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October 2017

Arizona (DI / Oct. 17) - Taryne Mowatt returns to alma mater as pitching coach after two seasons at Ole Miss.

Montana (DI / Oct. 16) - Melanie Meuchel has interim tag removed and is program's new head coach.

West Texas A&M (DII / Oct. 16) - Head coach Kevin Blaskowski resigns. Associate head coach Candace Abrams named interim head coach.

Georgia Southern (DI / Oct. 12) - Penn assistant coach Tim Homan named to same position.

Norfolk State (DI / Oct. 12) - Named Virginia Wesleyan assistant James Inzana head coach.

Creighton (DI / Oct. 10) - Announced the hiring of former pitcher Micaela Whitney as an assistant coach.

Rhode Island (DI / Oct. 3) - Announced Olivia Gamache, assistant coach last four seasons at Roger Williams, as the team's pitching coach.

September 2017

Midland College (NJCAA DI) - Assistant Coach Amanda Evans promoted to interim head coach.

UC San Diego (DII / Sept. 30) - Nicole Hennessey and Megan Griffith named assistant coaches.

Houghton (DIII / Sept. 30) - Hannah Simmons named assistant coach after graduating from Houghton in May.

Ripon (DIII / Sept. 29) - Hired Northland College head coach Steve Wammer to same position.

Texas A&M (DI / Sept. 28) - Kara Dill promoted to assistant coach.

Texas A&M (DI / Sept. 28) - Former Texas A&M baseball player and six-year softball coaching veteran Keith Stein named hitting coach.

Buffalo State (DIII / Sept. 25) - Named alum and Sage Colleges head coach Jamie Brown to same position.

Denison (DIII / Sept. 22) - Announced the hiring of Laina Walker as an assistant coach.

Wright State (DI / Sept. 21) - Wittenberg head coach Laura Matthews has been named to same position.

Auburn (DI / Sept. 21) - Hired former Georgia Southern head coach Annie Smith as an assistant coach.

Louisburg (NJCAA DI / Sept. 20) - Eric Lee, most recently head coach at Wake Christian Academy, named to same position.

Illinois (DI / Sept. 20) - Hired Madyson Moran as a volunteer assistant coach.

Auburn (DI / Sept. 19) - Texas A&M associate head coach Gerry Glasco named assistant coach.

San Diego (DI / Sept. 19) - Hired Danielle O'Toole as an assistant coach.

Quincy (DII / Sept. 19) - Hired Manchester University assistant coach Sara Emerich to same position.

Chicago Bandits (NPF / Sept. 19) - San Diego State associate head coach Stacy Nuveman-Deniz hired as head coach.

Auburn (DI /Sept. 14) - Jame Madison head coach Mickey Dean named to same position.

James Madison (DI / Sept. 14) - Elevated assistant coach Loren LaPorte to interim head coach.

Fairleigh Dickinson (DI / Sept. 13) - Chris Foye, assistant at NYU last season, named head coach.

Northern Iowa Area CC (NJCAA II / Sept. 12) - Dan Gratz hired as head coach.

Lafayette (DI / Sept. 12) - Corinne Ozanne named assistant coach.

Alvernia (DIII / Sept. 11) - Announced the hiring of Marietta assistant coach Jenn Castle as head coach.

Murray State (DI / Sept. 8) - Jessica Twaddle, the program's first NFCA All-American, joins staff as a volunteer assistant.

SUNY Potsdam (DIII / Sept. 8) - Jordan Ott has been named assistant coach.

Oregon State (DI / Sept. 7) - Announced the addition of Adam DeRusha to the coaching staff as an assistant.

Illinois State (DI / Sept . 7) - Tara Glasco Archibald has been hired as an assistant coach.

Union (Tenn.) (DII / Sept. 6) - Sara Cowan was named assistant coach.

Barry (DII / Sept. 6) - Florida Tech assistant and former UMass Lowell head coach Sean Cotter named head coach.

Baruch (DIII / Sept. 6) - Charles Martinez appointed as head coach.

