2012-13 coaching carousel
July 30, 2013 Dartmouth assistant hired at Chicago After the retirement of longtime head coach Dick Maloney, Dartmouth assistant Chris Wilkerson got the call for the Maroons.
July 20, 2013 TCNJ coach retires in face of suspension After 37 seasons, Eric Hamilton will step down as head coach of the Lions. He was facing a two-game suspension to start the season.
June 22, 2013 Maloney announces retirement from U. of Chicago After nearly two decades as the University of Chicago head football coach, Dick Maloney has announced his retirement from the university.
June 21, 2013 Fitzpatrick takes football reins at Morrisville State Former Utica offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Curt Fitzgerald takes over for Terry Dow.
June 5, 2013 Mangone succeeds Salomone at Brockport Longtime assistant coach Jason Mangone has taken over as head coach of Brockport State. He takes over for Rocco Salomone, the winningest coach in Brockport football history.
May 8, 2013 Larry Kehres steps aside as Mount Union coach Mount Union's Larry Kehres has decided to step down as head football coach. He will remain AD, while Vince Kehres has been named head football coach effective immediately.
March 8, 2013 Ferrum assistant gets next turn in RPI's revolving door RPI's fifth head coach in 21 months is Ralph Isernia, who has been an assistant head coach at FCS and D-II but has most recently been the offensive coordinator at Ferrum.
March 5, 2013 Former Marietta coach named head coach at N.C. Wesleyan After an extensive search, the North Carolina Wesleyan announced the hiring of Jeff Filkovski as the next head coach for the Battling Bishop football program.
February 9, 2013 St. Olaf promotes from within Almost two full months after Jerry Olszewski left for a Division II head coaching job, St. Olaf ended up elevating Craig Stern to the head coaching job.
February 8, 2013 Salve coach takes Division II head coaching job Bob Chesney, who helped elevate Salve Regina in three seasons on campus, was hired at Assumption.
February 1, 2013 Bethany promotes Garvey as Weaver heads to Delaware Bethany announced that long-time assistant coach and offensive coordinator Bill Garvey has been promoted to head football coach, effective immediately.
January 31, 2013 Luther hires Hafner from William Penn Aaron Hafner takes over at Luther after seven years as offensive coordinator at NAIA William Penn.
January 31, 2013 Wooster hires Johns Hopkins defensive coordinator Frank Colaprete is Wooster's new head coach, coming over from Johns Hopkins, where he's been defensive coordinator for five seasons.
January 25, 2013 NAIA champs hire Division III coach North Carolina Wesleyan coach Mark Henniger was tabbed to take over for Ted Karras at Marian (Ind.), which won the NAIA title this past season.
January 23, 2013 D-II coordinator takes East Texas Baptist job East Texas Baptist has hired former NCAA Division I and II assistant Joshua Eargle as head football coach.
January 22, 2013 Elmhurst promotes Joe Adam to head coach After Tim Lester left to become quarterbacks coach at Syracuse, Elmhurst turned to defensive coordinator Joe Adam to take the reins.
January 22, 2013 Widener picks TCNJ's Acosta to succeed Collins Widener hires The College of New Jersey offensive coordinator Bobby Acosta to succeed Isaac Collins, who left for Division II Seton Hill.
January 15, 2013 Awrey named Concordia-Chicago head coach Former Kentucky Wesleyan and Saginaw Valley State coach Randy Awrey will follow Lonnie Pries as head coach after the most successful season in Concordia-Chicago history.
January 14, 2013 Elmhurst coach takes D-I assistant job After leading the Elmhurst football team to new heights in 2012, Tim Lester has announced his resignation as the Bluejays’ head coach.
January 7, 2013 Former Yale assistant named Oxy head coach Doug Semones, formerly an assistant head coach at Yale University, accepted Oxy's head football coaching job on Monday, taking over for Bill Redell, who retired shortly after the 2012 season.
January 3, 2013 Yoder named Shenandoah coach Scott Yoder, defensive coordinator for Hobart, which reached the national quarterfinals this past season, will take the challenge of rebuilding Shenandoah.
December 28, 2012 St. John's promotes from within All three finalists for the job of replacing the legendary John Gagliardi at St. John's were Johnnie grads, but Gary Fasching was the most inside of the three and got the job.
December 20, 2012 Former DePauw coach returns Bill Lynch, who coached DePauw in 2004, could well stop the revolving door of DePauw football coaches with his return to the position for 2012.
December 20, 2012 Marietta hires Wittenberg assistant Andy Waddle, Wittenberg's defensive coordinator, will take over after the Pioneers' first winless season since 1991.
December 19, 2012 Former NFL player, D-III head coach takes Wilmington job Stacey Hairston played at Ohio Northern, then in the NFL, and was the Polar Bears' interim coach for a season. He takes over a program with a history of struggling since it moved to the Ohio Athletic Conference.
