2016-17 Coaching Carousel
Kincaid to lead Stout program
Ben Kincaid, who has been the assistant coach with the Blue Devils for the last two years, will take over as head coach, UW-Stout officials announced today. Former head coach Toby Gardenhire will join the Minnesota Twins' minor league system as a coach.
Barnard announced as head coach at Penn State Altoona
Penn State Altoona announced the hiring of RJ Barnard as the interim head coach after Joe Piotti recently retired as the top of the baseball program.
Barnard, who graduated from Penn State Altoona and played for the Lions from 2006-2009, becomes the program’s second head coach since it was reestablished as a varsity sport at the campus in 1997. He served as the team’s assistant coach for the past two seasons.
Duo to lead Anderson
Drew Brantley and Mark Calder will serve as interim co-head coaches for Anderson during the 2017 season. Dustin Glant resigned last weekend to take a position as pitching coach at Ball State.
Freeman selcted to lead Hawks
Arlan Freeman, who recently served as an assistant coach at Stevens Institute, has been named head baseball coach at SUNY New Paltz, as announced by school officials.
Righter tabbed for Vassar post
Vassar school officials announced Wednesday the hiring of Matthew Righter as the fifth head coach of the Brewers' program. Righter takes over for Jon Martin, who was named as the head baseball coach at Bates in September.
Konert hired as ENU head coach
School officials announced the hiring of Kameron Konert as head baseball coach. Konert joins the Lions after serving as an assistant coach at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania for three years.
Viking's pitching coach moves to top job
Al Donovan, who has served as pitching coach and recruiting assistant for the Vikings since 2015 has been named the new head baseball coach at Salem State. Donovan replaces Mike Ward, who resigned in July.
Martin hired as Bates' head coach
Jonathan Martin, head coach at Vassar since 2005, has been appointed as the head coach at Bates, as announced Wednesday by school officials.
Algeo to lead Patriots
The University of Valley Forge announced the hiring of Brian Algeo as the Head Baseball Coach. Algeo, a 2007 graduate of Valley Forge, was a 2-year starter for the Patriot Baseball Team.
Getsee tabbed as Transylvania head coach
Zack Getsee has been named the Transylvania baseball team head coach, the Transylvania Athletics Department announced. Getsee becomes the fourth head coach since Transylvania reintroduced baseball to its athletic offerings in 1997.
Schneider headed to Immaculata
Immaculata school officials announced on Wednesday that Kevin Schneider has been named the third head coach in Immaculata baseball history.
Allen returns to DePauw
Blake Allen, a former DePauw student-athlete and assistant coach and most recently baseball assistant at Vanderbilt, has been named DePauw's head baseball coach.
Brown selected to lead Rams
North Central (Minn.) begins a new era with new head coach Justin Brown, who brings years of high-level playing and coaching experience to the Rams squad.
May to lead Dean in transition
Dean announces the hiring of Ernie May to lead their baseball program. May, most recently the assistant coach at Harvard, will will be taking over a program that is in the transition stages of moving from the NJCAA to NCAA Division III.
McGee take reins of Tigers program
Wittenberg has announced the hiring of Brian McGee as the head coach of the Tigers baseball program. McGee arrives in Springfield after spending the past nine seasons at Lake Erie, where he served as head coach.
Bard taps Salvatore as new head coach
Bard officials announced that Andy Salvatore has been named head coach. Salvatore will replace Ed Kahovec, who resigned earlier this week to become an assistant coach at Div. I Holy Cross.
Merchant returns to Olivet
Andy Merchant was announced by school officials as Olivet's new head coach. He returns to Olivet where was an assistant coach after three years as the head coach of Lansing Community College.
Simpson hires IIAC assistant to head program
Simpson school officials announced the hiring of Nathan Roling as the next head coach of the Simpson Storm. Roling spent the last three seasons as the top assistant and recruiting coordinator at Loras College and prior to that at Coe .