Ankeny (Iowa) Centennial HS (Sept. 4) - Former Iowa State assistant coach Randy Schneider hired as head coach.

Emory (DIII / Sept. 1) - Announced the appointments of Louie Berndt and Amanda Marshall as assistant coaches.

Southeastern Louisiana (DI / Sept. 1) - Brooke Boening hired as an assistant coach.

Lewis (DII / Sept. 1) - Coralee Ramirez, an assistant at Cincinnati Christian, named to same position.

August 2017

Lincoln Trail (NJCAA DI / Aug. 31) - Gary Rodgers hired as head coach, his second stint as the Lady Statesmen skipper.

Rutgers-Camden (DIII / Aug. 31) - Longtime Rowan assistant coach Meredith McCarthy named head coach.

San Diego (DI / Aug. 29) - Mark Viramontes was named assistant coach.

Lyon College (NAIA / Aug. 29) - Announced the hiring of Delaware State assistant coach Jessica Mattia to same position.

CSUN (DI / Aug. 29) - UC Riverside assistant coach Cheridan Hawkins named to same position.

Elon (DI / Aug. 28) - Announced the hiring of Mallory Borden as an assistant coach.

New Mexico (DI / Aug. 28) - Megan Betsa hired as an assistant coach.

Ball State (DI / Aug. 28) - Announced the additions of assistant coach Mitch Roberts and volunteer coach Rachel Houck.

Grace College (NAIA / Aug. 28) - Clarissa May named assistant coach.

Drexel (DI / Aug. 25) - Hired Rutgers University-Camden head coach Michelle Schlichtig-Hastings as an assistant coach and Rutgers University-Camden assistant Ray Hastings to same position. 

Stevenson (DIII / Aug. 24) - Kim Dorsey hired as a graduate assistant.

Wagner (DI / Aug. 24) - Lindsey Ubrun named head coach.

CSUN (DI / Aug. 24) - Announced the promotion of Mysha Sataraka from volunteer assistant coach to assistant coach.

BYU (DI / Aug. 24) - Amanda “AJ” Tauali’i hired as assistant coach.

Iowa State (DI / Aug. 24) - UNLV associate head coach Courtney Martinez named assistant coach.

Barry (DII /Aug. 24) - Hired Kelley Montalvo as an assistant coach.

Coker (DII / Aug. 23) - Cassie Moore named assistant coach.

Lamar (DI / Aug. 23) - Demi Laney promoted to assistant coach.

Auburn (DI / Aug. 23) - Head coach Clint Myers retires.

UCLA (DI / Aug. 23) - Rodney Davis hired as a volunteer coach.

Lindenwood (DII / Aug. 22) - Announced the addition of Nikki Taylor as an assistant coach.

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (DIII / Aug. 22) - Betsy Hipple is stepping away from the softball program after 12 years as head coach.

UT Arlington (DI / Aug. 22) - Texas State assistant coach Peejay Brun named head coach.

Santa Clara (DI / Aug. 22) - Steve Harrington and Gabby Maurice were hired as assistant coaches and Danielle Peterson named volunteer assistant.

Pittsburgh (DI / Aug. 22) - Announced the additions of assistant coach Griffin Joiner, as well as volunteer assistant Matthew Alberghini.

Lipscomb (DI / Aug. 21) - Megan Rhodes Smith promoted to associate head coach.

SUNY Old Westbury (DIII / Aug. 18) - Announced the appointment of Rich Borawski as head coach.

Southern Utah (DI / Aug. 17) - Announced the hiring of former Thunderbird Kortny Hall as an assistant coach.

Buffalo (DI / Aug. 17) - Washington assistant coach Mike Roberts hired as head coach.

Tennessee State (DI / Aug. 17) - Announced the hiring of assistant coach Andrea Browning as head coach.

Bucknell (DI / Aug. 17) - Joey Lye, former head coach at Lebanon Valley and Stevenson University, named to same position.

Cal State Fullerton (DI / Aug. 17) - Dallas Escobedo named assistant coach.

Eastern Mississippi CC (NJCAA DII / Aug. 16) - Whitney Hawkins joins softball staff as pitching coach.

