2014-15 coaching carousel
February 18, 2015
Maryville promotes Hayes to head coach
Maryville athletic director Kandis Schram announced that Shaun Hayes will be the 29th head football coach in Maryville's 122-year collegiate football history. Hayes will begin his seventh season with the Scots in the fall of 2015.
February 17, 2015
Scafe returns to D-III ranks
Thomas More announced that former John Carroll head coach Regis Scafe will become just the fifth head coach in program history.
February 11, 2015
Mike Rader resigns as Maryville coach
Mike Rader has stepped down to become a position coach for the new NCAA Division I program at East Tennessee State, his alma mater.
January 30, 2015
Whitewater promotes from within
The Warhawks' offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator followed Lance Leipold to Buffalo. But Kevin Bullis stuck around, and he has been rewarded.
January 30, 2015
Caba set to retire from Alfred State
Alfred State head football coach Mick Caba will retire at the end February. Caba is the longest tenured (15 years) and winningest football coach in program history (66 wins), helping the program transition from the two-year ranks into Division III.
January 28, 2015
Hilvert resigns as Thomas More coach
Jim Hilvert, who has been head coach at Thomas More for the past eight seasons, will take the head football coach position at LaSalle High School, which won its first Ohio state title this past fall.
January 21, 2015
JB Wells named head coach at Bowdoin
JB Wells, the first football head coach in Endicott's history, becomes the 29th head coach in the history of the Bowdoin program.
January 17, 2015
Trine tabs Abbs as head coach
Trine has promoted a longtime coach to direct its growing athletics program. As part of the restructuring, a seasoned assistant coach will take the helm of Thunder football.
January 16, 2015
Two Mount Union grads finalists for UWW job
Ohio Northern coach Dean Paul and Wabash coach Erik Raeburn, who each played for former Mount Union coach Larry Kehres, are among five finalists for the biggest Division III job open this offseason.
January 9, 2015
Monmouth's winningest coach moves to Augustana
Steve Bell, the winningest coach in Monmouth history, will try to turn around Augustana, which won four consecutive titles in the '80s but hasn't been to the playoffs since 2005 and hasn't finished above .500 since 2010.
December 16, 2014
Former Linfield coach returns to NWC
Back when the Stagg Bowl used to occasionally be won by someone else, but still a team wearing purple, Jay Locey led Linfield to the Division III football national championship. Now he's back in D-III, with a much bigger challenge ahead.
December 4, 2014
Assistants to follow Leipold to Buffalo
Some key UW-Whitewater assistant coaches, including one who has been a part of every Stagg Bowl coaching staff, will go with Lance Leipold when he leaves for the University of Buffalo job.
December 2, 2014
Cushman resigns at Augustana
After three consecutive .500 seasons, Augustana coach Rob Cushman is stepping down. The Vikings, who won four consecutive national titles in the 1980s, last went to the playoffs in 2005.
December 1, 2014
Leipold gets D-I head coaching job
UW-Whitewater head coach Lance Leipold was introduced as the new head coach at Buffalo, a D-I FBS school, on Monday, and it was announced whether he would continue to coach the Warhawks through the playoffs.
November 28, 2014
St. Norbert coach out after one season
Last offseason, Steve Opgenorth replaced Jim Purtill, who had been coach for 15 seasons. Opgenorth only made it through one before resigning and being replaced.
November 20, 2014
Hickman out as Morris coach
After a winless season, Minnesota-Morris has announced that head football coach Todd Hickman will not return next season.
November 12, 2014
Sulages steps down at Lewis and Clark
Lewis and Clark football coach Chris Sulages has resigned after nine seasons. The Pioneers were winless this season, losing to first-year program George Fox on Saturday.
September 29, 2014
North Central announces succession plan
North Central head football coach John Thorne has announced his plans to step down from his position following the 2014 season, with his successor already in place.
September 8, 2014
Coaching Carousel turning already at Lawrence
Lawrence coach Mike Barthelmess resigned the football head coaching position following the Vikings' 34-6 season-opening loss to Rockford. He was 3-18 at Lawrence and 18-79-1 as a Division III head coach.