Grove City make Royer's job permanent
After guiding Grove City to a program-record 27 victories as interim head coach in 2016, Matt Royer has been named the College's head coach. Royer led the squad to a 27-17 record and the ECAC Division III Southwest title in 2016.
Shallenberg returns to Cairn
Cairn named Phill Shallenberger as the new skipper for the Highlanders' program. Shallenberger was named head coach after working with the program as an assistant coach in 2014 and 2015. Most recently, Shallenberger was a graduate manager with Belmont.
Ward resigns from Salem State
Salem State head coach Mike Ward has announced his resignation after leading the program for four seasons. The Vikings went 106-66-1 during Ward's tenure, including four MASCAC) regular season titles.
Martin to take the diamond for Wabash
A 2003 Wabash graduate will become the next head coach for the Little Giants. School officials announced that veteran coach Jake Martin will join the College's Athletics Department as head baseball coach.
Torresani returns to MAC as Arcadia coach
School officials announced that Bryan Torresani has been named head baseball coach at Arcadia on July 6th. He is the seventh head coach in the NCAA Division III era of the program.
Foster moves up to head coach at Pitt-Bradford
Pitt-Bradford didn’t have to go far to find its next head coach. Bradford native and former Pitt-Bradford star pitcher Zach Foster has been named to take over the position vacated by Brett Butler.
Shank hired at New England College
School officials announce the hiring of Christopher Shank as head baseball coach at New England College. Shank joins New England College after serving eight seasons as the assistant coach at NCAA DII Southern New Hampshire.
Muller hired to head Dolphins
The College of Mount Saint Vincent school officials announced John Muller as the new Head Coach for the CMSV program. Muller comes to CMSV after spending the past two seasons at Division II St. Thomas Aquinas College as the programs pitching coach.
Fittry promoted to Hibert head coach
School official announced the promotion of Drew Fittry as the new head coach at Hilbert. Fittry was part of the Hawks' coaching staff that guided the team to the program's first AMCC playoff appearance and helped match the overall and AMCC win records in 2016.
DiBartolomeo to lead Neumann
Neumann officials announced the hiring of Dan DiBartolomeo as the Head Baseball Coach. DiBartolomeo has been an assistant coach at Neumann for the past two seasons, where he oversaw much of the recruiting process as well as working with the infielders, base runners and hitting.
Leonard replaces Smith at Middlebury
Mike Leonard has been named the head coach of the Middlebury program. Leonard comes to Middlebury from Bates, where he has served in the same role for the last six seasons, taking over from recently retired Bob Smith.
Schwall takes reins of Warrior program
Former Wisconsin Lutheran College baseball standout Andy Schwall has been named the next head coach of the Warriors baseball program, Director of Athletics Skip Noon has announced. Schwall becomes the seventh head coach in the program's 30-year history.
Blake steps down
Ben Blake has stepped down as the head coach at Simpson College, school officials announced Friday. The 25th head coach in program history, Blake spent 10 seasons as the Storm's head coach, going 194-222 since taking over in 2007.
Reinemann steps aside from WLC Warriors
After eight seasons as head coach of the Warriors, Wisconsin Lutheran head coach Dave Reinemann has announced that he will step aside from his coaching duties to pursue a new endeavor.
Colonels hire alumnus for top spot
After a nationwide search, Centre welcomes back Drew Briese, class of 2000, as its new head baseball coach. Briese moves over from SAA conference rival Birmingham-Southern.
Lewis steps down for AD job
After 20 seasons at the helm of the baseball program at Wittenberg, Jay Lewis has stepped away from his duties as head coach, following his decision to accept the position of athletics director at Graham High School in St. Paris, Ohio.
Scali elevated to head spot at Piedmont
After having spent the last 12 seasons on staff as an Assistant Baseball Coach, Justin Scali has been announced as the successor to Jim Peeples as the new Head Baseball Coach at Piedmont College. The move comes after the announcement made by Peeples that he will serve as the school's Director of Intercollegiate Athletics after filling both roles for this past academic year.