George Mason (DI / Aug. 16) - Announced the hiring of Kiana Quolas as an assistant coach.

Northern Kentucky (DI /Aug. 16) - Brittany Duncan named assistant coach.

Arizona Christian (NAIA / Aug. 15) - Named Marcos Gil head coach.

Iowa State (DI / Aug. 15) - Kate Sinnott has been tabbed as an assistant coach.

Pittsburgh (DI / Aug. 15) - Announced the addition of Amanda Buchholz as an assistant coach.

Eastern New Mexico (DII / Aug. 15) - Jade Rhodes hired as an assistant coach.

FGCU (DI / Aug. 14) - Announced the addition of former Bowling Green standout Jamie Kertes as an assistant coach.

Stetson (DI / Aug. 14) - Ken Hunt named assistant coach.

Appalachian State (DI / Aug. 15) - Austin Peay head coach Shane Showalter named assistant coach.

Lee (DII / Aug. 14) - Elevated graduate assistant Ian Raymond to assistant coach.

Le Moyne (DII / Aug. 14) - Sydney O'Hara hired as an assistant coach.

Harding (DII / Aug. 14) -  Announced the addition of graduate assistants Jessica Romine and Claire Clark.

UC Riverside (DI / Aug. 12) - Megan Langenfeld hired as a pitching coach.

Iowa (DI / Aug. 11) - Announced the appointment of Rachel West as assistant coach.

Tulsa (DI / Aug. 10) - Announced that Sandra Smith has been hired as an assistant coach.

SIUE (DI / Aug. 10) - Kendall Duffy has been named an assistant coach and Taylor Held takes over as the director of operations.

UNC Pembroke (DII / Aug. 8) - Stephanie Graziani, assistant at Mayville State the past four seasons, named to same position.

Minnesota (DI / Aug. 8) - Announced the addition of Catherine Heifner as an assistant coach, while retaining assistant coach Piper Ritter.

Washington College (DIII / Aug. 8) - Jessie Probst hired as an assistant coach.

Franklin & Marshall (DIII / Aug. 7) - Former Ripon head coach Brooke Kalman named to same position.

UAB (DI / Aug. 7) - Head coach Marla Townsend promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Initiatives and Engagement. Current assistant coach Amanda Ellis will serve as the interim head coach for the upcoming 2017-18 season

Utah Valley (DI / Aug. 7) - Announced that former BYU pitching ace McKenna Bull will join the coaching staff as an assistant coach for the 2017-18 season.

Hartford (DI / Aug. 4) - Former Wagner head coach Angie Churchill named to same position.

Averett (DIII / Aug. 3) - Allie Reid named assistant coach.

UAB (DI / Aug. 3) - Former UAB Blazer Amber Torres-Reimers is returning as a volunteer assistant.

Washington & Jefferson (DIII / Aug. 3) - After 10 seasons, head coach Nicole Vitello has announced her resignation.

Grinnell College (DIII / Aug. 3) - Michael Keeran joined the Grinnell College staff as an assistant coach.

Colorado School of Mines (DII / Aug. 3) - Added former University of Kansas standout Allie Collins to its staff as an assistant.

Wingate (DII / Aug. 3) - Morgan Melloh named assistant coach.

Wisconsin-Stevens Point (DIII / Aug. 3) - Announced Ryan Konitzer as the next head coach.

Cocke County High School (Aug. 3) - Former Tusculum College standout Nicole Chrisman named head coach.

Shorter (DII / Aug. 2) - Promoted assistant coach Danielle Brewer to head coach.

Philadelphia University (DII / Aug. 2) - Announced the hiring of Mike Fegeley, former assistant at La Salle, as head coach.

Hawai'i Pacific (DII / Aug. 2) - Elevated assistant coach Jarnett Lono to co-head coach.

Monroe College (NJCAA DI / Aug. 2) -Katie Jansson named head coach. 

Iowa State (DI / Aug. 2) - Former Montana head coach Jamie Pinkerton named to same position.

University of the Cumberlands (NAIA / Aug. 2) - Adrean Jordan hired as an assistant coach.

