The search to replace Scott Nagy at South Dakota State is underway, and interviews have begun. I have heard a bunch of names here. They are:
- Tom Billeter – Head Coach Augustana (SD). Won the DII National Championship this past season (34-2). Has also been the head coach at North Dakota State. Holds a career record of 343-193.
- Darren DeVaries – Assistant Coach Creighton. Has been on the Bluejays staff for 18-seasons. Played at Northern Iowa.
- Kyle Green – Assistant Coach Northern Iowa. Currently in his third stint as an assistant at UNI, and also served as an assistant at Marquette. Has also been a head coach at Wis.-Eau Claire, Western State, and Lewis.
- Rob Klinkefus – Assistant Coach South Dakota State. Had spent the past ten seasons with Scott Nagy at SDSU. Was an assistant at Buena Vista University (IA) before that.
- Ryan Miller – Associate Head coach UNLV. A South Dakota native – went to school Northern State (SD). In addition to his time at UNLV, has been an assistant at Auburn, Memphis, New Mexico, and Pepperdine.
- T.J. Otzelberger – Assistant Coach Iowa State. Has worked at ISU for both Fred Hoiberg and Steve Prohm. Also served as an assistant at Washington.
All indications are that this search could wrap-up this week. More as I hear it.