Two early season changes at the Junior College level… NJCAA DII / Region III: Jamestown CC (NY): Xavier Churnac has been named as the interim head coach replacing George Sisson who has taken over as the Director of Athletics at JCC. Churnac had served on Sisson’s staff for the past three seasons. A JCC alum,
I can confirm that Tom Satran is no longer the Head basketball coach at Connecticut College. He had been the Camels Head Coach for the past 16+ seasons where he compiled a 156-226 record (1-2 so far this season). More on this one when it becomes official.
Catching-up on some small college men’s basketball staff moves… There has been a lot of attention given to the University of Maine for hiring Edniesha Curry as a men’s assistant coach this season. While she may be the only female DI assistant on the men’s side, others are following in her footsteps at the small
I have heard that Slippery Rock head basketball coach Kevin Reynolds has been placed on paid leave and can confirm that Ian Grady has been named as the acting head coach. Reynolds has been the head coach at SRU since the 2008-09 season (188-109). He was the 2008-09 PSAC West Coach of the Year and
I can confirm through great sources that new Chicago State head coach Lance Irvin will hire Rodell Davis and Brett Putz as assistant coaches. Davis had most recently been working with Irvin at Morgan Park HS in Chicago, but is no stranger to the DI level. He has been an assistant at Drake, Providence, and
I can confirm that Byron Rimm II will be named as the new Associate Head Basketball Coach at IUPUI. He will replace Matt Crenshaw who became an assistant at Ball State a few weeks ago. Rimm, who was the head coach at Prairie View A&M from 2006-16 (115-192), had recently joined the basketball staff at
I can confirm that Jason Henry is no longer the head basketball coach at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. His team was informed of the coaching change last night, but no explanation was given. Henry, who has been the head coach at SD Mines for the past thirteen seasons (162-207), will be replaced
I can confirm that former Lesley University player Devon Mayo will be named as the Lynx new head basketball coach. I mentioned in yesterday’s Daily Dirt that I believed he was the choice and that has now been confirmed. The 24-year old Mayo was a captain during his playing days, and scored over 1,000 points.
I can confirm that Kean University will name Adam Hutchinson as their new head men’s basketball coach. Hutchinson was most recently an assistant at his alma mater Amherst College. Prior to that, he spent fourteen seasons as the head coach at Washington & Lee University. Hutchinson also spent two seasons as the head coach at
Big day today, as the DIII’s finally start practice. A few things that I’ve heard… Ball State assistant Brian Thornton has departed for a job in enforcement with the NCAA. Thornton, who played at Vanderbilt and Xavier, had been at BSU for the past four seasons. He has also been the DBO at Xavier and