Dominican (Calif.) (DII / Aug. 1) - Named assistant coach Juliana Santos interim head coach.

Stanford (DI / Aug. 1) - Jessica Merchant and Tori Nyberg have been named assistant coaches.

Ranney School (HS / Aug. 1) - Len Maltese hired as head coach.

July 2017

Oklahoma State (DI / July 31) -  Added Jeff Cottrill as the program's pitching coach.

Lenoir-Rhyne (DII / July 31) - Former USC-Aiken assistant coach Lindsey Jones named to same position.

Hamilton College (DIII / July 31) - Kate Refsnyder has been named head coach after spending the last four years as Brown's top assistant.

Newbury College (DIII / July 31) - Assistant coach Casey Butler elevated to head coach.

UCF (DI / July 31) - Hired Trena Prater, head coach at Buffalo the last four seasons, as an assistant coach.

Christopher Newport (DIII / July 31) - Hired Josh Freeman as an assistant coach.

UTEP (DI / July 31) - Announced the addition of pitching coach Erika Bennett, who spent last two seasons at Florida Gulf Coast.

George Fox (DIII / July 28) - Jim Bray hired as an assistant coach.

Purdue (DI / July 28) - Dorian Shaw, assistant at Stanford, hired to same position.

Polk State (NJCAA I / July 28) - Donna Byars named new head coach.

Ottawa (Ariz.) (NAIA / July 27) - Announced the hiring of Justine Wichman and Leah Lucas as assistant coaches and Stacie Chambers as the Director of Player Personnel and Development.

Truman State (DII / July 27) - Ali Brems hired as an assistant coach.

Charlotte (DI / July 27) - Announced the hiring of Jake Jury as an assistant coach.

Shepherd (DII / July 27) - Marissa Leslie, assistant at West Virginia Wesleyan, hired as head coach.

Colgate (DI / July 27) - Marissa Lamison-Myers, assistant at Bucknell, hired as head coach.

Barry (DII / July 27) - Head coach Danielle Penner resigns.

Liberty (DI / July 27) - Former Auburn graduate assistant Kasey Fagan hired as an assistant coach.

Syracuse (DI / July 27) - Andrea Smith joins then Syracuse softball staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2017-18 season.

Mohawk Valley CC (NJCAA DI / July 26) - Former Utica assistant Brittnee Mexico named head coach.

Hardin-Simmons (DIII / July 26) - Hardin-Simmons named Chanin Naudin head coach after serving as an assistant coach at Harding University.

Mississippi College (DII / July 26) - Leigh Streetman hired as an assistant coach.

Holy Family (DII / July 26) - Announced the hiring of Crystalrae States Fusaro as the Tigers' new head coach.

University of the Cumberlands (NAIA / July 25) - Alyssa Richards named assistant coach.

Lourdes (NAIA / July 25) - Former Williston State head coach Tiffany Buckmaster joins the Gray Wolves' softball staff as an assistant coach.

Pittsburg State (DII / July 25) - Announced the hiring of Ashley Balazs, an assistant at Evansville the past three seasons, as head coach.

Radford (DI / July 25) - Former Georgia Southern pitching coach Kaitlyn Medlam hired to same position.

Southern Miss (DI / July 25) - Hired Kayla Watkins and Carlos Castro as assistant coaches and Christian Castro as the volunteer assistant coach.

Buffalo (DI / July 25) - Former UB softball great Tori Speckman named pitching coach.

Eastern Kentucky (DI / July 25) - Stacy May-Johnson, who spent 2017 at Purdue, hired as an assistant coach.

Buffalo State (DIII / July 25) - Marie Curran-Headley will step down as Buffalo State's head coach and assistant director of athletics/senior woman administrator effective August 13 to become the director of athletics at SUNY Cobleskill.

Notre Dame (DI / July 25) - Cassidy Whidden has returned to her alma mater as the team’s softball operations specialist. 

Robert Morris (DI / July 25) - Announced the addition of Christine Campbell as the Colonials' pitching coach.

