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Wayne State (MI) AD Fournier has been placed on administrative leave for an undisclosed reason. Chief of Staff/SWA Wallace will lead the department in the interim. (link)
Mississippi College unveiled a refreshed brand mark and athletic logo, the latter of which recalls items of significance in Choctaw culture. Director of Marketing Stafford: "We needed a logo that our athletic teams could get behind, could be proud of, and could easily understand its meaning and history. We did not come up with the design on our own – it’s a reflection of our recently invigorated partnership with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. We had a concept in mind, and presented the logo to the MBCI. With their great blessing, we have this logo, which is an homage to our partnership and reminds everyone associated with MC of the strong and deep connection the University has with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians." (link)
Northwood will add MLAX and WLAX as its 19th and 20th programs for varsity competition in 2024-25. NU previously sponsored MLAX from 1992-2000. President MacDonald: "Lacrosse is more than catching, cradling, and scooping. It requires level-headed players who exhibit confidence, leadership, perseverance, and dedication — traits embodied by all of our students at Northwood University. We pride ourselves on developing free-enterprise leaders who want to live and learn in a community rich in academic and athletics offerings. The addition of lacrosse in our athletics portfolio exemplifies that commitment." (link)
Fort Hays State varsity sport sponsorship will grow to 17 with the addition of Women's Wrestling in 2024-25. (link)
Charleston AD Stevens visits @1QLeadership on the topic of staff professional development. Stevens provides 16 total sessions for her staff with programming in leadership, emotional intelligence, inclusion, and other topics. The conversation wraps on the NCAA Division II initiative which helps women and minorities get opportunities to become athletics directors. Stevens: "To be a great leader, you have to be a great leader of yourself first. ... I get the staff together so we can all improve together. ... We are all learning all the time." (link)
Postseason Updates:
+ The initial Field Hockey regional rankings have been released and listed in alphabetical order. (link)
+ New MSOC regional rankings are led by Franklin Pierce, Florida Tech, Saginaw Valley State and St. Mary's. (link)
+ The updated WSOC regional rankings are live with West Chester, Central Missouri, Saint Rose, Grand Valley State, Embry-Riddle, Dallas Baptist, Columbus State and Hawaii-Hilo leading their regions. (link)
+ The latest VB regional rankings have Clarion, Wayne State (NE), American International, Quincy, Tampa, Metro State, Wingate and Alaska Anchorage atop their respective regions. (link)
It's Personnel:
+ Saginaw Valley State names Assoc. AD for Compliance and Academic Services Pierce as Interim Senior Assoc. AD and Asst. AD for Facilities and Events Barlog as Interim Assoc. AD. (link)
+ Morehouse names Shorter Assoc. AD for Compliance Roach to the same role. (link)
+ Sports Performance Tracking is now the official performance tracker of the SAC. (link)
+ Wisconsin-Parkside will begin selling beer at events in the renovated De Simone Arena. (link)
Coaching Wire:
+ Charleston taps MSOC AC Ogilvie as WSOC HC, replacing outgoing HC Diuguid. (link)
+ Lincoln (MO) selects alum/pro golfer Ware as Director of Golf. (link)
+ Limestone brings in Spartanburg Methodist (NCJAA)/alum Softball HC Hill for the same post. (link)
+ Frostburg State taps Guilford (DIII) HC Horton as inaugural Women's Rugby HC. (link)
Facility Features:
+ Texas-Permian Basin will name its AD's office after former AD Farmer and his wife. (link)
+ Hillsdale has begun renovations to its baseball facility, while T&F and softball relocations and improvements are also on the docket for phase one of athletic facility upgrades. (link)
Updates from the Gee v. NCAA trial yesterday, the jury "heard emotional testimony Tuesday from his adult children, who said the posthumous diagnosis was a relief after seeing their father become abusive, aggressive and delusional in his final years." More behind the Law360 paywall. (link)
DII raised over $175K for Make-A-Wish in 2021-22. DII SAAC Chair/Kentucky Wesleyan FB S-A Cain: "Division II members cherish our partnership with Make-A-Wish. Supporting such a life-changing organization gives us joy and hope to watch as these kids, the epitome of strength and perseverance, are supported in their fight." (link)
President & Chancellor News:
+ Chadron State President Rhine will retire at the end of June. (link)
+ PASSHE removes the interim tag from East Stroudsburg President Long. (link)
+ Gannon names Provost/VP of Student Experience Iwanenko as its next president, starting in July. (link)
More Higher Ed:
+ An external auditor's report found a "material weakness in internal control over financial reporting," concerning $2.7M in revenues and expenses not captured in West Virginia State's accounting system. (link)
+ The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has approved the management improvement plan for Kentucky State which will review policies and procedures, salaries and benefits, academic programs including online curricula, student success and progress, enrollment strategies, accounting systems and more. (link)
+ Miles teams up with Chattahoochee Valley CC (NJCAA) to create a transfer degree pathway. (link)
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(NEW!) Head Volleyball Coach (Western New Mexico University / Silver City, NM): Western New Mexico University is seeking a Head Volleyball Coach. For details on the position and the full job description, please visit the WNMU website.
More details HERE.

