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Associate athletics directors

South Carolina promoted Steve Eigenbrot to senior associate athletics director for development and the Gamecock Club and Chance Miller to senior associate athletics director for compliance services … Abilene Christian promoted Dave Kinard to deputy director of athletics, Lisa Gilmore to senior associate director of athletics for student-athlete welfare and Chris Ballard to associate director of athletics for academics … South Dakota named Andy Carr associate athletics director for development, as well as director of development for the University of South Dakota Foundation. Carr spent the past six years as the head football coach and assistant director of athletics at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota … New Haven promoted Dan Ruede to associate director of athletics for strategic communications.

Assistant athletics directors

Holy Cross named Allison Crandall assistant director of athletics for content and digital strategy. Crandall spent 10 years at Bryant, including the past four years as assistant director of athletics for communications … Minnesota State Mankato named Tony Scherber assistant athletics director for sport operations.
Coaches

Baseball

Chad Holbrook was named head coach of the College of Charleston program. Holbrook previously served five seasons as head coach at South Carolina, compiling a 200-106 overall record and .654 winning percentage … Manhattan head coach Jim Duffy resigned to accept a coaching position at Rutgers. Duffy was head coach at Manhattan for six years … Southwestern (Texas) hired J.C. Bunch as head coach. Bunch spent 11 seasons as assistant coach at Trinity (Texas).

Women’s basketball

Gary Broadhurst was promoted to head coach at Keuka after spending three seasons as an assistant.

Men’s and women’s golf

Evan Kee was named head men’s and women’s coach at Keuka. He previously was the head tennis coach and assistant men’s basketball coach at Keuka. He will continue as the assistant men’s basketball coach and also will assist with the women’s basketball team … North Carolina promoted Andrew DiBitetto to head coach of the men’s program. DiBitetto has coached collegiately for nine seasons, including the past six as assistant and associate head coach at North Carolina … Elmira appointed Mike Zannella as head men’s golf coach and assistant men’s ice hockey coach for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Zannella spent the past year as an assistant coach with Skidmore’s men’s ice hockey team.

Softball

Northland hired Brittany Jurek as head coach. Jurek most recently served as assistant coach/head junior varsity coach at the University of Northwestern Ohio for three seasons.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Bard hired John Weitz as head men’s and women’s coach and aquatics director. Weitz was an assistant coach at Johns Hopkins for six years and head coach at Wabash for two years.

Conferences

The Colonial Athletic Association hired John Heck as associate commissioner for compliance and governance. Heck has worked as assistant athletics director for compliance at Auburn since December 2012.

Athletics directors

Roger Williams announced Kristin “Kiki” Jacobs will be director of athletics, intramurals and recreation. Since 2010, Jacobs has served as associate athletics director at Springfield … Garrett Klassy was named director of athletics at Illinois-Chicago, pending final approval by the University of Illinois board of trustees. Klassy, who serves as senior associate athletics director for external relations at George Washington, has more than 21 years of intercollegiate athletics experience.

Associate athletics directors

Kristy Bannon Sromovsky was promoted to senior associate athletics director/compliance and student-athlete affairs at Temple. Sromovsky joined the athletics department nine years ago … Massachusetts hired Heather Palmer as associate athletics director for development. Palmer, a 2002 graduate of Massachusetts, most recently worked at Holy Cross as director of the Crusader Athletics Fund.

Assistant athletics directors

Ashley Leonard, men’s and women’s golf coach at Barton for the past four years, was promoted to assistant athletics director. Leonard will continue to lead the golf programs … Rider hired Chris Foster as assistant athletics director for digital and new media. Foster, who played golf at Rider and graduated in 2013, most recently served as director of creative services for the Trenton Thunder, the Class AA affiliate of the New York Yankees.

Coaches

Baseball

Incarnate Word hired Patrick Hallmark as head coach. Hallmark spent the past season as the pitching coach at Missouri.

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

Louie Quintana has been named head coach of the women’s track and field and cross country teams at Oregon State. Quintana most recently served at Arizona State as head men’s and women’s cross country coach and the track and field program’s distance and middle distance coach.

Men’s and women’s gymnastics

Amy Smith was named head coach of the women’s team at Utah State. Smith spent the past five seasons at North Carolina, where she was promoted to associate head coach in 2014.

Softball

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis hired Elisabeth Beirne as head coach. Beirne has served as the assistant coach at Illinois-Chicago since 2016.

Conferences

Hockey East promoted Brian Smith to associate commissioner. Smith spent the past three seasons as director of communications … The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference hired Chris Attwood as the assistant executive director. Attwood spent the past three years in the athletics communications department at Amherst, most recently as director of athletics communications.

Athletics directors

Ricky Moore was named interim director of athletics at Wheeling Jesuit. Moore, who is head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams, also will continue with his coaching duties … Kennesaw State named Matt Griffin interim director of athletics. Griffin previously spent two years as the Owls’ assistant athletics director for internal operations. Since 2015, Griffin has served as Kennesaw State’s director of trustee relations and development.

Associate athletics directors

Colgate promoted Yariv Amir to senior associate director of athletics and Nathalie Carter to associate director of athletics. Amir just completed his second year with the Raiders, overseeing all external operations of the department. Carter joined the staff in 2012 … Michael Lorenzen was named senior associate athletics director for UC Davis. Lorenzen most recently served as assistant athletics director and adjunct professor at Georgetown.

Coaches

Baseball

East Tennessee State hired former Stony Brook associate head coach Joe Pennucci as head coach. Pennucci served as recruiting coordinator at Stony Brook and helped guide that program to multiple NCAA regionals over the past 12 seasons.

Women’s basketball

Shorter named Dawn Brown head coach. Brown most recently served as head coach at Prairie View A&M.

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

Navy hired Jamie Cook as director of track and field for both the men’s and women’s programs. Cook most recently was an assistant coach for seven years at Oregon and spent 10 years before that at Pennsylvania.

Men’s and women’s golf

Chestnut Hill assistant men’s coach Mike Paukovits will assume head coaching responsibilities on an interim basis after the resignation of head coach Eric McNamee. Paukovits joined the coaching staff during the 2015-16 season.

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Julia Decker was named head coach of the new women’s team at Plattsburgh State. Decker served as head coach at Fort Lewis the past three seasons. The Cardinals will begin varsity competition during the 2018-19 academic year.

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving

Augie Busch was named head coach of the men’s and women’s teams at his alma mater, Arizona. Busch was an assistant for eight seasons at Arizona under his father, Frank Busch. He spent the past four seasons as head coach at Virginia and the previous two as head women’s coach at Houston.

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