Centre College (DIII / July 24) - Named Tori Brown, who spent last four years as an assistant at Ohio Wesleyan, head coach.

Georgia Tech (DI / July 24) - Alison Owen joins the Georgia Tech softball coaching staff as the pitching coach.

Fairleigh Dickinson (DI / July 24) - Head coach KJ Kelley will not return as head coach.

Memphis (DI / July 24) - Helen Peña joins Memphis as an assistant after spending the last two seasons at Menlo College.

Minnesota (DI / July 24) - Hired Iowa State head coach Jamie Trachsel to same position.

Illinois State (DI / July 24) - Promoted Tina Kramos to senior associate head coach.

West Virginia State (DII / July 21) - Head coach Kerri Blackwell has been named Assistant Athletic Director/SWA and assistant coach Mattie Best has been tabbed interim head coach for 207-18 season.

Syracuse (DI / July 21) - Miranda Kramer elevated to assistant coach after serving as volunteer assistant in 2017.

Nebraska (DI / July 21) - Ali Grant hired as director of operations.

UTSA (DI / July 21) - Welcomes back former volunteer assistant coach Keith Stein, as an assistant coach.

Northern State (DII / July 20) - Announced the hiring of former Cardinal Stritch (NAIA) head coach Jenny Fuller to same position.

Wheaton (Ill.) (DIII / July 20) - Announced the hiring of Ellen Radandt-Stremler as head coach.

UNLV (DI / July 20) - Kristie Fox, head coach at UT Arlington the past five seasons, named to same position.

South Carolina (DI / July 20) - Matt Lisle hired as an assistant coach.

Williston State (NJCAA DII / July 18  - Chassity Johnson, a 12-year assistant at Northland College (DIII), named head coach.

Chadron State (DII / July 18) - Assistant coach Kaley Scearcy promoted to head coach.

Rockhurst (DII / July 18) - Announced the hiring of Bailey Wittenauer, assistant the past two years at Truman State, as head coach.

Purdue (DI / July 18) - After two seasons as a graduate manager at Nebraska, Tatum Edwards joins staff as a volunteer assistant.

Stanford (DI / July 18) - Former Minnesota head coach Jess Allister hired to same position.

East Carolina (DI / July 17) - Fichtner, who spent last two years as an assistant coach at Dartmouth, named to same position.

Incarnate Word (DI / July 17) - Former Temple and Hampton head coach Joe DiPietro, an assistant at Drexel in 2017, hired as head coach.

IUPUI (DI / July 17) - Elisabeth Beirne, who spent last season as an assistant at UIC, tabbed head coach.

Lafayette (DI / July 17) - Caitlyn de la Haba, an assistant coach at George Mason the past two seasons, has been named head coach.

Oakland (DI / July 17) - Pitt assistant Lauren Cognigni has been named Oakland University head coach.

Dayton (DI / July 17) - Announced the addition of Francesca Carrullo as an assistant coach.

Furman (DI / July 17) - Wally King, who spent last season as an assistant at the USF, and former Coker College assistant Shelby Petik named assistant coaches.

Swathmore College (DIII / July 14) - Former Colgate head coach Melissa Finley named to same position.

Colgate (DI / July 14) - Head coach Melissa Finley resigns.

Arizona Christian (NAIA / July 13) - Trisha Thurston resigned from her positions as the Head Softball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director of Women's Eligibility.

Appalachian State (DI / July 13) - Announced the hiring of Alex Hupp as and assistant coach.

Wartburg (DIII / July 13) - Taylor Dickson has been named the assistant softball coach.

Saint Martin's (DII / July 12) - Announced the hiring of three assistant coaches- Danielle L'Argent, Mark Edmonston and Andrea Hamada-  for the upcoming 2018 season.

Grand Canyon (DI / July 11) - Kelsie Monroe joins GCU softball's staff as an assistant coach.

St. Scholastica (DIII / July 11) - Sarah Turcotte hired as the program's first full-time assistant coach.

Western New Mexico (DII / July 11) - Assistant coach Elsa Cocker has been promoted to the head coach.

Stanford (DI / July 11) - Head coach Rachel Hanson steps down.

