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Athletics directors

Gallaudet Athletics Director Michael Weinstock plans to retire Aug. 3 after 11 years in the post and 36 years as a staff member … Guilford named Craig Eilbacher interim athletics director. Eilbacher, an associate professor of sports studies, has been the faculty athletics representative since 2010, but will step down from that role for this semester … Michigan State appointed Bill Beekman as interim athletics director. Beekman most recently served as acting president at Michigan State and will remain vice president and secretary of the board of trustees … Davidson Director of Athletics Jim Murphy will move into a new role starting July 1 — director of athletics emeritus while serving as senior advisor to the president for finance and operations.

Associate athletics directors

Massachusetts hired Kirsten Britton as senior associate director of athletics for sport administration. Britton had served as associate director of athletics for facilities, operations and events for Holy Cross since February 2016 … Bob Schirmer is the new associate athletics director over finance at Brigham Young. Schirmer has more than 25 years of finance and operational experience.

Assistant athletics directors

Delaware selected Scott Day as assistant athletics director for communication/sports information director. He formerly served in the same role at Richmond. He replaces Scott Selheimer, who remains at Delaware in a part-time role.

Coaches

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Jeff Arneson was named head coach of the men’s team at Wilmington (Ohio). Arneson served as head men’s coach at Thiel from 2011 to 2017.

Men’s and women’s soccer

Haverford men’s head coach Shane Rineer resigned to accept the top assistant coaching position at Colgate … Steffen Siebert has resigned as head coach of the men’s team at Springfield to accept an opportunity at the U.S. Soccer National Training and Coaching Development Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

After eight years as head coach of the women’s team at Muhlenberg, Alexa Keckler resigned to take the head coaching job of the women’s team at Lehigh … Southern Virginia named Debby Baker head coach of its women’s team. She previously was head coach at Southern Utah … Russ Friedland has been named Louisiana-Monroe’s head coach for women’s volleyball and beach volleyball … Hartford announced the hiring Vinh Nguyen as women’s head coach. Nguyen comes to Hartford after spending the previous three seasons as associate head coach at North Texas.

Deaths

Adele Pack Boyd, 85, died Jan. 27 of complications from non-Hodgkins lymphoma and heart failure. Boyd played field hockey, lacrosse, tennis and squash and was a member of the U.S. national field hockey team from 1959 to 1967. Boyd became field hockey head coach at Ursinus in 1972, beginning a 17-year career that would include 16 winning seasons. She later became associate director of athletics.

Presidents and chancellors

Wagner President Richard Guarasci announced he will step down June 30, 2019.

Athletics directors

Stephen F. Austin’s Robert Hill, who has been director of athletics at the school since 2005, announced he will retire May 31.

Associate athletics directors

Uri Farkas was named senior associate athletics director for external operations and development at Northern Arizona.

Assistant athletics directors

Florida Gulf Coast hired Keenan Johns as assistant athletics director for compliance. Johns most recently was an assistant director for compliance services at Stanford.

Coaches

Baseball

Brad Sanfilippo, a former San Jose State assistant coach, was named interim head coach at the university.

Men’s and women’s basketball

At the end of the season, Ashley Wellman will step down as coach of the women’s team at Lawrence. Her family plans to move to Illinois.

Men’s and women’s soccer

After three years as head coach of the women’s team at Staten Island, Giuseppe Pennetti is  stepping down. The move comes as the school plans to transition the position to full-time status.

Men’s and women’s tennis

Cabrini head women’s coach Carol White will take a medical leave of absence, and 2016 alum Terra McHenry will step in as head coach.

Men’s and women’s tennis assistants

Cabrini named 2017 alum Elena Conway an assistant on the women’s team.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

Marietta hired Kristy Newman as head coach of the women’s program. She previously served as the top assistant coach for two seasons at Covenant … Transylvania promoted assistant coach Amy Barmore to head coach of its women’s team … The University of Alabama at Birmingham hired Amy Pauly as head coach of the women’s team. Pauly spent six seasons as associate head coach at Villanova.

Presidents and chancellors

Harlan M. Sands was selected as president of Cleveland State after serving as CFO at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania … College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell announced he will retire this summer … Barbara Jean Morris was named president of SUNY Oneonta.

Athletics directors

Mark Sandy, a longtime coach and administrator in collegiate athletics, announced plans to retire as Ball State’s director of athletics at the end of June … Kayne Gutierrez, assistant athletics director for compliance at Alaska Fairbanks, will serve as the university’s interim athletics director … David Wright, Gettysburg assistant vice president for athletics and development officer, announced he is resigning to become headmaster of Subiaco Academy in Arkansas … Brevard’s Director of Athletics Juan Mascaro, who also serves as vice president for strategic planning and athletics and head women’s soccer coach, now will serve as the school's vice president for strategy and operations. Jamie Atkinson will serve as interim athletics director … Steve Brockelbank was selected to lead Muskingum’s athletics department as vice president and athletics director, effective April 1.

Associate athletics directors

David Tagliarino has been named deputy athletics director at Houston, his alma mater.

Assistant athletics directors

Mike Bazemore, who spent the past eight years as the associate athletics director for business operations at UC Davis, was named assistant athletics director for business, facilities and events at San Jose State … Northwestern-St. Paul promoted Jay Hilbrands to assistant athletics director for external relations and operations.

Coaches

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

Jake Shaver was chosen as head coach of the men’s track and field and cross country programs at his alma mater, Augustana (Illinois) … LaGrange named Jasen Jonus head coach for men’s and women’s cross country. Jonus will continue as men’s basketball associate head coach.

Field hockey

Kellina Yarrish, who spent the past three seasons as head coach at Cedar Crest, was named head coach at McDaniel.

Football

MIT head coach Chad Martinovich resigned to become head coach at Rochester (New York).

Men’s and women’s lacrosse

Trey Wilkes, a former captain at Ohio State, joined the men’s team at Delaware as a volunteer assistant coach.

Men’s and women’s soccer

Massachusetts hired Jason Dowiak as head coach of the women’s program. Dowiak spent five years at South Florida, most recently as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator … Greg Ryan will not return next season as Michigan’s head women’s coach after 10 years in the position … Sinead McSharry was named head coach of the women’s team at St. Lawrence. She spent five years as the assistant women’s coach, recruiting coordinator, and strength and conditioning coach at Hamilton.

Men’s and women’s tennis assistants

Delaware named Kelly Anderson as the program’s first full-time assistant coach. Anderson previously was women’s head coach at Stetson … Washington and Lee appointed Mike Palacio Jr. as assistant men’s coach. Palacio served as head coach of the women’s team and an exercise, wellness and sport professor at Imperial Valley College in Imperial, California, for the past seven years.

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball

Creighton women’s assistant coach Ryan Meek accepted the head coaching position of the women’s team at High Point … Andrew Brown was hired as head coach of the New York University women’s team. Over the past three seasons, he served as head coach at Union (New York).

Beach volleyball and men’s and women’s volleyball assistants

Dave Brown, who spent the past four seasons on the staff at Southern Mississippi, was named associate head coach of the women’s team at Loyola Chicago.

Deaths

Brian Baldea, associate director of athletics and former head baseball coach at Chicago, died Dec. 5 at age 62 … Harold R. “Tubby” Raymond, who coached football during a nearly 50-year career at Delaware, died Dec. 8 after a brief illness. Raymond, who won 300 games and three national championships at Delaware and was one of the innovators of the famous Wing-T offense, was 92.

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