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Athletics directors

Jack McDonald, vice president of student engagement and director of athletics at the University of New England, will step down effective Sept. 1. He has been at the university since June 2015.

Associate athletics directors

Queens (North Carolina) promoted Randall Goble to associate athletics director for facilities and events management. Goble most recently was assistant athletics director for facilities.

Coaches

Men’s and women’s gymnastics

Meredith Paulicivic was named head coach of the women’s team at Ohio State. She spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Utah.

Men’s and women’s soccer

Concordia (New York) promoted assistant Jeff Fleischmann to head coach of the men’s team. Fleischmann joined the program in 2015.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Matthew Jabs was promoted to head coach of the men’s and women’s teams at his alma mater, East Carolina. Jabs, who has been an assistant coach since 2001, was elevated to associate head coach in 2013.

Presidents and chancellors

Fort Lewis President Dene Thomas announced she will retire June 30, 2018. Thomas became president at Fort Lewis in 2010 … John J. Neuhauser plans to step down as Saint Michael’s president in June 2018. He has been president since July 1, 2007 … Robert E. Gustafson Jr. was named president of Erskine after serving as interim president since Nov. 1.

Athletics directors

Dale Lennon was named athletics director of the University of Mary. Lennon has been the director of public affairs at Mary since February 2016. He previously was a football coach at Mary, North Dakota and Southern Illinois … Cal State San Bernardino appointed Shawn Farrell as director of athletics, effective July 1. He most recently was associate director of athletics at Seattle and previously served several months as interim athletics director there.

Coaches

Men’s basketball

After two stints coaching the Eastern Oregon University program, Isaac Williams was named head coach of the Cal State Monterey Bay team. Williams returned as head coach of the Mountaineers in April 2016 after spending three years as director of basketball operations at Boise State. He previously coached Eastern Oregon from 2009 to 2013.

Men’s and women’s ice hockey

Joe Shawhan was named head coach of the Michigan Tech men’s team. Shawhan has been an assistant coach for the Huskies for three seasons.

Softball

Walsh hired Anna Ball as head coach. Ball has been head coach for Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, since 2015.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Air Force promoted Colleen Murphy to head coach of the women’s team. Murphy recently completed her fifth season at the academy, four as assistant coach and one as associate head coach.

Athletics directors

Bill Klika is retiring as director of athletics at Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham after 28 years in the post. Current Associate Director of Athletics Roger Kindel, who is head coach of the men’s golf team, will serve as interim director of athletics. Klika founded the Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham football program in 1974, serving as head coach until 1996. From 1982 to 1988, he also served as head baseball coach … Rockford named Jason Mulligan as director of athletics. Mulligan, who spent the past five years as athletics director at Western Boone High School in Indiana, has 11 years of experience at Wabash and the University of New England … John Chandler, who has served 16 years as director of athletics at Coe, is returning to his former role as an athletic trainer at the college.

Associate athletics directors

Oregon State appointed Dan Bartholomae as deputy athletics director for capital projects and internal operations. Bartholomae spent the past 15 years at Pittsburgh, most recently as deputy athletics director for internal affairs … Rutgers hired Michael Szul as senior associate athletics director for finance, administration and planning and Rick Thorpe as senior associate athletics director for external affairs and strategic communications. Szul previously was associate athletics director for business operations at West Virginia, and Thorpe was associate athletics director for sales and fan experience at Georgia Tech.

Coaches

Baseball

Massachusetts hired Matt Reynolds as head coach of his alma mater. Reynolds most recently worked three years as head coach at Washington College and spent seven seasons as an assistant coach at Navy before that.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

Concordia (New York) named Philip Toscano head coach of its women’s program. Toscano spent six seasons as an assistant coach at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York.

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