Bucknell (DI / July 10) - Courtnay Foster steps down as head coach.

Spring Hill (DII / July 10) - Tabbed Joe Guthrie as program's third head coach.

Samford (DI / July 10) - Hired former standout player Abby Adams as an assistant coach.

Valparaiso (DI / July 10) - Kayti Grable, a three-time All-Region honoree at Northern Illinois, named graduate assistant.

Marshall (DI / July 10) - Announced the hiring of Nichole Thompson-Andrade as assistant coach.

Bemidji State (DII / July 7) - Announced the hire of Meggie Reitz as assistant coach.

Radford (DI / July 7) - Cassidy Clayton named assistant coach.

Ohio State (DI / July 7) - Announced the hiring of Sharonda McDonald as an assistant coach.

Hanover College (DIII / July 6) - Named former University of Indianapolis assistant Cori Eckerle as the program's head coach.

Mount St. Mary (DIII / July 6) - Samantha Howe elevated to head coach after serving as an assistant the last four years under Jessica Mushel, who was named athletic director.

Butler (DI / July 6) - Former Quincy University assistant Kayla Fortner named to same position.

Drew University (DIII / July 6) - Hired alum and former Stevens Institute of Technology head coach Erica Mehalik to same position.

Ferris State (DII / July 6) - Former Fort Scott CC head coach Kristin Janes appointed to the same position.

Duke (DI / July 6) - Lacey Waldrop hired as an assistant coach.

Palm Beach Atlantic (DII / July 5) - Bailey Castro, assistant the past two seasons, named head coach.

Baylor (DI / July 5) - Announced student manager Jon Graham has transitioned to Director of Softball Operations.

Felician (DII / July 5) - Felician University has dropped the 'interim' and named Alexis Durando head coach.

Florida (DI / July 5) - Announced that Aric Thomas will join the softball program as its new assistant coach.

Louisiana College (DIII /  July 5) - Announced the hiring of Bobby Buchanan as the seventh head coach in Louisiana College softball history.

Georgia Tech (DI / July 3) - Former Georgia Tech softball standout, Kate (Kuzma) Kantor joins staff as a volunteer assistant coach.

June 2017

South Dakota State (DI / June 30) - Kristi Villar, head coach at Northern State the last seven years, named assistant coach.

Wichita State (DI / June 29) - Hired former Pittsburg State head coach Elizabeth Economon as an assistant.

La Salle (DI / June 29) - Brooke Darreff, who served on the coaching staff at her alma mater Saint Joseph's University for five seasons, has been named head coach.

Northern State (DII / June 28) - Head coach Kristi Villar resigns.

Evansville (DI / June 28) - IUPUI interim head coach Heather Tarter named assistant coach.

Jacksonville (DI / June 28) - Promotes assistant coach Erica Ayers to head coach.

Marshall (DI / June 28) - Jacksonville head coach Jennifer Steele named to same position.

Duke (DI / June 27) - Laura Valentino named assistant coach.

Maryland (DI / June 27) - Announced the hiring of Tori Tyson (Cal State Fullerton) and Victoria Hayward (UMass) as assistant coaches.

Barton CC (NJCAA DI / June 27) - Former Odessa College skipper Joel Prickett hired as head coach.

Flagler (DII / June 27) - Hired Lenoir Rhyne associate head coach Kathryn Geouge as the program's head coach.

Santa Clara (DI / June 27) - UNLV head coach Lisa Dodd named to same position.

UNLV (DI / June 27) - Head coach Lisa Dodd resigned after five years.

University of the Cumberlands (NAIA / June 23) - Bailey Dillender named head coach.

Ave Maria (NAIA / June 23) - John Kelly, previously an assistant at Georgia Tech, named head coach.

Appalachian State (DI / June 23) - Shelly Hoerner announced as program's head coach.

Concordia Ann Arbor (DIII / June 22) - Announced the additions of Amy Trionfi and Mikayla Hilton as an assistant coach and graduate assistant, respectively.

Bradley (DI / June 22) - Volunteer assistant Rachel Huggins promoted to assistant coach.

