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The Record: Oct. 3, 2017

Athletics directors

Texas Permian Basin hired Scott Farmer as athletics director. Farmer previously served as athletics director at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette … Dave Rimington, a two-time All-American who played for Nebraska, was named interim athletics director at his alma mater. Rimington will take a leave of absence from his job as president of the New York-based Boomer Esiason Foundation. Rimington replaces Shawn Eichorst.

Associate athletics directors

Oregon State promoted Kyle Bjornstad to associate athletics director/chief of staff and Jacque Bruns to associate athletics director/chief financial officer … The College of Charleston promoted Laura Lageman to senior associate athletics director and senior woman administrator after serving as associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator. She is currently in her 29th season with the Cougars. The college also promoted Otto German to associate athletics director for compliance from assistant director of athletics/NCAA compliance … Rutgers hired Ryan Gottlieb as associate athletics director for sales strategy and business intelligence. Gottlieb had served as director of sales and service at Georgia Tech since 2014 … Johns Hopkins named Jennifer Baker to the newly created position of senior associate director of athletics. Baker previously was senior manager of corporate real estate, facilities and operations at Under Armour … Mathew Shanklin was promoted to associate athletics director of marketing at LSU. Shanklin has been assistant athletics director of marketing at LSU for the past seven years … Concordia Portland hired Jessica Harbison Weaver as associate athletics director for compliance and academic support/senior woman administrator. Weaver had been assistant athletics director for compliance at UC Riverside since June 2016.

Assistant athletics directors

Oregon State promoted Tyler Greulich to assistant athletics director for facilities and event operations … The College of Charleston promoted Kate Tiller to assistant athletics director for student-athlete academic services and Weston Ijames to assistant athletics director for business operations. Tiller has been a staff member of the student-athlete academic services department since October 2008. Ijames has been director of business operations since February 2014.


Baseball assistants

Canisius selected former Golden Griffin pitcher Brandon Bielecki as an assistant coach. He previously served on the staffs at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, and Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, New York … Hofstra appointed Matt Wessinger as an assistant coach. Wessinger spent the 2017 season as a volunteer assistant coach at St. John’s (New York).

Men’s basketball

David Padgett, a member of the Louisville basketball staff for the past three years and a former three-year starter at center for the Cardinals, was named acting head men’s coach at his alma mater. Padgett was Louisville’s director of basketball operations for two seasons (2014-16) before his move to an assistant coaching position in 2016.

Men’s and women’s cross country and track and field

Chris Wood will be head coach of Lynn’s new men’s cross country and track and field teams, which will begin competition during the 2018-19 academic year. Wood is currently head coach for the women’s cross country and track and field teams.

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Wilmington (Ohio) hired Taylor Martin as head coach of the women’s team. Martin previously served as a graduate assistant coach at Castleton.

Men’s and women’s lacrosse assistants

Washington and Lee appointed Will Corrigan as assistant coach of the men’s team.


Steve Wammer was named head coach at Ripon. Wammer spent 15 years as head coach at Northland.


Clayton Geib, a senior chemistry major and football player at Wooster, died Sept. 17. Geib, 21, was transported to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly after a football game versus Ohio Wesleyan … Former Purdue football coach Joe Tiller, 74, died Sept. 30. Tiller was head coach at Purdue from 1997 to 2008 and was the winningest coach in school history, with an 87-62 record.