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Presidents and chancellors

Alexander Cartwright, provost of the State University of New York system, was named chancellor at Missouri … Leo E. Morton announced he plans to retire as chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City in spring 2018. Morton has been chancellor since December 2008 … Bashar W. Hanna was named president of Bloomsburg. Hanna, who will take his post July 7, is a professor of biology and former vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Delaware Valley.

Athletics directors

Hartford named Mary Ellen Gillespie as director of athletics. Gillespie, who has been athletics director at Green Bay since 2013, will begin work July 10 at Hartford … Adam Puckett will become director of athletics at George Fox this summer after the retirement of Craig Taylor, who steps down in June. Taylor spent 43 years at George Fox, the last 29 as athletics director. Puckett, a 2004 graduate of the university and a member of its board of trustees since 2011, is a partner at Delap, an accounting and advisory firm based in Portland, Oregon.

Associate athletics directors

Carl Christian was named interim associate director of athletics at York (New York). Christian previously directed the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Queens (New York), serving as head coach of the women’s team from 2008 to 2016 and head coach of the men’s team from 2011 to 2017.

Assistant athletics directors

Marquette hired Torrey Ball as assistant athletics director for marketing and fan engagement. Ball previously was director of marketing and student engagement at Nebraska … Ashland promoted Jeremy Hancock to assistant athletics director and director of sports medicine. Hancock will continue as athletic trainer for the football, men’s golf and women’s golf teams.

Coaches

Baseball

Santa Clara head baseball coach Dan O'Brien is stepping down after six years in the position … Cincinnati head coach Ty Neal resigned his position for personal reasons after four seasons with the team … Dayton head coach Tony Vittorio is stepping down. Vittorio, who is wrapping up his 18th season, is the program’s winningest coach with more than 460 wins … La Salle announced Mike Lake was relieved of his duties as head coach. Lake recently completed his 10th season as head coach … Greg Goff was relieved of his duties as head coach at Alabama. Associate head coach Terry Rooney will serve as interim head coach … After nine seasons as head coach at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Manny Mantrana is stepping down to become special assistant to the athletics director.

Women’s basketball

Lewis hired Samantha Quigley Smith as head coach. She spent the past five seasons as head coach of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois … Nikki McCray-Penson was named head coach at Old Dominion. McCray-Penson, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time WNBA All-Star, has served as an assistant coach at South Carolina since May 2008.

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

Missouri S&T announced Shaun Meinecke as head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs. Meinecke has been an assistant coach at Wyoming for the past five years … Doug Petersen was named director of the track and field/cross country program at Sioux Falls. Peterson previously coached the men’s and women’s cross country teams and assisted with the distance student-athletes in track and field … Mike Maynard, UCLA’s director of track and field and cross country, is stepping down. Maynard has coached for eight years at UCLA, including the past five in his current post.

Field hockey

The Sage Colleges selected Gillian McDonald as head coach. The new program will begin play in fall 2018, when the team competes as a member of the Empire 8. McDonald spent the past 12 years as head coach at Hamilton.

Men’s and women’s golf

Tyler Schiffelbein resigned as head men’s and women’s coach at Texas A&M-Commerce as he and his wife are moving to Kansas. Schiffelbein spent three semesters at Texas A&M-Commerce.

Men’s and women’s gymnastics

Alaska Anchorage women’s head coach Paul Stoklos has retired. Stoklos has coached the Seawolves for 33 seasons.

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Danielle Horoschak stepped down as head coach of the Young Harris women’s program to pursue other opportunities. Horoschak joined the Mountain Lions in the spring of 2016 as an assistant coach and took over as head coach for the 2017 season. Forrest MacConnell was named head coach of the Young Harris men’s team after serving as interim coach this past season … Delaware hired Ben DeLuca as head coach of its men’s team. DeLuca spent the past two seasons as associate head coach at Harvard.

Softball

Indiana head coach Michelle Gardner has stepped down after nine seasons leading the Hoosiers.

Men’s and women’s tennis

Minnesota State Mankato named Tony Boehler head coach of the women’s team. Boehler most recently was an assistant coach with the men’s and women’s programs at Bethany Lutheran … Virginia named Andres Pedroso as the director of tennis and head men’s coach. Pedroso was associate head coach of the Virginia men’s team from 2010 to 2014.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

South Dakota School of Mines hired Jenni Bolduc as head coach of the women’s program. Bolduc previously served as director of volleyball operations at Illinois, where she worked in an administrative role … Citing family reasons, J.J. Riley has resigned as head coach of the women’s team at Montana State. Riley completed his second season with the Bobcats last fall. Assistant coach Daniel Jones will serve as interim head coach for the 2017 season.

