2012-13 Coaching Carousel

Torresani new Immaculata head coach Immaculata announced today that Elizabethtown grad Bryan Torresani has been named the head coach of the Mighty Macs' baseball program.

Weyandt tabbed to replace Verdugo at Hamline Jim Weyandt will take over the reins of the Piper baseball program for the 2013 season, replacing Jason Verdugo.

Flermoen takes over the reins for North Central (Minn.) Kenny Flermoen will be in his first year as head coach of the North Central (Minn.) program in 2012-13 after serving two years as an assistant coach at NCU.

Stahl named to lead Spartans Aurora announced that Lane Stahl will be promoted to head coach for the university. Stahl takes over the reins of the successful Spartan program from Shaun Neitzel.

Baez moves from assistant to head coach After spending the previous season as the baseball team's assistant coach, Albert Baez has been appointed as Yeshiva's new head coach.

Perdios returns to Curry Curry has announced the appointment of Dave Perdios as head baseball coach. Perdios had previously led the Colonels' baseball program for 12 seasons (1999-2010).

Morris to lead Eastern Jed Morris will join Eastern as their next head coach. Morris brings a wealth of life and baseball experience to a program that has experienced tremendous growth over the past three years.

UMW names Riser as head coach Mary Washington has hired Wayne Riser as its new head coach. Riser comes to Fredericksburg from Shepherd University, where he served as head coach for 22 years.

Lambert elevated to head coach Assistant Mark Lambert has been hired as interim head coach at Trinity (Conn.). Lambert, the team’s associate head coach for the last two seasons, is replacing Bill Decker who resigned two days ago.

Marymount names Leoni coach Marymount has named Frank Leoni as the inaugural head coach of its new baseball program, as announced by director of athletics Debbie Warren on Thursday.

Trinity's Decker resigns Trinity (Conn.) Athletic Director Michael Renwick has announced that Bill Decker has resigned as head coach. He will be assuming a new role as the newly-named head baseball coach at Harvard .

Groat to take over program Former Hendrix infielder and longtime assistant Neil Groat was named as the Warriors' head coach. He replaces former head coach R.J. Thomas who left to coach Southwestern.

Barth brings experience to Camden Rutgers University-Camden Director of Athletics Jeff Dean announced the hiring of Dennis Barth has the Scarlet Raptors new head baseball coach on August 27.

Midkiff returns to lead Garnet Matt Midkiff has been named the head coach at Swarthmore, the school announced.

Harding replaces Fohl at Minn-Morris For the first time in 27 years, Minn-Morris will have a new head coach, as longtime assistant Grant Harding is set to assume head coaching duties from Mark Fohl.

Husted replaces Driggers at Wheaton Wheaton (Ill.) Athletics Director Julie Davis has announced the hiring of Matt Husted as the head coach of the Thunder baseball program. Husted replaces Lee Driggers, who resigned in May.

Bard hires Kahovec as head coach Former University of Rochester player and assistant coach Ed Kahovec has been named the head coach at Bard College.

Bertrand named Texas-Tyler coach Chris Bertrand, who most recently served as pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for LSU-Shreveport, has been named the head baseball coach at Texas-Tyler.

Mark tabbed as Caltech coach The Caltech athletics department has named Matthew Mark as its new head baseball coach. He will begin serving in his role at the end of August.

Kingston to head Alma program Scott Kingston has been named the new head coach at Alma. A former head coach at the Division III level, Kingston joins the Scots from Division II Palm Beach Atlantic.

Thomas takes Southwestern coaching reins R.J. Thomas, a six-year veteran head coach at Hendrix, was announced by Director of Athletics Dr. Glada Munt as the new head coach for the Southwestern (Texas) Pirate baseball squad.

Cox to coach Red Devils in 2013 Eureka announced the hiring of Isaac Cox as their new head coach. Cox comes to Eureka after a five-year stint as an assistant coach at Lincoln College.

Deegan named Denison coach Denison Director of Athletics Nan Carney-DeBord has announced the hiring of Mike Deegan as Denison's head baseball coach and professor of physical education.

Ben Spotts set to head EMU program Eastern Mennonite has announced the hiring of Ben Spotts as head coach. The Royals didn't have to look too far as Spotts has spent the past 14 years as assistant baseball coach at Bridgewater (Va.)

Turgeon promoted to top spot After a highly-competitive nationwide search, Washington College Director of Athletics Dr. Bryan Matthews has announced the promotion of Travis Turgeon to head baseball coach.

Wyczawski leaves Texas-Tyler for Dubuque Paul Wyczawski has announced his resignation as head coach at Texas-Tyler to take a similar position with the University of Dubuque.

Mike Ott named head coach at Kalamazoo College Mike Ott was introduced as Kalamazoo's head coach on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Ott comes to Kalamazoo from Holland Christian HS where he served as head varsity baseball coach the past eight seasons.

Ursinus hires Swarthmore's coach Stan Exeter has had relative success over six seasons at Swarthmore and will make the short trip to Ursinus.

Brouillard named Fitchburg State head coach Fitchburg State has named Keith Brouillard as the tenth head coach in the history of the baseball program. Brouillard takes over the reins as after serving as the Associate Director of Athletics at the University.

Underwood rewarded for record season Wesley Director of Athletics Mike Drass has announced that the interim tag on head coach Bret Underwood has been lifted and Underwood will remain at Wesley in his same head coaching position.

Whitman turns to former player Sean Kinney, a former Whitman player and current assistant coach, has been named interim head coach of the Whitman baseball program.

Cruise tabbed to lead Red Hawks After two years as associate head coach, Eric Cruise will shed that associate tag, as he has been named the new head coach of Ripon.

Gage tabbed as Southern Vermont coach Southern Vermont announced the hiring of coach Dave Gage. Gage takes over after serving as the team’s pitching coach in 2012 in which the Mountaineers finished 9-31 overall, 5-13 in the NECC.

Driggers returning to Texas Lee Driggers left McMurry for Wheaton (Ill.) to follow his son four years ago. With four years up, he's returning to the Lone Star State.

Interim tag gone, Wetmore era in motion After leading Occidental to its best season in 30 years, Luke Wetmore was again named head coach of the Oxy baseball team, but this time with the idea that he’ll be in charge of the program indefinitely.

Former champ comes back to coach Messiah Once upon a time, Pat Lightle coached Bristol to an NAIA championship. Now he'll take over Messiah, after Steve DeRiggs coached two years in what was termed an interim role.

Muhlenberg hires D-I assistant As Corey Goff leaves the dugout to take over as athletic director, Tod Gross, a Shenandoah alumnus and Davidson assistant coach, will take over the Mules' baseball program.

Shipp returns to coach UMHB Mary Hardin-Baylor's new coach, Ben Shipp, is far from a newcomer to UMHB. In fact he has been working at the university for nearly three decades, most recently serving as the vice president for athletics.

Mulligan takes over Titans Tim Mulligan enters his first year as the Westminster head coach after spending the last two seasons as the associate head coach and pitching coach.

Southwestern coach steps down Jim Shelton resigned his position after 19 years on campus, 11 as head coach at Southwestern.

Matt McGuire to lead Roanoke program Matt McGuire will serve as the new head coach of the Roanoke Maroons announced the College administration. He will replace Larry Wood, who retired after the 2012 season. The Maroons were 16-21 in 2012.

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