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The Record: Oct. 4, 2017

Presidents and chancellors

Janet Dudley-Eshbach, president of Salisbury, announced she will step down next summer. Dudley-Eshbach was appointed Salisbury’s president in 2000, the first woman to hold the office. She will serve as a special advisor to the university and will assist with the transition during a sabbatical year that begins July 1, 2018. She plans to resume service as an active member of the faculty beginning with the 2019-20 academic year … Karen Scolforo was appointed president of Castleton. Scolforo most recently served as president of Central Penn College in Summerdale, Pennsylvania … Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced that he plans to retire after this school year. His retirement will take effect June 30, unless a permanent successor has not been named by that time, in which case he will remain as president until his successor has been named. Upon his retirement, he will have served as Oklahoma’s president for over 23 years.

Athletics directors

Bruce McCutcheon, who has served as Lafayette’s director of athletics since 2001, has announced his plans to retire, ending a nearly three-decade association with the Leopards’ athletics program. McCutcheon has agreed to remain in his role until his replacement is hired.

Associate athletics directors

Mississippi State promoted Rob Jenkins to associate athletics director for development. Jenkins joined the Mississippi State University Foundation fundraising staff in 2006.

Coaches

Baseball

Norfolk State head coach Claudell Clark resigned to accept a position as director of development for Norfolk Festevents. Clark was Norfolk State’s head coach for 13 years and also was assistant athletics director for external affairs the past two. Assistant coach Keith Shumate was selected as interim head coach.

Men’s basketball

Wisconsin-Superior named Greg Polkowski interim head coach. Polkowski replaces Paul Eberhardt, who resigned the position last week. Eberhardt will remain on staff as head men’s golf coach. Polkowski, who played on the Yellowjacket team from 2004 until 2008, spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Women’s basketball

Ohio Valley head coach Jazmone Turner announced she is leaving her position to take a job as associate head coach at Coppin State. Turner became interim head coach at Ohio Valley in November 2015 and was named head coach at the end of that season.

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

Lauren Reimer, who served as the full-time assistant women’s track and field coach last season at Cal State San Bernardino, has been named head coach.

Football

Southwestern Oklahoma State head coach Dan Cocannouer announced he will retire after the 2017 season, his ninth leading the Bulldogs. Cocannouer played at Southwestern Oklahoma State from 1974 to 1977, helping the Bulldogs to conference titles in 1974 and 1977.

Men’s and women’s golf

Metropolitan State University of Denver hired Stefanie Ferguson as head coach of the women’s team. Ferguson was a Division I collegiate golfer at Colorado State. She currently works as a lead teaching professional for ExperienceGolf.

Men’s and women’s ice hockey

Neumann promoted Kyle Mountain to head men’s coach. Mountain spent two years as an assistant coach for the Knights.

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Post named Anthony Fitti as its new head men’s lacrosse coach. Fitti most recently served as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Massachusetts Boston

Men’s and women’s soccer

Jeremy Vann resigned as the head coach of the men’s team at Rockford after more than five seasons. Louis Mateus will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season. Mateus currently serves as the general manager of the Mercyhealth Sportscore Complex. He is also the technical advisor for the United States Soccer Federation and a co-founder of the Rockford Raptors Soccer Club.

Softball

Amy Delmore has returned to Queens (New York) for her second stint as the program’s head coach. Delmore spent three seasons at the helm (2013-15) before departing to join the New York City Fire Department Training Academy … Emily Kaczmarek, assistant athletics director at Stevens Institute of Technology and an assistant coach for the school from 2013 to 2015, was named head coach. Kaczmarek will continue in her role as assistant athletics director for administration, a post she has held since spring 2015.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

Immaculata hired Jill Holdren as coach of its new men’s team, which will begin competition during the 2018-19 academic year. Holdren has been coach of the Immaculata women’s team since the 2014 season.

Wrestling

Muhlenberg head coach Shaun Lally resigned.

Conferences

Darryl Konicki was appointed assistant commissioner of the Little East Conference. Konicki will serve as the primary communications representative and media contact for the conference. He currently serves as sports information director at Arcadia.