2012-13 coaching carousel
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wooster coach resigns
Mike Schmitz was 78-54 in 13 seasons with the Scots, but just 16-24 over the past four years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Capital coach steps down
With the Crusaders regressing to their worst record since 1999, Henry Stanford is out as Capital's head football coach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DePauw coach fired
After a 4-5 finish in 2011 and an 0-2 start this season, DePauw coach Robby Long has been fired.