Wrestling

Pennsylvania announced Roger Reina will return as head coach at his alma mater. Reina led the Quakers from 1986 to 2005, amassing 205 wins and a .649 winning percentage.

Athletics directors

Methodist Vice President and Director of Athletics Bob McEvoy is retiring. McEvoy has worked at Methodist for 25 years, the past 19 as its director of athletics. McEvoy also previously served as men’s basketball coach and an assistant professor of physical education … Donna Mulhern Woodruff was named assistant vice president and director of athletics at Loyola Maryland. Woodruff has served as deputy director of athletics at Stony Brook since July 2014.

Associate athletics directors

Holy Cross promoted Rosemary Shea to senior associate athletics director for administration and senior woman administrator and Brendan Sullivan to senior associate athletics director and chief operating officer.

Assistant athletics directors

Holy Cross promoted Anthony Cerundolo to assistant athletics director for sports medicine.

Coaches

Men’s basketball

Presbyterian added Dustin Kerns as head coach. Kerns has been on the Wofford coaching staff for seven seasons, the past four as associate head coach.

Women’s basketball

Chaminade hired Arthur “Art” King as head coach. King has served as an assistant coach for the Chaminade men’s team the past five seasons and played basketball for the Silverswords as a student-athlete.

Field hockey

Worcester State named Alexa Carlson head coach. As interim head coach for the 2016 season, Carlson was recognized as the Little East Conference Coach of the Year.

Men’s and women’s soccer

Laura Schott has decided to step down as head coach of the women’s team at Portland State after nine years at the helm … Stephanie Webb was named head coach of the women’s team at Guilford. Webb most recently was assistant head coach at Queens (North Carolina).

Men’s and women’s soccer assistants

Emory appointed Jake Dunn as assistant coach of the women’s team. Dunn spent the 2016 season on the women’s soccer staff at Rowan.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Arizona head coach Rick DeMont plans to step down after 30 years on the coaching staff of his alma mater. DeMont will remain in his position until a replacement is found … Doug Humphrey, who has served as head coach of the women’s team at the University of Northern Iowa for five seasons, was hired as head coach of the men’s and women’s programs at South Dakota State … John Geissinger was selected as head coach of the Hamilton men’s and women’s teams. Geissinger was the head coach and aquatics director at Arcadia for the past four seasons.

Women’s rowing

Duquesne promoted associate head coach Jenn Langzettel to head coach. She replaces Joe Setting, who was named assistant athletics director for business after serving as head coach for the past 11 years.

Conferences

Keith Gill was named executive associate commissioner of the Atlantic 10 Conference. He recently stepped down as athletics director at Richmond.

Athletics directors

Marie Tuite will serve as athletics director at San Jose State. Tuite, who arrived at San Jose State in 2010, had been heading the athletics department on an interim basis. She also has experience working at the NCAA national office and in leadership roles at five other college campuses … Kurt McGuffin, director of athletics for Missouri Western State, was named director of intercollegiate athletics at UT Martin.

Assistant athletics directors

Salem International promoted Alexander Joseph to assistant athletics director for compliance. Joseph, who previously was compliance coordinator, will continue to serve as advisor of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

Coaches

Baseball

Virginia Tech announced Patrick Mason was relieved of his duties after four seasons as head coach. Mason previously served three years as an assistant for the Hokies … Mike Gottlieb is concluding his career as Towson head coach after 30 seasons. Gottlieb, who played two years as a first baseman for Towson, spent seven years as an assistant coach before taking over the program in 1988.

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Lesley Graham stepped down as head coach of the women’s team at Saint Leo to pursue other opportunities. Graham was the first head coach for the team, which started competition in 2012.

Softball

La Salle head coach Ron Shoemaker will not return for the 2017-18 season … Flagler head coach Kristen Overton is stepping down after nine seasons to spend more time with her young family … Saint Martin’s assistant coach Jim Peterson was named interim head coach … Concordia (New York) promoted assistant coach Jaime Lorenzo to head coach. Lorenzo played for Concordia from 2008 to 2011 under Kathy Laoutaris, who recently was named athletics director. Laoutaris stepped down as head coach at the end of the season after 23 years.

Men’s and women’s tennis

Tennessee promoted associate head coach Chris Woodruff to head coach of its men’s team. Woodruff, who won an NCAA Division I singles championship as a Tennessee student-athlete in 1993, has been a member of the coaching staff since his professional tennis career ended in 2002.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

Bob Crank is stepping down as head coach of the women’s team at Quincy to accept the top assistant coaching position at Southeast Missouri State. Graduate assistant coach Abby Moser was elevated to head coach.

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