2011-12 coaching carousel
July 12, 2012 Berry hires former Aurora coach Rich Duncan spent seven seasons as head coach at Aurora, but won't coach another game until 2013, when Berry takes the field with Duncan as offensive coordinator.
June 19, 2012 RPI changes coaches again The Engineers are now on their third head coach in five months and fourth in 15 months, as interim coach Guido Falbo resigned and former Division III head coach Bob Bodor takes over.
June 9, 2012 Loth moves from Otterbein to Western Conn. Joe Loth left his alma mater to come back to the NJAC, even if it's only temporary.
May 19, 2012 Occidental hires Hall of Famer Bill Redell, an Occidental alum, College Football Hall of Famer and coach of California high school power Oaks Christian, has taken his first college head coaching job at age 71.
May 10, 2012 Anna Maria coach let go Marc Klaiman, the first and only head coach in Anna Maria history, was let go on Thursday, May 10, following the end of the school's spring sports season. He was 2-27, but the program won its last two games.
May 9, 2012 Occidental's Widolff fired Occidental head football coach Dale Widolff has been terminated in the wake of a NCAA investigation into alleged recruiting violations, school officials announced.
May 9, 2012 Hamilton coach to step down, will lead golf teams Steve Stetson, Hamilton's football coach since 2006, is stepping down from that position to become Hamilton's head men's and women's golf coach effective immediately.
April 16, 2012 Berry hires first coach Three schools are starting Division III football in 2013, and Berry has joined Southwestern and Hendrix in naming its first coach: former LaGrange assistant Tony Kunczewski.
April 13, 2012 Earlham hires Marian assistant Nearly five months after Gerry Keesling announced his resignation, Earlham hired a new football coach, Neil Kazmierczak.
March 23, 2012 Greensboro promotes defensive coordinator Pride coach Randy Hunt stepped down to return to teaching and defensive coordinator Bill Young will take his place.
March 23, 2012 Hendrix hires first coach When Hendrix takes the field in 2013, it will end a layoff from football of more than 50 years. Justin Buchanan, an assistant at Louisiana College, will be running the show.
March 20, 2012 McDaniel hires Albright assistant Mike Hoyt, who has been Albright's defensive coordinator for the past eight years, replaces long-time coach Tim Keating at McDaniel, which went 2-8 this past season.
March 20, 2012 Whittier names interim coach Todd Stratton was named interim coach at Whittier and will coach the upcoming season. Kirk Jellerson coached just one season, finishing 2-7 with the Poets.
February 28, 2012 George Fox delays football, but names coach Local high school coach Chris Casey, who turned a struggling program into a state champion, has been chosen to start football at George Fox. But it will be in 2014, not 2013 as originally announced.
February 23, 2012 Michaeles named head coach at Colby After a national search that garnered more than 100 applicants from across the country, Jonathan Michaeles, an assistant coach for Colby the last eight years, was named head coach.
February 16, 2012 Austin heads to Texas Southwestern announced last October it would be restarting football in 2013. Former Hanover coach Joe Austin will be at the helm.
February 16, 2012 Baudendistel promoted at Hanover Steve Baudendistel has taken over as head coach after Joe Austin left to coach at Southwestern.
February 16, 2012 CSS assistant named coach at Iowa Wesleyan On the heels of an undefeated regular season and the first playoff bid in St. Scholastica football history, defensive coordinator Tom Parkevich takes the top job at a school planning to move to Division III.
February 8, 2012 Ohio Wesleyan names new coach Tom Watts, assistant football coach at Baldwin-Wallace, has been named head football coach at Ohio Wesleyan. He replaces Mike Hollway, who coached at OWU for 25 years.
February 3, 2012 RPI coach out after one season Tim Landis resigned as RPI football coach, citing personal reasons. He was 4-5 in his one season at the helm of the Engineers.
January 27, 2012 Anderson hires new coach Bobby Ladner, an NAIA assistant, gets the call from the Ravens to replace Jeff Judge.
January 27, 2012 Western Connecticut coach out John Burrell will not be returning as head football coach at Western Connecticut after 10 seasons. The school has posted the job opening but has not made an announcement.
January 24, 2012 Maryville picks Mike Rader to head program Huntingdon assistant Mike Rader was named to replace Tony Ierulli as the head of the Scots.
January 19, 2012 Willamette hire stays close to home Glen Fowles never spoke the word "Fly" when talking about the offense Willamette will run. Tim Walsh has more.
January 17, 2012 W&L's Miriello announces his retirement After 45 years in coaching, 17 of them as head coach at Washington and Lee, Frank Miriello announced he is retiring.
January 11, 2012 Former D-III coach returns at Alma Greg Pscodna, who coached Defiance to the playoffs and was an assistant on national title teams at Albion and Grand Valley State, returns to D-III as head coach at Alma.
January 11, 2012 Willamette's coach steps down Mark Speckman announced he was stepping down as football coach at Willamette after 17 seasons.
January 6, 2012 Carleton's Ramler resigns After five seasons, Kurt Ramler is stepping down as football coach at Carleton. He got the Knights within a minute of the MIAC automatic bid.
December 29, 2011 Kenyon hires coach A former Lycoming offensive coordinator takes the rebuilding effort on at Kenyon.
December 24, 2011 Howard Payne hires from within Roger Geise, the defensive coordinator for a Yellow Jackets team that went 1-9 this past season, takes over as head coach following the departure of Steve Fanara.
December 24, 2011 Trine assistant jumps to Olivet Dan Pifer, who was offensive coordinator at Trine, including during their playoff run, will take on the challenge of rebuilding the Olivet program.
December 21, 2011 DC hires Sheehan as head football coach Defiance announced on Wednesday that it had hired Brian Sheehan as head coach, an architect of one of the top-rated offenses in the area over the past four seasons.
December 9, 2011 Fanara released at Howard Payne The Yellow Jackets were 8-31 under Steve Fanara's tenure after he was promoted from within.
December 5, 2011 Miech steps down at UW-Stevens Point The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point athletic department announced today that John Miech, winningest coach in Pointer football history, has decided to step down as head coach to pursue other football opportunities.
November 28, 2011 Maryville announces coaching change The search is underway for a new head football coach at Maryville. Athletic director Kandis Schram announced that Tony Ierulli is being replaced after nine years at the helm of the football program.
November 28, 2011 Anderson coach resigns Anderson football coach Jeff Judge has resigned his position as the head football coach to pursue other coaching opportunities.
November 26, 2011 Alma coach announces retirement Jim Cole has stepped down after 21 seasons and 114 wins.
November 26, 2011 Earlham coach steps down after second 0-10 season Earlham will have a new head football coach next fall as Gerry Keesling submitted his resignation. The Quakers' move to the HCAC hasn't had the effect the school's president hoped.
November 19, 2011 Coach retires after two years at Olivet Rich Hulkow came to Olivet after having had success at the high school level. The Comets were 1-19 in his tenure.
November 17, 2011 Kenyon's Stanley out as coach Ted Stanley is out after back-to-back 0-10 seasons at Kenyon. He told a local paper he was forced out.
November 17, 2011 Barthelmess returns to Division III head coaching The former Principia head coach is back at the top of a struggling program, as he takes over at Lawrence, which has gone 6-34 over the past four seasons. Chris Howard was relieved of his duties.
October 11, 2011 Defiance coach resigns Defiance announced Rob Taylor has resigned after nine years as head coach and named defensive coordinator Nate Jensen to replace him on an interim basis.