December 19, 2012 Widener coach takes Division II job Isaac Collins will face another stiff rebuilding challenge at Seton Hill, which has gone 4-40 over the past four seasons.
December 18, 2012 Candeto named coach at Capital Craig Candeto, a former standout collegiate quarterback, Navy fighter pilot and assistant coach, has been selected to be the next head football coach at Capital.
December 17, 2012 Carthage names Yeager head coach Yeager completed his second year as Carthage’s defensive coordinator in 2012 and served as interim head coach for the Red Men’s final three games.
December 13, 2012 D-II assistant takes North Park job Michael Conway, who has been head coach at NAIA Olivet Nazarene as well a coordinator at W&J and Division II California (Pa.), will be the next to try to make something happen at North Park.
December 12, 2012 Hamline brings alum back to coach Chad Rogosheske is coming home. A former running back and an assistant coach for the Pipers, Rogosheske was named head football coach at Hamline.
December 12, 2012 Knox hires Pomona-Pitzer assistant Damon Tomeo, who is also a former D-II head coach, will be Knox's 30th coach in 117 seasons and takes over the Prairie Fire after a four-year stretch in which the team went 4-36.
December 12, 2012 St. Olaf coach hired at D-II school Jerry Olszewski had St. Olaf on the verge of making the D-III playoffs the past two years and will move to Division II.
December 12, 2012 Wooster coach resigns Mike Schmitz was 78-54 in 13 seasons with the Scots, but just 16-24 over the past four years.
December 11, 2012 Wisconsin Lutheran's only coach steps down Dennis Miller, no joke, has been coaching the Wisconsin Lutheran football program since its inception. Now he's stepping down, and a replacement has been named.
December 5, 2012 Arth takes over at alma mater Two-time D3football.com All-America quarterback Tom Arth has been an assistant at John Carroll for three years and now will take over for the man who coached him, Regis Scafe.
December 4, 2012 Concordia-Chicago coach moving on Lonnie Pries is out at Concordia-Chicago after the most successful season in program history, looking to pursue another opportunity.
November 29, 2012 Redell retires after one year at Occidental Occidental will have its third coach in three years, after Bill Redell retired following the Tigers' 2-7 season.
November 28, 2012 Luther's Durnin resigns after winless season The Norse were 0-10 this season under Mike Durnin and have lost 11 consecutive games. Luther was 18-32 (.360) in his five seasons.
November 27, 2012 ETBU coach Sartain resigns After six seasons as the second head coach since the return of football at East Texas Baptist, Mark Sartain has stepped down.
November 20, 2012 Rucks moves into assistant AD role at Carthage After stepping away from the sidelines with a health issue midseason, longtime Carthage head football coach Tim Rucks will assume a new set of administrative and managerial responsibilities.
November 19, 2012 Legendary St. John's coach John Gagliardi retires The all-time winningest coach in college football history announced he is retiring, as John Gagliardi will step down after 60 years at St. John's and 489 wins as a collegiate head coach.
November 16, 2012 John Carroll head coach leaving The John Carroll athletic department announced Thursday afternoon that head football coach Regis Scafe is leaving the university after 14 seasons.
November 16, 2012 Marietta coach steps down Following the program's first winless season since 1991, Marietta athletic director Larry Hiser announced the resignation of head football coach Jeff Filkovski.
November 15, 2012 North Park coach let go Scott Pethel was let go as head coach at North Park. He had been the head coach of the Vikings for seven years, compiling a 10-60 record.
November 14, 2012 Capital coach steps down With the Crusaders regressing to their worst record since 1999, Henry Stanford is out as Capital's head football coach.
November 12, 2012 Barnes released from Shenandoah position Shenandoah announced Monday that Paul Barnes has been released from his position as head football coach.
November 8, 2012 Hamline coach out after two seasons Hamline athletic officials announced today that John Pate will be stepping down from his position as Hamline’s head football coach. The program is 1-18 in his tenure.
November 8, 2012 Husson coach to step down Sean Murphy will undergo an unusual transition at Husson, moving from head football coach to head men's lacrosse coach.
October 21, 2012 Knox coach to step back down Chad Eisele, who is both coach and athletic director at Knox, took over the coaching position three years ago. He'll step back down at the end of the season to focus on his AD duties.
September 25, 2012 Wilmington coach steps down Wilmington athletic director Terry Rupert has announced that football coach Ken Minor has resigned his post, effective immediately. His tenure of two-plus years ends with an 0-23 record.
September 16, 2012 DePauw coach fired After a 4-5 finish in 2011 and an 0-2 start this season, DePauw coach Robby Long has been fired.
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