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Bayno Update

According to Loyola Marymount Athletic Director Dr. William Husak, Coach Bayno’s leave of absence is due to the stresses of being a head coach, and has nothing to do with his past alcohol issues. He is currently undergoing medical care to help with these issues and there is still no time table set for his

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Pattillo Retires at DIII Howard Payne

Howard Payne University Head Coach Charles Pattillo has announced his retirement effective immediately. Payne has been the head coach at HPU since the 1993-1994 season with a career record of 179-204 in 15+ seasons at the school. He is a 1965 graduate of the University and has coached at the high school and college level,

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Brown Elevated to Associate Head Coach at Texas-Arlington

Reggie Brown, who has been an assistant at his Alma Mater Texas-Arlington for the past seven years has been promoted to the position of Associate Head Coach. Brown was a four-year letter winner from 1993-97, averaging 16.0 points, 3.0 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game.

NAIA DII Dordt College (IA) Looking for Head Coach

Dordt College Head Coach Greg Van Soelen has announced that he will be stepping down at the end of the season. Van Soelen who has been at the helm since 1995 has amassed 215 career victories. Applications for this position will be reviewed after December 15th, 2008. This is a full-time job which will include

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Bayno Takes Leave of Absence

Loyola Marymount Head Coach Bill Bayno has taken an indefinite leave of absence. Coach Bayno has been diagnosed with an undisclosed illness that is most likely related to the stress of coaching. Assistant Coach Max Good has taken over on an interim basis. Good has taken over for Bayno before – in 2001, Bayno was

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Arizona Search

Arizona Athletic Director Jim Livengood had some very interesting statements about the search for Lute Olson’s replacement. Click the link below for the full article, but here are the highlights: No search committee No search firm He will "confer" with others, but he and the schools president will make the decision. This is very strange

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Coaches on the Hot Seat……

Coming into this season, two coaches who really need to have good years to save their jobs are Georgia’s Dennis Felton, and Norm Roberts from St. Johns. Unfortunately for both, they have both gotten off to tough starts and unless things get better quickly, they may be the first two coaches to go when the

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Bob Hurley Coaches Clinic

St. Anthony’s basketball coach Bob Hurley will be featured in an exclusive 1- day clinic on August 14, 2009. Registration is limited to 50 coaches. In addition to lunch and breakfast, each coach will receive a pair of Reebok sneakers and a Reebok polo. The cost of the clinic is $250 per coach and will

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Rand Signs Extension at Central Arkansas

Central Arkansas Head Coach Rand Chappell has had his contract extended through the 2011-2012 season. Coach Chappell has an 85-64 record in 5 years at Central Arkansas and an overall career record of 283-126 (124-40 in 4 years at Henderson State and 78-22 in 3 season at Phillips). Central Arkansas is in the process of

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Montana’s Tinkle Receives Extension

Montana Head basketball Coach Wayne Tinkle has received a 3 year contract extension that would take him through the 2011-2012 season. He is in the final year of his original contract which pays him $122,596 per year. Tinkle, a 1989 Montana grad, is 31-31 in his two seasons at the helm. He took over in

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O’Dowd Promoted at Texas-San Antonio

Brooks Thompson has promoted Dan O’Dowd to the role of Associate Head Coach at Texas-San Antonio. O’Dowd, who served with Thompson as an assistant at Arizona State, has 23 years of coaching experience. He has worked as an assistant at Arizona State, Mississippi, Barton, and Kansas State. UTSA has been picked to finish third this

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