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June 2017

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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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