Georgia Tech (DI / June 22) - Fordham assistant coach Charisse Mariconda named to same position.

Austin Peay (DI / June 21) - Rodney DeLong, assistant at Georgia Tech last season, named head coach.

Drury University (DII / June 20) - Announced the hiring of LSU Alexandria's (NAIA) Jerry Breaux to same position.

Benedictine College (NAIA / June 20) - Paul Hunt tabbed as head coach.

New Mexico (DI / June 20) - Announced that alumna Paula Congleton has been named the Lobos' head softball coach.

Endicott (DIII / June 19) - Assumption (DII) head coach Katie Bettencourt has been named to same position. 

Indiana State (DI / June 19) - Former Indiana assistant Mike Perniciaro named head coach.

Radford (DI / June 19) - Assistant coach and RU standout Hope Creasy promoted to head coach.

Eastern Michigan (DI / June 16) - Magali Frezzotti hired as volunteer assistant coach.

Fontbonne (DIII / June 16) - Announced the hiring of Casey Cromwell as the program's seventh head coach.

Lakeland (DIII / June 16) - Tammy Utley, Muskie assistant the past three seasons, hired as head coach.

Kalamazoo (DIII / June 16) - Former Hope College assistant Kelli Duimstra named head coach.

Texas A&M Kingsville (DII / June 16) - Announced the hiring of Craig Nicholson as head coach.

Florida (DI / June 15) - Longtime assistant coach Jennifer Rocha elevated to associate head coach.

Valparaiso (DI / June 15) - Announced Monica Wright, the program’s pitching coach, has been promoted to associate head coach.

Lehigh (DI / June 14) - Kayla Lombardo hired as an assistant coach, replacing Michelle Prong, who is pursuing medical school.

Georgia Southern (DI / June 14) - Former Eagle great Megen Conner named assistant coach.

Christian Brothers (DII / June 13) - Former Shorter head coach Jessie Homesley named to same position.

Rider (DI / June 12) - Announced the hiring of Davon Ortega as head coach. Ortega spent last seven seasons as the head coach at Holy Family (DII).

Indiana (DI / June 10) - Named former Marshall head coach Shonda Stanton to same position.

Wheaton (IL) (DIII / June 9) - Head coach Katie East resigns after five seasons.

Ashland (DII / June 8) - Former Ashland University pitcher Emlyn Knerem was named the Eagles' new head coach. She takes over for Sheilah Gulas, who retired after 21 seasons.

Chicago Bandits (Pro / June 8) - Former Georgia Southern head coach Annie Smith hired as an assistant.

Bakersfield College (Cal JC / June 7) - Casey Goodman has been named the program's fifth head coach.

Georgia Tech (DI / June 7) - Georgia Tech alum and former Radford head coach Aileen Morales named to same position.

Georgia Southern (DI / June 6) - Former Armstrong State skipper Kim Dean hired as the program's next head coach.

Oakland (DI / June 6) - Conner Miner resigns as head coach.

Heritage (Ga.) High School (Aug. 14) - Tanner Moore, assistant coach at Lee University, named head coach.

Concordia Ann Arbor (DIII / June 1) - Hailey Cavanagh, former head coach at Lakeland University, named to same position.

Lafayette (DI / June 1) - Head coach Jexx Varner resigns.

May 2017

Cornell College (DIII / May 31) - Announced the hiring of alum Jackie Sernek  as the program's new head coach.

Lincoln Memorial (DI / May 31) - Ritchie Richardson has been named head coach. 

Kankakee CC (NJCAA II / May 30) - Long-time head coach Dennis Clark is retiring after 35 years.

Walsh (DII / May 26) - Former Lawrence Tech head coach Anna Ball named to same position.

Santa Clara (DI / May 25) - Head coach Lisa Mize resigns.

Lees McRae (DII / May 24) - Announced the hiring of Frank Rosato as the new Athletics Operations Manager and assistant softball coach. 

Beijing Shougang (Pro / May 24) - Announced the appointment of Teresa Wilson as head coach. Joining Wilson on the coaching staff are assistants, Breanne Lewis and Thomas Hazelhurst, along with strength coach, Eric Bryant.

