki was hired as Southern Vermont’s head coach. He previously was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Buffalo.

Men’s basketball

Grinnell promoted David Arseneault Jr. to succeed his father, David Arseneault, who is retiring as men’s basketball and women’s golf coach. Arseneault Jr. officially will begin those duties in the summer. He is serving his second season as interim coach while his father is on sabbatical leave. He also has spent time as the Pioneer men’s and women’s assistant golf coach.

Men’s basketball assistants

Oklahoma State announced the hiring of Scott Sutton, the winningest coach in Oral Roberts history and a former Cowboy, as an assistant on the Cowboys staff. A veteran of 18 seasons as a head coach with 328 career victories, Sutton guided Oral Roberts to eight postseason appearances, including three NCAA tournament bids.


Georgia Southern announced that head coach Tyson Summers has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. A national search for the next head coach will begin immediately. In the interim, Georgia Southern appointed current Eagles assistant head coach Chad Lunsford to lead the program.


Pacific hired Karolyn Milton as head coach. For the past four years, she has been the novice coach at Lewis & Clark.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Sioux Falls appointed Rita Koryukova as interim head coach of the women’s team for the remainder of the 2017-18 season. A three-time NCAA Division II national champion at Wingate,  Koryukova served as the graduate assistant coach for Sioux Falls during its inaugural season in 2016-17.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

Jennifer Lopez was named head coach of the North Dakota State women’s team. Lopez has been interim head coach since May. She was the team’s assistant coach the previous two seasons.