2012-13 coaching carousel
2013-05-08 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.
2013-03-08 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.
2013-03-05 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.
2013-02-09 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.
2013-02-08 Salve coach takes Division II head coaching job Bob Chesney, who helped elevate Salve Regina in three seasons on campus, was hired at Assumption.
2013-02-01 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.
2013-01-31 Luther hires Hafner from William Penn Aaron Hafner takes over at Luther after seven years as offensive coordinator at NAIA William Penn.
2013-01-31 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.
2013-01-25 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.
2013-01-23 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.
2013-01-22 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.
2013-01-22 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.
2013-01-15 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.
2013-01-14 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.
2013-01-07 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.
2013-01-03 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.
2012-12-28 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.
2012-12-20 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.
2012-12-20 Marietta hires Wittenberg assistant Andy Waddle, Wittenberg's defensive coordinator, will take over after the Pioneers' first winless season since 1991.
2012-12-19 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.
2012-12-19 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.
2012-12-18 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.
2012-12-17 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.
2012-12-13 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.
2012-12-12 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.
2012-12-12 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.
2012-12-12 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.
2012-12-12 Wooster coach resigns Mike Schmitz was 78-54 in 13 seasons with the Scots, but just 16-24 over the past four years.
2012-12-11 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.
2012-12-05 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.
2012-12-04 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.
2012-11-29 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.
2012-11-28 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.
2012-11-27 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.
2012-11-20 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.
2012-11-19 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.
2012-11-16 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.
2012-11-16 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.
2012-11-15 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.
2012-11-14 Capital coach steps down With the Crusaders regressing to their worst record since 1999, Henry Stanford is out as Capital's head football coach.
2012-11-12 Barnes released from Shenandoah position Shenandoah announced Monday that Paul Barnes has been released from his position as head football coach.
2012-11-08 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.
2012-11-08 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.
2012-10-21 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.
2012-09-25 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.
2012-09-16 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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