Springfield College (DIII / May 24) - Announced Kate Bowen G'16 has been named the Diane L. Potter '57 Head Softball Coach.

Indiana (DI / May 23) - Head coach Michelle Gardner resigns.

Benedictine College (NAIA / May 22) - Announced the resignation of head coach Dana Goss after four seasons.

Flagler College (DII / May 19) - Head coach Kristen Overton resigned after nine seasons.

La Salle (DI / May 19) - Head coach Ron Shoemaker will not return for 2017-18 season.

Georgia Southern (DI / May 17) - Georgia Southern University will not renew the contract of Eagle softball coach Annie Smith for the 2018 season.

Texas A&M Kingsville (DII / May 16) - Head coach Betsy Dean has resigned from her post.

Lakeland College (DIII / May 15) - Hailey Cavanagh resigns from head coaching position.

Wesleyan College (DIII / May 15) - Announced the hiring of Marissa Mariano as the next head coach following the retirement of Dicky Hightower at the end of 2017.

New Mexico (DI / May 14) - Head coach Erica Beach not retained.

Austin Peay (DI / May 12) - Shane Showalter, who has served as softball coach for the past two seasons, will not return in 2017-18.

Mount Mary (DIII / May 11) - Head coach Tim Edwards steps down.

Rockhurst (DII / May 11) - Glen Struve announces retirement after 13 seasons.

Incarnate Word (DI / May 11) - Amanda Gamboa will not return as the department's head softball coach.

Appalachian State (DI / May 9) - Appalachian State athletics will not renew the contract of head coach Janice Savage.

Georgia Tech (DI / May 8) - Head coach Shelly Hoerner's contract not renewed

Rider (DI / May 8) - Head coach Jaclyn Timko-Gabelt has announced that she will step down to relocate out of state with her husband, due to his professional promotion. 

Endicott (DIII / May 7) - Long-time head coach Mark Veilleux retires after 23-year run.

Kalamazoo (DIII / May 3) - Melanie Rushing announced her resignation as head coach.

Mid America Nazarene (NAIA / May 3) - Announced Rob Wade as head coach. Wade served as the interim head coach since January.

Drury University (DII / May 3) - Chantiel Wilson resigned as head softball coach.

March 2017

Auburn (DI / March 30) - Auburn associate head coach Corey Myers resigns.

Indiana State (DI / March 24) - Assistant Tori Magner named interim head coach.

Indiana State (DI / March 21) - Head coach Shane Bouman has been relieved from his duties with the Sycamore Softball program. An iterim coach will be named in the coming days.

February 2017

Chicago Bandits (NPF / Feb. 27) - Kayla Holas, former head coach at Houston, named assistant coach.

Chicago Bandits (NPF / Feb. 22) - Announced Florida assistant Sharonda McDonald as the team's head coach.

January 2017

Crestwood (Pa.) HS (Jan. 31) - Adrienne Bannon named head coach.

Kennesaw State (DI / Jan. 31) - Doug Gillis has been hired as an assistant coach.

Bishop LeBlond HS (Jan. 26) - Named Joey Lauts as the school’s softball coach for the 2017 season.

UCF (DI / Jan. 26) - Former Knight Kahley Novak being named as a volunteer assistant coach.

Delaware Valley (DIII / Jan. 17) - Announced alum Maggie Kichler as the new head softball coach.

Plattsburg State (DIII / Jan. 11) - Announced the hiring of John Flynn as assistant coach.

William Peace (DIII / Jan. 9) - Hired Theresa Walker-Stephens, former head coach at North Carolina Central and Bruce Cozart, former assistant at St Augustine's (N.C.) as assistant coaches. Morgan Farmer, former WPU standout, joins staff as softball alumni liaison representative.

Great Bay Community College (NJCAA / Jan. 5) - Hired Mike Vining as the school's first softball coach to lead the Herons into its inaugural season in the fall of 2017.

Wright State (DI / Jan. 5) - Justine Wichman named interim head coach for 2017 season.

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