DIII DIRT: Oilar Resigns at Otterbein

I can confirm that Brian Oilar has resigned as the head basketball coach at Otterbein University (OH). Oilar had been the head coach at Otterbein since 2015. He went 18-81 in his four seasons at the helm of the Cardinals. Oilar had served as an assistant at his alma mater DePauw University before being hired

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JUCO DIRT: Tallahassee CC Update

Earlier this week, I reported that Tallahassee head basketball coach Mark White had resigned (JUCO DIRT). While TCC has still not issued an official statement, I can confirm that White has been replaced by current assistant Zach Settembre who has been named as the interim head coach. Also, assistant Ben Mandelbaum has been elevated to

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DI JUCO DIRT: Tallahassee’s White set to resign

I can confirm through multiple sources that Tallahassee Community College Head Basketball Coach Mark White will resign. A press release will be issued in the next few days citing health concerns as the reason for the mid-season departure of veteran head coach. White’s Eagles are currently 18-3 and ranked 12th nationally in the most recent

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UT Martin Dirt…

I can confirm that University of Tennessee Martin associate head coach Jermaine Johnson is no longer on the Skyhawks staff. He had been at UTM since the 2014-15 season, and was promoted to associate head coach two years ago. Per athletic department policy, they do not issue statements or press releases on assistant coach departures,

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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,

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DIII DIRT: Satran out at Connecticut College

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.