Assistant Commissioner for Communications (Lone Star Conference / Richardson, TX): The Lone Star Conference (LSC) encourages applications for the position of Assistant Commissioner for Communications. The LSC Office is located in Richardson, Texas, a suburb of the city of Dallas. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Communications (Pace University / Pleasantville, NY): Primary communications liaison for all 15 intercollegiate sports and spirit squads. Responsibilities include the compilation of statistics, records, development of story ideas and interviews. More details HERE.

Director of Strength and Conditioning (Pace University / Pleasantville, NY): Develop and implement the strength & conditioning program for all varsity sports programs, including speed, strength, and conditioning workouts during the academic year and summer when applicable. More details HERE.

Head Women's Soccer Coach (23-06) (Francis Marion University / Florence, SC): Francis Marion University, an NCAA Division II institution whose women’s soccer program competes as a member of the Peach Belt Conference invites applications for a Head Women’s Soccer Coach. More details HERE.

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach (Trevecca Nazarene University / Nashville, TN): Trevecca Athletics is starting a new program - Women's Lacrosse For immediate hire - Head Coach. Program start date - Fall 2023 Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of this NCAA D-2 program. More details HERE.

Associate Commissioner for Academic Relations (Southeastern Conference / Birmingham, AL): The Assoc. Commissioner, Academic Relations is the senior administrator for academic relations, the SEC’s unique effort highlighting the academic accomplishments and impact of its member institutions. (DI) More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director - External Operations (Nova Southeastern University - Shark Athletics / Davie, FL): Provides leadership in all external operations functions for the Department of Athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Sports Information Director (Western Michigan University / Kalamazoo, MI): Oversees the day-to-day communications and media relations for designated NCAA Division I sports. (DI) More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Athletic Academic Service (University of Houston / Houston, TX): Supports the overall administration of the academic services area of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to facilitate academic success. (DI) More details HERE.

Learning Specialist (Utah State University / Logan, UT): The Learning Specialist will work with colleagues in Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) and across campus to meet the academic support needs of student-athletes. (DI) More details HERE.

Athletic Trainer (Oakland University / Rochester, MI): Oakland University Athletics is a Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence and is looking for a highly organized, driven and detail oriented Athletic Trainer. (DI) More details HERE.

Commissioner (The Atlantic Hockey Association/College Hockey America / Winthrop, MA): The AHA/CHA is looking for a long-term strategic thinker whose decision-making will move the associations to the forefront of college hockey. More details HERE.
Associate Athletic Director for Communications (Montana State University Billings / Billings, MT): The Associate Athletic Director for Communications in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics manages the compilation and distribution of information and news about MSUB Athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Sports Information Director (UT Permian Basin / Odessa, TX): The Assistant Sports information Director provides assistance with planning and implementing communications strategies as they relate to the goals and objectives of the University of Texas Permian Basin’s sixteen athletic programs. More details HERE.

Athletics Academic Advisor (Cal Poly Humboldt / Arcata, CA): Athletics Academic Advisor – Academic and Career Advising Center (Job #519943) F/T position in advising student athletes. Closes: 11/10/2022. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Trainer (UT Permian Basin / Odessa, TX): Promotes the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, to include adhering to all Departmental policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of UTPB, the NCAA, Lone Star Conference and those set forth by The University of Texas System, and State of Texas. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach - Strength & Conditioning (UT Permian Basin / Odessa, TX): Responsible for supervising the athletic performance training of all student athletes which includes coordinating the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletically related injuries the implementation and execution of all strength/conditioning programs to student athletes. More details HERE.

Director of Athletics (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville/ Edwardsville, IL): Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seeks a dynamic, collaborative, forward-thinking leader as its next director of athletics. (DI) More details HERE.

Director of Athletics Media Relations (Coker University / Hartsville, SC): The Director of Athletics Media Relations will manage all aspects of a DII program; to include statistics, media coverage, website management, operations management, and game day responsibilities. More details HERE.

Head Tennis Coach (Hope International University / Fullerton, CA): Hope International University is seeking a Head Tennis Coach. For details on the position and the full job description, please visit the HIU website. (NAIA) More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Strategic Communications & Operations (University of Illinois Springfield / Springfield, IL): Direct strategic communication efforts and event presentation for the University of Illinois Springfield's 17 NCAA Division II athletic programs. More details HERE.

Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach (Carleton College / Northfield, MN): Carleton College is a nationally-ranked liberal arts college with a nationally-ranked women's golf team and a successful men's golf team. This new positions combines the men's and women's programs. (DIII) More details HERE.

Beach Volleyball Assistant Coach (Hope International University / Fullerton, CA): HIU is seeking a part-time beach volleyball assistant coach. For position details, please visit our careers page for full job description (NAIA). More details HERE.

Director of Creative Services (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI): This position will provide leadership & direction of the Creative Services unit responsible for creating & executing a graphics content, digital video content, social strategy for Athletics. (DI) More details HERE.

Director of Creative Services (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI): This position will provide leadership & direction of the Creative Services unit responsible for creating & executing a graphics content, digital video content, social strategy for Athletics. (DI) More details HERE.

Assistant Commissioner of Compliance or Director of Compliance (Big Sky Conference / Farmington, UT): Support the Big Sky and its members to promote, educate, and enforce all NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules, policies, and procedures. Other duties include assisting with championships. (DI) More details HERE.

Director of Championships (Big Sky Conference / Farmington, UT): This candidate will plan, prepare, and help execute the Conference’s 15 championships. Also will assist with other sport administration functions plus additional responsibilities. (DI) More details HERE.

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach (Knox College / Galesburg, IL): Knox College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach. This is a 12-month, exempt, at-will, non-benefits eligible position that begins as soon as possible. (DIII) More details HERE.

Director of Media Relations (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI): This position will work creatively to strategically tell the story of Panther Athletics through written, social media, graphics, photo, video, and coordinated media requests & statistical recordings. (DI) More details HERE.

Head Track & Field Coach (Buena Vista University / Storm Lake, LA): The organization & supervision of intercollegiate track & field programs. Recruiting student-athletes, fundraising for the program, oversight of the budget, & managing of the track & field team. (DIII) More details HERE.

Commissioner (Mountain West Conference / Colorado Springs, CO): Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Commissioner is the Chief Operating Officer of the Conference. The Commissioner will provide dynamic and adaptive vision, leadership, and sound decision making (DI) More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director/Director of Compliance (Northern Kentucky University / Highland Heights, KY): The Assistant Athletics Director/Director of Compliance is responsible for managing all aspects of a comprehensive athletics compliance program that sees to ensure compliance with NCAA regulations. (DI) More details HERE.

Head Coach - Men's and Women's Bowling (OUAZ / Surprise, AZ): OUAZ (Surprise, AZ) is seeking applications for the full-time position of Head Men's and Women's Bowling Coach. (NAIA) More details HERE.

Learning Specialist - Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) (Florida State University / Tallahassee, FL): This position is responsible for serving as a Learning Specialist for assigned student-athletes. They will also oversee and coordinate the mentor program, including recruitment, hiring, & training. (DI) More details HERE.

Coordinator of Internal Operations - Athletics (Kutztown University / Kutztown, PA): is a full-time benefits-eligible position within the Department of Athletics. Responsibilities include, facility scheduling for practices and home contests, home athletic event management, ... More details HERE.

Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving (Babson College / Babson Park, MA): 1st Assistant Coach for Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving program in the NEWMAC Conference. Babson was ranked 40th in the 2021-22 DIII LEARFIELD Director's Cup (2nd in Conference). (DIII) More details HERE.

Director of Marketing & Fan Engagement (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI): Working closely with the Senior Associate AD for External Operations and the Associate AD for Sales & Fan Engagement, the Director of Marketing & Fan Engagement will provide leadership and strategic ... (DI) More details HERE.

Director, Marketing & Fan Experience (Georgia Tech Athletic Association / Atlanta, GA): The Director of Marketing and Fan Experience will assume responsibility for leading marketing and promotional efforts for Georgia Tech men's and women's basketball. The position will seek to maximize... (DI) More details HERE.

Head Softball Coach (Maryville College / Maryville, TN): Has full responsibility for the general supervision, recruitment, training, and administration of the varsity softball program. (DIII) More details HERE.

Assistant Men's Hockey Coach (Northwood University / Midland, MI): Northwood University is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s Hockey Coach. More details HERE.

Assistant Commissioner for Compliance (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference / New Haven, CT): The Assistant Commissioner oversees the conference-wide compliance program and financial operations. There is sport and champion oversight as assigned as well as planning of conference meetings. More details HERE.

Facilities Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator I) (California State University, Dominguez Hills / Carson, CA): Under the general supervision of the Athletics Director the incumbent performs a variety of administrative duties to assist with daily operations in athletics. More details HERE.

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